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2021-09-10   
How serious is the shortage of lorry drivers in UK ?



There is now a shortage of more than 100,000 drivers in the UK, out of a pre-pandemic

 
 
 
 

 
2021-08-19   
DSV Panalpina looking to growth after completing Agility GIL deal


DANISH provider DSV Panalpina has completed the takeover of the logistics arm of Agility - Global Integrated Logistics......


 
 
 
2021-08-05   
Ever Given settles for US$550 million for Suez blockage


SHIP leasing company Shoei Kisen has reached a US$550 million settlement over the six-day Suez Canal blockage by its vessel the 20,388-TEU Ever Given, reports Oslo's TradeWinds.

The ship final......


 
 
 
2021-07-22   
China shipping backlog leaves factory owners with nowhere to put goods, and prices are rising



A month after Shenzhen’s Yantian Port shut down for three weeks, a massive backlog of

 

 
2021-07-21   
Container Shipping Prices Skyrocket as Rush to Move Goods Picks Up


Persistent supply-chain bottlenecks are driving up rates and the shipping sector sees 

no relief on the horizon before 2022

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2019-09-26   
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2019-09-14   
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2019-04-24   
Warehouse Relocation Notice


We are pleased to inform you that with effect from 14 May 2019 our warehouse - TVL Godown (Kwai Chung) & (Tuen Mun) will be moved to the new address as below:- DD124, Lot 462RP, 799RP ,Hung Tin Road, Hung Shui Kiu, Yuen Long TEL : +852 ......


 
 
2019-02-22   
2M cancels Asia-north Europe sailing in March to hold up rates


2M shipping alliance partners Maersk Line and Mediterranean Shipping Company (MSC) are to shelve another Asia-north Europe sailing at the beginning of March owing to weaker-than-expected demand. The 14,500 TEU Estelle Maersk, deployed ......


 
 
 
2019-01-10   
Hong Kong container terminal operators form alliance to boost services


HONGKONG International Terminals Limited, Modern Terminals Limited, Cosco-HIT Terminals (Hong Kong) Limited, and Asia Container Terminals Limited have jointly announced the formation of the Hong Kong Seaport Alliance (The Seaport Alliance).......


 
 
2018-12-14   
Signs that Beijing is stepping back from its Made in China 2025 plan


CHINA may be revising a major industrial policy known as Made in China 2025 under pressure from the United States, introducing new measures that will grant greater access for foreign companies to China’s technology sector, sources told th......


 
 
2018-12-06   
Containerships are biggest source of air pollution in Hong Kong today


CONTAINERSHIPS are the top source of major air pollutants in Hong Kong, according to the Environmental Protection Department's latest emission inventory.In 2016 shipping in Hong Kong waters produced 8,540 tonnes of sulphur dioxide, 32,900 t......


 
 
2018-12-04   
Trade truce: China to open markets, US delays tariffs for 90 days


CHINA and the US have agreed to a 90-day trade war truce after China said it to allow "very substantial" amount of American goods to be sold on the mainland, reports the South China Morning Post. "It's an incredible deal," said US Presid......


 
 
2018-12-03   
Asia-Europe rate rises 1.2pc to US$747/TEU, falls 2.5pc to USWC


SPOT rates for shipping containers from Asia to northern Europe in the week ending Friday increased 1.2 per cent to US$747 per TEU, according to the Shanghai Containerised Freight Index (SCFI). Asia-Mediterranean trade also up 3.7 per ce......


 
 
2018-11-28   
Hong Kong and S'pore port operators sign on to blockchain systems


HONG KONG's Modern Terminals Limited (MTL) and Singapore's PSA International have signed on to blockchain cargo documentation systems to speed delivery and reduce fraud. #MTL has become a participant of TradeLens, a blockchain platform......


 
 
2018-11-27   
China lowers e-commerce import taxes to boost mainland consumption


BEIJING plans to raise the tax threshold for e-commerce imports to allow consumers to spending more money on overseas goods online without paying tax in a move that appears designed to boost consumption and kick-start a slowing economy, Cai......


