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Monthly Archives: January 2024

Red Sea situation latest @ 1st February 2024

The Houthi rebel attacks against commercial shipping in the Bab al-Mandab Strait approach to the Suez Canal, that began in December 2023, shows no sign of ending and all major container shipping lines are taking the 3,500 mile diversion around the Cape of…

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Post-Brexit food checks finally launch

Having previously postponed implementation of post-Brexit food border controls five times due to worries about price inflation and port disruption and the cost-of-living crisis, EU exporters of animal and plant products will be required to present Export Health Certificates from…

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Red Sea crisis; supply chain update 17th January 2024

Houthi rebels in Yemen continue to attack commercial shipping, with a rocket attack on a Greek-owned vessel and a US-owned bulk carriers in the last two days and with container shipping line’ schedules showing Cape of Good Hope routing for…

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3rd January; Suez Canal crisis latest

The new year back in the office has started with the shock of the double-attack on the Maersk Hangzhou on Sunday, which came despite the formation of a coalition naval task force to patrol the southern Red Sea and Gulf…

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