Day June 6, 2024

South Korea sees container trade growth

In April, South Korea traded 364,900 TEUs of containers with eight other Asian economies, marking a 15% increase from 316,600 TEUs. If we can be of assistance, please do not hesitate to contact Mekongzon. Source

Air cargo heading for double-digit growth in 2024

Booming e-commerce volumes are propelling the air cargo industry towards a double-digit percentage increase in demand this year, although a US crackdown If we can be of assistance, please do not hesitate to contact Mekongzon. Source

TS Lines makes another attempt at IPO

Taiwanese regional carrier TS Lines has made a third attempt at an initial public offering on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange. If we can be of assistance, please do not hesitate to contact Mekongzon. Source

Sponsored: Eltete AirCargoRunners help reduce fuel consumption and emissions

The air cargo industry is relentlessly striving to reduce its environmental impact, balancing sustainability with the ever-growing demand for fast If we can be of assistance, please do not hesitate to contact Mekongzon. Source

Bottlenecks flare in Barcelona as port battles rise in transshipment volumes

As a destination port, Barcelona is being used for transshipment beyond its capacity, something that has increased dwell times and slowed the turnaround of vessels. If we can be of assistance, please do not hesitate to contact Mekongzon. Source

Canada invests over US$35 million to strengthen global trade presence

The Canadian government is investing up to C$51.2 million in 19 digital infrastructure projects to bolster Canada’s global trade presence. If we can be of assistance, please do not hesitate to contact Mekongzon. Source

Air Cargo News Awards deadline extended

The entry deadline for this year's Air Cargo News Awards is being extended by 10 days due to popular demand. Due to a wave of requests, companies now have If we can be of assistance, please do not hesitate to contact Mekongzon. Source

Knock-on effects of unexpected container shortage take aim at North America: analyst

The current chaos playing out in the container market globally doesn’t have to last that long to have some big impacts on North American intermodal, writes Larry Gross. If we can be of assistance, please do not hesitate to contact Mekongzon. Source

Diamond Line and Tarros introduce a new weekly PAE service

Diamond Line is launching a rapid short-sea service connecting Alexandria, Egypt, and Piraeus, Greece to Algiers, Algeria, and vice versa. If we can be of assistance, please do not hesitate to contact Mekongzon. Source

Two-thirds of European green shipping fuel projects at risk: T&E study

Two-thirds of European green shipping fuel projects are at risk, a new Transport & Environment (T&E) study shows. Feel free to contact Mekongzon for inquiry and further supports Source

Barbara Yeninas, maritime communications pioneer, leaves 50-year legacy

Barbara Yeninas, who died May 31, is remembered as a passionate supporter of the container shipping industry, having cut her teeth reporting on the Port of Newark and then launching a well-known communications firm. Source

50 years of trailblazing for Quick Cargo Service

After 50 years in freight forwarding, Quick Cargo Service (QCS) shows that that mid-sized forwarders can still be trailblazers. It wasn’t an auspicious Source

INCOTERM 2020: A Comprehensive Guide to International Trade Terms

INCOTERMS 2020, which stands for International Commercial Terms 2020, are a crucial set of standardized rules created by the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) to govern contracts in international trade. These terms aim to provide clarity and establish the responsibilities… Continue Reading →

Bigger is not always better and here is proof from a port performance perspective..!!

Bigger is not always better and here is proof from a Container Port Performance Index (CPPI) perspective..!! Source

The Economic Impact and Global Significance of the 21st Century Maritime Silk Road Initiative

The 21st Century Maritime Silk Road, a modern-day initiative that mirrors the historical trade routes of the ancient maritime silk road, plays a pivotal role in shaping global trade patterns and fostering international cooperation. This network of shipping lanes and… Continue Reading →

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