Advice & Insight

Cosco Pacific posts strong first-half growth in throughput

Cosco

But container-related business underperforms after sale of CIMC stake

Box forecast finds fragmented growth prospects Part 2

containers

Ultra-large container ships putting increased pressure on the yard space of the world’s container ports

Box forecast finds fragmented growth prospects Part 1

Box forecast finds fragmented growth prospects

South Africa’s business hub

Annual trade between the UK and South Africa is valued at just under £10 billion, much of this being based on historical ties and loyalties, although cheaper imports from China are putting that business under pressure

Box ports play for high stakes as alliances change industry landscape

DP World’s Ganesh Raj spells out challenge of shrinking customer base for neutral terminal operators

Death of the tax disc but vehicle excise duty lives on

Direct debit will be introduced as a way to pay for vehicle tax, although the option will not be available to HGVs paying the Road User Levy

Ports alert to cybersecurity threat

Antwerp official refutes claim that ports are not taking cybercrime seriously

Inactive ship capacity continues to fluctuate

Percentage of ships taken out of action reaches 1.4%

China Shipping and PIL sign co-operation agreement with container focus

Chinese and Singaporean conglomerates to work closer on box shipping, leasing and manufacturing

Giant in the Gulf of Mexico

Veracruz, in south-central Mexico, is ideally placed to serve Mexico City as well as the industrial north of the country, and rail is a vital ingredient

Have Your Say

The long, slow price quote

Zvi Schreiber, CEO of Freightos

Forwarders are losing out on new business due to out-dated back-end systems and a silo mentality, says Zvi Schreiber, CEO of Freightos

Call for data to be collated on illegal foreign vehicles

Member of Parliament for Cambridgeshire claims the avoidance of such payments is costing the British taxpayer circa £3million per annum in lost revenue

A unique logistic proposition?

A senior shipping advisor contributes his thoughts on the new Liverpool2 terminal

Asia/Europe traffic again

Ingvar Bergman discusses liner operators and GRIs

People

Allport elevates HR head to main board

debbie webley

Forwarder says human resources key to success and ‘should have a voice at the highest level’

Maersk announces senior Asia Pacific appointments

Lars Mikael Jensen becomes regional CEO from 1 September

Maersk Line appoints new southeast Asia executive

18-year shipping veteran flies in from Africa

Hellmann UK appoints new head of air freight

Move comes as the business reports strong first-quarter performance