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Bulk eBLs gets a boost as 25 by 25 pledge surpasses its target ahead of time

Bulk electronic Bills of Lading gets a boost as 25 by 25 pledge surpasses its target ahead of time in its first year If we can be of assistance, please do not hesitate to contact Mekongzon. Source

Digital economy/lifestyle creating a world of material waste

The global digital economy and lifestyle is creating a world of material waste as per UNCTAD's Digital Economy Report 2024 If we can be of assistance, please do not hesitate to contact Mekongzon. Source

How good are reefer containers at preserving our fruit and vegetables..??

Learn about the importance of reefer containers for preserving perishable goods and how they maintain freshness If we can be of assistance, please do not hesitate to contact Mekongzon. Source

Braking news !! – FMC slams the brakes on Maersk/Hapag Lloyd Gemini Cooperation

Market InsightsNewsBraking news !! – FMC slams the brakes on Maersk/Hapag Lloyd Gemini Cooperation setting the alliance on the back foot If we can be of assistance, please do not hesitate to contact Mekongzon. Source

Carl Bentzel re-nominated as Commissioner of the Federal Maritime Commission

Carl Bentzel has been re-nominated as Commissioner of the Federal Maritime Commission by President Biden of the USA If we can be of assistance, please do not hesitate to contact Mekongzon. Source

Resilience, tech, talent, sustainability and luminaries in focus at ASCM Connect 2024

Resilience, tech, talent, sustainability, and luminaries are in focus at ASCM Connect 2024 : North America Conference If we can be of assistance, please do not hesitate to contact Mekongzon. Source

UNECE/ICC DSI urge adoption of global standards for trade digitalisation

UNECE/ICC DSI urge adoption of global standards for trade digitalisation in the 42nd Forum of the (UN/CEFACT) in Geneva If we can be of assistance, please do not hesitate to contact Mekongzon. Source

What is the Beaufort Scale and its uses in maritime industry

Article about the Beaufort Scale and its uses in the maritime industry, how to read it, and its impact on shipping.. If we can be of assistance, please do not hesitate to contact Mekongzon. Source

Product Review – Beacon’s Supply Chain Visibility Software

This Product Review series, explores the features, accessibility, and strengths of Beacon's freight visibility and collaboration software If we can be of assistance, please do not hesitate to contact Mekongzon. Source

Is Blockchain seeing a resurgence to digitalise Trade and Trade Finance..??

Blockchain Supply Chain Association releases the first issue of its magazine that explores the topic of blockchain resurgence in trade.. If we can be of assistance, please do not hesitate to contact Mekongzon. Source

Blue lights, slash & grab, strategic cargo theft patterns – 2023 had it all

Cargo theft continues to pose significant risks to supply chains worldwide with complex and sophisticated criminal tactics.. If we can be of assistance, please do not hesitate to contact Mekongzon. Source

Importance of deciding what role you want to play in a shipping or maritime contract

Decide which role you want to play in a maritime contract, an interesting article by Muthu Jagannath of NAU Singapore If we can be of assistance, please do not hesitate to contact Mekongzon. Source

Warehouse Receipts gets its Model Law

United Nations Commission on International Trade Law (UNCITRAL) adopted the UNCITRAL/UNIDROIT Model Law on Warehouse Receipts If we can be of assistance, please do not hesitate to contact Mekongzon. Source

Shipped on Board Date – should it be stamped and signed by the shipping line..??

A shipped on board date is an important date on a bill of lading, especially where a Letter of Credit is involved.. Lets discuss if it should be signed.. If we can be of assistance, please do not hesitate to contact Mekongzon. Source

New treaty could give “negotiable” status to rail and road consignment notes

New treaty mooted by UNCITRAL could give “negotiable” status to rail and road consignment notes same as a negotiable bill of lading If we can be of assistance, please do not hesitate to contact Mekongzon. Source

Experts from South Africa, Taiwan & UK logistics industry added to TT Club’s board

Experts from South Africa, Taiwan & UK logistics industry added to TT Club’s board as non-executive members If we can be of assistance, please do not hesitate to contact Mekongzon. Source

Transnet appoints Grindrod to develop and operate container facility in Richards Bay

Transnet National Ports Authority has appointed Grindrod South Africa to develop and operate Container Terminal in Richards Bay If we can be of assistance, please do not hesitate to contact Mekongzon. Source

What is Liner and Tramp trades in shipping..

This article explains the differences and similarities between liner and tramp service and trades in shipping.. If we can be of assistance, please do not hesitate to contact Mekongzon. Source

Difference between Storage and Demurrage

There are tangible differences between between Storage and Demurrage and here we look at the main differences.. If we can be of assistance, please do not hesitate to contact Mekongzon. Source

Which weight should be declared in a container bill of lading..??

Why is weight an important component in shipping and which weight should be declared in a container bill of lading..?? If we can be of assistance, please do not hesitate to contact Mekongzon. Source

Meet Lex Maritima – the first codification of universal Maritime Law Principles by CMI

Meet Lex Maritima – the first codification of universal Maritime Law Principles by the Comité Maritime International (CMI) If we can be of assistance, please do not hesitate to contact Mekongzon. Source

US East and Gulf Coast labour talks halted over discovery of automation at some ports

US East and Gulf Coast labour talks halted by the ILA over discovery of automation at some ports by APM and Maersk If we can be of assistance, please do not hesitate to contact Mekongzon. Source

“La France l’a fait” – MLETR gains further momentum with adoption by France

“La France l’a fait” – French National Assembly adopts MLETR making France the latest country to adopt this key legislation.. If we can be of assistance, please do not hesitate to contact Mekongzon. Source

“Balance technology with critical thinking and experience”

Shipping and Freight Resource caught up with Abe Eshkenazi, CEO of ASCM as part of the Executive Insights series.. If we can be of assistance, please do not hesitate to contact Mekongzon. Source

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

70% decline in annual ship losses over the past decade – Allianz

70% decline in annual ship losses over the past decade as per the Allianz Commercial Safety and Shipping Review 2024 Source

ASCM CONNECT 2024 announced with Exclusive Formula 1 Promotion

Association for Supply Chain Management announces ASCM CONNECT 2024 with Exclusive Formula 1 Promotion September 9-11, 2024, in Austin, Texas. Source

More digital standards implemented in Q1 2024 than 2023

More digital standards were implemented in Q1 2024 than in the entire year of 2023 as per Thomas Bagge, DCSA CEO Source

Key industry bodies list in Shipping, Freight, Maritime, Logistics, Supply Chain, and Trade

A listing of key industry bodies in shipping, freight, maritime, logistics, supply chain and trade for your reference and use.. Source

Disparity in rates sought and offered could delay TransPacific contracts

Disparity in rates sought and offered could delay TransPacific contracts – Dimerco Asia Pacific Freight Market Report Apr-May 2024 Source

Navigating the Uncertain Future of Green Fuel in Global Shipping Operations

Article on Navigating the Uncertain Future of Green Fuel in Global Shipping Operations and what to do to reach net-zero Source

Stolt incident highlights consequences of lack of data and information sharing

Stolt Tanks incident highlights the consequences of not sharing critical data and information in the container shipping industry Source

Red Sea/Gulf of Aden attacks and piracy and armed robbery information – IMO

Key highlights from the IMO MSC108 session – Red Sea/Gulf of Aden attacks and piracy and armed robbery information Source

Insights into some of the operational challenges faced by container carriers

Insights into some of the operational challenges faced by container carriers – article by Muthu Jagannath from NAU Source

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