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Braemar sees looming crisis in feeder sector

"Demand for feeders is rising mainly as a consequence of the Red Sea crisis which has had a knock-on...

Peak in scrubber-installed boxship fleet

"The number of scrubber-fitted container ships is now at an all-time high of 36% of the global boxsh...

Congestion fears ease as Europe's ports cope with arrival of delayed vessels

"Container hub ports in North Europe appear be coping well with the arrival of a cluster of ships fr...

CMA CGM receives CDP rating for climate index

"The Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP) has rated the CMA CGM Group an A- in its 2023 climate index." S...

World’s largest automated terminal: PSA Tuas Port pioneering automation transformation with event-driven architecture

"PSA Tuas Port is on the path to becoming the world’s largest automated container terminal, boasting...

HMM remains profitable despite market uncertainty

The following news article was published by HMM

  • The operating profit was KRW 585 billion, wit...

The Port of Abidjan welcomes the CMA CGM ‘Scandola’, a container ship powered by liquefied natural gas

"Thursday 1 February 2024 will go down in the history of the Port of Abidjan, which welcomed for the...

Unifeeder implements new Colombia-Panama service

"Unifeeder Group, part of the DP World Group, has launched a new direct service connecting four port...

Kalmar to enhance Réunion Island box terminal with hybrid equipment

"Kalmar and CMA CGM's subsidiary CMA Terminals have reached an agreement for the supply of three Kal...

Maersk stops Oakland port calls on WCCA 2 service

The following advisory was published by Maersk:

We would like to inform you of a temporary chan...

Port Louis congestion threatens South Africa exports to Asia

"The fragility of South Africa’s container supply chains was again in evidence after Cyclone Belal,...

Box lines being forced into costlier, longer-duration vessel charters

"Containership owners are playing hard ball with liner operators desperate to plug holes in their ne...

Global Ports upgrades Far Eastern terminal equipment fleet

"Global Ports has acquired three new Straddle Carriers for its Far Eastern terminal, Vostochnaya Ste...

CMA CGM to call at Imbituba, Brazil on its BRAZEX service connecting US Gulf, Latin America & the Caribbean

The following advisory was published by CMA CGM:

CMA CGM informs its customers the following se...

New MSC Türkiye to/from UK West Coast Service Rotation

The following advisory was published by MSC:

As part of MSC’s ongoing commitment to enhance glo...

End of Red Sea crisis will create choppy water for carriers, says Maersk

"A Red Sea crisis resolution could be far more dramatic for container lines than if their re-routing...

Port of Antwerp-Bruges enhances bollard capacity at Noordzee Terminal

"The Port of Antwerp-Bruges has recently enhanced the bollard capacity at PSA Antwerp's Noordzee Ter...

Rates rollercoaster: transatlantic soars, while Asia-Europe loses more ground

"Container spot rates on the transatlantic shot up this week and, ahead of Chinese New Year tomorrow...

U.S. Container Import Volumes Soar Prompting Retailers to Increase Forecast

"Despite all the challenges being reported for container shipping and the negative outlook presented...

Port of Riga welcomes its largest containership

"The Port of Riga has received its largest containership in its history.

The MSC Maritina V is 26...

CLdN Acquires Distriport Terminal Of Broekman Logistics In Rotterdam

The following advisory was published by CLdN:

CLdN today announced the acquisition of 100% of t...

CMA CGM to enhance its MEDCARIBE service connecting the Mediterranean with the Caribbean & Northwestern South America

The following advisory was published by CMA CGM:

CMA CGM is pleased to announce its customers t...

Port Houston Welcomes New Service ZIM Shipping Company’s Gulf Toucan calls Barbours Cut

The following advisory was published by Port Houston:

Port Houston is excited to announce that...

Porto Itapoá surpasses 1 million TEU threshold for the first time

"Porto Itapoá achieved an important milestone in 2023 handling 1 million TEUs in a single year for t...

CMA CGM Must Divest in French Polynesia to Win Approval for Bolloré Deal

"Opposition to the pending $5 billion acquisition of Bolloré Logistics by CMA CGM emerged from the a...

