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$31 billion CPKC deal takes next step as STB review hangs in balance

"Canadian Pacific Railway Limited (CP) has announced it has received the required regulatory clearan...

Boxship damaged after collision in Texas waters

"A cargo ship has collided with Croatian bulk carrier AP Revelin in Port Arthur waters (Texas), leav...

Port of Houston records best July ever

"Port Houston has recorded its biggest July ever for containers, marking the sixth month of double-d...

Ningbo-Zhoushan port sea-rail container volume soars

"Sea-rail container volume at Chuanshangang station in Ningbo-Zhoushan port has exceeded the total f...

Ambitious feeder operator Safeen shifts its focus to SE Asia liner service

"Safeen Feeders, Abu Dhabi Ports’ shipping subsidiary, is moving beyond its original focus on the Mi...

Felixstowe dockers lose overtime and union threatens 'action until Xmas'

"Despite the eight-day strike being due to end at 11pm on Sunday night, the UK port of Felixstowe ha...

Carriers draw up more contingency plans as Liverpool dock strike looks set

"CMA CGM is planning to use alternative UK gateways as industrial action at the port of Liverpool lo...

Rising transshipment flows power Mundra Port’s market share growth

"The Adani Group's flagship Mundra Port has been able to oust long-time market leader Nhava Sheva/JN...

Keppel Shipyard worker’s body recovered after accident

"The body of a worker at Keppel Shipyard in Singapore has been recovered this morning local time (24...

NY-NJ port truckers tepid on Saturday terminal gates

"As ports across the US push for more around-the-clock operations, drayage carriers at the Port of N...

Cosco buying into Hamburg terminal meets political resistance

"Germany’s economic affairs ministry is not as eager as the Port of Hamburg to let China’s Cosco buy...

$4.7 billion in trade to be delayed in eight-day strike at Port of Felixstowe

"The U.K.’s largest container port, Felixstowe, is essentially at a standstill after 1,900 members o...

Dubai carrier rebrands as Marsa Ocean Shipping

"Dubai regional carrier Tehama Shipping Services has rebranded and is now known as Marsa Ocean Shipp...

General Average declared following ZIM Charleston cargo fire

"General Average has been declared by charterers after a ZIM boxship suffered a cargo fire off Colom...

Global Ports cashes in against volumes fall

"Global Port Investments PLC (Global Ports) has published its interim consolidated financial results...

Associated British Ports, Wärtsilä sign deal to digitalise port operations

"Wärtsilä Voyage, part of the technology group Wärtsilä, has signed a contract for a five-year frame...

PortMiami receives $16 million RAISE programme grant

"The U.S. Department of Transportation announced that PortMiami is the beneficiary of a $16 Million...

Port of Abidjan welcomes new crane fleet in Côte d’Ivoire Terminal

"Côte d’Ivoire Terminal has received six Ship-to-Shore (STS) and seven Rubber-Tyred Gantry (RTG) cra...

Newbuild orders at Chinese yards plunge 43.1% in first seven months

"From January to July, China’s newly received shipbuilding order volume was 25.72m dwt, declining 43...

Congestion and capacity shortage in Europe sees barge surcharges soar 150%

"Barge surcharges in Europe have soared 150%, due to hinterland congestion and container transport’s...

India ramps up Russian trade volumes via north-south corridor

"The International North South Transport Corridor (INSTC) in Central Asia has given a major boost to...

China coastal operator Trawind expands fleet with Yangzijiang order

"Chinese domestic liner operator Dalian Trawind Shipping has joined the rush to order new containers...

Port of Oakland approves US$2 million contract for clean energy project design

"Port of Oakland has announced the approval of a US$2 million contract for the design of a new clean...

MSC slides sailings, citing North American port congestion

"Mediterranean Shipping Co. is telling customers that ship departures next month on a host of Asia s...

Yang Ming settles FMC complaint with importer

"Yang Ming has agreed to settle a complaint filed with the Federal Maritime Commission (FMC) by a Ne...

Centerm congestion impact on service

The following advisory was published by A.P. Moller - Maersk: August 17, 2022 – Update 02 In continu...

Hapag-Lloyd to greenify 150+ vessels with Fleet Upgrade Programme

"Hapag-Lloyd is launching its Fleet Upgrade Program to reduce carbon emissions for its vessel fleet....

Mississippi River channel deepened for increased cargo

"The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) has marked the completion of the first two phases of the M...

NWSA suffers another blow to cargo volumes

"The Northwest Seaport Alliance (NWSA) has seen decreased container volumes in July, as the authorit...

Containership strikes gantry crane at Vietnamese port

"China-flagged containership Tiger Maanshan has collided with a gantry crane while mooring at Hai An...

Jebel Ali Port blast caused by crew negligence, Dubai court finds

"A Dubai court has found that the explosion at Jebel Ali Port in 2021 was caused by neglected safety...

PIL chooses WinGD engines for LNG dual-fuel newbuilds

"Pacific International Lines’ (PIL) four 8,000teu LNG dual-fuel vessels at ordered Yangzijiang Shipb...

Ansheng Shipping dips its toes into long-haul waters in tie-up with CULines

"China’s second-largest domestic liner operator, Quanzhou Ansheng Shipping, has assigned 12 ships of...

Drought and power shortages bring crucial factories in China to a standstill

"As container prices from China head south, drought and power rationing has triggered the closure of...

Strike at Felixstowe port set to disrupt dozens of vessels; 33 boxships now affected

"An eight-day strike at Port of Felixstowe in the United Kingdom, which started yesterday (21 August...

Singapore’s Tuas Mega Port to handle 65 million TEUs annually by 2040s

"Singapore aims to enhance and strengthen Tuas Port capabilities with an ongoing plan, which once fu...

Port of Virginia confirms another order of Kalmar eco-efficient hybrid shuttle carriers

"Kalmar, part of Cargotec, will supply 11 hybrid shuttle carriers to the Port of Virginia in the Uni...

Maersk to begin construction of new ​​43,000 m² warehouse in Germany

"A.P. Moller - Maersk will start the construction of a new Flow Warehouse in Duisburg, Germany), whi...

Container traffic increases at Port of Melbourne in July

"Strong container volumes were seen in July at the Port of Melbourne in Australia ahead of the tradi...

New rail service launches between Greece and Serbia

"Thessaloniki Port Authority (ThPA) has launched a new regular service with block trains between The...

Daewoo Logistics opens storage container yard in Busan

"Daewoo Logistics will open a container yard catering to Busan New Port on 24 August, capable of han...

RSGT selected to operate Patenga Container Terminal

"The Bangladeshi Ministry of Shipping has appointed Red Sea Gateway Terminal (RSGT) to operate the n...

SC Ports completes STS infrastructure project

"Some 15 ship-to-shore (STS) cranes are now in operation at SC Ports’s Wando Welch Terminal at the P...

Ammonia power plant receives greenlight for Jurong Port

"Jurong Port, Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Asia Pacific (MHI-AP) and JERA Asia have concluded a deal...

DP World forecasts stable growth as revenues top $8 billion

"DP World has announced strong financial results for the first six months of 2022, although the econ...

Port worker strike starts at Felixstowe

"An eight-day strike has started by port workers at Felixstowe the UK’s largest container port. Talk...

Zhonggu signals intra-Asia ambitions with Sinotrans collaboration

"Zhonggu Logistics, China’s largest coastal container shipping company, wants to expand further into...

Fire in DG hold of Seaspan ship results in 300 boxes damaged

"A fire aboard the Seaspan-owned Zim Charleston has seen the vessel held at the East Container Termi...

Carriers ease rates ex-India as demand falls and capacity returns

"With export volumes slipping amid global demand growth woes, container lines serving Indian trades...

Yang Ming orders nearly 19,000 new containers

"Yang Ming Marine Transport will order 18,600 containers from Dong Fang International Container (Hon...

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