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Norway blocks Nor Lines acquisition
10 April 2017

The Icelandic ocean carrier Eimskip’s US$16.6m purchase of asset-light shipping and logistics company has been blocked by the Norwegian Competition Authority.

Maersk to win approval for merger
10 April 2017

The world’s largest carrier is tipped to win EU antitrust approval for its acquisition of Hamburg Sud after agreeing to pull the German company out of some trade routes.

Russia blamed for Argentinean topfruit crisis
10 April 2017

The volume of apples and pears shipped to the Russian market in the first quarter of 2017 was 75% lower than for the same period in 2005.

India readies first mango shipment to Australia
10 April 2017

Australia cleared mangoes imported from India in June last year but shipments did not take place as the season had almost ended.

Record season for Manzanillo fruit throughput
10 April 2017

Table grapes from Chile and Peru drive the rise in throughput for the container port in southern Mexico.

India grape exports on target for record
07 April 2017

Of the 97K MT table grapes exported to date this season, 74K MT have been shipped to European countries.

Drought hits SA avocado crop
07 April 2017

Despite the recent rise in rainfall, the 3-year drought has indirectly affected the avocado yield this season, and volumes will be lower than usual this year.

UNICA Group heads Spanish vegetable exporters
07 April 2017

The coalition of cooperatives in Almeria, Granada, Cadiz and Murcia increased sales revenue by 15% to €172m in 2015.

El Niño to blunt hurricane season
07 April 2017

Meteorologists are forecasting a below-normal hurricane season in the Atlantic due to an expected return of the climate phenomenon.

Export relief for Indian onion shippers
07 April 2017

Shippers expect the three-month extension to the 5% export duty benefit under the Merchandise Exports from India Scheme will boost exports.

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