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October 18, 2021

The Port of Long Beach had its second-busiest September on record, down 5.9% from the same month last year, demonstrating the need for extended work hours within the supply chain as unprecedented numbers of vessels wait off the coast to unload cargo.

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October 11, 2021

Supply-chain bottlenecks have been clogging U.S. ports for months, leaving tens of thousands of shipping containers on cargo ships languishing off the Southern California coast.

Read More about California port crisis, tangled supply chains are fueling a shipping container boom. Will it bust?

October 5, 2021

Xeneta Shipping Index (XSI) has revealed another monthly hike in long-term ocean freight rates, with global container prices rising by 3.2% in September, followed by a 2.2% increase in August and an unprecedented 28.1% jump in July, making rates now marking a remarkable surge of 91.5% over the previous year.

Read More about Freight rates elevated more than 90% in one year

September 29, 2021

Across all segments of the shipping industry, one thing that everyone agrees on is that there is no quick solution to the supply chain disruptions and challenges that have been experienced in 2021. 

Read More about Congestion, Delays and Supply Chain Challenges Will Continue into 2022

September 20, 2021

Google Cloud has announced the launch of Supply Chain Twin, a purpose-built industry solution that lets companies build a digital twin, a virtual representation of their physical supply chain, by orchestrating data from disparate sources to get a more complete view of suppliers, inventories, and other information.

Read More about Google steps into global supply chain to assist in disruptions

September 13, 2021

The world’s largest regulatory agencies overseeing international container trades met remotely to discuss rampant supply chain disruptions as carriers and their customers brace for more turmoil during the fall peak shipping season.

Read More about US, China, Europe Grapple With Container Shipping Bottlenecks

September 8, 2021

As the summer holidays come to a close, the British Ports Association (BPA) has welcomed the publication of a proposal to close a legal ‘definition of a ship’ loophole, which presently means that personal watercraft are outside the scope of certain rules and prosecution.

Read More about British Ports welcomes proposal to close the legal loophole on Jet Skis, to make our coastlines safer

September 6, 2021

The volume of container traffic loaded for import/export at Valenciaport is equivalent to that of the Port of Barcelona and Algeciras.

Read More about Valenciaport handles 40% of Spain’s imports and exports by sea.

September 1, 2021

With demand from shippers remaining at high levels, bottlenecks developing across the supply chains, port infrastructure stretched, and inland transport also near overload levels, there are few signs of relief for shippers in the near term.

Read More about No Relief for Shippers as Congestion and Rates Continue to Build

August 13, 2021

The first vaccination data from the Neptune Declaration Crew Change Indicator shows that only 15.3% of seafarers are vaccinated. Figures from ten top ship managers confirm that the crew change crisis continues to increase.

Read More about Low vaccination rate among seafarers, suggests Neptune Indicator
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