 
 

 
2018-06-14   
Dangerous Goods


T.V.L. United Air Express (HK) Co., Ltd is a Regulated Agent Regime Cargo Agent and has a trained team to handle Dangerous Goods. Our office will guide customers through the whole process as required packing, shipping marks and documentatio......


 
 

 
2017-05-08   
Temperature Controlled Consol Containers


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2016-09-14   
Four Korean lines form Mini Alliance to fill in for bankrupt Hanjin


(Shipping Gazette 13 Sept 16) A KOREAN consortium, calling itself the Mini Alliance, and made up of four companies has formed to fill the gap left by bankrupt Hanjin Shipping, reports Singapore's Splash 24/7. Composed of Hyundai Merchant......


 
 
2016-05-17   
New Requirement on the Verified Gross Mass of a Container Carrying Cargo under SOLAS Chapter VI, Regulation 2


Introduction The amendment to SOLAS Chapter VI, Regulation 2 regarding the verified gross mass of a container carrying cargo (packed container) was adopted at the 94th MSC session in November 2014 for entry into force globally on 1 July ......


 
 
 
 
2015-08-05   
Port of NY-NJ achieves 13.4pc container growth - on track to top 2014


(Shipping Gazette 3 Aug 2015) THE Port of New York and New Jersey saw first half container volume grow by 13.4 per cent from a year earlier after handling 3.1 million TEU, putting the ports on track to surpass their record 2014 volume. ......


 

 
2015-05-12   
Our new service - ICE EXPRESS


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2015-02-24   
ILWU, PMA Leaders Reach Tentative Agreement, Ending Nine Month Stalemate


UPDATE by Long Beach Post Staff | After nine months of contract negotiations, leading to slowdowns and suspensions of operations at 29 West Coast ports, including the Ports of Long Beach and Los Angeles, the Pacific Maritime Associatio......


 
 
2015-01-19   
Shanghai is 2014's world top box port with 35 million TEU


(Shipping Gazette 14 Jan 2015) SHANGHAI has retained its crown for the fifth straight year as the world's busiest container port, overtaking Singapore, after handling 35.29 million TEU in 2014, an increase of 4.5 per cent, according to d......


 
 
2014-12-03   
HK needs to boost cross-border supply chain visibility to stay in the game


(Shipping Gazette) HONG KONG needs to improve cross-border supply chain visibility to retain its position as an Asian logistics hub, according to the findings of a new study. "Strengthening connectivity between our markets and developin......


 
 
2014-11-10   
Hapag-Lloyd-CSAV merger wins approval of CADE Brazilian regulator


(Shipping Gazette 8 Nov 2014) THE Hapag-Lloyd merger with Chile's Compania Sud Americana de Vapores (CSAV) has cleared regulatory hurdles with Brazilian regulator Conselho Administrative de Defensa Economica (CADE), the German carrier a......


 
 
2014-10-06   
DHL expands China-Europe rail service from Suzhou to Warsaw in 14 days


(HK SHIPPING GAZETTE) GERMANY DHL Global Forwarding has announced a new scheduled block train route between Suzhou and Warsaw, along the trans-Siberian North Corridor, which offers an average transit time of 14 days. "Suzhou is a depart......


 
 
2014-09-23   
HK cargo down 2.9pc in August to 1.88 million TEU, Singapore up 1.8pc


(HK Shipping Gazette 17 Sept 2014) FIGURES from the Hong Kong Marine Department show the port handled 1.88 million TEU in August, representing a year-on-year decrease of 2.9 per cent from 1.93 million TEU in August last year. Singapore'......


 
 
2014-09-11   
Apple's next iPhone touted to give massive boost to global air cargo market


APPLE's next iPhone is expected to boost the global cargo market, especially in Zhengzhou, in Henan province, where two-thirds of the world's iPhones were made last year, reports Hong Kong's South China Morning Post. "The launch is going t......


