Oman, Iran establish direct shipping service from Sohar

Logistics Middle East

Iran's Khedri Jahan Darya Shipping AG to operate direct service between Sohar and Iran

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Iran suspected of shipping nuclear equipment to Sudan

Logistics Middle East

WikiLeaks cable claims Iran shipped nuclear equipment to Sudan, citing Saudi Arabian embassy

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Container shipping lines returning to Iran in droves

Logistics Middle East

Shipping lines are resuming services to and from Iran en masse ahead of the expected lifting of sanctions

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First European shipping line to set up offices in Iran

Logistics Middle East

Eleven major shipping companies set up offices in Iran, with MSC or CMA CGM expected in next four weeks

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First ship on new Iran-Oman service arrives in Sohar

Logistics Middle East

The first vessel operating on the new direct Oman-Iran service has arrived in port in Sohar

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Petrochem players cautious after Iran tanker incident

Logistics Middle East

Middle East petrochemical traders say Iran's actions unlikely to destabilise petrochemical shipping in region

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Smugglers breaching Iran sanctions at Khor Fakkan

Logistics Middle East

UK ship insurer says oil smugglers breaching US-Iran sanctions at Khor Fakkan

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Qatar calls for Iran-Qatar shipping lines

Logistics Middle East

Official said Doha-Shahid Rajaei shipping lines would help businesses

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Iran launches new container service to China

Logistics Middle East

Iran has launched a new shipping route linking Bandar Abbas with Qinzhou Port in the Beibu Gulf, south China's Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region

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Iran, US and Saudi warships in tense Yemen standoff

Logistics Middle East

Iran sends warships to escort cargo ship into US and Saudi controlled waters off Yemen

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ANALYSIS: Iran agreement a boon for tanker owners

Logistics Middle East

The potential lifting of sanctions on Iran is expected to have a major impact on shipping

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The Iran Sanctions Are Coming for Your Supply Chain

Material Handling and Logistics

Most people—even those whose businesses require shipping products internationally—would be surpised to learn just how many companies are involved in the shipment of one 40-foot container. Of course, privately owned ports, rail carriers, trucking subcontractors, ship charterers and ship brokers, to name a few, are often involved in commercial shipments as well, dramatically increasing the number of companies that might “touch” a single shipment.

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Maersk ship seized by Iran in international waters

Logistics Middle East

Maersk Line says it is working with Danish Foreign Ministry to establish details of seizure

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Iran, Oman seek direct shipping line

Logistics Middle East

Iranian officials underlined importance of relations with Middle East

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US removes sanctions on Iran's premier shipping line

Logistics Middle East

US sanctions on IRISL and several other major Iranian maritime players have already been removed

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Iran keen on re-launching Baku-Anzali Shipping Line

Logistics Middle East

Move hopes to boost ties between two Caspian countries

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Malta has Iranian shipping line HDS in its sights

Logistics Middle East

Malta Freeport is targeting Iran's shipping line HDS as it seeks to re-establish old ties

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MAERSK: Seizure of Tigris by Iran unjustified

Logistics Middle East

Maersk Line says that because it does not own Tigris or employ her crew, the seizure of the ship is unjustified

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Iranian Navy foils pirate attacks on foreign ships

Logistics Middle East

Iran reports that two foreign merchant vessels have been saved by navy from pirate attacks in Gulf of Aden

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UASC announces return to Iranian market after sanctions

Logistics Middle East

With certain shipping sanctions against Iran dropped last week, UASC has wasted no time in re-entering the market

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Alliances, Carriers and Logistics!

Supply Chain Game Changer

It’s certainly been an interesting past few months in the container shipping industry; from the upcoming IMO 2020 Low Sulphur Fuel requirements, Brexit (Yikes!), However, today the container business seems to be more logistical than purely shipping. Nothing, actually, but it’s a decidedly different box ship business today than that of 20 years ago. OCEAN Alliance: COSCO Shipping, OOCL, Evergreen, CMA CGM. logisticsmanagement #shipping #containers.

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Tanker still in Dubai, Singapore deeply concerned

Logistics Middle East

Singapore says it is 'deeply concerned' by the attack on one of its ships by Iran last week, with the vessel now lying in Jebel Ali

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CMA CGM adds Iranian port on Asia-Europe loop

Logistics Middle East

s 11,500 teu Andromeda is expected to call in Iran in August, with the country added to the ship's Asia-Europe loop CMA CGM?s

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China’s Silk Road Initiative to Benefit from Trade War

Logistics Trends and Insights

Even though among the goals of OBOR is to ship Chinese goods to a broader audience, it could potentially result in a large economic trade bloc unto itself potentially leaving the US out in the cold in terms of global trade. OBOR includes several land routes connecting East Asia with Europe via Russia, Kazakhstan, Iran and Turkey with future routes into Africa.

