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Star Capital offloads entire stake in MPC Container Ships

"UK private equity firm Star Capital has sold its entire holding in the Oslo-listed boxship owner, M...

Canberra presses ahead with national fleet plans

"The new Australian government today laid out plans towards the creation of a national fleet, someth...

SAAM shareholders approve terminals sale to Hapag-Lloyd

"At an extraordinary shareholder’s meeting yesterday, the shareholders of SAAM approved the agreemen...

LA-LB cargo flow improves amid diversions linked to prolonged labor talks

"Key indicators of port congestion — vessel backlogs, container dwell times, and chassis street dwel...

Mobile breakbulk dockworkers avoid strike, head to mediation with employer

"Longshore workers at the Port of Mobile’s breakbulk and general cargo docks have postponed a possib...

Port of Abidjan readies ops with first test port call

"Côte d’Ivoire Terminal has successfully completed its first test call at the Port of Abidjan hostin...

DP World nears completion of new multimodal terminal in Romania

"DP World has announced that the construction of its new terminal in Aiud, Romania is over 50 per ce...

New $28.9 million container hub for Kazakhstan’s Aktau Port

"Kazakhstan will expand Aktau Port by building a new $28.9 million container hub by 2025. Deputy Hea...

Port of Mobile breaks another record for containerised cargo

"The Alabama Port Authority has announced its best month on record at the Port of Mobile handling 56...

SITC opens up new service to Southeast Asia

"China’s logistics service provider SITC has launched a new container service from Yantai in Shandon...

Maersk order boosts MAN methanol engines count

"Hyundai Heavy Industry has ordered six of MAN B&W’s G95ME-C10.5-LGIM dual-fuel main engines for...

New lockdowns in key Chinese transport hubs hobble supply chains again

"Lockdowns in key Chinese port cities are again hampering supply chains, despite a “muted” peak seas...

Idle containership fleet set to surge as liners rationalise networks

"The number of carrier-controlled container vessels in lay-up is increasing exponentially as liner n...

Seaspan launches first 15,000 TEU dual-fuel LNG boxship for charter with ZIM

"Seaspan Corporation, a Hong Kong-based owner and operator of container vessels, has launched ZIM Sa...

CN Indian container ports report: Box volumes at Mundra Port slip amid trade slowdown effects

"Mundra Port, India's busiest container harbour, saw a noticeable fall in container movement last mo...

Long Beach reports box decline in September

"Port of Long Beach (POLB) saw its container volumes decrease slightly by 0.9% in September to 741,8...

Ocean carriers readying more capacity cuts for Q4: analysts

"Maersk and Wan Hai Lines are culling and consolidating various Asia services to the Pacific Northwe...

Contships buys Lomar quartet

"Greece’s Contships Management has purchased four 1,102 teu boxships from Lomar Shipping according t...

SC Ports receives $550 million in critical port infrastructure projects

"South Carolina Ports (SC Ports) has received $550 million in state funds for a near-dock rail and a...

SeaLand Asia-East Coast container service begins JAXPORT calls

"The first SeaLead container ship in the revised Asia-East Coast (AEC) container service began calli...

Port of Houston records second-best month for containers

"Port Houston has registered its second-highest month ever for containers following a surge in deman...

Container freight rates moving to ‘manageable levels’: DHL

"DHL Global Forwarding says ocean container freight rates are “moving towards manageable levels”. Th...

Bigger Transnet union agrees wage deal, but fears violence on the picket line

"The majority of striking Transnset staff in South Africa are to return to work. The United National...

Body found in container in Malaysian port

"Malaysian police found a dead body in a 40-foot container at Penang port, sent from Chittagong port...

Box volumes drop at ports of Seattle and Tacoma

"Total container volumes handled by the Northwest Seaport Alliance (NWSA), a marine cargo operating...

Strike looming at Port of Mobile in Alabama

"If the International Longshoremen’s Association (ILA) Local 1410 and CSA Equipment Company, a steve...

COSCO fares poorly in new sustainability report

"The World Benchmarking Alliance (WBA) and non-profit CDP launched their new Transport Benchmark tod...

US Gulf resin shippers get more vessel space with new CMA CGM service

"US Gulf Coast resin exporters will have more vessel capacity at their disposal beginning next month...

Indian port capacity set to swell amid sustained trade growth expectations

"An array of Indian port projects, approved this month for development via public-private partnershi...

Service Changes - Merger of TP1 and TP9 as well as TPX and TP7

As we continuously strive to enhance our product offering, we are pleased to inform you about improv...

Port of Antwerp-Bruges suffers box throughput blow

"The Port of Antwerp-Bruges has registered a fall in container throughput as impact of the geopoliti...

Saudi Ports surpass 650,000 TEU mark in September

"Saudi ports have recorded an increase in container throughput during September 2022, reaching a tot...

Ports of Rotterdam and Gothenburg to develop green shipping corridor

"The Port Authorities of Rotterdam and Gothenburg have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) fo...

Port congestion easing but still above average

"Deepsea cargo vessels ‘at port’ so far this month represent 30.6% of capacity, according to port co...

Bottlenecks at North Europe deepsea ports the real cause of barge delays

"Contargo is to expand its inland terminal at Frankfurt’s Industriepark Hoechst by 10,000 sq metres,...

Shipping lines seek to reverse South Korean fines for collusion over rates

"Fifteen liner operators – 14 South Korean container carriers and Hong Kong’s SITC Container Lines –...

MSC revises overweight surcharges for Indian export cargo

"Mediterranean Shipping Co. (MSC) has announced a new scale of overweight surcharges for Indian cont...

Closed-loop management returns to Ningbo-Zhoushan amid new Covid-19 outbreak

"Ningbo-Zhoushan port has implemented closed-loop management and green channels to enable the moveme...

Liverpool port dispute escalates, dockworkers to go on another two-week strike

"Nearly 600 Liverpool port workers will take two more weeks of strike action over pay and jobs from...

Hamburg to deploy feeders on intra-terminal container transfers to reduce road congestion

"Feeder ships are expected to be used for container transfers between the major box terminals in the...

Ottawa completes ports modernisation review, intends to update how Canada’s ports are managed

"Transport Canada launched a ports modernization review in March 2018 with an aim to optimise the cu...

Transnet agrees wage deal with key labour union

"South Africa’s ports and freight-rail operator Transnet has agreed a wage deal with its largest lab...

Port of Charleston’s harbor deepening nears completion

"The expected completion next month of a project to deepen Charleston’s harbor to 52 feet caps an 11...

MSC 5,000-TEU container ship disabled, under tow off Spain

"The container ship "MSC Lorena", with a length of 275 meters, a beam of 32.5 meters and a capacity...

In tight tonnage market, AAL adds three secondhand ships

"Multipurpose and heavy-lift (MPV/HL) carrier AAL continues to expand its owned fleet with the Octob...

APMT, Bahrain join forces for maritime sector development

"APM Terminals (APMT) and the Bahraini Ministry of Transportation and Telecommunications are closely...

Container ship catches fire in Indonesian port

"An container ship caught on fire arriving to the a port in Surabaya on the island of Java, Indonesi...

California allocates $1.2 billion for port and freight corridors improvements

"The government of California is launching a $1.2 billion programme for port and freight infrastruct...

Hurricane Ian stunts Georgia Port Authority September box volumes

"Hurricane Ian’s closure of the Georgia Ports Authority (GPA) last month led to a drop in the port’s...

Union rejects new offer from Transnet in South Africa port strike

"SA Transport and Allied Workers Union (Satawu), one of the two unions involved in a national port a...