 
 
 
2014-07-17   
Hong Kong cargo up 5.6pc in June to 1.93 million TEU, Singapore up 4.1pc


(HK SHIPPING GAZETTE) FIGURES from the Hong Kong Marine Department show the port handled 1.93 million TEU in June, representing a year-on-year increase of 5.6 per cent from 1.82 million TEU in June last year. Singapore's Maritime ......


 
 
2014-06-11   
China Customs data shows May exports up 7pc as imports slip 1.6pc


(HK SHIPPING GAZETTE) CHINA's exports posted a seven per cent year-on-year increase in May, according to China Customs, reporting a gain that surpassed analysts' median estimate of 6.7 per cent in a Bloomberg News survey. This cushioned ......


 
 
 
 
2014-03-19   
Nine Chinese ship crew missing in Japanese waters after collision


Nine Chinese crew members are missing after two cargo chips collided at the mouth of Tokyo Bay early today, Japan's coastguard said. The Panamanian-flagged Beagle III, a 12,630-ton vessel, carrying steel coil, sank after colliding with the......


 
 
 
 
2014-01-06   
Shippers warned on Japan's 24-hour advanced manifest cargo rule


JAPAN's version of the 24-hour advanced manifest rule for containerised cargo shipments will come into effect on March 8, 2014, requiring advance submission of shipping details for security screening prior to loading of cargo on board the v......


 
 
 
 
2013-12-09   
China logistics costs soar due to high tolls, fees and taxes


(HK SHIPPING GAZETTE 7 Dec 2013) CHINA's Ministry of Commerce is studying measures to offset tolls against a value-added tax to ease costs in the logistics sector, Xinhua reports. High costs have been a big problem for logistics. In 201......


 
 
 
2013-11-09   
Two foreign ships collide off coast of Vung Tau coast


HCM CITY (VNS)— A South Korean container ship nearly sank after it collided with the Marshall-Island cargo vessel Eleni off the coast of the southern province of Ba Ria-Vung Tau Province last night. No casualties were reported. At 11:4......


 
 
2013-10-07   
Hainan PO Shipping quits box shipping after ranking third in China


HAINAN PO Shipping (HPOS) stopped its container shipping services last week, becoming the second Chinese carrier to leave the field this year, reports Alphaliner. This comes after mounting losses forced the company to exit the Far East-US......


 
 
2013-09-09   
Shenzhen's Yantian container terminal stages two-day wildcat strike


(HK SHIPPING GAZETTE) HUNDREDS of workers of the Yantian International Container Terminal (YICT) went on a strike on September 1 and 2 to petition for more pay, Shenzhen Economic Daily reports. The strike halted operations at the term......


 
 
2013-08-19   
Fujian port box volume up 11.2pc to 6.46 million TEU in first 7 months


(HK Shipping Gazette) THE ports of southeast China's Fujian province posted a 11.2 per cent increase in container throughput to 6.46 million TEU from January to July year on year, according to the provincial transport department. Xiame......


 
 
2013-07-30   
Chongqing first half inbound intermodal volume increases 15.4pc


(HK Shipping Gazette) THE Chongqing metropolis in southwest China posted a 15.4 per cent increase in rail inbound container volume to 2.31 million tonnes from January to June of the year, reports Xinhua. The city's overall rail inbound ca......


 

 
2013-06-28   
T.V.L. GOOD NEWS ~ Congratulations to T.V.L. GLOBAL LOGISTICS CO., LTD (XIAMEN BRANCH) awarded "ISO 9001"


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2013-06-19   
8,000-TEU MOL Comfort splits in two, sinks off Yemen while Jeddah bound


(HK Shipping Gazette 19 June 2013) MITSUI OSK Lines (MOL) has reported that its 8,000-TEU MOL Comfort ship built in 2008 has sunk in bad weather in the Indian Ocean 200 nautical miles off Yemen, after its hull split in two. The crew......


