Navigating Freight Disruptions

Not again! Shippers are concerned about soring freight rates and transit time disruptions.  What is the root cause and what can be done to mitigate? Many of Noatum’s clients are concerned to see the steep increase in rates over the past

White House Weighs-In on Red Sea Shipping Risks

The continued attacks on container ships passing through the Red Sea by Houthi rebels is now impacting all global trade lanes.  On January 3, 2024, the White House hosted a briefing on the attacks and warned that the higher shipping

Container Lines Divert Vessels after Red Sea Attacks

Major carriers CMA CGM, Maersk, MSC and Hapag Lloyd have announced a pause in Suez Canal transits following an attack Friday against the MSC’s Palatium III vessel by Houthi forces. The Red Sea and Suez Canal provide a critical link between

Argentina’s Currency Regulation Update

Argentina’s central bank has imposed immediate restrictions on foreign currency holdings by commercial lenders, effective until year-end. The rule aims to unwind current dollar holdings, stabilize the peso, and address the anticipated 27% value drop on Monday (potentially 44% under