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UK logistics providers consider post-Brexit options

Companies are looking at ways to reduce the number of times that goods are actually being transferred between the UK and Europe, says Dutch shipper body

Europe United Kingdom

US trade policy turns its sights on India

The US looks set to terminate India’s preferential trade treatment under its GSP, which aims to provide zero duty and concessional custom duty access to imported goods originating in developing countries

Asia Pacific North America

Shippers eye Liverpool as alternative to congested southern UK hubs

Shippers in the northwest of the UK would prefer a local gateway if Asia services called at Liverpool

Europe United Kingdom

Sub-capesize market to rebound after January slump

MSI predicts weak freight rates will see scrapping surge, but the forecast upturn in sub-capesize earnings in Q2 and Q3 will not be shared by the capesize market

Dry Bulk Brazil

Low-sulphur fuel rises may cause container line failures

Smaller regional carriers are particularly at risk from higher costs imposed by low-sulphur regulations

International Containers

Ocean freight customers resisting fuel price rises

Carriers are expected to begin charging additional fees to share the cost burden of compliance from the third quarter onward

Containers Ports and Logistics
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