Container shipping spot freight rates on the chief east-west trades turned a corner this week, with near double-digit gains on the transpacific and ;Asia-North Europe headhaul legs. After the best part of a year in the rate doldrums, transpacific carriers were finally delivered some pre-Christmas cheer as the Asia-US west coast spot rate rose 9.7% on last week to end the week on $1,183 per feu. A similar rise was seen on routes to the east coast, which saw a 9% increase to $1,967 per feu.
So now we know what is going to happen in the aviation sector once the UK departs the EU in 2019: it will, overnight, be considered a ‘third country’ and none of its airlines will be allowed to operate into, out of, or within the bloc unless they have obtained EU operating licences, reports Air Transport World. “The operating licences granted to airlines by the UK CAA will no longer be valid EU operating licences.
The US National Transportation Safety Board yesterday released its report into the sinking of Tote’s El Faro containership in October 2015 en route from Jacksonville to San Juan in Puerto Rico. All 33 crewmembers and passengers drowned, and the report is not the faint-hearted. The NTSB places most of the blame on the captain’s poor decision-making and a lack of oversight on the part of the shipping line.
Muck Rack makes it simple to find people, tweets, or articles that mention any name, keyword, company, hashtag etc. We've compiled this guide to help you make the most of your search.
Selecting a term
Start searching tweets, articles from media outlets, articles mentioned in tweets, journalists'
names, titles and bios with some suggested searches:
Companies or Topics (e.g. iPhone, Microsoft)
Phrases (e.g. "cloud computing") — use quotes to keep the terms together
Twitter handles (e.g. @username) — returns those who have mentioned or replied to
Names (e.g. "David Pogue")
Hashtags (e.g. #sxsw, #london2012)
Bio details (e.g. vegan, Olympics, father)
Muck Rack's Advanced Search allows for many boolean operators.
Find results that mention multiple specified terms, use AND or
+. For example, ensure each result contains both Elon Musk and Mark Zuckerberg by
searching Musk AND Zuckerberg or Musk + Zuckerberg.
Use the operators OR or , to broaden your search when you'd like either of
multiple terms to appear in results. (This is the default behavior of our search when no operators
are used). For example, results will contain either cake or cookie by searching cake OR cookie or cake,cookie
Use NOT or - to subtract results from your search. For
example, searching Disney will yield results about the Walt Disney Company as well as Walt Disney
World Resort. To exclude mentions of Disney World, search for Disney -World or Disney
When using one of these operators with a phrase, enclose it in quotation marks. For example, you can
find results about smartphones excluding Apple's iPhone 4S by searching smartphone -"iPhone
Exact case matching or punctuation
If you're searching for a brand name or keyword that relies on specific punctuation marks or capitalization, you can
find results that match your exact query by adding matchcase: before the keyword you're searching for, like matchcase:E*TRADE .
Use parentheses to separate multiple
boolean phrases. For example, to find journalists talking about having fun in Disney World or
Disneyland, search for ("disney world" OR disneyland) AND fun.
An asterisk can be used to search for any variation of a root word truncated by the asterisk. For example, searching for admin* will return results for administrator, administration, administer, administered, etc.
A near operator is an AND operator where you can control the distance between the words. You can vary the distance the near operation uses by adding a forward slash and number (between 0-99) such as strawberries NEAR/10 "whipped cream", which means the strawberries must exist within 10 words of "whipped cream".