 
 
2013-06-06   
Shanghai Capital Logistics Transport supervisor says Guangzhou-Nansha rail link threatens Hong Kong and Shenzhen


GUANGZHOU Nansha port railway project is expected to start construction soon to facilitate the distribution of shipments via the port and products manufactured inside the harbour-front industrial parks, according to a Xinhua report. Costin......


 
 
2013-06-03   
Guangzhou to build freight rail links to Nansha container terminal


(HK SHIPPING GAZETTE) BEING an important component of the west Pearl River Delta cargo network, the Guangzhou Nansha port railway project will soon start construction and has recently publicised its environmental report, Xinhua reports.......


 
 
2013-05-07   
Strike ends after 40 days as dockers accept 9.8pc pay rise


Contractors' written guarantee leads to staff accepting 9.8pc increase they had previously turned down and calling off 40-day walkout Striking dockers yesterday accepted a 9.8 per cent pay rise, ending one of the longest walkouts in the ......


 
 
2013-05-03   
Talks falling short of ending docks strike


While some headway is being made, a settlement remains elusive as the strike involving more than 300 dock workers at Kwai Tsing Terminal enters its 37th day today. Everbest Port Services, the only contractor participating in the resumed ......


 
 
2013-04-25   
Strikers take action to roads


About 300 striking dockers staged a parade starting from the Kwai Chung Container Terminal 7 heading south to Lai King this morning. One of the lanes was blocked, disrupting the flows of lorries going in and out of the terminal. Meanwhile......


 
 
2013-04-19   
Strike firm calls it quits 


( THE STANDARD HONG KONG ) One of the two contractors at the center of a strike by 450 dockers demanding more pay is closing down. Saying it was simply unable to continue operating, Global Stevedoring Service delivered the shock yester......


 
 
2013-04-17   
Dock contractor Everbest sweetens pay offer


< South China Morning Post > Everbest shows sincerity in proposing extra pay for a specific job function, strike leader says Tensions over a dockers' strike went down a notch yesterday as one of their contractor employers made se......


 
 
2013-04-16   
Striking dockers set to escalate action


Unhappy strikers say they have plans ready to go and other workers ready to walk if contractors don't come to the party on wage rises today Striking dockers vowed action with the effect of a "nuclear b......


 
 
2013-04-15   
Hong Kong dock strikers threaten more action


< South China Morning Post > Union says situation will escalate if it does not see sincerity in talks, as HIT plays down impact Striking Kwai Tsing dock workers are apparently growing impatient with the situation, threatening to escal......


 
 
2013-04-10   
Talks to end port strike will take time, says organiser Lee Cheuk-yan


Long-awaited talks among striking dockers, two contractors and the affected port operator are due to be held today, but the union representing the workers doubts the dispute can be resolved in one sitting. ......


 
 
2013-04-09   
Dockers' strike cuts port cargo 'in half'


Vessels are skipping Hong Kong altogether or dropping part of their load elsewhere before arriving at the terminal, industry insiders say The volume of cargo handled by port operator Hongkong International T......


 
 
2013-04-08   
Dock workers' strike stakes rise as others join the action


< South China Morning Post > Truckers' union calls on members to take sick leave to support the dockers, as HIT continues to deny demands of contractor-bound workers The dispute between striking dockers and the container port operator......


 
 
2013-03-22   
HK falls 8.8pc in February to 1.5 million TEU, Singapore up 0.7pc (Hong Kong Shipping Gazette)


FIGURES from the Hong Kong Marine Department show the port handled 1.49 million TEU in February, representing a year-on-year decline of 8.8 per cent from 1.6 million TEU in February last year. Singapore's Maritime and Port Authority rep......


