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Post ImageEgyptian Authorities And Owner Of Ever Given Reach Settlement

The Japanese owner and insurers of the massive container ship that got stuck in the Suez Canal in March, blocking shipping for almost a week, have finally reached a settlement with Egyptian Authorities.

Post ImageUK In Talks To Join Trans-Pacific Trade Agreement

The UK has begun talks to join the CPTPP, which would provide a major free trade agreement with 11 different countries.

Post ImageBIFA Reminds Members About Support For Apprentices

From 1 June, employers of all sizes in England can apply for extra funding to help take on new apprentices.

Post ImageRamifications Of Suez Canal Blockage Increase Shipping Rates

After the blocking of the Suez Canal, global shipping is still feeling the effects as shipping rates continue to rise.

Post ImageUK Chamber Of Shipping Announces Maritime G7 Meeting

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.

Post ImageLogistics UK Warns Of Rising Costs

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.

Post ImageOcean Freight Rate Continues To Increase

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.

Post ImageShipping Container Shortage Threatens Supply Chains

A logistics firm is warning that the continuing shipping container shortage is having a serious impact on international supply chains.

Post ImageShipping Industry Calls For New Global Carbon Tax

The global shipping industry is calling for governments to tax its carbon emissions.

Post ImageWhat Is A Free Port?

The government announced in March that several Free Ports, sometimes called Free Trade Zones, would be opening in the UK

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