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After the blocking of the Suez Canal, global shipping is still feeling the effects as shipping rates continue to rise.
The UK Chamber of Shipping has announced plans for a global online meeting with an agenda that will address trade barriers and improving collaboration on green R&D initiatives.
The trade association has warned that the cost of moving goods and services is likely to increase in the short to medium term, as the economy feels the impact of the pandemic.
The last year has seen a large rise in the amount of freight being transported by sea - and the latest data shows the trend continues to be upward.
A logistics firm is warning that the continuing shipping container shortage is having a serious impact on international supply chains.
The global shipping industry is calling for governments to tax its carbon emissions.
The government announced in March that several Free Ports, sometimes called Free Trade Zones, would be opening in the UK
Construction orders for containerships have set new records during March 2021, according to a report in Maritime Executive.
A giant container ship that become lodged sideways in the Suez Canal has caused delays in global shipping traffic which could reverberate for months.