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12 / 10 / 2018

Other Countries

According to its Review of Maritime Transport, the United Nations Conference on Trade And Development (UNCTAD)...

Freight update

08 / 10 / 2018

Freight update

According to its Review of Maritime Transport, the United Nations Conference on Trade And Development (UNCTAD) estimates that global seaborne trade had its fastest growth rate in five years in 2017....

Freight update

07 / 09 / 2018

Freight update

International freight rates have mostly increased since shipping lines attempted to impose a General Rate Increase of US $1,000 per FEU on 1 September, according to reports. According to the...

Iran's NITC ships oil to China

20 / 08 / 2018

Iran's NITC ships oil to China

According to reports, Chinese buyers of Iranian crude oil are increasingly shipping their purchases through the National Iranian Tanker Company (NITC) in reaction to the first round of U.S....

New logistics hub to be constructed in Mali

26 / 07 / 2018

New logistics hub to be constructed in Mali

A new logistics hub with inland container depots and container freight stations will be built in Mali to boost trade, according to reports. Mali’s seaborne trade is conducted through...

Freight update

25 / 06 / 2018

Freight update

Asia-northern Europe ocean carriers are planning to implement a General Rate Increase (GRI) of up to US $500 per TEU on 1 July, according to reports. Freight demand is expected to increase from...

Freight update

15 / 06 / 2018

Freight update

Shipping lines have begun implementing an Emergency Bunker Surcharge (EBS) from 1 June 2018. This has been largely attributed to rising fuel prices, with the price of Brent crude oil reaching US...