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Delays at the Port of Felixstowe

June 14th, 2018|Categories: News|Tags: |

Please be advised that following the introduction of a new terminal operating system at the port of Felixstowe,  which has not progressed smoothly,  there are ongoing delays to vessel arrivals and the management of containers passing through the port.   The new system, nGen, or Next Generation Terminal Management, has been implemented by Hutchison Ports [...]

General Bunker Surcharge Update: 1st June 2018

June 1st, 2018|Categories: News|Tags: |

It now looks inevitable that an Emergency Bunker Surcharge (EBS) will be applied by carriers in response to rising fuel costs. In the last 6 months there has been a gradual increase in marine fuel oil prices with the key Rotterdam IFO380 index hitting a two year high last week at USD443 per tonne. Whilst [...]