Newsletter – November 7, 2018

  • Newsletter – November 7, 2018

    British Airways Delays Flights Over Heathrow Runway Lighting Problem
    British Airways will push back departure times for some flights Wednesday because of a lighting issue at Heathrow Airport. Read more here. 

    Months-Long Brazil Customs Strike Ends

    Air Canada Cargo has informed that the customs strike in Brazil that began on May 14 has now ended. Operations have returned to normal and shipments destined to, or transiting through, GRU (São Paulo) are no longer subject to delay.

    CMA CGM sticks to controversial bunker surcharge – and raises the price
    CMA CGM Group, which includes ocean carrier APL, has raised its emergency bunker surcharge (EBS) to $100 per teu for all deepsea cargo movements from 1 December.  Read more here. 

    Already here, or maybe needs more testing, but blockchain will add value
    Companies can find “tremendous value” in new technologies, but it’s crucial to think carefully about the driver behind any change and how it is implemented.  Read more here. 

    China to remove foreign ownership restriction in all shipping sectors
    China is lookiing to remove foregin ownership restrictions in all shipping sectors, as part of its effots to further strenghen its position as a maritime superpower.  Read more here. 

    US rail freight up 4.4pc, Canada rises 3.7pc while Mexico slips
    NORTH American rail volume for the week ending October 27, from 12 US, Canadian and Mexican railways reporting increased three per cent to 376,943 carloads and up 5.4 per cent to 389,322 intermodal units year on year.  Read more here. 


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