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AL1 Service (AL1) and AL4 Service (AL4) – Void Sailing

The following advisory was published by Hapag-Lloyd:

Please be herewith informed that due to the...

AL5 Service (AL1) – Terminal Change announcement

The following announcement was published by Hapag-Lloyd:

We are pleased to inform you that our AL1...

Alabama Port Authority receives federal funds for multimodal investments

“The US Department of Transportation last week awarded $38m to the Alabama State Port Authority (ASPA) to construct multi-modal transportation assets in Mobile, Ala.” See the original story at Splash247. Source: Splash247 (JK)

Alabama State Port Authority and APM Terminals Growth Drive Continued Investment at the Port of Mobile

Mobile, Alabama – December 20, 2017 – The Alabama State Port Authority (ASPA) and APM Terminals boar...

Alabama State Port Authority begins upgrade with deepening of Mobile Ship Channel

“The Alabama State Port Authority has begun the deepening and widening of the Mobile Ship Channel, a...

Alabama, Cuba to Strengthen Maritime Ties

**The Alabama State Port Authority and the National Port Administration of Cuba signed a five-year,...

Alarm over box dwell times at west coast ports – the railroads must help

“Concern over lengthening container dwell times at the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach has cause...

Alaska ports to receive $112 million in port infrastructure

"Four Alaskan coastal communities will receive a total of $112 million in investments for port-relat...

AlCT joins TradeLens to digitise Pakistan’s supply chain

“Al-Hamd International Container Terminal (AICT) has become the first inland depot operator in Pakis...

Alert for cargo even as Vietnam becomes SE Asia's fastest-growing economy

"Backed by booming exports, Vietnam is on track to become South-east Asia’s fastest-growing economy...

Alexander Oetker: We Could Not Be the Best Owners for Hamburg Süd

“Commenting on the sale at today’s session titled Germany’s New Dawn within TradeWinds Shipowners Fo...

Alexandria Containers announces full year net profit

“Alexandria Container and Cargo Handling Company (ALCN) sees achieving net profit and revenue of EGP...

Alfa Laval PureSOx scrubbers with shared WCS installed on world’s largest containership

“Two PureSOx scrubbers with a shared water cleaning system (WCS) installed on the 23,992 TEU boxship...

Algeciras port welcomes one of the world’s largest container ships

“The port of Algeciras in Cadiz province, on Thursday, July 30, experienced a historic day when it r...

Algeciras to build third box terminal

**In Spain, Algeciras Bay Port Authority has issued a tender for the construction and operation of i...

Algeria approves $3.3 billion El Hamdania port construction plan

**The government of Algeria has approved construction of a new deepwater port at El Hamdania. The US...

Alibaba affiliate Transfar to sell slots on China-USWC service to BAL

"Transfar Shipping, the shipping affiliate of Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba, will sell slots on i...

Alibaba bought into parent of new ocean carrier Transfar Shipping

“Chinese e-commerce group Alibaba has a stake in new liner operator Transfar Shipping, which launched operations with China-US west coast sailings in August, The Loadstar has learned.” See the original story at The Loadstar. Source: The Loadstar (JK)

Alibaba joins Blockchain Bill of Lading project

“Chinese e-commerce and technology group Alibaba has signed up to the International Port Community S...

Alibaba turns to sea freight for e-commerce shipping to Thailand

“Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba Group is turning to sea freight to provide more economical shippin...

Alibaba-linked Transfar readies for its largest fleet expansion

"Singapore-registered, Alibaba-linked Transfar Shipping is gearing up for its most significant expan...

Alibaba’s Transfar Shipping cuts reliance on charters with vessel acquisitions

“In an effort to improve the company’s performance and reduce its reliance on chartered ships, Aliba...

All berths open for business at Port of Savannah

The following release was published by Port of Savannah:

The Port of Savannah’s Garden City Ter...

All but four containers that fell from Zim Kingston cargo ship still missing; beach contamination feared

“Three months after 109 shipping containers were knocked from cargo ship Zim Kingston while it was t...

All but two Chinese ports see TEU increase in 2020

“All but two of China’s biggest ports saw TEU throughput increase year-on-year (YoY), according to the Ningbo Shipping Exchange.” See the originals story at Port Technology. Source: Port Technology (JK)

All Ports in the Bahamas Have Reopened

“While the slow-moving nature of Hurricane Dorian devastated Grand Bahama and Abaco, all ports have...

