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WORLDWIDE SHIPPING INDUSTRY Baltic index gains on stronger vessel demand The Baltic Exchange’s main sea freight index, which tracks rates for ships ferrying dry bulk commodities, inched up on Wednesday, helped by stronger demand across all vessel segments. The Baltic …

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Connecting and simplifying global supply chains

Connecting and simplifying global supply chains

A.P. Moller — Maersk enables its customers to trade and grow by transporting goods anywhere. Maersk works to provide customers with a simple end-to-end offering of products and services, seamless customer engagement and a superior end-to-end delivery network, taking the …

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Digital collaboration: get ahead, fast?

Digital collaboration: get ahead, fast?

Recently at a conference for freight forwarders everyone jointly agreed: if you’re the fastest to quote, you win the customer. What astonished me was what I heard in a conversation afterwards! “We are working in shifts now, 16 hours per …

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Ports & Shipping

Shipping News

Maritime industry confronts boatload of environmental challenges Keeping up in a world hurtling toward the dawn of the IMO 2020 mandate is the biggest challenge facing the maritime industry, according to Kathy Metcalf, president and CEO of the Chamber of …

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87 Billion Parcels Were Shipped in 2018

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Parcel shipping is a booming business. Especially e-commerce has had a big impact on shipping volumes and spend. In total, there were 87 billion parcels shipped worldwide in 2018, according to Pitney Bowes. This constitutes a 104 percent increase compared to 2014. …

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Ports & Shipping

Shipping News

WORLDWIDE SHIPPING INDUSTRY Baltic index sheds over 7pc to touch 4-month trough The Baltic Exchange’s main sea freight index, which tracks rates for ships ferrying dry bulk commodities, slid more than 7 percent to its lowest in over four months …

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Ports & Shipping

Shipping News

WORLDWIDE SHIPPING INDUSTRY Baltic index falls on softer capesize demand The Baltic Exchange’s main sea freight index, which tracks rates for ships ferrying dry bulk commodities, fell on Thursday, weighed down by lower demand for capesize vessels. The Baltic index, …

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Ports & Shipping

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WORLDWIDE SHIPPING INDUSTRY Shippers looking to reduce the carbon footprint From higher-quality paint to state-of-the-art propellers: shipping companies are looking in every corner to reduce their carbon footprint as investor and activist pressure increases. The move comes as aviation and …

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Ports & Shipping

Shipping News

WORLDWIDE SHIPPING INDUSTRY Baltic index hits one-week trough on sluggish demand The Baltic Exchange’s main sea freight index, which tracks rates for ships ferrying dry bulk commodities, fell to a one-week low on Wednesday, on weaker demand for all vessel …

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Ports & Shipping

Shipping News

WORLDWIDE SHIPPING INDUSTRY Shipping confidence dips as trade wars intensify Confidence in the shipping industry fell in the past three months to its lowest level for two and half years, according to the latest Shipping Confidence Survey from leading shipping …

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