CMA CGM heaped further misery on the port of Felixstowe this week by announcing it would withdraw one of its services from the gateway. The Epic 1 rotation, which connects Northern Europe with the Indian subcontinent, will instead use London Gateway as its UK port of call.
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OOCL has piled further pressure on Felixstowe, announcing it is leaving the UK gateway while severe operational delays continue to plague the ports IT systems. OOCL said its North Europe-Turkey route (NET) would instead use Southampton as its UK port of call.
In response to growing calls for more hours-of-service flexibility, the American Transportation Research Institute (ATRI) has published a technical memorandum on hours-of-service flexibility. Produced by Jeffrey Short, senior research associate, the report concludes, to no great surprise, that truck drivers who travel during peak times are slowed and that more flexible HOS regulations could not only speed those travel times, but also would not impact the miles drivers cover in a day.
For long-suffering rail customers in the US, further grief is on the horizon. From September 17, those which have to move traffic across Chicago on Union Pacific and CSX will face a costly slalom on nearly 200 routes.
Sanjeev Gadhia, the founder and chief executive of Astral Aviation, an all-cargo carrier based at Nairobis Jomo Kenyatta International Airport, as well as a TIACA director and vice chairman of the African Airlines Association (AFRAA) Cargo Task Force, has made a plea on behalf of freighter carriers for African airports to improve their cargo-related infrastructure and procedures.
We got word today of yet another email spoofing campaign falsely claiming to be from IAM President Terry Head. This one is very brief and asks the recipient to open a fraudulent attachment. Unfortunately, emails like this will occasionally circulate; here are some warning signs that will tell you a message is not actually from Terry…
Four ship-to-shore cranes at Oakland International Container Terminal (OICT) the busiest terminal at the Port of Oakland are 27 feet taller following completion this week of a year-long, crane-raising project.