The Dispatch - 07/01/22

Virus rules hit Hong Kong airfreight just as Cathay freighters limp back into action - The Loadstar

In less than six weeks, Hong Kong has imposed flight bans on 24 routes. The latest affect the likes of Air Canada, Air India and Philippines AirAsia, but Hong Kong-based Cathay Pacific has borne the brunt of these measures.

Virus rules hit Hong Kong airfreight just as Cathay freighters limp back into action - The Loadstar
Things went from bad to worse for airfreight shippers and forwarders in Hong Kong yesterday, as the territory’s government banned more international routes in response to an increase in Covid-19 cases. It announced flight bans from eight countries for two weeks, starting on Saturday, affecting all f…

Sailing into 2022 with wind-powered cargo ships | Canary Media

Use of wind-propulsion devices like towing kites and rotor sails set to double in 2022, experts say.

https://www.canarymedia.com/articles/sea-transport/sailing-into-2022-with-wind-powered-cargo-ships

A New Barometer of Global Supply Chain Pressures - Liberty Street Economics

A little dry this report, but some great information on where the issues are and will be.

A New Barometer of Global Supply Chain Pressures - Liberty Street Economics
Supply chain disruptions have become a major challenge for the global economy since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic. Factory shutdowns (particularly in Asia) and widespread lockdowns and mobility restrictions have resulted in disruptions across logistics networks, increases in shipping costs, and…

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