Road Freight on the move
A Vessel with a Panamax classification is one that can use the Panama Canal between the Atlantic and the Paciic Oceans. Vessels that are too big to fit through the locks on the canal are known as post-Panamax.
The maximum vessel size is determined by the locks which were installed when the 83 kilometre canal was completed in 1914 and will fit vessels up to 274 metres long and 32 metres wide.
The Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi visited Sweden last week for trade talks. A Nordic-Indian summit took place with the leaders of Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway, Modi and Löfven, the Prime Minister of Sweden. Sweden has been courting India recently, ...Read More
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Following last year’s trial services (China to London and London to China), on April 10 the first scheduled freight service from DP World’s London Gateway terminal to the Duisburg freight hub in Germany departed. The load included containers destined for ...Read More
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Exports of Burgundy rose 0.7% by volume in 2017 versus 2016. The lack of Chablis and Petit Chablis hampered further gains as, if Chablis is removed from the equation, exports of Burgundy by volume rose 6%. Exports by value rose ...Read More
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European Union imports of fruit and vegetables from non-EU countries reached 15.5 million metric tons (MT) in 2017, representing an increase of 5%. Spain’s Federation of Fruit, Vegetable, Flower and Live Plant Grower Exporter Associations reported 13.3 million MT of ...Read More
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