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  • In focus: UK gets the ball rolling on cutting emissions with net-zero strategy launch October 22, 2021
    Reports on efforts to decarbonise the oil & gas and the shipping sector continue to hit the headlines as the energy transition gathers speed. The post In focus: UK gets the ball rolling on cutting emissions with net-zero strategy launch appeared first on Offshore Energy.
    Nermina Kulovic
  • Future Proof Shipping to retrofit two more vessels to run on hydrogen October 22, 2021
    Dutch marine transportation service provider Future Proof Shipping has recently acquired two more container vessels to retrofit them with zero-emissions hydrogen propulsion system. The post Future Proof Shipping to retrofit two more vessels to run on hydrogen appeared first on Offshore Energy.
    Sanja Pekic
  • Zodiac Maritime orders four dual-fuel PCTCs in China October 22, 2021
    UK-based shipping company Zodiac Maritime Ltd. has placed an order for four dual-fuel pure car truck carriers (PCTC) at China's Yantai CIMC Raffles Shipyard (CIMC Raffles). The post Zodiac Maritime orders four dual-fuel PCTCs in China appeared first on Offshore Energy.
    Fatima Bahtić

RSS The Loadstar

  • Maersk’s forwarder move could be abuse of its dominant position, says Clecat October 22, 2021
    Expectations that one of the world’s major container carriers will not offer services to some customers including some freight forwarders could be seen as an abuse of its dominant market position and a denial of service, says freight forwarder association Clecat. Clecat director general Nicolette van der Jagt told The Loadstar shipping lines were already denying […]
    Nick Savvides
  • Spot rates ease, but ‘no reason’ to expect quick return to pre-pandemic levels October 22, 2021
    There was a further slight softening of container spot rates from Asia to the US and Europe this week, but carriers appear to have held their nerve and avoided any significant discounting after China’s Golden Week holiday. The Freightos Baltic Exchange (FBX) US west coast component declined by 2%, to $17,069 per 40ft, while the […]
    Mike Wackett
  • United Cargo: big plans after blazing a trail through the pandemic October 22, 2021
    Two carriers in particular stand out for their flexibility and speed in shifting cargo at the start of Covid: Virgin Atlantic Cargo and United Cargo. Virgin Atlantic, which has had a very impressive pandemic, rather modestly (or perhaps diplomatically, given its 49% owner) claims it had “structural advantages” by being small and agile, with an […]
    Alex Lennane

RSS Air Cargo World

  • Consultant Insight: Shippers, forwarders anxiously await the return of passenger capacity October 22, 2021
    The air cargo market continues to make progress in adding capacity since losing at least 50% of capacity when passenger airlines were grounded in early 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic. But the progress is not coming fast enough as shippers are finding few options for international shipments. "We need regular flights between the continents […]
    Cathy Roberson
  • DHL Express partners with Pen Aviation for cargo drone commercial trial October 22, 2021
    DHL Express and UAV provider Pen Aviation have signed a memorandum of understanding to undertake a Proof of Commercialization (POC) to demonstrate cost and time optimization using cargo drones to streamline port logistics. The agreement is in partnership with Raya Airways, which will act as the operator of Pen’s cargo drones, according to this week’s […]
    Caryn Livingston
  • Skyports to launch medical transport drone ops in Colombia October 22, 2021
    U.K.-based drone delivery provider Skyports has created a joint venture with Irish low-cost carrier (LCC) Irelandia Aviation to launch medical drone delivery trials in Colombia, and eventually more widely in Latin America. Flights are expected to commence in mid-2022. The drone flight trials will transport health supplies like vaccines, HIV tests and pathology samples across […]
    Kelly Stroh

RSS Global Logistics

  • Watch: Is American Manufacturing Due for a Resurgence? October 20, 2021
    Shay Scott, executive director of the Global Supply Chain Institute, and professor in the University of Tennessee’s Master of Science in Supply Chain Management online program, weighs the factors that might influence American manufacturers to reshore production from Asia to the U.S.
  • Global Port Gridlock Threatens Economies Everywhere October 18, 2021
    Global ports are growing more gridlocked as the pandemic era’s supply shocks intensify, threatening to spoil the holiday shopping season, erode corporate profits and drive up consumer prices.
  • China's Golden Week Adds to Global Shipping Delays October 13, 2021
    China’s week-long holiday has exacerbated congestion at two of the country’s busiest ports — Shanghai and Ningbo — where hundreds of cargo ships are waiting to berth.

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