'Pooling' ships could save millions in EU ETS payments, says report

"As the EU ETS standards set in, classification society Lloyd’s Register (LR) has released a report...

Shipping Bosses Warn Maritime Security in the Red Sea Getting Worse, Not Better

"Major shipping companies are warning that the security situation in the Red Sea is continuing to de...

Euroseas gets new eco-friendly containership

"Euroseas Ltd has taken delivery of the MV Tender Soul, an Eco EEDI Phase 3, 2,800 TEU feeder contai...

Concern over Piraeus exclusion from European Ports Alliance

"Piraeus port’s exclusion from the European Ports Alliance (EPA) due to significant ownership by the...

Maersk to look at DB Schenker acquisition

"Maersk could look at a potential acquisition of DB Schenker with greater synergies from such a deal...

Panama Canal Expected to Maintain Current Transit Levels Through Dry Season

"The Panama Canal sees no need for further vessel transit restrictions until at least April, when it...

The Port of Virginia Gains West Coast South America Services with Direct Calls for Dry, Refrigerated Car

The following advisory was published by Port of Virginia:

The Port of Virginia is expanding its...

Carriers soak up 300,000 teu of newbuilds – but there's more to come

"A record 41 containerships, with a capacity of some 300,000 teu, were delivered last month, includi...

New Report Sheds Light on Rapid Expansion of Arctic Shipping

"A new 10-year report by the Arctic Council’s Working Group on the Protection of the Arctic Marine E...

Sri Lanka Ports Authority books $280 million equipment boost

"The Sri Lanka Ports Authority (SLPA) is set to receive 12 brand new Ship-to-Shore (STS) gantry cran...

Convergence of crises in Red Sea and Panama to hit supply chains

"There is a risk of congestion post Chinese New Year as crises in the Red Sea and Panama converge, b...

Maersk parts ways with towage unit Svitzer

"Maersk chief executive Vincent Clerc, in the job for the past 13 months, looks to be continuing the...

A.P. Moller - Maersk delivered solid 2023 financial results in a difficult environment

The following advisory was published by Maersk:

Highlights

  • 2023 financial guidance achie...

HMM $4.9 billion takeover by Harim collapses

"The $4.9 billion takeover of Korean shipping line HMM by Harim Group has failed after the two sides...

Row over terminal project at port of New Orleans heats up

"The port of New Orleans has described a consultancy report, which claims its proposed Louisiana Int...

Charter market gets a boost as carriers look to plug holes in networks

"Enforced schedule changes, with ships diverted via the Cape of Good Hope due to Houthi attacks in t...

Valenciaport closes the year half a point above the Spanish Port System with a decrease in traffic of 2.81%

The following advisory was published by Valenciaport:

Valenciaport closes the year half a point...

Maersk switches ME2 service from PSA to group terminal at Nhava Sheva

"Maersk has implemented a flurry of port call changes as its ships take longer voyages around southe...

Vietnam's Ports Benefit From Geopolitics and Trade Wars

"Vietnam’s main ports have shot up the world rankings in terms of volumes of container-based traffic...

Europe to give shipping priority access to greener fuels

"The European Commission published on Tuesday its proposal for a 2040 climate target laying out the...

Chinese ships get cheaper insurance to navigate Red Sea

"Chinese-owned merchant ships are getting hefty discounts on their insurance when sailing through th...

Container throughput decreases at Tokyo Port

"In October 2023, the Port of Tokyo witnessed a decrease of 10.3% in foreign-trade container handlin...

Shippers adjust to Cape diversions, now they want freight rates to settle

"Asia-North Europe shippers have adapted their supply chains to the longer transit times around Afri...

Shipping Industry Issues Revised Guidance for Navigating Southern Red Sea

"A group of prominent shipping associations have released revised security guidance for navigating t...

ONE launches world’s first dual-temperature refrigerated container

"Ocean Network Express (ONE) has launched the world’s first dual-temperature refrigerated container...