OEC Group Industry News

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  • Newsletter - January 18, 2019

    AIR FREIGHT UPDATES Call for forwarders to use UK airports outside of London seanews.com.tr MANCHESTER Airports Group, the operator of the East Midlands, Manchester and Stansted airports, has sounded the alarm that there is the 'real potential' for the UK to lose its standing as an international gateway if it relies too heavily on London Heathrow...

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  • Newsletter - January 17, 2019

    AIR FREIGHT UPDATES Cockpit fire forces Cargolux aircraft to make emergency landing aircargonews.net Cargolux flight CV7303 was forced to make an emergency landing at Kuala Lumpur airport on January 16 when crew reported the presence of fire and smoke in the cockpit. Read more here.  OCEAN FREIGHT UPDATES Maersk starts random box checks...

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  • Newsletter - January 16, 2019

    AIR FREIGHT UPDATES Israel’s Top Cargo Shipping Firm Zim Opens Blockchain Platform to All Clients cointelegraph.com Israel’s largest cargo shipping company Zim has opened its blockchain platform for electronic bills of lading (eB/Ls) to all clients in selected trades. Global shipping news outlet TradeWinds reported the news today, Jan. 14. Read...

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  • Newsletter - January 15, 2019

    AIR FREIGHT UPDATES US government shutdown hits 24 days and starts to impact air cargo theloadstar.co.uk The US government shutdown, now in its 24th day and the longest closure to date, has started to impact aviation. Air traffic controllers, via the National Air Traffic Controllers Association (NATCA), have filed suit against the government, claiming...

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  • Newsletter - January 14, 2019

    OCEAN FREIGHT UPDATES Extreme Congestion at Los Angeles and Long Beach Ports and Increasing Demurrage Charges morethanshipping.com As a result of this unusual period of extreme congestion, thousands of dollars in demurrage and detention charges are being assessed and charged to shippers, bringing overall costs even higher. Read more here. Maersk...

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