Buying group takes the DIY approach to Far East container shipping

Following yesterday’s report that freight forwarder Geodis had chartered a breakbulk vessel to move containers from the Far East, German-based purchasing association XStaff said that it had charted the 2,700teu containership Laila from intra-Asian operator China United Lines to move boxes from Yantian in China to Rotterdam and Hamburg. The vessel departed China on 8 February and is expected to arrive in Europe at the beginning of March. XStaff said it was ... [+]

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