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Port of Vancouver breaks volumes record

The Vancouver Fraser Port Authority on February 28 released the 2018 year-end statistics for cargo through the Port of Vancouver. Overall cargo volume through Canada’s largest port reached a record high of 147 million tonnes, up 3.5 per cent from 2017. One of the port’s biggest strengths continues to be the ability to accommodate the […]

UK government warns of food shortages, price hikes if no-deal Brexit

The UK government’s latest document on Brexit has warned that food prices could rise if Britain leaves the EU on 29 March without a trade deal. Some 30% of the UK’s food imports come from the EU and the document said the flow of goods through Dover would be “very significantly reduced for months”. It said […]

March 5, 2019 Post Comment News Tags:

The Next Wave of Private Label

Follow the lead of Trader Joe’s and Whole Foods that are capitalizing on the consumer appeal of private label products – this market is expected to reach $220 billion by 2020. In the midst of the 2008 recession, U.S. market share of private-label grocery products had its biggest increase ever. Since then, however, penetration has […]

March 5, 2019 Post Comment News Tags:

Hapag-Lloyd expands its EA service

Kenya as a driver of growth in the East Africa region Serving nearly 900 export and import customers Hapag-Lloyd with weekly service to and from Mombasa Hapag-Lloyd is continuing to focus on the growing market in East Africa. With annual growth rates of approximately six percent, the region tops the list on the African continent. […]

August 17, 2018 Post Comment News Tags:

Ukraine plans two major projects in Black Sea ports this year (Xinhua)

Ukraine plans to launch two major projects in Black Sea ports this year, the Ukrainian Sea Ports Authority (USPA) said Friday, citing the country’s Infrastructure Minister Volodymyr Omelyan. One of the projects envisages the construction of a container terminal in the port of Chornomorsk, while another project stipulates for the modernization of the port of […]

Hapag Lloyd, Atlantic Loop 5 (AL5) – Improved Schedule Reliability

Hapag-Lloyd and THEA have further enhanced the AL5 service as follows, As of week 21, commencing with westbound voyage of MV “NYK METEOR” 056W at Southampton on May 21, 2018 the Europe port rotation will be modified in order to stabilize the schedule reliability. For the corresponding eastbound rotation this starts with MV “BARBARA” voy. 001E. The […]

May 8, 2018 Post Comment News Tags:

Enhanced Hazcheck Restrictions Portal Launched

Exis Technologies, with the support of leading shipping and freight insurers, TT Club and UK P&I Club, is announcing its next phase of implementation of its Hazcheck Restrictions Portal at the transport industry’s Multimodal 2018 event at Birmingham’s NEC today*  Birmingham & Darlington, UK, 1 May 2018  In order to help reduce incidents caused by […]

May 6, 2018 Post Comment News Tags:

CMA CGM confirms its investment in CEVA Logistics

This press release is not intended to and does not constitute or form part of an offer to sell or the solicitation of an offer to buy or an invitation to purchase any securities of any person. CMA CGM, a leading worldwide shipping Group, confirms its investment in CEVA Logistics (“CEVA”), a global leading player […]

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