All time high container throughput in the Port of Gothenburg

The following advisory was published by Port of Gothenburg:

Despite geopolitical unrest and eco...

All vessels stranded by Ever Given grounding clear the Suez Canal

“All vessels waiting to transit the Suez Canal following its closure by the grounding of the Ever Gi...

Alleged US demurrage abuses could lead to legal action

“Shippers, truckers, and freight forwarders reeling from almost US$150 million in demurrage fees lin...

Alliance Rivals Ready to Cash In if 2M Divorce Gets Messy

"THE Alliance and Ocean Alliance vessel-sharing partners are taking full advantage of the 2M’s poten...

Alliance structure hampers expanding container line offerings

“The past six months have clearly shown the value alliances provide to their member carriers in terms of managing capacity in the face of extreme demand volatility. ” See the original story at JOC. Source: JOC (JK)

Alliances Creating Congestion at Shanghai Port

**Alliances’ product restructuring and increased throughput volume are creating high congestion at t...

Alliances schedule 75 blankings for Q3, as hopes of peak season demand fade

“2M partners Maersk and MSC are to extend the suspension of their AE2/Swan Asia-North Europe and AE20/Dragon Asia-Mediterranean loops into the peak season.” See the original story at The Loadstar. Source: The Loadstar (JK)

Alliances sinking – EC says CBER 'no longer fit for purpose' and won't renew it

"2024 increasingly looks like a watershed year for container shipping after the European Commission...

Alliances’ capacity stands at just 39%

"Alphaliner's latest report shows that the major container shipping alliances control just 39% of th...

Allianz: Coronavirus is Worse for Commerce Than U.S.-China Trade War

“In a research note published Thursday, an economics at leading European insurer Allianz SE predicte...

Allseas expands congestion-busting China-Liverpool express service

“Allseas Global Logistics has added a sixth vessel to its China Xpress service out of Ningbo to Live...

Allseas hits back at vessel arrest claims as it renegotiates charter rates

"Shippers in the UK have become concerned by suggestions that the Allseas Pioneer, operated by Allse...

Allseas now buying China-UK slots from THE Alliance

"UK freight forwarder-turned-liner operator Allseas Shipping Company, now embroiled in a dispute wit...

Allseas plans regular China-UK container shipping service with MPVs

“DKT Allseas Cargo, the ship agency arm of the Allseas Cargo group, is developing plans to launch a regular China-UK container shipping service.” See the original story at The Loadstar. Source: The Loadstar (JK)

Allseas Shipping Company launches

“UK-based shipping agent DKT Allseas turned liner operator has this week officially launched its own container shipping company.” See the original story at Splash247. Source: Splash247 (JK)

Alphaliner forecasts profit shocks for carriers in fourth quarter

"After riding a windfall of profits over the past few quarters, container carriers are heading towar...

Alphaliner predicts idled box fleet to more than double by end of the year

Alphaliner anticipates that by the end of 2018, idled container fleets will more than double. To learn more, see the original story at Splash 24/7. Source: Splash 24/7 (JB)

Alphaliner ranks Oman Container Line among the best

“Oman Shipping Company’s container service, Oman Container Line (OCL), at Asyad Group, has been rank...

Alphaliner: 2018 a Year of Contrast for Boxship Market

“The containership market witnessed a year of contrast as overcapacity continued to pressure the box...

Alphaliner: 83% of container carriers ordered in 2023 green

"‘Green’ ships accounted for 83% of container carrier capacity ordered in the first nine months of 2...

Alphaliner: Another Service Cut from Far East – North America Trade

**This year’s weak market conditions in the Far East – North America transpacific trade have claimed...

Alphaliner: Box Volumes to Continue Rising despite Ongoing Trade War

“Global container throughput is still expected to grow, despite rising trade tensions and weaker global GDP growth, Alphaliner said.” See the original story at World Maritime News. Source: World Maritime News (JK)

Alphaliner: Boxship Oversupply Will Not End Soon

“With weaker demand in the fourth quarter and a steady stream of new vessel deliveries, the supply o...

Alphaliner: Boxship Scrubber Retrofits to Surge Ahead of IMO 2020

“The number of containerships taken out for scrubber retrofits is set to increase in the coming mont...