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Post ImageSuez Blockage Holding Up £7 billion Of Goods A Day

The stranded Ever Given mega-container ship in the Suez Canal is reportedly holding up an estimated £7 billion, or $9.6 billion of goods each day, according to shipping data, which works out at $400 million an hour in trade along the vital passageway between east and west. BBC News reports that Shoei Kisen Kaisha, the […]

Post ImageVirtual Conference Discusses Energy Efficiency In Shipping

A virtual conference opened on 17 March to explore ways the shipping and maritime industry can help to mitigate the effects of climate change, the International Maritime Organisation (IMO) reports. ‘Confex’ was organised by the Maritime Technology Cooperation Centre for Africa (MTCC-Africa), which is part of a global network. The event is open to private […]

Post ImageFreight Connections Prioritised in Government Review

The government’s interim Union Connectivity Review has acknowledged the need for faster and higher capacity freight connections around the UK.

Post ImageExtend Freeports To More Regions, Government Urged

The BPA has said the announcement of eight new freeports in last week’s Budget was a welcome move, but it wants to see many more.

Post ImageMoroccan Route May Offer Post-Brexit Solution

A new direct shipping route between the UK and Morocco has been devised as a means of overcoming the obstacles to the transport of goods to and from Britain following Brexit.

Post ImagePlan Revealed For Logistics To Achieve Net Zero By 2050

A 21-point plan has been revealed to help the transport and logistics sector achieve net zero by 2050.

Post ImageA Basic Guide To LCL (Less-Than-Container) Shipping

LCL shipping means a group of boxes where one load gets grouped with another cargo as the cargo is of moderate or low volume.

Post ImageUK Firms Seeing Import Costs Surge

UK businesses are experiencing up to 700 per cent increases in the costs per shipping container as chaos in shipping continues.

Post ImageFreight Association Encourages Recruiting Freight Apprentices

One of the largest freight associations in the UK has underlined the importance of recruiting apprenticeships and training the future heads of the industry.

Post ImageHumber Consortium Bids For Freeport Status

Associated British Ports reports that a consortium from across the Humber is preparing a bid for Freeport status.

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