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IMO 2020

On 1st January 2020, the International Maritime Organisation (IMO) will implement a new regulation for a 0.50% global sulphur cap for marine fuels. Under the new global cap, ships will have to use marine fuels with a sulphur content of no more than 0.50% against the current limit of 3.50% in an effort to reduce […]
We are very happy to announce our ISO 14001 & ISO 9001 certification in Sweden per 16th of October 2019. Our work towards ISO accreditation demonstrates our commitment to providing a high-quality and consistent service to our clients and our ongoing investments for the enviroment, technology, development, processes and procedures.
Har du lyst til, at vaere en del af et dygtigt team med en professionel indstilling og har fokus på kundeservice, så er du måske lige den vi mangler. Den rigtige kandidat er udlaert i branchen og har allerede samlet erfaring med håndtering af eksport søfragt – både FCL og LCL. DINE ARBEJDSOPGAVER OMFATTER BLANDT […]
We are pleased to announce that Hecksher and Nordic Consolidators are now officially operating as one. The full merger was completed with Sweden 1st of October 2019. We have now 7 offices in total. 4 offices in Sweden. Gothenburg (HQ), Stockholm, Helsingborg and Jönköping. Oslo in Norway, Copenhagen in Denmark and Helsinki in Finland. Our [&helli
SWEDEN’s Port of Gothenburg saw its container traffic reach 560,000 TEU in the first nine months of the year, an increase of 20 per cent compared with the same period last year, and rail traffic was up seven per cent to 283,000 TEU, data from port authorities show. Energy product flows remain consistently strong, rising […]
HONG KONG’s Orient Overseas Container Line (OOCL) – now a Cosco unit – has cancelled the following Asia-Europe sailings in response to anticipated low demand over the Christmas season in North Europe and the West Mediterranean. Thus, the Asia-North Europe Service, Loop 3, the sailing of the 14,568-TEU Cosco Shipping Himalayas (SPY
HONG Kong International Airport (HKIA) has blamed weather conditions for a slight fall in cargo and passenger volumes in September at the world’s number one airfreight hub. It said that the decrease is “due primarily to Typhoon Mangkhut, which resulted in no flight movements for more than 20 hours”. Cargo and airmail throughput wa

Golden week announcement!

Golden week in China from 01/10-18 to 7/10-18 is coming shortly and we would like to prepare all about this in due time. Please expect various carriers to announce blank sailings before/under and after this period and various schedule changes will occur. Kindly contact your Hecksher contact person for more info in order to prepare […]
Rise in bunkering bills needs to be passed on to customers, say lines, with little scope for further deceleration of vessel speeds – the ‘last resort’ for carriers. Container shipping executives have called for the supply chain to share the burden of rising fuel costs, which they describe as an economic hit of the value […]
COMPETITION authorities in South Africa have approved K Line, MOL and NYK Line’s containership joint venture Ocean Network Express.  It means the venture has now received approval from competition authorities in all the jurisdictions in which it will conduct activities and has the all-clear to start operations as scheduled on April 1, the trio s