NEWS

CIFFA e-newsletter: possible cause for delayed shipments

The CIFFA e-newsletter has warned freight forwarders of a new (unexpected) possible cause for delayed shipments. Winter weather has combined with congestion at terminals and backlogs for repairs to produce [...]

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West coast ports are experiencing backlogs

CIFFA reminds that West coast ports are experiencing backlogs and we can expect unprecedented delays in inbound intermodal transits. The recent extreme weather conditions are certainly a factor that has [...]

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Global air cargo may growth 17% by 2017

According to IATA’s Airline Industry Forecast for 2013-17, international airfreight volumes are expected to grow 17% during 2013-2017, expanding at a five-year 3.2% compound annual growth rate (CAGR), 31% of [...]

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Canada announces new and expanded air transport agreements

The Canadian Ministry of Transportation reported last month that new and expanded air transport agreements were made with Algeria, Burkina Faso, Ecuador, Ethiopia, Macedonia, South Africa and Turkey, as part [...]

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North European ports project relatively strong growth in the first half of 2014

North European ports continue to project relatively strong growth in the first half of 2014, despite the miserable results forecast for 2013. According to the Global Port Tracker report, North [...]

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Intermodal traffic has grown 4.7% attributable to gains across the board

The Intermodal Association of North America (IANA) released this week the Q3 2013 Intermodal Market Trends & Statistics report presenting that the total intermodal traffic grew in the third quarter [...]

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Chinese $40-billion investment aims to build canal through Nicaragua to rival the Panama Canal by…

An astronomic investment to build the inter-oceanic waterway to rival the Panama Canal is back on the discussion table between Nicaragua and China. The South China Morning Post, on October [...]

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Panama-to-Suez traffic shift could increase market share to US/Canada east coast ports reported SeaIntel

Canadian Transportation & Logistics – According to research firm SeaIntel,  a shift in traffic from the Panama to the Suez Canal is bringing increased market share to east coast US [...]

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Airbus forecast growth of 4.8% for the next 20 years in the global air cargo…

Airbus forecast growth of 4.8% for the next 20 years in the global air cargo market after years of struggling to recover from the global financial crisis. The growth is [...]

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Senate approves US$6.8bn Valec capital increase to manage Brazil railways

Brazil’s senate has approved provisionary measure 618 aimed at boosting the capital of federal rail company Valec by 15bn reais (US$6.83bn), government news service Agência Brasil reported. The measure authorizes [...]

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