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Monthly Archives: September, 2011

CMA CGM enforces GRIs, surcharges from September

CMA CGM has announced a series of general rate increases (GRIs) and surcharges on several of its routes. Effective September 1, 2011, the new GRI...

World Container Index launched

The World Container Index (WCI), the first Europe-based assessment of container freight rates, went live as scheduled on September 1, 2011, reported Drewry Shipping...

Kerry Logistics opens another Vietnam facility

Kerry Logistics continues its expansion in Vietnam with the opening of a 10,000-square-meter logistics centre in Hanoi. The facility will provide a broad range...

Shippers seek to block liner collaboration in Asia-Pacific

Shippers’ groups are urging regulators in the Asia-Pacific region to ban liner conferences in the same way Europe has, saying collective carrier actions are...

Asia-Pacific carriers reel from cargo demand slowdown in July

Asia-Pacific carriers were hardest hit by a sluggish air freight market, according to traffic statistics for July this year from the International Air Transport...

Jacobson Companies acquires Asian freight forwarder

JHCI Holdings, parent of U.S.-based third-party logistics provider Jacobson Companies, announced its acquisition on August 31 of all of the assets of Singapore-based air- and...

SCTEX hurting, not helping, Subic ports — SBMA chief

Instead of bringing in more volume to Subic ports, the Subic-Clark-Tarlac Expressway (SCTEX) north of Manila has inadvertently caused the opposite and is luring...

PH June imports up 6.6%

Philippine imports grew 6.6% in June to $4.503 billion from $4.225 billion in the same month last year, according to the National Statistics Office. Month-on-month,...

Volatile exchange rate worries Philippine exporters

The Philippine Exporters Confederation (Philexport) said most exporters are “nervous” about the volatile peso-dollar rate. “The concern of exporters is not the United States credit...

PAL union files case questioning Palace decision on outsourcing

The Philippine Airlines Employees Association (PALEA) last week filed a petition before the Court of Appeals questioning the legality of the Office of the...
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