26
Jun
Top Six Largest Box Ships
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Starting with the latest addition to the global fleet of super-sized containerships, the recently-christened 21,413 teu OOCL Hong Kong has taken the title of the largest ship in the world based on its advertised nominal...
23
Jun
BREXIT The Supply Chain Perspective
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  Britain leaving the European Union, or Brexit, will have a profound effect on UK-managed supply chains, with more paperwork, a rethink on hub locations, IT system challenges and a need to revisit...
23
Jun
Hapag Lloyd and UASC Merger is Complete
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  On Wednesday, Hapag-Lloyd completed its long-awaited merger with UASC and turned its attention to integrating the world's twelfth-largest container line into its business. The merger is expected to reduce overhead by about...
23
Jun
Improved Urban Freight Deliveries
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Supply Chain Specialist Points the Way to Improved Urban Freight Deliveries A Host of Solutions Required to Effect Last Mile Services Effectively       UK – WORLDWIDE – Regular readers will be...
19
May
Record Container ship visit for US East Coast
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The Port of Virginia received the largest container ship to visit the U.S. East Coast on Monday. Originally estimated to be at Virginia International Gateway in Portsmouth until Tuesday evening, the 13,092 TEUs...
13
Apr
IATA Reports on encouraging February
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IATA has published statistics covering global air freight markets in February 2017 that reveal there was an 8.4% increase in demand, as measured in freight tonne-kilometres (FTKs), compared to the same period of...
13
Apr
EU Approves Maersk Line’s Bid for Hamburg Sud
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Maersk will sell Mercosul to satisfy Brazilian regulators. The European Commission has approved Maersk Line's bid to acquire Hamburg Süd on the condition that Hamburg withdraws from alliance networks on five trade routes. The...
13
Mar
IBM and Maersk Ready Blockchain Technology
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By MarEx 2017-03-05 17:37:33 Maersk and IBM have announced a new collaboration to use blockchain technology to help transform the global supply chain. The technology will be made available to the shipping and...
24
Feb
Hanjin Saga Comes to a Close
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  On Friday, a South Korean court formally declared bankruptcy for the defunct container carrier Hanjin Shipping, bringing five months of disruption and uncertainty to a close. The court announced its intentions to dissolve Hanjin...