A new type of bulk carrier with a capacity of 88 thousand tons in the Japanese shipyard

The new type of bulk carrier

The Japanese shipyard Tsuneishi Shipbuilding has gain orders for a new type of bulk carrier with a capacity of 88 thousand tonnes. Details of the ordering part, as well as the transaction itself, including the number of vessels and delivery times, have not been disclosed. Due to the coronavirus and the very difficult situation on …

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Rail traffic between the Port of Duisburg and Wuhan resumed

The coronavirus and restrictions implemented to fight with the pandemic have affected many industries. It has disturbed the supply chain, forcing a part of the transportation of goods to halt. As the COVID-19 subsides in China, many businesses have resumed work. Even Wuhan, considered to be the epicenter of the coronavirus, has reconnected with the …

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FMC teams against coronavirus problems

FMC teams

The pandemic has brought significant changes in the global shipping industry. The Federal Maritime Commission (FMC) decides to deal with problems and announced that they would create a supply chain innovation team. This will help with the ocean shipping challenges related to the COVID-19 outbreak. What is The Federal Maritime Commission? FMC is an independent …

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Chinese shipyards slash prices on new ships

FMC teams

While the rest of the world maintains coronavirus-related restrictions, China is gradually lifting them. Many factories have already resumed work, hoping to return to the pre-pandemic production level. Chinese shipyards especially find themselves in a difficult situation. To attract more orders, Chinese shipyards are slashing prices on new ships. Chinese shipyards slash prices on new …

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MSC’s comment on the COVID-19 situation

Many industries have been affected by the outbreak of the COVID-19. It has disrupted the global supply chain, causing losses to many companies. What do they have to say about the situation? How does the MSC, the world’s second-largest shipping line in terms of container vessel capacity, deal with the issue? Check MSC’s comment on …

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Leipzig Airport

Leipzig /Halle Airport is located in Schkeuditz, Germany. It is Europe’s fifth-largest cargo hub and the largest airport in Saxony. Leipzig Airport The airport was opened in 1927. In 2008, DHL established there its freight hub. Hence, the cargo capacity had increased threefold. Leipzig bid to host the 2012 Olympic Games; therefore, the airport was …

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Ship operators in the face of the coronavirus

Companies rely on a global network of suppliers to manufacture and distribute products to buyers. However, the COVID-19 pandemic disrupted the global supply chain, challenging various sectors of the economy. The maritime industry suffered heavily because of the outbreak. The growth of maritime transport will be slowed down, and the repercussions of the pandemic may …

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