Sulphur

Ocean Rates will Increase based on New IMO Sulphur Regulation

Ocean Rates will Increase based on New IMO Sulphur Regulation 9/18/2019 The International Maritime Organization announced that the Marine Sector will occur a cap on all sulphur emissions related to international waters effective January 1, 2020.  The Marine Sector is required to reduce sulphur emissions […]

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Update on Trade Lane – Europe to North America

Update on Trade Lane – Europe to North America Significant influences have caused delays and ocean freight increases which have impacted the transatlantic trade lane between Europe and North America. Jan Hansen, North American Trade Lane Manager of Alfons Koester, Scarbrough’s exclusive German partner, was […]

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Air Freight vs. Ocean Freight

What better? Air Freight or Ocean Freight? If you are an importer, you may be asking yourself, when should I ship by ocean or when should I ship by air?  There are many things to consider when making this decision.  Check it out: Transit Time […]

Maersk Line plans to buy Hamburg Sud and Alianca

Maersk Line plans to buy Hamburg Süd and Alianca A.P. Moller-Maersk, the world’s largest container shipping line, has agreed to buy Hamburg Süd, the world’s seventh largest container shipping line, which currently operates 130 container vessels. Hamburg Süd is currently owned by the Oetker Group, which is […]

GRI ANNOUNCEMENT AUGUST 1, 2016

Click to View PSS for August 15, 2016 U.S. Import General Rate Increase for  Full Container and Less than Container Freight Carriers have announced a General Rate Increase (GRI) for North Asia & Southeast Asia to the United States effective August 1, 2016.  Based on this information, please be aware […]

Amazon to Control Ocean Shipping?

Amazon to Control Ocean Shipping? A Flexport Blog has recently announced that Amazon China decided to register as an ocean freight forwarder in the United States.  Amazon China now appears on the list of companies authorized to sell ocean freight services. What does this mean? This […]