 
 
2013-02-21   
Hong Kong off O.7pc in January to 1.9 million TEU, Singapore up 5.8pc (HONG KONG SHIPPING GAZETTE)


FIGURES from the Hong Kong Marine Department show the port handled 1.98 million TEU in January, representing a year-on-year decline of 0.7 per cent from two million TEU in January last year. While overall figures declined, the river tra......


 
 
2013-01-17   
Shanghai's box volume beats Singapore, Shenzhen declines in December (HK Shipping Gazette)


CHINA's second busiest mainland port of Shenzhen has seen a two per cent decline in its container volumes in December at 1.89 million TEU, with a full year modest increase of 1.64 per cent to 22.94 million TEU. Cargo volume for the year w......


 
 
2013-01-08   
Chongqing's 11-month international cargo volume up 11.6pc (HK SHIPPING GAZETTE)


THE Chinese manufacturing area around Chongqing at the head of navigation for the Yangtze River, posted an 11.6 per cent increase in international shipment volumes to 6.84 million tonnes from January to November 2012, Xinhua reported. Imp......


 
 
2012-12-14   
Container backlog at LA-Long Beach likely to persist into New Year


THE ports of Long Beach and Los Angeles are struggling to cope with the congestion and backlogs caused by an eight-day strike the International Longshore and Warehouse Union Local 63's Office Clerical Unit, which was supported by other memb......


 
 
2012-11-06   
New York-New Jersey port opens to shipping again after major hurricane


MAJOR container terminals in the New York-Jersey harbour were to be up and running Tuesday after being shut down by Hurricane Sandy, which closed the port and blacked out much of the city. "The container terminals at the Port of New Yor......


 
 
2012-10-11   
Hong Kong International Airport voted 'Best Airport' for 10th time


HONG KONG International Airport has been named the world's "Best Airport" at the annual TTG Travel Awards, an award it has claimed every year since 2002, except in 2003 when the awards were not held due to the SARS epidemic. Said Airpor......


 
 
 
 
2012-08-31   
China-wide July port cargo volume growth slows 3.7pc from June (HK Shipping Gazette)


China-wide July port cargo volume growth slows 3.7pc from June (HK Shipping Gazette) CHINESE ports lifted a total of 15.1 million TEU in July, up 3.8 per cent year on year, but the growth is 3.7 percentage points slower compared to June, a......


 
 
2012-08-30   
Xiamen July container volume increases 10.5pc to 630,000 TEU in July


XIAMEN, the largest port in southeast China's Fujian province across the straits from Taiwan, saw its container throughput climb 10.5 per cent year on year to 630,000 TEU in July. Domestic cargo grew 21.5 per cent to 140,000 TEU, accordi......


 
 
2012-08-22   
Cosco increases rates to Europe, Americas and South Africa in September (HK Shipping Gazette)


CHINA's flag carrier, Cosco, the world's fourth largest carrier, has announced a series of general rate increases for services from Asia to Europe, South America, South Africa and the US in September. From September 1, rates for Far Eas......


 
 
2012-07-25   
Hong Kong exports increase 1.3pc while imports rise 0.7pc in May (HK Shipping Gazette)


HONG KONG's total goods export volume rose 1.3 per cent in May year on year, attributable to 1.7 per cent increase in the volume of re-exports and 16.2 per cent decrease in domestic exports, according to Hong Kong Census & Statistics Depart......


 
 
2012-07-11   
Hong Kong airport profit up 32pc to US$688 million on 15pc revenue rise (Hong Kong Shipping Gazette)


THE Hong Kong International Airport has posted a profit of HK$5.336 billion (US$688 million), up 32.2 per cent, in the financial year ending March 31, with a 14.8 per cent increase in revenue to HK$12.15 billion. The Airport Authority s......


 

 
2012-07-11   
K-line Vessel in HKG waiting for rescue


PSW loop sailing from WC scheduled eta HK 6/25. Due to typhoon in JPN with rough sea, some containers (include CKYH member lines) fell down due to probably poor lashing. Now, vessel is sitting at Lamma Island and the block bay involved was ......


