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Asia shipping congestion

Inflation threatens supply chain performance

Supply chain costs are rising and, according to a report by one the world’s leading management consultants, it’s going to become increasingly challenging for companies to meet their productivity targets.

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Government release ‘no deal’ Brexit pack

The UK Government has released a ‘Partnership pack’, providing a high-level guide to customs processes and procedures, which is intended to support businesses if we leave the EU without a deal.

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Southampton working to clear backlog

DP World, owner of Southampton container port has issued an update outlining the root cause of the delays and their recovery plans to try and get the port back on track.

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Shipping alliances investigated by EU

The European Commission is seeking views from stakeholders regarding the existing exemption of container shipping consortia from European Union antitrust rules that ban anticompetitive agreements between companies.

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Vessels cut and run from Southampton

DP World have confirmed that unexpectedly high container stack levels are causing disruption to terminal service levels, which has resulted in slower productivity and means some vessels are departing early.

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Asia – Europe: The outlook for shippers in quarter 4

As sea freight rates soar on the Asia-US trade, the question is, will the lines try and repeat their revenue recovery on the Asia – UK trade.

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China and Hong Kong brace for Typhoon Mangkhut

Asia is preparing and the Philippines is evacuating ahead of Typhoon Mangkhut, which is the equivalent of a Category 5 hurricane, prompting alerts, with cancelled flights and port disruption expected across east and southeast Asia.

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Container shippers face increasing delays

Trade press reports are highlighting increasingly negative service issues, as ports, carriers and hauliers struggle to deal with the fallout from Felixstowe’s disastrous software upgrades.

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Turkey freight challenges

The difficulties facing the Turkish economy are varied and well-documented and may have some impact on the country’s logistics, as imports slow and exports become more challenging.

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The world’s biggest ship, line, alliance, industry……

Leading the way for a global shipping industry that is bigger and more consolidated than ever: The Mumbai Maersk has broken the record for the largest amount of cargo ever stowed after leaving Malaysia last week with 19,038 TEU aboard.

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