Newsletter – July 10, 2019

  • Newsletter – July 10, 2019


    OCEAN FREIGHT UPDATES

    All cargo on arrested MSC Gayane now back en route – except the cocaine
    theloadstar.com
    MSC has sort to ease the fears of shippers with cargo aboard a vessel arrested by US authorities this week. Read more here.

    US says seized MSC vessel may not be returned
    lloydsloadinglist.com
    The Mediterranean Shipping Co-operated vessel at the centre of one of the largest drugs seizures in US history could be taken by the authorities permanently, US attorney William McSwain has said. Read more here.

    Tropical Storm Barry May Form in Gulf of Mexico Later This Week
    gcaptain.com
    A tropical storm may loom in the Gulf of Mexico late Wednesday or early on July 11 as a low pressure system moves off Georgia into warm waters, gaining strength and threatening offshore oil and natural gas production. Read more here.

    Coalition supports LA terminal’s plans to automate
    canadianshipper.com
    Los Angeles, CA — A coalition of shippers and transportation is supporting a plan by APM Terminals (AMPT), a subsidiary of Maersk, to install electric, automated cargo-handling equipment at Los Angeles Pier 400. Read more here.

    GROUND AND RAIL FREIGHT UPDATES

    More ‘slash and grab’ cargo theft from trucks and ‘inside jobs’ are on the up
    theloadstar.com
    Thefts from trucks remain the biggest criminal risk in logistics, accounting for 84% of cargo theft. Read more here.

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