World Maritime News

World Maritime News (3)

February 04, 2021

World Maritime News

Cargo rollovers rose at 75% of major ports in December Many key transhipment ports and the leading container lines are continuing to see elevated level of cargo rollovers. Cargo levels remain far above seasonal averages, causing further delays to cargo, which is increasingly lying stranded at the quayside. Of the 20 global ports, 75% saw an increase in the levels of rollover cargo in December compared with the previous month. The world’s largest transhipment hub in Singapore and leading primar

World Maritime News (2)

January 21, 2021

World Maritime News

FMC should examine DCSA and TradeLens The Digital Container Shipping Association (DCSA) published last December data and process standards for the issuance of bill of Lading. The initiative, which is supported by nine of the world’s largest container carriers, aims to facilitate acceptance and adoption of this bill by regulators, banks and insurers and to unify communication between these organizations and customers and all other stakeholders in the shipping industry. In order to explore this p

World Maritime News (1)

January 07, 2021

World Maritime News

Shippers face new twists, risky turns in pandemic-alerted market Supply chain practitioners looking for a game plan in 2021 find themselves in a difficult position. COVID-19 made suddenly safety stock no longer bad thing and it increased inventory carrying costs. The dramatic shift to on-line shopping, coupled with the expectations of next-day delivery, is also spurring the growth of imports at warehouse for major online sellers who need to have enough stock on hand not just to meet demand, but