Jakarta Demonstration: 28th November 2016

November 28th, 2016|Categories: News|Tags: , , |

Following a review of several news sources, we are expecting there to be a demonstration in Jakarta on 2nd December 2016. The rally aims to call for the arrest of incumbent Jakarta Governor Basuki "Ahok" Tjahaja who had been named a suspect in an alleged blasphemy case. The Confederation of Indonesian Workers Unions (KSPI) is [...]

BIFA finalist 2016: 21st November 2016

November 21st, 2016|Categories: News|Tags: , |

We're proud to have been listed as a finalist in the Supply Chain Management Award category, of the BIFA Freight Service Awards 2016. This year we have been recognised for the dedication and innovative thinking of the Ligentia team in continuously supporting and improving the supply chain operations of the global organisation, Mayborn Group, [...]

Ligentia features in Forwarder: 21st November 2016

November 21st, 2016|Categories: News|Tags: , , , |

Ligentia features in the October Edition of Forwarder We are delighted to see our very own Air Director, Lee Aldeman Davis, featured in the October edition of Forwarder. Within the 6 page 'Move It Like' article Lee offers a broad introduction to Ligentia's unique customer focused approach allowing the reader to gain an understanding of [...]

K Line, MOL and NYK announce a JV: 1st November 2016

November 1st, 2016|Categories: News|Tags: , |

The three Japanese firms, Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha (K Line), Mitsui OSK Lines (MOL) and Nippon Yusen Kaisha (NYK), have announced plans for a joint venture, stating their decision to integrate came on the back of low oil prices, sluggish cargo demand, oversupply of trade capacity, and container freight rates at historic lows. “Container shipping will [...]

Office Closure in India: 1st November 2016

October 19th, 2016|Categories: News|Tags: |

Please note that there will be closures for EFL offices in India this month, please see further details below: 1st November 2016 - Kannada Rajyothsava - EFL Bangalore 14th November 2016 - Guru Nanak Birthday - EFL Delhi/ Moradabad/ Ludhiana If you have any specific questions or concerns regarding individual consigments, please contact your designated account manager. [...]

Office Closure in Bangladesh: 10th October 2016

October 10th, 2016|Categories: News|Tags: , |

  The current position is that the strike is called off until the 13th October pending further discussions and a technical advisory committee has been formed to review the demands of the truckers. This committee will provide a final report to the Government by the 13th October and a further meeting is then scheduled [...]

Strike Disruption in Bangladesh: 5th October 2016

October 5th, 2016|Categories: News|Tags: , , , |

Customers may be aware that there is an ongoing dispute in Bangladesh between the authorities and the trailer/truckers association that has lead to various wildcat strikes over the past few days.  This has lead to significant disruption in moving containers through the main exit port at Chittagong and container exports have missed feeder vessels as [...]

Passenger Flight Cancellation: 3rd October 2016

October 3rd, 2016|Categories: News|Tags: , |

Due to the introduction of the new Air Traffic Management System (ATMS) there will be a passenger flight cancellation from 30th October to 26th November 2016. Airlines in Hong Kong have been asked by the Civil Aviation Department (CAD) to reduce their passenger flight schedules by 10% from 30th October to 26th November 2016. Although the freighter [...]

NEW Road Regulations in China: 28th September 2016

September 28th, 2016|Categories: News|Tags: , , |

The Chinese Government has introduced a new road regulation that limits the dimension and weight of trucks however at this time there are rumours that the restrictions on standard containers may be lifted. Currently our team at origin have confirmed that none of our customer shipments have been impacted by these changes and we will [...]

Felixstowe Port Congestion Update: 28th September 2016

September 28th, 2016|Categories: News|Tags: , , |

In recent months the port's container storage yard has become over-full due to a number of unforseen events including, the demise of Hanjin Shipping leading to over 10,000 TEU stranded empties on the port with little prospect of immediate evacuation and an imbalance between inbound and outbound container flows. Despite a 5% increase in labour [...]

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