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Supply Chain Disruptions Continue to Plague Australian Container Ports

Image Credit: The Maritime Executive Repost: According to a report from the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC), the COVID-19 pandemic, and other developments, have continued to cause significant congestion and delays in the container freight supply chain in Australia throughout 2021–22. The report cited three factors that have exacerbated …

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North Korea Ships Engage In Nationality Laundering, Says South Korea

Repost: A North Korea-flagged ship, Wol Bong San, previously accused of illegal transshipment, was spotted near the Busan Port and the authority identified nine GPS signals over three hours on October 25, 2021. However, the South Korean government was not aware it was a blacklisted ship until the annual parliamentary …

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Ports Bulk Up Their Ro-Ro Facilities in Anticipation of Better Days

Image Credit: Maritime Executive Repost: The marine cargo industry continues to be rocked by the global pandemic, supply chain issues, fluctuating rates, fuel costs, port congestion and the Russia/Ukraine war that has no immediate end in sight. When normalcy in the industry will return is anyone’s guess, but hopefully – …

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