The week in charts: Shipping disruptions mapped | Russia’s crude transport challenge | Container spot freight rates keep tumbling
At least 30 incidents this year have blocked or significantly restricted maritime traffic and logistics, average daily queues outside the Bosporus are 20% higher than last year and boxship charter rates stabilise
New digital system supports connectivity and transparency across maritime stakeholders
Both chambers of Congress have passed a bill to impose the White House-brokered tentative agreement on labour unions and railroad carriers
US-based Sempra has agreed a long-term deal to provide liquefied natural gas to the UK company Ineos, sourced from the Port Arthur phase one liquefaction project in Texas. Elsewhere, American energy company ConocoPhillips has also agreed a long-term supply agreement to provide QatarEnergy with LNG to be delivered to Germany
Cargo lost to transhipment hubs could be lost for good. European Union regulations must ensure diversions do not disadvantage EU terminals
Dubbed the South Atlantic Chassis Pool 3.0, it will serve shippers, ocean carriers and motor carriers across Alabama, Florida, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina and Tennessee
TradeLens had not reached the level of commercial viability necessary to continue work and meet the financial expectations as an independent business, Maersk said in a statement
House of Representatives is expected to vote this week on imposing the White House-brokered tentative rail agreement on labour unions and railways
Far from being a confusion for potential recruits, sustainability in shipping is proving to be an attraction
Move reflects uphill battle facing newer, smaller carriers on long-haul trade where freight rates have taken a nosedive in a fierce price war among operators
Volumes on east and US Gulf coast ports remained firm in October, while plummeting on the west coast
Pandemic-induced disruptions of the past two years are easing. But changes still need to be made to prevent a reoccurrence and to protect developing nations
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