Asia-Europe Transit Times Increase

Asia-Europe Transit Times Increase

From the end of March, considerable changes to carriers and alliance schedules on the Asia-North Europe route will be implemented, resulting in longer average transit times as vessel sailing speeds continue to be reduced further. The new schedules will mean that the...
Struggling Airline Adds To Capacity Issue

Struggling Airline Adds To Capacity Issue

Following the closure of Pakistan airspace last week, causing delays in air freight movements from Pakistan and Northern India, the capacity issues from the region have been further affected by this week’s much publicised struggles for airline Jet...
Third Container Ship Fire In 60 Days

Third Container Ship Fire In 60 Days

The crew of a Grimaldi vessel had to abandon ship this week, making it the third time in the past 60 days that a container vessel has been damaged by fire.  The ro-ro/container vessel ‘Grande America” was travelling from Hamburg to Casablanca when fire...
India Impacted By Airspace Closure

India Impacted By Airspace Closure

Further to last week’s closure of Pakistan airspace due to rising political tension between India and Pakistan, we are now witnessing ongoing challenges moving air freight from the area, in particular the Northern India. While the crisis has downscaled on the...
Uniserve Management Delivers Innovation

Uniserve Management Delivers Innovation

This years Uniserve Management Development Project came to an impressive conclusion this week, when three project teams presented their innovative solutions for business challenges to the Uniserve Group Board.  The programme was instigated 12 months ago, in...
Pakistan Flight Operations Suspended

Pakistan Flight Operations Suspended

Flight operations in Pakistan have been suspended, and its airspace officially closed, until at least Thursday midnight in the wake of escalating tensions between Pakistan and India. Flight operations at Lahore, Multan, Faisalabad, Sialkot and Islamabad airports are...