Port of Hamburg not expecting reduction in container throughput caused by liner service changes announced by Ocean Alliance and Maersk

From April, the Ocean Alliance NEU 5 service handled by EUROGATE Container Terminal Hamburg – CTH is being transferred to Antwerp. This service will be run by the Ocean Alliance Partner, CMA CGM as FAL 3 with an approximate annual volume of 150,000 TEU. Going forward, according to CMA CGM, the entire container volume carried.

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Terminal handling charges: ‘Govt barking upthe wrong tree by tinkering with payment mode’

Global container shipping lines have flayed the recent decision of the government allowing certain category of importers to pay the terminal handling charges (THC) directly to the terminals, bypassing the carriers, arguing that it would “not help the cause of reducing the logistic costs” of India’s trade. The Container Shipping Lines Association (CSLA) India, a.

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Hamburg denies it will lose volumes in shipping alliance network shifts

The German container gateway of Hamburg won’t see a drop in throughput after the shipping alliance network reshuffles scheduled for 1 April, it was claimed today. While the recently published east-west schedule for the Ocean Alliance was largely unchanged, a Hamburg call on its Asia-North Europe NEU5/FAL3 service will be swtched to Antwerp, raising fears.

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IGST on ocean freight is not permissible under law: Gujarat High Court

The Gujarat High Court has declared imposition of integrated goods and services tax (IGST) on ocean freight as violative of the Constitution. Ocean freight is the cost incurred through an agreement between two foreign parties to bring goods to India via ocean. Allowing petitions against the tax, the court said the levy and collection of tax on.

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Dubai unveils loyalty scheme to lure premium transhipment cargo from Europe

Dubai has launched a loyalty scheme for shippers and freight forwarders in a bid to capture premium “south-south” transhipment cargo from hubs in Europe. The World Logistics Passport (WLP) is an initiative from Dubai’s Customs World, with the support of DP World, Emirates and Dnata. Sultan Ahmed Bin Sulayem, group chairman and chief executive of.

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Wan Hai joins fellow carriers to threaten heavy fines for misdeclared cargo

Wan Hai has joined the ranks of many of its carrier peers, announcing it will fine shippers that intentionally misdeclare cargo contents. The Taiwanese carrier told customers that, notwithstanding any consequential liabilities or damages from a cargo misdeclaration, it would fine shippers, and/or notified parties and consignees, $30,000 per container for misdeclared hazardous cargo, and.

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Mansukh Mandaviya, IMO chief discuss maritime issues concerning India

Union Minister of State for Shipping (Independent Charge) and Chemicals &Fertilizers Shri Mansukh Mandaviya today met the Secretary-General of IMO, Mr. Kitack Lim, at the 50th Annual Meeting of World Economic Forum at Davos, Switzerland. Shri Mansukh Mandaviya Shipping (I/C) and Chemical & Fertilizers with the Secretary-General, IMO Mr. Kitack Lim in meeting at the 50th Annual Meeting of World Economic Forum at Davos, Switzerland.

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Maersk to hike bunker surcharges on soaring VLSFO prices

Prompted by a price surge of very-low sulphur fuel oil (VLSFO) since the implementation start of the sulphur cap 2020, Danish shipping major Maersk has decided to increase its bunker surcharge. “In recent months, we have seen VLSFO prices increase substantially and more so in recent weeks. In particular, VLSFO price in Asia (Singapore) for.

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THE Alliance launches 20-21 network schedule, with fewer weekly services

THE Alliance yesterday published its 2020-21 network, which will launch on 1 April. And despite the incorporation of HMM and its newbuild ULCVs, THE Alliance (THEA) will still lag behind its 2M and Ocean alliance rivals in terms of the number of services and big ships deployed between Asia and North Europe, according to Alphaliner..

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JNPT customs joins Indian crackdown on carrier terminal pricing

Indian efforts to address shipper concerns over a lack of transparency into logistics costs are seeing greater urgency at the start of 2020, threatening to box container lines farther into a corner. The latest move is a customs advisory allowing shippers to bypass carriers while settling terminal handling charges (THC) related to direct port delivery.

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