ANCHORS UP WEEKLY: OCEAN FREIGHT
Maersk ship loses hundreds of boxes overboard in the Pacific
Another Maersk ship loses 260 containers overboard last Wednesday and about 65 were damaged. Maersk came out with a statement that the ship MAERSK EINDHOVEN faced an engine stop in heavy weather on February 17th while en route from Xiamen, China, to Los Angeles, USA. Maersk has informed that the crew is reported safe but are still figuring out what port in Asia to berth the vessel.
If you have any containers on this ship and are looking for answers, our team is staying up to date on the situation. Once we have a list of those containers that went overboard/damaged, we would be happy to help. Reach out to our team today if you have any questions.
WHEELS UP WEEKLY: AIR FREIGHT
2021 Air Cargo Predictions
2020 brought a lot of unknowns in the transportation industry as well as many other industries. Because of COVID-19, it was a touch year for air cargo and looks like it might be another hard year as we start 2021. Many countries are enhancing their travel restrictions which impacts the amount of cargo flying on passenger aircraft. IATA confirmed that 2020 was the worst year for the industry since 1990.
This will be another important year to make sure you are evaluating your current lanes and options. Are you working with a forwarder who is going the extra mile during hard times? We would be happy to have a conversation with you and see if there are better options out there for your specific needs and expectations.
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