Notice to the trade
IRSA recommend weekly RR’s in December 2017
In view of universal necessity to restore cost-sustainable rate levels, IRSA recommend weekly RR plans in December 2017 as follows:-
Effective 1st December, 2017
   RR of USD.300/TEU, USD.600/FEU
Effective 8th December, 2017
   RR of USD.300/TEU, USD.600/FEU
Effective 15th December, 2017
   RR of USD.300TEU, USD.600/FEU
Effective 22nd December, 2017
   RR of USD.300/TEU, USD.600/FEU
Effective 29th December, 2017
   RR of USD.300/TEU, USD.600/FEU
It is also recommended that the foregoing RR guideline shall be applicable to all market segments from Japan to Red Sea ports within IRSA scope.

At APL, we constantly review our network services to ensure we provide efficient and competitive shipping options for our customers.

CHARLESTON, SC – October 31, 2017 – Amid discussions of the world container shipping industry at today’s South Carolina International Trade Conference, SC Ports announced the Supply Chain Authority, an internal consulting service offering resources and expertise to assist customers in improving their supply chains.

China export box transport market is recovering, freight rates in the Europe, Mediterranean, and North America routes slip continuously and slowly. However, freight rates in the Australia/New Zealand and South America routes have a large increase, spurring the comprehensive index growing slightly.

APL will be omitting Qingdao on the Eagle Express (EX1) service for vessel APL CHINA (v.

MPA and Shell Shipping & Maritime Sign MOU to Advance Clean Fuels Technology, Automation and Port Digitalisation

Exports fall to their lowest level in 30 years as producers struggle with years of underinvestment

In 2017, Latin America and the Caribbean will leave behind half a decade of declines in the prices of its export basket and a weak increase in exported volume, achieving 10% growth in the value of its shipments abroad, according to new estimates released today by ECLAC in Santiago, Chile.

CMA CGM announces the implementation of a Winter Surcharge applying to imports into St Petersburg, Ust-Luga and Bronka as follows :

From North Continent and Mediterranean

King Abdullah Port has announced the completion of the first phase of integration between the Port Community System, a computerized information system that facilitates access to information and allows efficient implementation of operations at the port, and the Customs-affiliated SANAM, in a step that will enable King Abdullah Port and the Customs to implement the electronic exchange of cargo manifests and container inspection instructions – which are part of 24-hour customs clearance initiative – as well as locating the containers at the customs inspection yard.