Xeneta: Small shippers can only hope for lower spot rates in 2022
Facing continual pressure on the container market in 2022, small shippers will be at the mercy of the spot market, estimates analyst firm Xeneta. They can "only hope for the spot market to be kind to them."
US Coast Guard accuses former Maersk captain of sexual harassment committed against a chief cook in 2021. The captain denies allegations but can lose his license, show legal documents. Maersk has already sided with chief cook.
Despite the recently implemented embargo, Russian oil can still end up in EU ports – for instance in mixed products from former Soviet states. EU regulation on the area is still unclear, say sanctions lawyers.