 
 
2012-06-19   
Ports of LA gain record container growth in May 2012 (HK Shipping Gazette)


US West Coast port of Los Angeles has posted a record month in May 2012 of container volume at 5.5 per cent growth to 731,352 TEU, overtaking previous record monthly volume in May 2006 of 695,953 TEU. In the first five months of the yea......


 
 
2012-06-11   
Hainan POS to relaunch TP service offering Yangpu-US direct service (HK Shipping Gazette)


HAINAN P O Shipping (HPOS) is relaunching its own Transpacific (TP) service later this month after a temporary halt since December 2011, and will now offer one sailing every 35 days, with the intra-Asia CSV 2 service extended to call at Lon......


 

 
2012-05-02   
HK to United Kingdom Promotion


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2012-04-26   
Guangdong's Foshan city starts building 741-acre railway freight yard (HK Shipping Gazette)


NANHAI (Danzao) Logistics Centre, together with Guangzhou-Zhuhai Railway Foshan freight station as its core facility, has broken ground in becoming the largest railway cargo logistics facility in Guangdong's Foshan city, Xinhua reports. ......


 
 
2012-04-24   
Port of Chongqing's first quarter box volume up 21.2pc to 179,200 TEU (HK Shipping Gazette)


DURING the first three months this year, port of Chongqing handled 179,200 TEU, 21.2 per cent more than in the same period one year ago, Xinhua reports. In the same period, the port recorded a throughput tonnage of 27.83 million tonnes,......


 
 
2012-04-18   
Long Beach March volume up 12pc to 461,600 TEU, sparking hopes of recovery (HK Shipping Gazette)


THE Port of Long Beach posted a 12 per cent year-on-year increase in March container volume to 461,600 TEU, port officials announced, giving rise to hopes of continued recovery, reports the Long Beach Press-Telegram. After February's de......


 
 
2012-04-13   
Carriers weather storm, but face US$20 billion in short-term losses (HK SHIPPING GAZETTE)


CONTAINER shipping companies have proved to be remarkably resilient despite suffering industry-wide operating losses totalling more than US$6 billion last year. According to a survey by Alphaliner, three small carriers, TCC, Yanghai Shi......


 
 
2012-04-09   
OOCL signs 40-year lease with Long Beach for Middle Harbour terminal (HK Shipping Gazette)


HONG KONG's Orient Overseas Container Line (OOCL), the 13th biggest carrier in the world, has signed a 40-year container terminal lease with the Port of Long Beach, according to a company statement. The agreement, also known as the Midd......


 
 
2012-03-29   
Suzhou becomes world's seventh biggest seaport by total cargo volume


THE eastern Port of Suzhou rose to the No 7 spot on the world's top port for throughput tonnage list last year from year 2010's No 8, Xinhua reports. Suzhou posted 380 million tonnes last year, 15.6 per cent more than in 2010, surpassin......


 
 
2012-03-20   
Asia-Europe flat at US$1,379/TEU as transpac rate up 13.6pc to $1,992/FEU


ASIA-EUROPE freight rates have begun to settle following the steep increases earlier this month, but rates to the United States are now making a move. According to the latest data from the Shanghai Containerised Freight Index (SCFI) spo......


 
 
2012-03-14   
OOCL net profit falls 90pc to $181.6 million, revenue down 0.4pc


– Hong Kong Shipping Gazette HONG KONG's Orient Overseas (International) Ltd, parent of Orient Overseas Container Line (OOCL), posted 90 per cent year-on-year decline in net profit in 2011 to $181.6 million as overall revenue fell 0.4 p......


 
 
2012-03-02   
Guangxi handles 10,500 tonnes of air freight in Chinese New Year period – Shipping Gazette


THE Guangxi Civil Aviation Development Co, a unit of Guangxi Airport Management Group, operating freight forwarding and ground services business at all airports in Guangxi, handled 10,500 million tonnes of air cargo during the Chinese New Y......