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Freetown Terminal awarded green label

"Freetown Terminal has received the Green Terminal label for its efforts in sustainability." See the...

EU-funded project tests standard digital language for container terminals

"The iTerminals innovation project has presented its results on standard digital language for contai...

PSA Antwerp readies Europa Terminal for capacity boost

"PSA Antwerp has signed two agreements with contractors to execute large scale works to refurbish it...

CMA CGM and SIPG ink long-term onshore power cooperation

"CMA CGM and Shanghai International Port Group (SIPG) have signed long-term strategic cooperation ag...

Maersk Lines Up Ninth Partnership on Green Methanol Fuel Supply

"A.P. Moller – Maersk has announced its ninth partnership on the supply of green methanol fuel to po...

Expectations that Pacific Container Trade Will Remain Down till Q2'23

"Recent trends for softer cargo volumes at the Southern California ports continued in November. Both...

ONE chief Nixon expects demand to 'bounce back after a very soft February'

"Japanese carrier ONE’s CEO, Jeremy Nixon, says he expects the normal slack period after next month’...

Hydrogen highway from Scotland to Rotterdam launched

"The Net Zero Technology Centre and ERM have announced the launch of the Liquid Organic Hydrogen Car...

Saudi ports volumes face soft slip in November

"Monthly containerised cargo across the Saudi Ports Authority (MAWANI) fell for November, with 631,1...

Box traffic slides at Georgia Ports Authority

"The Georgia Ports Authority moved 464,883 TEU in November, a decrease of 6.2 per cent. The figure i...

Major Chinese ports container volume up 4.7% in mid-Nov

"Export container volume increased 5.2% while the domestic volume grew 3.2%. Among which, the port o...

Diverting box ships will push up GHG emissions

"Carriers hit by slow demand, causing overcapacity and plummeting freight rates, are diverting Europ...

Costco bites the early off-hire bullet amid demand slump and tumbling rates

"The containership charter market correction has seen daily hire rates stabilise at levels roughly t...

Report: South Korea needs to end public financing for fossil-fueled ships, including LNG

"If Korea, the leading shipbuilder in the world, fails to rapidly embrace the clean energy transitio...

Marinfloc supports major methanol fuel boxship project in South Korea

"Marinfloc has started delivery of their combined EGR bleed-off and Bilge water separators for a maj...

Ningbo Zhoushan Port announces new project launch amid container milestone

"The ceremony of the start of construction of Xuancheng International Land Port Project of Ningbo Zh...

Evergreen, Shreyas jumpstart boxship scrapping

"Τaiwan’s Evergreen Marine Corporation and Shreyas Shipping & Logistics were among the ship owne...

Canada’s Port of Prince Rupert activates shore power to reduce ship emissions

"The Port of Prince Rupert, on Canada’s Pacific coast north of Vancouver, has expanded the shore pow...

IMO seeks successor to Kitack Lim

"The International Maritime Organization (IMO) has set in motion the process to elect a successor to...

Savannah Expects to Clear Containership Backlog in Coming Weeks

"The Georgia Ports Authority expects to be able to use the current moderation in container volumes t...

Feeder Containerships Seen as Strong Candidates for Scrapping

"With operators of feeder containerships likely in 2023 to reduce capacity of vessels serving second...

Hapag-Lloyd CEO Sees Bounce in Shipping Demand as Short-Lived

"Germany’s Hapag-Lloyd is seeing a small uptick in demand for shipping after a decline in recent mon...

Fleet-building HMM set to order nine methanol-powered 8,000 teu ships

"South Korea’s flagship line, HMM, has invited tenders from its four largest compatriot shipbuilders...

Sudan to develop Red Sea port in $6 billion deal with AD Ports

"The Government of Sudan has signed a preliminary agreement to build and operate the Abu Amama port...

AD Ports celebrates $1 billion Khalifa Port expansion

"The President of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) has inaugurated AD Ports Group’s Khalifa Port expan...

