Yearly Archives: 2019


*** USTR Press Release on Airbus subsidies Case *** UPDATE

There have been a lot of rumors circulating regarding the EU Tariffs after the USTR press release from yesterday and we want to take this opportunity to clear the air with what knowledge we have up to date. Firstly, the WTO has approved $7.5 Billion in retaliatory tariffs against the EU.  This is better than it [...]

2019-10-04T08:33:13+00:004 October 2019|

U.S. Wins $7.5 Billion Award in Airbus Subsidies Case

Here is the USTR Press Release on the Airbus Tariffs.  A few points are highlighted.  Technically, it still needs WTO Dispute Settlement Body approval but that appears to be automatic here.  For full article, you can click here:

2019-10-03T08:15:58+00:003 October 2019|

DHL/Gori will join the South African Wine Festival!

DHL-Gori - the beer, wine and spirits logistics specialists - are proud to be sponsoring the South African Wine Festival 2019. WineFest South Africa launches this year and brings together a crowd of South Africa’s most respected winemakers, in East London, for this exceptional wine event. Never before have so many of the country’s [...]

2019-08-22T15:12:58+00:0022 August 2019|

Japan: Congestion at Aomi Terminal in Tokyo Sea Port

Following to the structural problem, the situation remains the same and is not thought to improve soon. Therefore, due to the exceeding capacity of shipments and the shortage of drivers, Aomi Terminal is extremely congested. Trucks sometimes need to wait for more than 8 hours in long queues to pick up/return containers. Because of [...]

2019-04-23T08:47:47+00:0023 April 2019|

Gori’s new Wine Warehouse set to break ground in Livorno

Rising logistics costs and constrains have increased the demand of additional warehouse space at the departure ports. At Gori, we always strive to offer our customer first class service and we never stop investing. Given the limited availability of modern logistics facilities, Gori has decided to build an additional brand new logistic park dedicated [...]

2019-04-11T15:53:17+00:0011 April 2019|

USA – New York / New Jersey Port Terminal Congestion

Update from Hapag Lloyd on the New York/New Jersey port terminal congestion and its delays in container handling currently experienced by all carriers. Hapag-Lloyd has been monitoring closely how the situation is developing and requesting updates on the corrective actions that terminals are implementing to alleviate its congestions and delays caused by a shortage [...]

2019-02-27T13:56:31+00:0027 February 2019|