Major container lines have announced rate increases for a variety of trades, as detailed below, slated to take effect in August, September and October.
13 Aug 2013
The U.S. and the U.S.-East African Community have agreed to launch formal negotiations on a trade facilitation agreement, according to Michael Froman, U.S. Trade Representative.
07 Aug 2013
Domestic flights today resumed taking off and landing at Nairobi’s Jomo Kenyatta International Airport in Kenya, after the facility was damaged and temporarily shut down by a massive fire, CNN reports.
12 Jul 2013
Kenya’s security agencies have seized two more containers full of ivory, after authorities vowed to increase surveillance at all entry points to the East African nation, Shanghai Daily reports.
24 May 2013
Turkish Cargo will launch freighter services to Entebbe, Uganda, and Kigali, Rwanda, effective June 3, and one weekly flight to Karachi, Pakistan, and Singapore, starting June 5.
14 Mar 2013
Evergreen Line, Hanjin Shipping and Simatech Shipping will join forces to launch the new IDEA service, linking the Indian subcontinent, Persian Gulf and East Africa, starting in late March.
28 Feb 2013
Logistics spending in Africa by manufacturers and retailers (both in-house and outsourced) is set to increase by almost $28.8 billion by 2016, as the size of the outsourced logistics market increases by...
11 Feb 2013
The drop in demand for air cargo services out of China since the start of the Chinese New Year holidays has prompted Saudia Cargo to redeploy freight capacity to Africa to meet high demand in Europe for flowers in the run-up to Valentine’s Day.