Archive: Shipping News

By Paul Kelly in News Posted: 26th, March, 2024

Container ship in catastrophic Baltimore bridge collision

This morning at 05:30 GMT, the containership “Dali” collided with the mile-long Francis Scott Key Bridge in Baltimore, with a significant section of the bridge collapsing into the Patapsco River…

By Paul Kelly in News Posted: 25th, September, 2020

Disruption and now surcharges at Felixstowe

With ongoing disruption continuing at Felixstowe, Maersk and OOCL have warned customers of delays, some vessels have diverted to Southampton or London Gateway and CMA CGM is introducing a Port…

By Paul Kelly in News Posted: 20th, August, 2020

Global freight update

Some areas of global trade continue to experience extreme congestion, while other areas are operating as normal for this time of year.  Sea Freight There is high demand from China,…

By Paul Kelly in News Posted: 11th, June, 2020

Lines announce Q3 blanked sailings

Lines write off any hope for a 2020 peak season, with the announcement of blank sailings for the third quarter global network schedule, with 75 blank sailings already announced for…

By Paul Kelly in News Posted: 3rd, January, 2020

Asia – UK rates rising

Fuelled by volume reductions, IMO 2020 surcharges, and demand ahead of Chinese New Year, sea freight rates from Asia to European ports will end 2019 on a high, and could…

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