[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern" padding_top="25" padding_bottom="25"][vc_column][vc_column_text] The Government has said that the UK will be leaving the EU on 31 October. Leaving the EU without a deal means there will be immediate changes...

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern" padding_top="25" padding_bottom="25"][vc_column][vc_column_text]President Trump recently raised tariffs on $200 billion worth of Chinese exports and threatened to impose import duties on all Chinese goods coming into the United...

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern" padding_top="25" padding_bottom="25"][vc_column][vc_column_text]The role of the blockchain in shipping The technology we use is becoming more and more connected every day, we can connect to our home security through...

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern" padding_top="25" padding_bottom="25"][vc_column][vc_column_text]Disruption to container traffic at the port of Felixstowe has eased considerably in the past week, but road haulage capacity shortages continue to weigh on its...

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern" padding_top="25" padding_bottom="25"][vc_column][vc_column_text]The new round of tariffs implemented by China and the US last month are not so far dimming US box imports, with importers apparently unable to...

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern" padding_top="25" padding_bottom="25"][vc_column][vc_column_text]Shippers should expect a freight rate increase of between 13% and 20% next year if carriers are to make up for the increasing price of bunker...

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern" padding_top="25" padding_bottom="25"][vc_column][vc_column_text]Port congestion at key hub terminals in China will ripple down to ports across Asia and further disrupt feeder operations in the coming weeks, according to...

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern" padding_top="25" padding_bottom="25"][vc_column][vc_column_text]European shippers held an emergency meeting last week over the current ocean freight capacity crisis in which delays of up to eight weeks for eastbound cargo...

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern" padding_top="25" padding_bottom="25"][vc_column][vc_column_text]The world’s major container shipping lines made estimated collective losses of $3.5 billion in 2016, their first annual deficit since 2011, despite a strong end to...

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern" padding_top="25" padding_bottom="25"][vc_column][vc_column_text]European exporters are facing “a huge booking crunch” to secure eastbound ocean freight capacity that is disrupting their supply chains, with their representatives calling for constructive...