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Independence Day Office Closure

Independence Day Office Closure

Atlantic Pacific’s Chicago office will be honouring the Independence Day holiday in the United States and will be closed for two days this week.

China Calls On Houthi’s To End Ship Attacks

China Calls On Houthi’s To End Ship Attacks

The Chinese foreign minister is reported to have met with his Yemeni counterpart in Beijing this week and subsequently called for Houthi Rebels to end their attacks on commercial shipping.

UK Borders Are A Long Way Off Target

UK Borders Are A Long Way Off Target

A recent study by the National Audit Office (NAO) concluded that the UK’s target of having “the most effective border in the world” is still a long way from coming to fruition.

Christine Kicks Off First BIFA YFN Meet Of 2024

Christine Kicks Off First BIFA YFN Meet Of 2024

Atlantic Pacific Group Director – Christine Nichols – helped kickoff the BIFA Young Forwarder Network (YFN) event in Felixstowe this week, being the guest speaker at the first Anglia Region gathering for 2024.

Houthi Attacks Lead To Abandoning Of UK Ship

Houthi Attacks Lead To Abandoning Of UK Ship

Houthi targeting of commercial ships in the Red Sea has continued this week, with the latest being a missile attack on a British registered cargo vessel, resulting in the crew abandoning ship.

CNY – The Year Of The Dragon

CNY – The Year Of The Dragon

This weekend sees the start of the new Chinese New Year – The Year Of The Dragon​ – Therefore, it’s time to share some facts and information about this annual celebration.

Atlantic Pacific Win BIFA European Award

Atlantic Pacific Win BIFA European Award

Atlantic Pacific Global Logistics were delighted to be confirmed as winners of the 2023 BIFA British Freight Service Awards in the European Logistics category yesterday.

New Regulations For Animal Products Incoming

New Regulations For Animal Products Incoming

Import rules for animals and animal products from the EU will be changing from January 31st.  New import risk categories and rules will be coming in that apply to all imports from the EU and EFTA.

Capacity Issues Return For Asia Ocean Freight Services

Asia Ocean Freight Market Update

Ocean freight rates from Asia are moving upwards day by day since the attacks on container ships in the Red Sea area, with carriers also declaring ‘force majeure’ for shipments already enroute.

Ocean Disruption & Impact On Rates

Ocean Disruption & Impact On Rates

While it’s barely a couple of days since carriers started to reroute whole schedules around Africa, we have already seen an impact on ocean freight rates.

Developing Situation In The Red Sea

Developing Situation In The Red Sea

Following at least two more attacks on cargo ships in the Red Sea on Friday, both Maersk and CMA CGM paused all ships heading through the region over the weekend.

Our Christmas Video For This Year

Our Christmas Video For This Year

Maybe not quite as eagerly awaited as John Lewis, but an Atlantic Pacific Christmas video is now a traditional part of the festive season for us, and it’s time to share our latest version. We hope you enjoy!

Meeting The Young Forwarders Network

Meeting The Young Forwarders Network

Atlantic Pacific Group Director – Christine Nichols – was delighted to give a speech to the members of BIFA’s Young Forwarders Network this week, which was followed by a Q&A session.

Football Meets The London Freight Club

Football Meets The London Freight Club

The recent London Freight Club guest speakers were Stuart Pearce MBE and Unity In Community’s Patron Tony Cottee, who both talked about their fantastic careers.