The United States is facing growing challenges exporting agricultural products abroad at a time when it lacks the U.S. flagged vessels to support international trade, according to panelists addressing a Maritime Day symposium entitled “Do U.S. Exporters Need U.S. Ships?”
This year’s summer peak season cargo surge will be even more chaotic for global supply chains than the 2021 peak shipping season, according to forwarders, traders and shippers surveyed by Container xChange, a marketplace and technology infrastructure provider for container logistics companies. The survey was positioned to approximately 200 players from the container logistics industry.
Effective June 15th, 2022, MSC Mediterranean Shipping Company has filed and will implement the below GFS (Global Fuel Surcharge) with the following quantum and effective dates for all shipments from Asia to the USA: