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Weissman is the new president of Long Beach Commission

"Harbor Commission vice president Sharon L. Weisman has been elected board president to lead the Lon...

Long-term freight rates for Australia and New Zealand imports hit record levels

"The average of all long-term freight rates in Australia and New Zealand imports reached new highs i...

Electric truck initiative launches at Port of Baltimore

"RoadOne IntermodaLogistics announces the launch of a national electric truck pilot sustainability i...

PMA and ILWU reach tentative agreement on health benefits, negotiations continue on other issues

"The International Longshore and Warehouse Union (ILWU) and the Pacific Maritime Association (PMA) h...

Complaints flowing in after FMC adjusts submission process

"Shippers have already filed a handful of charge complaints against ocean carriers now that new ocea...

GPA extends truck hours amid growing vessel backlog

"With nearly 265,000 containers on the water destined for Savannah — and a record 40 vessels already...

CMA CGM Group finalises GEFCO acquisition

"CMA CGM Group has received European Union competition authorities approval and will be in a positio...

Port Houston continues record-breaking container volume run

"June container volume at Port Houston showed double-digit growth, totaling 323,823 TEU, an 11 per c...

DFDS expands Irish reach with Lucey Transport Logistics buyout

"DFDS has acquired 100 per cent of the share capital of Lucey Transport Logistics Ltd based in Dubli...

NWSA TEU volumes down 4 per cent

"Reduced vessel calls in June—due to congestion in other ports and ongoing service suspensions—negat...

Maersk completes first Indo-Bangladesh inland box feeder route

"Maersk has successfully completed the first India-Bangladesh cross-border logistics of containerise...

Port Everglades sets May, June cargo records

"Port Everglades exceeded its record May and June cargo volumes thanks to new ocean shipping service...

Ghana begins construction of $200 million inland marine port

"Ghana has began construction of a $200 million inland marine port to lift pressures with transporti...

Privatisation postponed – Port of Itajaí, Brazil

"The planned privatisation of the Port of Itajaí, on Brazil’s north coast of Santa Catarina, has bee...

Port of Oakland resumes operations

"Port of Oakland has announced that its marine terminals have resumed operations since Saturday, 23...

DSME reaches compromise with striking workers

"Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering's subcontracted workers and the shipbuilder's manageme...

HMM orders three feeders at Hyundai Mipo

"South Korea’s Hyundai Mipo has received an order from compatriot HMM for three 1,800 teu gearless f...

Seafarers on edge as monkeypox declared a global public health emergency

"Seafarers around the world are bracing for possible further inconveniences from port states in the...

BNSF, UP metering inland containers from LA-LB

"BNSF Railway and Union Pacific Railroad are metering how many ocean containers they haul from the p...

West Coast ports reduce idling vessels as container supply increases

"The queue of vessels waiting to unload goods at the Port of Los Angeles, North America’s busiest co...

SAECS Service enhancement: Addition of port Tangier | removal of Algeciras Northbound

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CSP Abu Dhabi joins with Midea to build overseas warehouse transit centre in Middle East

"COSCO-owned CSP Abu Dhabi has signed an agreement with Midea Group on the joint construction of an...

Rotterdam container volumes dip due to Russia conflict

"Container flows at the Port of Rotterdam have dipped for the first half of the year as a result of...

'Lines banging on our door' as spot rates tumble and peak season disappoints

"Container spot rates from Asia to Europe and the US are coming under increased pressure, as the pea...

CMA CGM increases ocean freight rate discounts after government pressure

"CMA CGM is to introduce even bigger discounts in ocean freight rates and broadened its scope, in re...

Shipping lines begin to relax freight rules for Ukraine with 'trusted partners'

"Shipping lines handling Ukrainian cargo are beginning to loosen the terms on which freight can be t...

Shifl’s predictions show dramatic retreat in spot rates

"According to early indications from SHIFEX, the freight rate index by the digital freight forwardin...

China’s Yangpu port to undergo expansion

"Yangpu port in China's Hainan island will expand its container handling capacity with the construct...

Vostochnaya Stevedoring Company opens new vehicle entry gate facility

"Vostochnaya Stevedoring Company (VSC), part of Global Ports Group, located at the port of Vostochny...

Sea Lead adds three industry veterans to commercial team

"Sea Lead has announced the recent appointment of Bernd Meyer as global director, sales and business...

Partially reopened Oakland terminals face threat of cargo loss

"Oakland’s four container terminals were partially open Friday, with longshoremen working vessels bu...

Landside bottlenecks limiting West Coast marine terminal capacity

"Trans-Pacific container lines are adding 20 percent more capacity to the West Coast through Septemb...

Genoa container terminal orders retrofit package for Konecranes Noell RTGs

"Bettolo S.r.l. has ordered a new automation system, gantry anti-collision, a new diesel engine and...

HAROPA Port reports contrasting cargo flows in half-year results

"HAROPA Port has presented half-year results that improve overall on the first half of 2021. Contain...

ONE boosts NYK, K Line, MOL earnings outlooks

"The performance of container carrier Ocean Network Express (ONE) has led owners Nippon Yusen Kabush...

ONE vessel delayed as Covid supply chain impact continues

"Much of the world may have moved into a post-pandemic phase but Covid continues to wreak havoc on t...

Maersk receives first newbuild for three years, and opts for scrubber-fitted

"After a three-year hiatus, Maersk has received its first newbuild ULCV with the charter of the scru...

Discharge of damaged boxes on APL Vanda under way at Djibouti

"CMA CGM has advised that, in addition to the 55 containers lost overboard in heavy weather, a furth...

APM Terminals MedPort Tangier to reduce CO2 emissions

"The investment for the APM Terminals MedPort Tangier expansion is in line with APM Terminals' globa...

Two containers with same number detected in Chittagong port

"The Chittagong Port Authority (CPA) has detected two containers with the same number in its yards....

K-sure to insure funding for MSC’s LNG-fueled ships at Hyundai Samho

"Korea Trade Insurance Corporation (K-sure) said on 21 July that it will provide credit insurance of...

Vessel backlog grows in Oakland amid ongoing AB5 trucker protests

"Vessels were backing up at anchor off the Port of Oakland Thursday and gate operations there ground...

PhilaPort readies ocean terminal for more boxes as Asia service launches

"Amid the start of its first all-water vessel service from Asia, the Port of Philadelphia is complet...

Jawaharlal Nehru Port becomes first Indian full landlord port

"Jawaharlal Nehru Port (JNP) has become the first major landlord port in India following the awardin...

COSCO SHIPPING Logistics launches Western Land-sea Trade Corridor logistics channel

"COSCO Shipping Logistics has launched a new logistics channel connecting the Western Land-sea Trade...

Cargotec posts all-time highs for half-year orderbook

"Cargotec, owner of Kalmar, has announced record highs for its orderbook in the first half of 2022....

OOCL adopts e-Bill of Lading

"Orient Overseas Container Line (OOCL) is introducing Electronic Bills of Lading (eBL) to enhance ef...

DP World Lirquen receives first quay cranes

"DP World Lirquen, in Chile, has received the first two Super Post Panamax cranes from Chinese manuf...

CMA CGM French rate discount a bid to avoid threat of 'windfall tax'?

"Observers have suggested that CMA CGM’s seemingly patriotic gesture last month to lower domestic oc...

Major box carriers to raise peak-season levy for India-US trades

"After a brief gap that has seen some signs of freight rate softening and corrections, container lin...

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