New Report on Single Use Plastics Products Focuses on Mitigation Strategies

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) released the Reassessing Single Use Plastics Products in the Airline Sector report to assist airlines, regulators, and the airline supply chain to mitigate the environmental impacts of single use plastic products (SUPP). This publication is timely as the United National Environmental Program (UNEP) has convened an intergovernmental negotiating committee […]

Panama Canal restrictions set to ease as rains roll in

Weather forecasts have plenty of rain heading Panama’s way with many in international shipping predicting that the worst has now passed for a chokepoint that has been badly affected by drought for the past 11 months. There has been reporting on the Panama Canal Authority’s (ACP) decision to slash daily transits and draft levels since […]

WiseTech Global and avianca cargo partner to improve booking experience via CargoWise eBookings

This is an article by our partners at CargoWise. SYDNEY/BOGOTA – WiseTech Global (ASX:WTC) and avianca cargo announce direct data integration, enabling freight forwarders to plan, book, confirm and manage shipments in real-time from within CargoWise, the industry’s leading logistics execution platform. As part of the CargoWise Carrier Connectivity Program, CargoWise customers, which include 24 […]

Spotlight on Gulf Coast Oil & Gas Production: 1938 to Today

The Gulf of Mexico, a region rich in natural beauty and abundant in resources, has long been at the heart of the U.S. energy sector. Encompassing both onshore and offshore areas, the Gulf plays a critical role in the energy landscape. It contributes significantly to the U.S. energy output, with federal offshore oil production in […]

Port Of Baltimore – Key Facts And Figures

A major bridge collapsed in the U.S. port of Baltimore in the early hours of Tuesday after being struck by a container ship, plunging cars into the river below. Traffic was suspended at the port until further notice, Maryland transportation authorities said. PORT FEATURESIt is the deepest harbor in Maryland’s Chesapeake Bay, closer to the […]

Uncertainty Surrounds the Cause of the ‘Dali’ Container Ship Disaster in Baltimore Harbor

The cause of the disaster that left the container ship ‘Dali’ adrift and colliding with a bridge pillar in the port of Baltimore on the morning of Tuesday, March 26, remains speculative. Insiders predict that the accident will significantly impact the port’s operations. Singapore’s port authorities have reported that the ‘Dali’ underwent two inspections in […]

Supply chain disruptions here to stay, says freight forwarder

Whether it’s geopolitical tensions, industrial disputes, piracy or climate change, supply chain disruptions have a major effect on global trade and the cost of doing business. Amanda Bradfield, Operations Manager of WA freight forwarder EES Shipping, says businesses should factor disruptions into their planning and risk management strategy.“Companies as a whole need to be able […]

Soak up the sun this summer with 6 additional airline routes coming to Heathrow

• As the season changes, Heathrow is delighted to announce 6 new airline routes available to passengers this summer• As of 31 March, our summer season kicks off and passengers will have more options than ever to soak up some sun away from home. The new airline routes are Abu Dhabi, Kos, Izmir, Bangalore, Barcelona […]

Chinese and Russians reportedly given safe passage through the Red Sea by the Houthis

It is reported that Yemen’s Houthis will not target Chinese and Russian ships passing through the Red Sea and Gulf of Aden. Citing unnamed sources, the financial newswire says an agreement has been reached following recent talks between Chinese and Russian diplomats with a senior Houthi figure, Mohammed Abdel Salam, in Oman. In return for […]

Port of Hamburg records downward performance in 2023, modest decline also for rail

Intermodal and rail transport in the Port of Hamburg has seen better years than in 2023. The German port’s financial and volume performance declined noticeably last year, and rail did not get away with it. Intermodal container transport recorded a 5.4 per cent volume decrease compared to 2022, while rail container transport declined by 3.1 […]