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Chittagong’s BM Container Depot resumes partial operations

"BM Container Depot in Chittagong, where a devastating fire and repeated blasts of chemical-laden co...

MSC teams with Hutchison Ports for new terminal in Rotterdam

"Terminal Investment Limited (TIL), the terminal investment company of Mediterranean Shipping Compan...

Long-term box rates begin to follow the trend set by the spot market

"Long-term box freight rates continue to climb but are finally showing signs of coming under pressur...

China COVID rules make deep cuts in Hong Kong cross-border container volumes

"Hong Kong faces losing all its cross-border container traffic with Shenzhen and Guangdong Province...

July cargo surge along East, Gulf coasts provides no relief from port congestion

"Asian imports landing at ports along the US East and Gulf coasts surged in July, offering no respit...

Maersk kicks off construction of green warehouse in Denmark

"A.P. Moller – Maersk (Maersk) has announced the construction of the company’s first low greenhouse...

DCT Gdańsk buys Konecranes semi-automated RTG cranes

"DCT Gdańsk has placed an order for 10 new Semi-Automated Rubber-Tyred Gantry Cranes (ARTG) from Kon...

Port of Santos terminal bid put on hold for Presidential elections

"The Brazilian government temporarily gave up on putting up a bid for the new mega terminal at the P...

Shanghai Port sees 1.7% decline in H1 container volumes

"Shanghai International Port Group (SIPG) posted a container throughput of 22.55m teu in the first h...

N Europe port congestion eases as demand falls and strikes and holidays end

"A combination of improved labour availability, due to the end of the school holidays and a reductio...

Containers fall from Evergreen ship in Taipei

"Seven containers were badly damaged after falling to the ground as the boxes were being unloaded fr...

Yang Ming settles one FMC complaint, but faces another shipper’s wrath

"Achim Importing Company, a home furnishings company based in New Jersey, US, had, in March 2022, co...

Indian container trade growth hits brakes in July amid slowing exports

"Container volumes at Indian ports somewhat moderated in July month on month, signalling tightening...

Port of Newcastle opens new container service capabilities

"The Port of Newcastle in Australia has ordered two new mobile port cranes, with a reach of 54 meter...

Covid lockdowns return to key Chinese port cities

"Covid lockdowns are ticking up in China again with neighbourhoods in key port cities such as Shenzh...

New road-rail link boosts Prince Rupert’s transloading business

"Monday’s opening of a road-rail corridor that will streamline truck haulage in Prince Rupert withou...

Southern California’s Containership Backup at Lowest Level Since Logjam Began

"The number of container ships headed for the California ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach — a tra...

Container volumes up 11% at Port of Santos

"Containerised cargo grew by 11% in July at the Port of Santos, totalling 440,700 teu at Brazil’s la...

6,000 Maersk containers stranded in Russia after sale of Global Ports

"Maersk’s APM Terminals has divested remaining interest in Russian port company Global Ports, which...

Sri Lanka Receives $2.5M in Interim Compensation for X-Press Pearl

"More than 14 months after the X-Press Pearl was lost nearly 10 nautical miles off Colombo, Sri Lank...

Former Zhuhai Port Chairman appointed as General Manager of ZPMC

"Ou Huisheng, the former Chairman of Zhuhai Port Group, has been appointed as the General Manager of...

First sailing of direct China-Scotland service completed

"The first direct container service linking China to Scotland has docked at Greenock Ocean Terminal...

US railroads reach contract deal with smaller unions

"US freight railroads reached a contract agreement with the leadership of three smaller unions Monda...

APMT sells stake in Russian terminal operator

"APM Terminals (APMT), the terminals business of A.P. Moller-Maersk, has divested its almost 31 perc...

Yangtze export volumes fall as drought, power cuts curb factory output

"Container export volumes have fallen by up to 8 percent along the Yangtze River due to disruption t...