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Freight Rates News December 2015

Freightos

SPECIAL FEATURE: FIVE TRENDS TO SHAPE THE SHIPPING INDUSTRY. First up, no surprises, China slowdown and depressed commodity prices, then the lifting of sanctions on Iran. Shipping is a servant of trade, and trade is driven by consumer behaviour, so understanding how economies develop, evolve and plan for change brings valuable insight of what the maritime sector will look like over the coming decade. Consequently more ships are now idle. Freight Rates News.

Logistics Execs Split on Outcome of NAFTA Talks

Material Handling and Logistics

The Index, in its ninth year, ranks 50 emerging markets countries by factors that make them attractive to logistics providers, freight forwarders, shipping lines, air cargo carriers and distributors. The countries improving their infrastructure and transport connections most were India, Indonesia, Turkey, Egypt, Iran, Pakistan, Argentina and Bangladesh.

The need to know

EFT

At this time of the year, Deng Jinling would normally be welcoming foreign buyers to her vacuum flask showroom or cramming her goods into containers to be shipped to customers in the United States. Sugar shipping rush in Brazil amid COVID surge causes huge vessel logjam. sanctions imposed on Iranian shipping network over proliferation take effect. Rhine water level rises but still too for normal shipping. The need to know from Reuters global network of journalists.

The build-up to Brexit and the state of global trade

EFT

Many UK-bound shipments are shipped via continental ports and airports and will become subject to new Transit controls from next year.

This Too Shall Pass: Retailers Aren’t So Sure

Enterra Insights

According to Wikipedia , the phrase traces its roots Persia (modern day Iran). … Those retailers that have the digital technology to support flexible fulfillment options, such as ship-to-store, order pickup and ship-from-store, will also be ahead of the game.” Since the onset of the novel coronavirus pandemic, “this too shall pass” has been an oft heard phrase. “It reflects on the temporary nature, or ephemerality, of the human condition.

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10 Controversial Freight Predictions for 2016

Freightos

Iran’s sanction removal, agreement on the Pacific Trade Deal ). It’s a bad time to sell for scrap, so more ships are idle. The larger carriers have cooperated more closely through mergers and alliances to help defray the big capital costs of building new ships, and will recoup lower running costs. Kuehne+Nagel, recently revamped its technology to enable online booking for less-than-container load (LCL) shipping. 10 Controversial Freight Predictions For 2016.

10 Vital Supply Chain Lessons from the Coronavirus Pandemic!

Supply Chain Game Changer

And with less manufacturing output there were fewer container ships leaving Asia full of goods meaning activity in ports in North America and Europe would slow down rather quickly. Iran and Spain were highly infected. Borders were closed, air travel curtailed if not suspended outright, cruise ships were quarantined, tourism plummeted, restaurants and theatres were closed, and entertainment and sporting events and leagues were cancelled. Subscribe Here! Email Address.

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China Exports Rebound Even as Western Markets Face Lockdown

Logistics Bureau

The huge build-up of containers at China’s docks has created a major ocean freight imbalance, with a shortage of cargo in US and European ports and a shortfall in boxes needed by Western exporters to ship products to other parts of the world. To gain a better insight into the shipping imbalance and the extent of air freight disruption, we need first to look at the situation as it now exists in China and then refocus the telescope on markets in other parts of the world.

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This Week in Logistics News (April 27 – May 1, 2015)

Talking Logistics

Ports See Costly Delays as Cargo Ships, Volumes Grow (WSJ – sub. US Navy to accompany US-flagged ships in Persian Gulf after Iran seizes vessel (Fox News). As a result, loading efficiencies are improved at both shipping origin and all destinations. My wife and I visited my fourth grade son’s class this morning to see the work they’ve done the past few weeks.

10 Controversial Freight Predictions for 2016

Freightos

Iran’s sanction removal, agreement on the Pacific Trade Deal ). It’s a bad time to sell for scrap, so more ships are idle. The larger carriers have cooperated more closely through mergers and alliances to help defray the big capital costs of building new ships, and will recoup lower running costs. Kuehne+Nagel, recently revamped its technology to enable online booking for less-than-container load (LCL) shipping. 10 Controversial Freight Predictions For 2016.

Strategic moves among logistics providers

Supply Chain Movement

Iran, Islamic Republic of. Eyefortransport is currently seeing major consolidation occurring in the shipping industry and expects to see further moves as logistics providers look to take advantage of e-commerce, cross-border trade and shifting global demand. Fourth release of 3PL Subway Map Europe. Manufacturers and retailers welcome the ongoing consolidation in the fragmented logistics industry.