From the beginning of 2007, Maersk Line is to charge an extra $300 for every container travelling from Europe to North America. Maersk said that it is no longer able to sustain rate levels due to increasing cost pressures.
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The “Emma Maersk”, the world’s largest container ship, made its inaugural call at Felixstowe last Saturday.
Freightliner has signed a new five-year deal with Maersk Line. Freightliner reckons it’s the biggest intermodal rail contract in the UK to date.
Freightliner has signed a new five-year deal with Maersk Line, the container arm of the Danish conglomerate A.P. Moller – Maersk.
U-Freight is rebranding its international ocean freight forwarding activities, under the U-Ocean banner.
Buoyant times lie ahead for sea freight operations, says Chris Fahy. For many years regarded as a largely commoditised activity, concerned only with port-toport operations, sea freight is, at last, winning recognition for the crucial role it has to play i
With the increasing cost and difficulty of setting up distribution centres in traditional areas, should supply chain professionals be looking towards ports to take on an enhanced role in the supply chain? James Falkner looks at what schemes are currently
Central to European logistics activity, Belgium, the Netherlands and Luxembourg – the ‘Benelux’ region – is set to benefit from the trend to outsource from China. Within easy reach of Europe’s prosperous consumer population demand for distribution facilit
Dubai Ports World, the state-backed ports operator, have agreed to acquire P&O for £3.3bn.
P&O, the UK’s largest ports and ferries operator has received an approach from Dubai Ports World that could value the company at £3bn.