More Shipping Disruptions as China Lockdown Restrictions

More Shipping Disruptions as China Lockdown Restrictions

China has been implementing Zero Covid measures, with immediate lockdown directives, this time with an entire province’s population limited to their homes. Further, with the lockdown  that also means that manufacturing factories have temporarily ceased operations which has a great … Continue reading

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Prepping Cargo for International Shipping

If you are in the business of global trading which requires international shipping regularly, you are probably an expert. But if you are not, then we can offer you some guidance on how to prepare your cargo for international shipping … Continue reading

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COVID-19 Impacts on Sri Lankan Shipments

The world over, the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic have been felt, some strongly than others. Sri Lanka as an island nation, and a shipping and logistics hub in the Indian Ocean, relies on its imports and exports for essential … Continue reading

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Port City Colombo Economic Impact

Port City Colombo, also known as Colombo International Financial City, is being developed by  the China Harbour Engineering Company (CHEC) which is also part of the China Communications Construction Company Limited (CCCC) company. The project is made up five districts … Continue reading

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Sri Lanka’s Electronic Bill of Lading and use of TradeLens

Digitization across the globe has been steadily occurring in different sectors and industries, with different supply chain measures going digital at the company level. Yet, it was only recently that Sri Lanka put to use the first ever electronic bill … Continue reading

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Sri Lankan Trading and Maritime News

In terms of Sri Lanka trading and maritime news, there have been many events which have transpired. Protests have been conducting from different unions that oppose the privatization of the Kerawalapitiya Power Station to New Fortress Energy, which is a … Continue reading

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Ocean Shipping News from Sri Lanka Amidst COVID-19

With COVID-19 nearing the two-year mark, the world over has faced many trials attempting to manage and manoeuvre through the pandemic. One of the hardest-hit industries has been global trade and shipping, with many delays, congestion and industrial actions. Since … Continue reading

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Maritime Sustainability Trends in 2021

The last year has been hard on the maritime industry with the onset of COVID-19 pandemic causing delays and disrupting operations. However, with it sparked the greater need to adapt to changing times, with a greater shift towards digitization ad … Continue reading

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Traditional Versus Digital Freight Forwarders

The concept of digital freight forwarders has been getting more traction in the last decade with more players arriving in the market, making the shift from a traditional freight forwarder. A traditional freight forwarder is defined as a company or … Continue reading

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Air Freight Container Guide

With air transport, calculating the specific weight of the cargo and persons is important as that directly attributes to the fuel and distances. Thus, ensuring that you have your air freight container weights and other specifications declared and regulated is … Continue reading

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