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Slow boats boost rail option

[ May 12, 2020   //   ]

UK forwarder Davies Turner says that rerouting of several Asia to Europe sailings via the Cape of Good Hope rather than the Suez Canal has boosted business on its Express China Rail service. Much lower fuel bunker prices has seen a sharp upturn in the number of container services being re-routed to avoid the Suez Canal and its transit fees and dues, but adding several more days to transit times.