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King Abdulaziz Port hits 2 million TEU mark

"King Abdulaziz Port in Dammam has ended 2022 with the highest annual container figures on record, h...

Freeport East receives final government approval

"Israel’s Finance Ministry has announced the successful full privatisation of Haifa Port." See the o...

Port of Prince Rupert proposes ban on polluting scrubbers

"The Port of Prince Rupert has proposed a ban on open-loop polluting scrubbers in its harbour in an...

San Antonio Terminal International to increase capacity

"Chile’s San Antonio Terminal International (STI) is set to expand capacity to 1.6m teu with new equ...

MSC acquires Terminal Darsena Toscana in Livorno

"MSC’s Terminal Investment Limited (TIL) has completed the acquisition of Terminal Darsena Toscana (...

Dunkirk Port 2022 throughput increases 14 percent

"Traffic in the Port of Dunkirk continues to rise with a container throughput increase of 14 per cen...

King Abdulaziz Port launches container terminal development project

"The Saudi Ports Authority (MAWANI) announced on 10 January the laying of the foundation stone for u...

Korea Shipbuilding & Offshore Engineering to Develop Fuel Cell System with European Research Institute and Stack Manufacturer Partner

"Korea Shipbuilding & Offshore Engineering (KSOE), the intermediate holding company of HD Hyundai, w...

U.S. Container Imports Continue Return to Pre-Pandemic Levels

"U.S. container imports in December reveal an alignment with pre-pandemic levels, with U.S. East and...

Port of Santos to welcome new data center

"The Santos Port Authority (SPA) has signed a contract for the construction of a new data centre in...

ZIM backs compatriot fintech platform 40Seas

"Israeli carrier ZIM and venture capital firm Team8 are supporting a compatriot fintech platform for...

US government releases blueprint to decarbonise America’s transportation sector

"The US government yesterday released The U.S. National Blueprint for Transportation Decarbonization...

Italian Container Port Reopens After Grounded MSC Boxship is Refloated

"Operations resumed at Italy’s largest container port, Gioia Tauro, 24 hours after an MSC containers...

Container traffic on Russian Railways’ network in 2022 rose by 0.3% YoY to 6.52 million TEU

"Internal transportation of containers by Russian Railways rose by 3,1% to 2.55 million TEU" See the...

HMM CEO: Eco-friendly fleet and terminals to ride out challenges

"The chief executive officer (CEO) of HMM, Kim Kyung-bae pointed out in his New Year's message that...

DP World Southampton halves carbon emissions output

"DP World’s Southampton container terminal has experienced its greenest year in 2022 ever thanks to...

A.P. Moller - Maersk announces new executive leadership team

The following release was published by A.P. Moller - Maersk:

Changes to the organisation and th...

Brazilian President confirms reversal of port privatisation plans

"The privatisation of the main port complexes in Brazil has been discarded as State policy after the...

Hapag-Lloyd goes ahead with new 3 million TEU terminal in Egypt

"German shipping titan Hapag-Lloyd is building a new transshipment terminal with an annual handling...

MSC container vessel blocks major Italian box port

"The 8,562 TEU container ship MSC Elaine went out of control at Gioia Tauro harbor and ran onto the...

Maersk-operated ship stalls off Vancouver

"A post-panamax ship operated by Maersk Line, the 7,849 TEU GSL Eleni, has been docked at Ogden Poin...

Saudi ports record 13 per cent annual throughput growth in 2022

"Saudi Arabia’s maritime sector has experienced a 13 per cent increase in cargo throughput in 2022,...

As Cargo Volumes Slow, Maersk Invests in Flagship Shanghai Warehouse

"Even as trade volumes on the core East-West lanes plummet, shipping giant Maersk is pursuing its b...

Ship refloated after running aground in Suez Canal

"A cargo ship that went aground in Egypt’s Suez Canal has been successfully refloated, the Suez Cana...

