Author: neil

Shipping Industry Calls for Action After Tutor Sinking in Red Sea

The international shipping industry has voiced its outrage and concern following the reported sinking of the M/V Tutor. One crew member is feared lost. This incident is the second sinking of a commercial vessel by the Houthis, an Iranian-backed terrorist group, since their attacks on merchant ships commenced...

Shipping Companies Brace for a Potential US Strike Impacting Supply Chains

A brewing conflict between dockworkers and their employers on the US East Coast threatens to be the next significant blow to already strained supply chains. Several major shipping companies are preparing for the worst-case scenario of a strike if dockworkers and major terminal companies fail...

Singapore port container logjam worsens as ships avoid Red Sea

Singapore’s port, already one of the busiest in the world, is facing a sustained period of congestion as vessel diversions to avoid the Red Sea push more container ships to the Asian maritime hub. Attacks by Yemen’s Houthi rebels in the Red Sea have resulted in...

Canada Border Agent Strike Action Update

ear customer, Members of the Public Service Alliance of Canada (PSAC) and the Customs and Immigration Union (CIU) announced that they have postponed a potential job action until Wednesday, June 12th as they continue to work towards an agreement with the Treasury Board.A job action would...

Some Shipping Container Costs Hit $10,000

In the rapidly changing world of global trade, businesses importing goods from Asia are now facing shipping container costs that can reach as high as $10,000. This rate, necessary for urgent full-size shipping containers over the coming month, marks a significant increase—nearly double the current...

Canada Seeks to Delay Potential Railway Strike

The Canadian government is taking steps to delay the onset of a potential strike by railway workers at Canadian National Railway (CN) and Canadian Pacific Kansas City (CPKC), according to an official. Last week, Teamsters union members voted in favor of a strike that could begin...