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World Container Index - 19 Jan

AJOT | January 19, 2023 | Maritime | Liner Shipping

Drewry’s composite World Container Index decreased by 3% to $2,078.90 per 40ft container this week.

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Davies Turner adds direct ocean freight LCL service from UK to India

AJOT | January 19, 2023 | Maritime | Liner Shipping

With the weak pound providing opportunities for UK exporters currently, Davies Turner is delivering a further boost to its ocean freight services between the UK and the Indian sub-continent with the launch of a direct weekly LCL service to Nhava Sheva.

ONE launches 3 new Southeast Asia to Australia services

AJOT | January 19, 2023 | Maritime | Liner Shipping

MSC statement on Judge Wirth judgment

AJOT | January 19, 2023 | Maritime | Liner Shipping

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[Freightos Weekly Update] Transpac rates stable as transit times continue to improve

AJOT | January 19, 2023 | Air Cargo | Freighters | Maritime | Liner Shipping

1 Transpacific ocean rates have been stable for more than a month, falling below 2019 levels in the last couple weeks with the absence of the typical mini-demand surge ahead of Lunar New Year. 2 Despite falling demand and an 80% drop compared to a year ago, Asia to N. Europe rates remain above 2019 levels.  3 As congestion eases Freightos.com China - US ocean transit time data show average duration in December was 35% lower than a year ago, though some lingering East Coast and Gulf congestion is keeping transit times 20% higher than in 2019.  4 Freightos Air Index rates ex-China to N. America and Europe are more than 30% lower than a year ago when demand was surging. Despite these price declines, fuel and labor costs are keeping air cargo rates more than double 2019 levels.

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TOTE hits significant milestone with 300th fueling of world’s first LNG bunker barge

AJOT | January 18, 2023 | Maritime

This fueling marks a significant achievement for the TOTE Group, which has invested heavily in alternative fuel technologies to help decarbonize its fleet.

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Jensen says container trade recovery could be delayed until 2024

Stas Margaronis | January 18, 2023 | Maritime

The hopeful projections for recovery in cargo volumes in 2023 may be overshadowed by the more pessimistic projection of delayed recovery which may only manifest itself in 2024, according to Lars Jensen, Principal at Vespucci Maritime based in Copenhagen, Denmark.

CMA CGM PSS from ISC, Mid East & Red Sea to N Europe, the Med & N Africa

AJOT | January 18, 2023 | Maritime | Liner Shipping

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Through Sealogis, GEODIS becomes a shipping agent for France for Zéphyr & Borée

AJOT | January 18, 2023 | Maritime

GEODIS has signed a partnership agreement with Zéphyr & Borée, a French start-up pioneer in low-carbon maritime transport specializing in the design of sail-powered cargo ships. This technological innovation will contribute to the reduction of emissions in the maritime transport of goods.

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COSCO Specialized Carriers joins the global consortium to drive for paperless trade

AJOT | January 17, 2023 | Maritime | Breakbulk News

Global Shipping Business Network (GSBN), announced that COSCO Shipping Specialized Carriers has joined the consortium as a member and successfully issued the first electronic bill of lading (eBL) for bulk cargo.

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Hapag-Lloyd rotation update for the India Gulf Service 1 (IG1)

AJOT | January 16, 2023 | Maritime | Liner Shipping

The IG1 service will have a rotation change on its Eastbound direction where the Bahrain call will be replaced by a Jubail, Saudi Arabia call.

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CMA CGM deploys two 15,000-TEU Vessels, the largest containerships to call Japan on a regular service

AJOT | January 16, 2023 | Maritime | Liner Shipping

The vessels will accommodate more Yokohama-bound fresh produce on a single voyage and facilitate trade flows between Latin America and Asia.

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MSC THC/PAD increase between USA and Central America

AJOT | January 16, 2023 | Maritime | Liner Shipping

MSC announced the increase in the charges in Puerto Barrios, Puerto Santo Tomas de Castilla with effective date February 15th, 2023.

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CMA CGM BAF update for Algeria, Tunisia and Morocco Ro/Ro services

AJOT | January 13, 2023 | Maritime | Liner Shipping

Following bunker prices evolution since the last surcharge adjustment, CMA CGM SSL Intra Europe will revise its BAF on its Ro/Ro South services connecting France with Algeria, Tunisia & Morocco

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MSC Chinese New Year schedule update from Asia to USA East Coast

AJOT | January 13, 2023 | Maritime | Liner Shipping

MSC is planning to adjust capacity in line with the slowing demand due to the Chinese New Year period. As such, the following voyages will be blanked in addition to those already announced

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MSC starts new feeder service for South Africa 

AJOT | January 12, 2023 | Maritime | Liner Shipping

In response to the demand for a regular reliable service ex Far East / Europe to Cape Town, MSC will introduce a dedicated feeder ex Coega to Cape Town. 

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MSC 2023 Chinese New Year schedule update – Trade Asia to USA West Coast

AJOT | January 12, 2023 | Maritime | Liner Shipping

MSC is planning to adjust capacity in line with the slowing demand due to the Chinese New Year period.

Chinese New Year fails to bring joy for carriers, as blank sailings soar

AJOT | January 12, 2023 | Maritime | Liner Shipping

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