China: Lockdown End To Impact Capacity?

China: Lockdown End To Impact Capacity?

China: Lockdown End To Impact Capacity?   As Shanghai seemingly approaches the end of its lockdowns, there are rising concerns that a flood of exports are likely to squeeze capacity once more. Following the heavy restrictions on the public, transport, and...
Asia: Record High Voyage Delays

Asia: Record High Voyage Delays

Asia: Record High Voyage Delays   A recent industry report, looking at the latest Asia-Europe round-trip voyages, has concluded that the average vessel loop is arriving back in China 20 days late. The report measured the three carrier alliances and suggested the...
Important Customs Changes For CDS

Important Customs Changes For CDS

Important Customs Changes For CDS   The UK government have been making changes to the customs process, with the Customs Declaration Service (CDS) due to replace the current CHIEF platform as the system for submitting import and export declarations. It is...
We’ll Be Closed For Bank Holiday

We’ll Be Closed For Bank Holiday

We’ll Be Closed For Bank Holiday   Monday 2nd May provides us with another bank holiday, with the UK currently in the middle of a run of five public holidays in seven weeks. Following the Good Friday and Easter Monday bank holidays, this coming Monday is...
Asia: Carriers Blanking May Sailings

Asia: Carriers Blanking May Sailings

Asia: Carriers Blanking May Sailings   Carriers from the shipping line alliances are currently introducing further blanked sailings for May, in what looks to be an attempt to align with falling demand. Export volumes from China are plummeting, due to Chinese...
Shanghai Impacting Other Airports

Shanghai Impacting Other Airports

Shanghai: Impact Reaching Other Airports   Shanghai has entered its fourth week of lockdown, which is creating knock-on affects and backlogs for many other Chinese airports. Despite recent attempts to ease the lockdown, the number of cases in the city have...