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Port workers in China jailed for Covid breaches



January 25, 2022 /

It is no secret that the Covid-19 outbreak has had a significant impact on the world, with many countries facing restrictions due to the virus. In China, the Omicron variant of Covid-19 has meant that restrictions have been threatening supply chains. Breaking these restrictions has meant that sentences of up to almost 5 years have…


Dock worker strike in Ivory Coast has been suspended



December 23, 2021 /

Negotiations in the Ivory Coast have meant that the strike that was taking place by dock workers in the country’s two major ports of Abidjan and San Pedro have been suspended after the government have agreed to negotiate a settlement to the dispute. From the 17th to 20th December, both of the ports were blocked,…


Container Devanning: What is it?



December 15, 2021 /

Simply put, devanning is the process of removing cargo from a sealed container. There are a few other terms for devanning, including unstuffing, unloading of the container or stripping. Devanning is also a term that typically comes from the international shipping trade. It’s important that this process is done correctly, otherwise it can damage your…


When should I order a shipment for Christmas?



August 26, 2021 /

Currently, there are many delays within the shipping industry. These delays are likely to affect Christmas this year as the delays, especially at ports, mean that items and goods and shipping containers are taking far longer to reach their destinations than they would usually. This could mean that some people may be in for a…