Canada

October 4, 2018


Things to Know About USMCA, the New NAFTA

Late Sunday evening, the U.S. and Canada announced that they had reached a compromise in their negotiations to update the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA). The new pact is an alliance between the U.S., Mexico, and Canada (hence the…

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August 15, 2018


Upcoming EID Holidays

Our colleagues in the Middle East have advised us that businesses will be on holiday from August 21 to 25, 2018 because of local holidays in Qatar in observance of Eid Al Adha. Customers should plan shipments accordingly and check…

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August 9, 2018


Drewry Expects Container Throughput to Increase

According to Drewry’s latest five-year container port demand forecast, volumes are set to increase on average by just under 6% a year. This would add 240m teu to global container port throughput by 2022 – 45m teu a year – “broadly equivalent to the size…

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June 18, 2018


Demand for Diesel and Related Fuels May Surge

A surge in demand is coming for diesel and related fuels as shipping companies close in on a deadline to reduce sulfur emissions, according to Transport Topics. The International Maritime Organization in London is requiring all marine fuel to be…

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