Container ship capsized in Mundra Port

"Container ship SEA XPRESS lost stability while undergoing cargo operations at Mundra Port, India, o...

Samudera Shipping buys two boxship newbuilds

"Singapore’s Samudera Shipping Line has entered into agreements for the acquisition of two newbuild...

Port of Valencia enjoys rail traffic growth

"Container traffic by train in the Port of Valencia has grown by more than 10 per cent in the first...

Container spot rates end 43-week falling streak

"The Drewry’s World Container Index finally shot green in its first-ever quote for 2023, ending at U...

Agreement for LNG Marine Production and Bunkering at Port Hedland

"As part of the efforts to expand the global LNG supply chain, a new project is launching to develop...

Japan’s big three lines brace for challenging year ahead

"As is customary in the first week of January, the heads of Japan’s big three shipping lines have gi...

COSCO/CTT deal takes next step

"Hamburger Hafen Und Logistik (HHLA) and COSCO Shipping Ports Limited (CSPL) are reportedly close to...

Evergreen to pay further fines over Chesapeake Bay grounding

"Evergreen, the Taiwanese owner of the 11,850 teu Ever Forward, has been told to pay Maryland more t...

ONE’s Maputo/Mombasa India Middle East (MIM) service upgrades to weekly service frequency

The following release was published by ONE:

Ocean Network Express (ONE) is pleased to announce...

China Shipowners' Association Joins the Board of ICS

"The China Shipowners' Association has joined the membership and the board of the International Cham...

Jawaharlal Nehru Port handles record throughput

"Jawaharlal Nehru Port has reported an all-time high throughput of 5,959,112 TEU of containers in th...

Maersk completes acquisition of Martin Bencher Group

"A.P. Moller – Maersk has completed its $61m acquisition of Martin Bencher Group, a Danish project l...

Tufton Sells Last Containership to Focus on Chemical/Product Tankers

"In the latest demonstration of softening in the containership market, UK-based investment managemen...

MSC Boosts Connections Between Angola, Namibia and Their Key Trade Markets

The following release was published by MSC:

As part of MSC’s decision to expand its Sub Sahara...

Shanghai crosses 40 million TEU milestone

"Ports across China moved a total of 270.6 million TEU in the first 11 months of 2022, an increase o...

Lisbon port hit by cyber attack

"The website of the Port of Lisbon is still down, 10 days after Portugal’s third-largest port was hi...

Indonesian port operator takes measures for potential extreme weather

"Major port and terminal operator in Indonesia Pelindo has announced precautionary measures to ensur...

One unveils new Arica feeder service

The following release was published by ONE:

Ocean Network Express (ONE) is pleased to announce...

TPA hires Indian firm to replace Ticts

"The Tanzania Ports Authority (TPA) has outsourced operations to a private company that will operate...

NMDC secures a $272 million Suez Canal dredging contract

"The project is expected to be completed in 2023" See the original story at: Port News.

3.1m unit containers handled in Ctg port this year

"Five days before the end of the year, 3 million units of containers were handled at the Chittagong...

Container throughput of Commercial Port of Vladivostok rose by 1% to 765 thousand TEU this year

"Commercial Port of Vladivostok PAO (CPV, FESCO Transportation Group) handled over 1.5 thousand ship...

The Third 24,100 TEU Container Ship Built For MSC Is Out Of Dock

"On December 27 , the third 24,100TEU container ship ( H1866A ) built by the company for Mediterrane...

Ctg port ready for vessels with 10-metre draught from early 2023

"The country’s largest seaport is all set to accommodate large container vessels with a draught of 1...

Chevron, ONE wrap up biofuel bunkering on 4,800 TEU containership

"Oil major Chevron has teamed up with Singapore-based shipping giant Ocean Network Express (ONE) to...

Evergreen’s colossal Ever Acme delivered 4 months ahead of schedule

"Chinese shipbuilder Hudong-Zhonghua Shipbuilding has delivered Evergreen’s giant 24,000 TEU contain...