Maersk bets on Malaysia with logistics tie-up

"A.P. Moller-Maersk has teamed up with the Malaysia government, signing an MOU with the Malaysian In...

California Trucking Association’s battle over AB5 returns to court Monday

"The battle over California’s independent contractor law, AB5, and the state’s trucking industry goe...

Rhine levels drop worryingly as more disruption on the way

"Rhine River’s water levels are expected to fall again as dry weather forecasted for the coming days...

SHAKA 2 service - 2nd vessel operated by CMA CGM

The following release was published by CMA CGM:

CMA CGM Group is proud to announce that we will...

CMA CGM, Infinity team up for new train service and container depot

"The CMA CGM Group, in partnership with Infinity Logistics and Transport Ventures Ltd (Infinity), ha...

India looks to cut domestic logistics costs by doubling barge traffic

"Maersk Line is putting a heavier focus on barges along Indian coastal routes as New Delhi calls for...

Hutchison in the firing line if prolonged Felixstowe strike damages UK PLC

"Strike action by Felixstowe dockers is well supported by the wider population because there is an u...

San Pedro Bay ports release final 2021 cargo-handling equipment assessment

"A final report on the current status and overall feasibility of using clean cargo handling equipmen...

Bolloré Logistics completes Lynair Logistics acquisition

"Bolloré Logistics Australia fully owns Adelaide-based Lynair Logistics after the completion of the...

Elbdeich Reederei back for more Chinese feeders

"German owner Elbdeich Reederei ordered has ordered another brace of 1,400 teu feederships at Chines...

New head of Sinotrans appointed

"Feng Boming, 52, has become chairman of Sinotrans in a shuffle of management among China’s state-ru...

Belawan port set for upgrade

"The port of Belawan on the Indonesian island of Sumatra is set for a sizeable upgrade. Indonesian s...

$1 billion CIMC – Maersk reefer deal scrapped

"The proposed $1 billion deal between China International Marine Containers Ltd. (CIMC) and Maersk C...

HICO private venture acquires Bengal Tiger Line

"Private equity venture HICO Investment Group (HICO) has acquired the assets of Bengal Tiger Line (B...

Gothenburg takes lion’s share of Swedish box market

"The Port of Gothenburg has handled 430,000 TEU in January to June in 2022 – a 5 per cent increase o...

SHI lays keel for ZIM’s 1st dual-fuel 15,000 TEU boxship

"South Korean shipbuilder Samsung Heavy Industries (SHI) has laid keel for Sammy Ofer 15,000 TEU dua...

Chile looks for ways to overcome $18bn perishables export crisis

"Exports of perishables from Chile have been hard hit by logistics delays, resulting in significant...

Lidl's ship-shopping pays off as it completes maiden China-Europe voyage

"Lidl supermarket-sponsored, Tailwind Shipping-operated 4,957 teu Wiking last week completed its mai...

Bolloré signs up, but 'more shippers must join us' in sailing ship initiative

"Bolloré Logistics has announced it is joining an ambitious French initiative to carry cargo on mode...

Boxships scramble to safety as Typhoon Ma-on lashes southern China

"Ships have been getting out of Hong Kong and other ports in the Greater Bay Area in southern China...

TotalEnergies Marine Fuels completes COSCO’s first marine biofuel bunkering

"TotalEnergies Marine Fuels has completed the first refueling of a COSCO container ship with sustain...

Clogged US warehouses accelerate decline in trans-Pac spot rates

"The decline in container spot rates from Asia to the US West Coast is accelerating, with the Hong K...

Carriers ramp up trans-Atlantic capacity as rate levels rise

"Capacity on the trans-Atlantic trade increased 12 percent through the first seven months of the yea...

German ports reach deal while Felixstowe dispute intensifies

"German port employers and the union representing dockworkers have reached an agreement on wage incr...

Jeddah Islamic Port doubles volumes with new Morocco services

"Jeddah Islamic Port has boosted trade with Morocco through deploying six new shipping lines and ser...

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