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Exodus of Seafarers Could Add to Supply Chain Disruption in 2022

January 15th, 2022|

It has been a year of new records for the shipping industry.  Carriers’ profitability during this year was so phenomenal that it favorably compared to that of the four most prominent American tech monopolies, collectively known as FANG (Facebook, Amazon, Netflix and Google)

However, the people behind this tremendous success have been […]

IKEA Raises Prices Amid Supply Chain Disruptions, Higher Shipping Costs

January 13th, 2022|

The world’s biggest furniture brand IKEA is raising prices by an average of 9% as it faces increasing costs in transport and raw materials, the owner of most of its stores worldwide said on Thursday.

IKEA had previously said it was leasing more ships, buying containers and re-routing goods between warehouses to […]

Swedish firefighters hampered by high winds in operation to douse stricken ship carrying timber

December 29th, 2021|

Swedish firefighters have had a busy weekend trying to contain a blaze which erupted on a Liberian-flagged ship carrying logs off Gothenburg.

The fire, which started in the fore cargo hold on Saturday, had not been extinguished 48 hours later despite the use of multiple vessels and helicopters to douse the ship. […]

MSC pushes up rates to American ports

December 28th, 2021|

Mediterranean Shipping Company (MSC) has announced the implementation of new Freight All Kinds (FAK) rate increases from 1 January 2022 for shipments destined to the US and the Caribbean.

More specifically, the Swiss/Italian carrier will impose a FAK rate increase for cargoes travelling from the Israeli port of Haifa to New York […]

Shell shake-up leaves Dutch royally hacked off

December 20th, 2021|

Royal Dutch Shell’s decision to move its corporate headquarters and tax base to London may win over shareholders but it has struck a blow to Dutch prestige.

As the energy giant crosses the North Sea, it will shed “Royal Dutch” […]

Pfizer to allow generic versions of its Covid-19 pill in 95 countries

December 18th, 2021|

Pfizer Inc said on Tuesday (Nov 16) it will allow generic manufacturers to supply its experimental antiviral Covid-19 pill to 95 low- and middle-income countries through a licensing agreement with international public health group Medicines Patent Pool (MPP).

The voluntary licensing agreement between Pfizer and the MPP will allow the United Nations-backed […]

Shipping’s extreme consolidation could prolong supply chain pain

December 11th, 2021|

U.S. policymakers have never been more focused on global container shipping than they are today. Yet the “steel” of this industry — the ships and the containers — is outside of U.S. control, consolidated into the hands of an extremely small circle of non-U.S. companies that continue to bolster their market shares. The […]

(Tiếng Việt) Xuất khẩu than của Mông Cổ ngày càng tăng, báo động cho các chủ sở hữu hàng khô rời

March 10th, 2021|

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(Tiếng Việt) Maersk kết thúc năm với kết quả mỗi quý tăng kỷ lục, dự kiến quý 1 tăng mạnh trong bối cảnh nhu cầu tăng vọt

March 9th, 2021|

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(Tiếng Việt) Môi giới tàu biển: Cơn “sốt” thị trường tàu container

March 5th, 2021|

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