4 Apr 2017
UK/ Europe Southbound Update

Space & equipment continues to be in high demand out of the UK & Northern Europe with many Shipping Lines now not taking bookings out to mid to late April.  As a result of this Maersk Lines are implementing a price increase out of this region in the vicinities of USD100-150 per TEU effective 1st…

 
3 Mar 2017
UK/ Europe Space & Equipment Situation

Currently all shipping lines ex UK & Northern Europe Ports are experiencing larger than normal export volumes which is leading to space and equipment shortages.  We would advise you to allow greater lead times when placing orders (up to 2 weeks additional) to allow sufficent time to book space &…

 
1 Apr 2014
EUROPE - Space shortage for Full Container bookings ex Nth Europe / UK / Med

All shipping lines servicing the Europe - SE Asia trade lane are desperate to increase ocean freight rates on this sector.  Part of the strategy to achieve this is to create a space shortage on what are particularly large vessels.  The lines are achieving this by having blank sailings - where…

 
1 Nov 2012
Airfreight Space / Rates ex Europe

Given the increase announcement for Germany/Austria,  it is likely that this will have a flow on affect from other origin points in Europe - ie Italy, Netherlands / Belgium and France.  Emirates are a large service provider as far as airfreight cargo is concerned from Europe to New Zealand.  Any…

 
31 Oct 2011
USA / Canada Import FCLs - Space Issues

Please be advised for the last several weeks a number of the vessels operating off both the East and West Coast, USA and Canada have been full. We anticipate this continuing over the next 3-4 weeks. With this in mind if you can give us as much forward notice as possible on FCL orders that would be…

 
6 Jul 2010
Space / Equipment

Last year the capacity in and out of New Zealand was reduced significantly as a direct result of the global financial crisis. Since then some vessels have been replaced by larger vessels and this trend will continue. However this relatively small increase in capacity is still far behind the…

 
19 Feb 2010
Seafreight Space ex Europe / UK / Mediterranean

There is a major shortage of space on container ships leaving Europe / UK / Med ports, then for us in New Zealand at the transhipment ports of Singapore / Cartagena. The shortage of space on vessels exiting Europe (mainly for Asia) is unexpected and the reasons not completely clear. Whole…

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