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Great Lakes shipping season begins with shipment of iron ore

The Lake Carriers' Association announced that the 2017 Great Lakes shipping season began yesterday when the U.S.-flag tug/barge unit Dorothy Ann/Pathfinder departing her winter lay-up berth in Erie, Pennsylvania, and sails to Cleveland, Ohio, where she will initiate the shuttle...

12 December 2019
Categories: Freight News


Asia Pacific airlines air freight demand grew 4.7% in January

According to preliminary traffic figures for the month of January released by the Association of Asia Pacific Airlines (AAPA), international air cargo markets showed a good start to the year. International air cargo demand, measured in freight tonne kilometres (FTK), grew...

12 December 2019
Categories: Freight News


Global container freight index increased again in January

The Container Throughput Index of the Rheinisch-Westfälische Institut für Wirtschaftsforschung (RWI) and the Institute of Shipping Economics and Logistics (ISL) recorded another increase, reaching 124.2 points in January. The Institute notes that, all in all, the index has actually been increasing...

12 December 2019
Categories: Freight News



Strike of the Spanish Port Workers Unions

Dear customers, Axxess would like to inform you that following communications with various Spain Port Organizations, we have been advised that Spanish port workers unions have called a nine day strike starting March 6th. As per message below:

Coordinadora del Mar, UGT,
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12 December 2019
Categories: Freight News