P & O Ferries launches comprehensive Customs Clearance Service to solve supply chain challenges

P & O Ferries launches comprehensive Customs Clearance Service to solve supply chain challenges

P&O FERRIES has announced the launch of a new Customs Clearance Service, designed to strengthen their integrated end-to-end product offering by delivering seamless communication between customers, booking offices and Customs Clearance departments. 

Led by industry experts and operated by trained Freight Booking Office personnel, the new service is equipped to assist customers with empty declaration...

https://allaboutshipping.co.uk/2021/10/19/p-o-ferries-launches-comprehensive-customs-clearance-service-to-solve-supply-chain-challenges/

INTERCARGO’s Annual review 2020/2021

INTERCARGO’s Annual review 2020/2021

Dimitris Fafalios, Chairman of INTERCARGO

Message from the Chairman

In 2020, the 40th anniversary of our Association coincided with the International Maritime Organization’s (IMO’s) Global Fuel Oil Sulphur Cap and the unprecedented challenges faced by the shipping industry under COVID-19, which has dominated our lives and those of our seafarers.

Now – in 2021 – top of the agenda remains the continued lack of universal recognition of seafarers as key workers.

INTER...

https://allaboutshipping.co.uk/2021/10/18/intercargos-annual-review-2020-2021/

Don’t cancel Christmas just yet, say freight forwarders

Don’t cancel Christmas just yet, say freight forwarders

Robert Keen

Freight forwarding companies remain committed to delivering a suitably festive Yuletide, as we witness a seasonal whirlwind of worry and rumour that this year’s Christmas festivities in around ten weeks may just not happen as a result of the current supply chain challenges.

Robert Keen, Director General of the British International Freight Association (BIFA) says it is time to maintain a sense of perspective, or the headlines may...

https://allaboutshipping.co.uk/2021/10/14/dont-cancel-christmas-just-yet-say-freight-forwarders/

BIMCOs SNOW: US soya bean inspections nearly double week-on-week to 1.6m tonnes

BIMCOs SNOW: US soya bean inspections nearly double week-on-week to 1.6m tonnes

Peter Sand

US soya bean inspections nearly double week-on-week to 1.6m tonnes

After a slow start to the US soya bean export season, partly due to disruption from Hurricane Ida, US soya bean inspections ahead of exports have jumped to 1.6m tonnes in the week ending 7 October. This represents a 90.9% jump from the week before and is the highest level seen since the start of February 2021 which marked the end of the main...

https://allaboutshipping.co.uk/2021/10/14/bimcos-snow-us-soya-bean-inspections-nearly-double-week-on-week-to-1-6m-tonnes/

Stagflation will change Brexit political calculus, The future for multilateralism

Stagflation will change Brexit political calculus, The future for multilateralism

Thursday 14 October 2021 – Vol.12 Ed.41.4

Commentary: Inflation might break Brexit’s political magic

By John Orchard in London

Prime Minister Boris Johnson has claimed that recent queues at petrol stations in the UK are part of a necessary adjustment to a high-wage, high-productivity economy. Economists are scratching their heads about how raising HGV driver pay, however desirable, will achieve this on its own. More...

https://allaboutshipping.co.uk/2021/10/14/stagflation-will-change-brexit-political-calculus-the-future-for-multilateralism/

GEODIS to Open New Multi-User Facility in Luhari to Seize Strong Growth Opportunities in India’s Retail Supply Chain

GEODIS to Open New Multi-User Facility in Luhari to Seize Strong Growth Opportunities in India’s Retail Supply Chain

Luhari warehouse visual map

The facility extends GEODIS’ contract logistics capabilities in India to support the e-commerce boom with advanced warehousing solutions for retailers

GEODIS, a global leading transport and logistics services provider, today announced the upcoming launch of a new multi-user facility at the LOGOS Logistics Estate in Luhari, 60 kilometres north of Delhi. ...

https://allaboutshipping.co.uk/2021/10/06/geodis-to-open-new-multi-user-facility-in-luhari-to-seize-strong-growth-opportunities-in-indias-retail-supply-chain/

Freight association welcomes extension of government support for apprentice recruitment

Freight association welcomes extension of government support for apprentice recruitment

Robert Keen

The British International Freight Association (BIFA), the trade association that represents UK freight forwarding and logistics companies, says that it welcomes the news that the government is extending the period of time that companies can access cash incentives for hiring new apprentices.

The cash incentives were first introduced in August 2020 and offered businesses £2,000 to take on apprentices...

https://allaboutshipping.co.uk/2021/10/04/freight-association-welcomes-extension-of-government-support-for-apprentice-recruitment/

HFW advising KiwiRail on shipping industry’s first climate bond initiative-certified finance

HFW advising KiwiRail on shipping industry’s first climate bond initiative-certified finance

HFW is advising KiwiRail on a secured NZ$350m pre- and post-delivery loan facility for its purchase of two newbuilding Interislander rail-enabled ferries to be constructed in Korea.

It is the world’s first shipping loan to be certified by the Climate Bond Initiative.

The facility is provided by Westpac NZ (Facility Agent), Société Générale (Green Loan Coordinator), Bank of America, and National Australia...

https://allaboutshipping.co.uk/2021/10/01/hfw-advising-kiwirail-on-shipping-industrys-first-climate-bond-initiative-certified-finance/

BIMCO’s SNOW (Week 37): Chinese coal imports from Australia drop 98.6% as restrictions bite

BIMCO’s SNOW (Week 37): Chinese coal imports from Australia drop 98.6% as restrictions bite

Peter Sand

In the first seven months of the year Chinese coal imports from Australia have totalled just 780,000 tonnes as Chinese restrictions on Australian coal have started to hurt, according to Oceanbolt. This represents a 98.6% drop compared with 56.8 million tonnes in the same period in 2020.

In the first seven months of 2020, 697 voyages were made carrying coal between Australia and China. Out of...

https://allaboutshipping.co.uk/2021/09/15/bimcos-snow-week-37-chinese-coal-imports-from-australia-drop-98-6-as-restrictions-bite/

VesselsValue infographic for London International Shipping Week

VesselsValue infographic for London International Shipping Week

London International Shipping Week 2021

In honour of London International Shipping Week commencing today, VesselsValue has put together an insightful infographic analysing the UK fleet and where it ranks on the global stage. 

Please reach out to [email protected] should you like any expert commentary, infographics, data or valuations and we will be more than happy to help. Also see our other articles on the VV blog

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https://allaboutshipping.co.uk/2021/09/13/vesselsvalue-infographic-for-london-international-shipping-week/

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