Zim crew 'feared for their safety' on Pacific voyage on 'unseaworthy' box ship

"Crew onboard the Zim Iberia have written to their crewing agents asking for redeployment after they...

CMA CGM restricts bookings to South China through January

"French liner CMA CGM has told customers it will restrict bookings for shipments due to arrive at po...

Felixstowe port and dockers settle contract dispute, agreeing 8.5% wage rise

"The UK’s biggest container port, Felixstowe, has reached an agreement with its workforce on a 2023...

Fire breaks out again in Chittagong’s BM Container Depot

"A fire broke out at the BM Container Depot in Chittagong on Tuesday (13 December) afternoon at a ju...

Seoul to help shipping lines acquire port assets through KOBC

"South Korea's state-backed ship finance institution Korea Ocean Business Corporation (KOBC) is set...

CLA negotiations underway at APM Terminals Maasvlakte II, operations affected by industrial action

"Collective Labour Agreement (CLA) discussions are currently taking place between the unions and the...

Jordan’s container terminal get PERS-certified

"The European Sea Ports Organisation (ESPO) congratulates Aqaba Container Terminal in Jordan for bei...

Port of Felixstowe introduces autonomous terminal tractors into container terminal operations

"Hutchison Ports-operated Port of Felixstowe is one of the first ports in Europe to introduce autono...

Trading house files complaint with US FMC against MSC

"CCMA, LLC, an independent, New York-based trading house focused on metals, alloys and other raw mat...

MPC Container Ships cashes in on joint venture vessel sales and early redeliveries

"MPC Container Ships (MPCC) is optimising its portfolio with a sale of two Bluewater Holding Schifff...

Super-large main engine intended for Seaspan’s newbuild passes FAT in China

"The testing was held on December 6, with classification societies, shipowners, and shipyards on loc...

Hudong-Zhonghua starts building CMA CGM’s fourth 13,000 TEU dual-fuel boxship

"On 9 December, the shipbuilder started construction of the fourth unit in a series of six 13,000 du...

Hong Kong welcomes first Chilean Cherry containers for new season

"Modern Terminals, a Hong Kong Seaport Alliance member, discharged this season’s first batch of Chil...

Forwarder cheer as restrictions on Hong Kong cross-border trucking ease

"Covid restrictions on cross-border trucking between Hong Kong and mainland China were lifted today....

US railways signal possible shift in direction as headwinds gather

"Two activist investment groups have proposed investor resolutions at UP and Norfolk Southern (NS),...

Wan Hai to scrap 10 older vessels as market turns

"Wan Hai Lines has become the first liner operator to take a big step to reduce its tonnage overhang...

Box numbers could rebound in 2023 with inventory replenishing

"If the current decline in freight rates is due to inventory correction, then there could be a recov...

PSA Mumbai in India’s Nhava Sheva expands network reach via new intra-Asia service addition

"PSA International-operated flagship Bharat Mumbai Container Terminals (BMCT) in India’s Nhava Sheva...

Ningbo’s box throughput exceeds total container volume of 2021

"Ningbo Zhoushan port has moved container volumes of more than 31.08 million TEUs from 1 January to...

Voyager Worldwide hit by cyber attack

"Maritime tech giant Voyager Worldwide has become the latest big name in maritime to be hit by a cyb...

Container throughput via land-sea trade corridor posts strong growth in Jan-November

"Container throughput of the New International Land-Sea Trade Corridor witnessed robust growth in th...

Ports America and MSC commit $800 million to new Port NOLA terminal project

"Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards has announced a historic public-private partnership between the sta...

State of Freight: Delta between contract and spot rates higher than ever

"Today’s freight market environment of loose transportation capacity, falling demand and low rates i...

The Board of Directors of A. P. Møller - Mærsk A/S announces planned CEO transition

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

Copenhagen – Since 2016 Soren Sko...

Biden’s labor cred risks more cracks over Pacific ports fight

"President Joe Biden celebrated avoiding a disaster when the government stopped a railroad shutdown,...