Mali: Strike to cause delays

The National Union of Workers of Mali (UNTM) announced, on Tuesday evening, a 72-hour general strike of workers in the public and private sectors throughout the country. Malian Customs is at a standstill, blocking all operations. The stoppage, scheduled between 9 and 11 January 2019 could be renewed if no dialogue is initiated with the government. Additional charges (storage, demurrage, etc.) are to be expected.

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Cambodian container traffic sees solid growth

Container traffic at Cambodia’s main ports increased significantly in 2018, according to port authorities. The number of containers handled at Sihanoukville Autonomous Port, the nation’s only deep-sea port, increased by 16.9 percent, reaching a total of 537,107 TEU by the end of 2018.

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Container terminals still ‘solid, profitable business’

The global container terminal industry is expected to “remain a very solid, profitable business” this year with a throughput of more than 800 million TEUs generating earnings before income, taxes, depreciation and amortization in excess of $25 billion, according to Drewry Shipping Consultants.

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8 executive moves that will impact air cargo in 2019

It’s a new dawn, it’s a new day… It’s a new CEO? Now that 2019 has arrived, Air Cargo World is looking back one more time to see which of the recent executive moves in 2018 will likely have the greatest impact on the transformation of airfreight logistics in the new year.

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Sudan: Protests to cause delays

AGS Sudan wishes to inform its colleagues and partners that due to ongoing protests in Sudan, and especially in Khartoum, our operations are expected to slow down until Wednesday, 09 January 2019.

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Gabon: Tense political situation to cause delays

“AGS Gabon wishes to inform our colleagues and partners of possible delays following an attempted coup that took place on Monday morning in Gabon.
The situation appears to be under control at the moment and troops have been deployed, but the situation remains unstable. Please note that operations at our Gabonese branches will be affected.”

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