RISING COST OF SHIPPING RATES

Breaking News! Ocean freight levels are skyrocketing, particularly on the Far East Westbound trade from Asia to Europe. This surge is due to a mix of sustained capacity demand, blank sailing programs, and an unfavourable outlook on the ongoing Red Sea crisis. A significant week-on-week increase in all major trades was reported on 26th April. […]

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LEADERS URGED TO STEP UP SECURITY IN THE RED SEA

Prime trade associations globally are rallying for increased international support in Red Sea naval security endeavors. This plea, issued via an open letter, has been signed by top-tier trade organizations in the US such as the American Apparel and Footwear Association and the National Retail Federation. At the moment, the main defense effort shielding merchant […]

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TRANSPACIFIC TRADE GROWTH

The Transpacific container trades are witnessing a positive uptick in spot rates due to a powerful combination of robust demand and meticulous capacity management, perfectly timed for the contract season. The Drewry World Container Index, an every-Thursday representation of spot rates across eight East-West container trades, reveals a three-week decline in freight rates from Asia […]

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RED SEA SHIPPING UPDATE DISRUPTIONS TO WORLD TRADE

The recent crisis in the Red Sea, where attacks on container vessels continue to prompt significant disruption in global trade routes, has led to a dire prediction from shipping giant Maersk: This tumultuous situation might persist for up to a year. On January 27, 2024, the tanker Marlin Luanda was set ablaze after an assault […]

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FIATA STRESSES FREE SHIPPING LANES

The intensifying tensions in the Red Sea region have prompted FIATA to call for enhanced global monitoring and coordination to assure the smooth functioning of INTERNATIONAL CARGO and maritime transport. The Red Sea shipping lane, a busy link between Europe and Asia, has been fraught with persistent attacks on commercial vessels, prompting about 18 shipping […]

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Houthi Rebels Attack Again

17 Jan, 2024. Houthi rebels have once again targeted a ship in the Red Sea, this time focusing their attack on a Greek-owned bulk carrier. This incident adds to the escalating tensions in the region. • In a recent operation, the US military intercepted Iranian-supplied weapons that were en route to the Houthis. This interception […]

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Wanganui

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South Africa

SHIPPING CONTAINERS TO SOUTH AFRICA “SHIPPING CONTAINERS FROM AUSTRALIA TO WEST AFRICA” “Freight services from Australia to Ivory Coast and Ghana” “Australia’s best Shipping container rates to West Africa” CALL CARGOMASTER: 1300 767 136 AUSTRALIA-WIDE info@cargomaster.com.au “Over 20 year’s experience shipping cars to South Africa” “Are You Thinking of Moving to South Africa from Australia, […]

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What Is Sea Freight Shipping

SEA FREIGHT At CargoMaster we often get asked to describe different types of shipping services available from and to Australia, other times its left up-to CargoMaster to recommend the best method to move international freight from A to B. Sea Freight Shipping Services are available for almost all types of cargo big and small, from […]

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