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November 24, 2020 Brexit Ocean Freight

More misery for UK importers: Maersk hikes haulage tariff on Brexit Day

Maersk has announced plans to increase its import haulage tariff for the UK and Ireland on 1 January, as freight rates continue to spike by “crazy” amounts.

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November 24, 2020 Ocean Freight

Not a very merry Xmas for importers as ships cut and run from UK ports

Vessel diversions eased congestion at the UK’s container port hubs this week, but much of the cargo discharged at Rotterdam, Antwerp and Zeebrugge will struggle to reach vital Christmas markets.

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November 24, 2020 BDP Newswatch

Severe cyclonic storm Nivar is expected to bring heavy rainfall to Chennai

The IMD said a storm surge of about 2m above the sea level is likely around the time of landfall, causing inundation of low-lying areas.

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November 23, 2020 Tradewatch

Egypt announces updated procedures and processes for trade facilitation

The country of Egypt has introduced some changes with their current process and have shared some important updates that companies doing business in Egypt should be aware of for trade facilitation.

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November 20, 2020 BDP Newswatch Ocean Freight

European carriers introduce new Asia charges

European shipping lines have published new prices and surcharges in Asia, after their latest announcements, increasing various charges until the end of the year.

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