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CMA CGM to upgrade its Zanzibar Feeder service

The following release was published by CMA CGM:

In a continued effort to provide our customers...

Port of Vancouver backs $1 million green tech testing

"The Port of Vancouver is testing an array of low– and zero-emission fuels and technologies to achie...

Port of Melbourne to restore Swanson Dock West

"Port of Melbourne has awarded a contract for Stage 1 of the Swanson Dock West remediation project....

APMT Nigeria appoints new MD

"Frederik Klinke will assume the role of Country Managing Director, Nigeria at APM Terminals (APMT)....

Ever Forward pilot ‘distracted by mobile phone’ before March vessel grounding

"The pilot of the 12,000 TEU Ever Forward was distracted by his mobile phone when the vessel grounde...

ICTSI $230m expansion of Manzanillo terminal in Mexico

"ICTSI’s Contecon Manzanillo container terminal in Mexico has started a $230m- expansion project. Th...

DP World and Puntland government sign agreement to upgrade Port of Bosaso

"The Port of Bosaso, in the Puntland region in northeastern Somalia, will soon embark on a 12-month...

Ningbo Ocean Shipping raises $143m in Shanghai IPO

"Ningbo Ocean Shipping, a subsidiary of China’s Ningbo-Zhoushan Port, has listed on the Shanghai Sto...

AD Ports teams with AFC to invest in African ports

"Abu Dhabi-based ports and logistics giant AD Ports Group has partnered with the pan-African multila...

GSBN executive sees promise in post-TradeLens world

"The demise of the Maersk- and IBM-led logistics technology platform TradeLens provided evidence tha...

Global container volumes start falling as historic growth cycle ends: BIMCO

"Global container volumes seem to decline in recent months as the historic growth cycle comes to an...

S Korean carriers ready to give D&D discounts as trucker strike eases

"South Korean container shipping companies will temporarily reduce demurrage and detention charges i...

Major box carriers’ 2022 nine-month operating profit equals 2021 full-year results

"Danish maritime data analysis company Sea-Intelligence reports that the major shipping lines, which...

Cosco pulls China-Canada-US express service

"COSCO Shipping Lines has withdrawn its express China-Canada-US intermodal service that was launched...

New container terminal opens in Africa’s port of Abidjan

"Port of Abidjan in Côte d'Ivoire has now a second box terminal which will increase the total contai...

Amazon takes to the sea for more sustainable deliveries in Europe

"Amazon is increasing the use of short sea trips to move inventory and customer packages across Euro...

Evergreen, Yang Ming and CMA CGM ready further boxship orders

"The record boxship orderbook is about to reach 1,000 vessels, with the container market clearly pas...

US import declines to accelerate into 2023: retailers

"US retailers are forecasting a significant decline in imports at least into next spring, saying Wed...

FMC members seek anti-trust power over ocean carrier agreements

"Two members of the US Federal Maritime Commission (FMC) say the agency should have the authority to...

CMA CGM adds terminal assets in New York–New Jersey

"CMA CGM will acquire two terminals at the Port of New York and New Jersey as the carrier continues...

Freight rates from China to West Coast down 90% as global trade falls off fast

"A 90% year over year drop in ocean freight rates for cargo from China bound to the U.S. West Coast...

Interasia orders three more 3,055 teu ships

"Singapore-based Interasia Lines has declared options for three 3,055 teu boxships at Japan Marine U...

Charleston becomes deepest harbour on the East Coast

"South Carolina Ports (SC Ports) has completed the deepening project of Charleston Harbor – now the...

MSC Now Directly Connects India and The West Mediterranean

The following release was published by Mediterranean Shipping Company (MSC):

MSC Mediterranean...

Puerto Aguadulce handles largest-capacity vessel to dock in Colombia

"The recent handling of the CMA CGM ARGENTINA, the greatest capacity vessel to arrive in Colombia, s...

Squall throws containers into sea at Singapore’s Keppel Terminal

"Some 15 empty containers fell from a wharf at Singapore’s Keppel Terminal as a result of strong win...

Container lines facing difficult contract negotiations

"As container shipping spot rates drop to close to 2019 levels on some major trades it does not bode...

Sign of the times as world's largest boxship sails light on its maiden voyage

"The 24,004 teu Ever Atop transited the Suez Canal over the weekend on its maiden voyage to North Eu...

Uptick in shipping demand as China loosens Covid restrictions

"The loosening of Covid restrictions in China has coincided with a “surprising uptick” in shipping d...

NVOs can benefit as box lines struggle through 'years of pain'

"As shipping lines grapple with the challenges of overcapacity, new regulations and tanking demand,...

Shippers call on government to crack down on striking South Korean truckers

"South Korea president Yoon Suk-yeol is preparing another executive order to compel truckers to retu...

MSC’s Toft concerned that emissions trading could aggravate inflation

"MSC's CEO Soren Toft has expressed concern that the European Union’s emissions trading scheme (ETS)...

Reefer market soars in 2022, challenges expected in next year

"According to Dynamar analysis, container carriers and conventional reefer operators "hit the jackpo...

CyberLogitec’s OPUS Terminal implemented at Qinzhou Automated Container Terminal

"CyberLogitec, the provider of maritime, port/terminal, and logistics operations technologies, annou...

New entrants exit the main box tradelanes

"The new entrants on the main east-west container trades are hurting, hit hard by plummeting spot ra...

ILA sees no disputes with port employers ahead of 2023 contract talks

"The head of the International Longshoremen’s Association (ILA) is expressing confidence that the un...

Port of Everett opens new $40 million cargo terminal

"The Port of Everett has opened the new Norton Terminal, the first all new cargo terminal to open on...

Container terminal operators face rising costs in a softer market

"Container terminals around the world are facing a double-whammy of skyrocketing costs and a market...

Singapore-Rotterdam green corridor mostly digital – for now

"An agreement for a ‘green corridor’ system between the ports of Singapore and Rotterdam will, at le...

DP World, Americold partner on global food supply chain

"A new partnership between the global logistics company DP World and American temperature-controlled...

Mundra Port container volumes regain pace after slowing trends

"New exclusive data collected by Container News points to a rebound in box volumes moving via Mundra...

Ellerman City Liners intra-Europe service arrives at UK’s PD Ports

"The first vessel on Ellerman City Liners' new Iberia North Europe Express (iNEX) direct service cal...

German port now able to ID all containers coming on and off ships

"The Port of Duisburg (Duisport), the world’s largest inland port, located near the confluence of Ge...

GPA building new container berths at Ocean Terminal in Savannah

"The Georgia Ports Authority (GPA) will break ground early next year on a project to build two post-...

Meeting Europe’s modal shift to rail will top $500 billion: study

"Rail freight’s modal share of Europe’s long-distance inland transport will almost double to 44 perc...

Trans-Pacific recovery could be more than a year away: analyst

"The eastbound trans-Pacific trade in the next few months will face a “hard landing” marked by decli...

Growing Concern About COSCO's Rising European Footprint

"In late October, the German government approved the acquisition of a minority stake of less than 25...

STI reaches 1 Million TEU, achieves new throughput record

"San Antonio Terminal International (STI) has achieved a throughput of 1 million TEU in 2022 for the...

$1.67 billion for new box terminal Port of Valencia

"The Port of Valencia will commit €1.56 billion ($1.64 billion) to a new container terminal.

The...

COVID-19 protests sink China’s intermodal imports by third

"Ongoing COVID-19 lockdowns in China have had a major impact on the nation’s intermodal volumes as p...

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