Ocean Shipping Update

Importers are facing an unprecedented combination of market conditions as they enter the last two months of 2020, ahead of the traditional pre-Chinese New Year peak shipping season. With a continuing traffic boom following this year’s initial Covid-19 related slowdown, severe container equipment shortages, ongoing ocean capacity constraints, blank/cancelled sailings, vessel scheduling delays, port congestion, and…

Delmar Introduces Expedited 15-day VIP Sea-Truck Service from Shanghai to Montreal & Toronto for Urgent PPE Shipments

Delmar is pleased to introduce a new VIP Sea–Truck Service for urgent PPE shipments into Canada. This solution is a cost-efficient alternative that complements our existing air charter and regular airfreight services for urgent PPE shipments. The service features are: Guaranteed booking and space for PPE shipments. Late gate cut-off for scheduled weekly sailings on Wednesdays. 10-day transit to…

Canada – Container Terminal & Rail Service Update

Canadian ocean freight terminals both on the West Coast, as well as East Coast, are currently experiencing longer than normal dwell times. Numerous factors including port congestion and bad weather conditions at Northern China Ports of Shanghai, Qingdao and Ningbo have led to vessel departure and arrival delays ultimately resulting in missed berthing windows at…