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ZIM Shipping, MSC face attention in FMC’s surcharge inquiry

The U.S. Federal Maritime Commission has launched an “expedited inquiry” into port congestion charges, targeting eight container shipping which represented 50.2% of U.S. seaborne imports of containerized freight in Q2’21. That follows: a surge in “freight all kinds” (pre-surcharge) rates; a wi... Read more →


Q3’21 Outlook: The fallout from underinvestment in logistics

The outlook for the logistics sector in the rest of 2021 will be defined by the reduced rate of investment of the past three years. Many ports are still operating at close to peak-season levels, reducing their ability to debottleneck before the forthcoming peak in early Q4’21. U.S. seaborne im... Read more →


Diageo, P&G face rising shipping rates for Europe-Mexico routes

The ongoing surge in container shipping rates is not just a Transpacific phenomenon with Hapag-Lloyd and CMA CGM raising their rates on Europe-to-Latin America lanes by 9% and around a quarter respectively. That’s likely linked to specific port issues given shipments from Europe to Mexico only... Read more →


Hapag-Lloyd, CMA CGM peak surcharges come without a peak season

Hapag-Lloyd and CMA CGM have applied peak season surcharges to shipping rates from Europe to North America of $500 per FEU (forty-foot equivalent units) and $1,000 per FEU respectively for departures from June 1. For context Hapag-Lloyd’s new rate on Mediterranean to U.S. east coast routes is ... Read more →

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