Sea freight: freight rates costs record first drops

Good news from freight rates. It still keeps going on the downward trend of the freight rates cost of container on the main routes of sea freight. After a long period in which costs were increased even to 3-4 times, strongly penalizing, among others, the ports in Campania, at the beginning of this summer the [...]

Ecological transition: shippers are ready, but only if the process will be gradual

The debate still goes on about the shipping ecological transition and the part done by the protagonists of the sector for the path towards enviromental sustainability. During the annual “Assarmatori” meeting, the President, Stefano Messina, talked again about the shippers’ position, not hiding some perplexity: “We are demostrating our preparedness, as shippers, to adjust fleet, [...]

Intermodality: the role of inland port in reducing emissions

Intermodality as the main element in an environmental sustainability and economic strategy of transport. That’s the most taken path to give a tangible breakthrough to cut emissions in this sector. A path involving the italian system of connection port – inland port and that can give a major boost to the strategic growth of Italy [...]

Zero-emission shipping: the sustanaibility that struggles to start

For years, shipowners are working on achieving an ambitious goal, a zero-emission shipping. A goal that cannot be postponed. In this regard, the International Chamber of Shipping (ICS), the main international trade association of shipbuilding industry, has proposed to create a fund worth 5 billions of dollars, in order to finance the technologic innovation needed [...]

Marine transports: the increase prices that worries the food companies

The marine transports, particularly in the south, are taking a heavy hit as a result of the high cost of hiring. The issue of price increases for container handling by sea has already begun to emerge in the second half of 2020. However, while the problem has affected some of the world's maritime transport, it [...]

Door-to-door delivery: cos’è e perchè sceglierlo

Quando pensiamo al termine door-to-door delivery il primo pensiero che ci viene in mente è la consegna di un prodotto al consumatore. Ma spesso le parole hanno un significato diverso in base al contesto. Quando noi di MarFreight parliamo di door-to-door delivery ci riferiamo a un servizio specifico che prevede la consegna completa di un […]

What is causing the transportation sector’s delays?

We've been through restrictions, lockdowns, and infections in the last few months. This situation has had an impact not only on everyone's personal lives, but also on the global transportation sector. There have been numerous delivery delays, particularly for raw materials. We are well aware that logistics and transportation necessitate well-organized actions and procedures, the [...]

Marfreight one of the Leader of the 2022 Increase

Work dedication, company passion, a highly specialized team... these are all factors that lead to measurable results. We are delighted to be named among the "Growth Leaders 2022", an important recognition of the great work done in these years of activity, which fills us with satisfaction and pride.   The ranking, compiled by Statista and [...]

CUSTOMERS CAN RELY ON MARFREIGHT, A SHIPPING COMPANY

Advice, proximity, and presence: all played important roles in our company's history. A nearly ten-year story: we are a shipping house that works as a partner with businesses, assisting them with expertise and professionalism in shipment operations planning. We design and organize all aspects of the transportation chain, from ship management and space guarantee to [...]