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Transnet lifts force majeure after cyber attack disruption

A full return to normal operations is expected by August 16, according to a ship agent

Containers Ports and Logistics

Global Ship Lease agrees boxship deal in ‘fantastic market’

George Youroukos-led owner unveils second significant deal in a week, buying four high reefer capacity panamaxes to add to the recent acquisition of a dozen boxships from Borealis Finance

International Containers

US exporters ‘in fear of retaliation’ for complaints over shipping delays

US Federal Maritime Commission chairman Dan Maffei backs FMC commissioner Rebecca Dye’s allegations, saying that her investigation has been slowed by a number of barriers ‘like fear of retaliation’, which ‘is keeping individual shippers from filing their own complaints’

United States US States

Equipment shortage breathes life into conventional reefer shipping

Specialised reefer ships are in high demand as carriers grapple to get a grip on a global reefer equipment shortage. Not only have charter spot rates for conventional units soared to decade highs, capacity is expected to rise in 2021 for the first time in ‘many years’

International Containers

Seatrade partners to acquire UK’s Geest Line

Antwerp-based reefer specialist forms joint venture with logistics group Jamaica Producers in the takeover of conventional reefer operator Geest Line, which has served the Caribbean and Latin America markets for over 65 years

Europe Belgium

Suez Canal remains blocked despite efforts to refloat grounded Ever Given

It is not clear what caused the grounding. Initial reports suggested that Ever Given had experienced engine trouble, but a spokesman for BSM, the vessel’s technical managers, confirmed that an initial investigation has ruled out any suggestion of mechanical or technical failure

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