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Cargo Fuel Surcharge Adjustment : 21st September 2017

September 21st, 2017|Categories: News|Tags: , , |

We would like to make our air freight customers aware that with effect from 1st October 2017 there will be an adjustment to the cargo fuel surcharge in accordance with the CAD announcement on 13th September 2017. The fuel surcharge for ex-Hong Kong cargo will be: Long Haul To North and South America  -             HKD0.7/kg To [...]

Finalist at the Global Freight Awards : 18th September 2017

September 18th, 2017|Categories: News|Tags: , , , |

We are proud to be listed as a finalist at this year's Global Air Freight Awards in the Global Air Freight Solutions Provider of the Year Category. This year has seen significant development in our global air product led by our newly appointed Global Air Freight Director, Lee Alderman-Davis. Lee states, "Our success is driven by [...]

Flooding in Karachi : 1st September 2017

September 1st, 2017|Categories: News|Tags: , , |

Major thunderstorms in Karachi, since Wednesday evening, has caused flooding to most of the city and heavy rain is forecast to continue throughout today. This has caused limitations to the movement of people whereby shipping lines and airlines were not operating yesterday as employees were not been able to reach their offices and minimal staff [...]

The BRICS Annual Summit 2017 : 18th August 2017

August 18th, 2017|Categories: News|Tags: , |

From the 3rd to 5th September China will host the ninth BRICS annual summit in the southeastern coastal city of Xiamen, where the heads of state from multiple member countries will attend with their visiting delegation. As part of the planning for the event, China’s government will be tightening security measures and traffic controls, along [...]

Alderman-Davis to lead Global Air : 2nd August 2017

August 2nd, 2017|Categories: News|Tags: , , , |

Three years ago Ligentia took an ambitious step forward in the global air freight market. Through significant investment in a new, experienced air team and a HM Customs approved warehouse at Heathrow, we have continued to drive our air division forward successfully. As the global air freight market thrives, this year we have focused on streamlining our air operations, strengthening [...]

Asia-Europe Trade Market Update : 27th July 2017

July 27th, 2017|Categories: News|Tags: |

Capacity All three carrier Alliances continue to report relatively strong demand for North European capacity but the FAK rate levels in early July fell short of initial predictions indicating demand was below the carriers' initial expectations and forecast. Booking activity is however now increasing through mid-July as retailers and their suppliers begin the long run-in [...]

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Chittagong Port Surcharge to hit Australian Exports : 6th July 2017

July 6th, 2017|Categories: News|Tags: , , |

Congestion at the Chittagong port is reaching critical levels with all shipping lines stating terminals are heavily impacted, with vessels waiting an additional 7 to 10 days on average above the normal berth wait times. These delays stem from lower yard productivity due to heavily congested terminal yards.  As a result feeder operators on this trade [...]

Cyber Attack – APM Terminal at Nhava Sheva : 6th July 2017

July 6th, 2017|Categories: News|Tags: , , |

The operational system of APM Terminal, one of the four terminals at Nhava Sheva in Mumbai, was affected by the recent cyber attack. The terminal is facing serious issues with their IT systems, which is impacting terminal operating systems and emails. Unfortunately these issues have led to all operational activity at the terminal coming to [...]

Further Congestion at Chittgong Port : 3rd July 2017

July 3rd, 2017|Categories: News|Tags: , , |

We would like to advise our customers that normal operations within the majority of the largest terminals at Chittagong Port have remained suspended since June 25th following a container vessel caused severe damaged to two of its gantry cranes during her berthing at a jetty. Please find below the latest update on the port situation: [...]

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Implementation of Goods and Service Tax in India : 3rd July 2017

July 3rd, 2017|Categories: News|Tags: , , |

A Goods and Service Tax (GST) will be implemented across India from 1st July 2017. The GST will replace the current tax structure of differential rates across 29 states and replace various indirect taxes including duties (e.g. excise and service taxes) and state levies (e.g. value added tax, entry and luxury tax), the standard rate will [...]

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