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Ashdod increases crane capacity as competition looms

“The work was commissioned by the facility’s operator, the Ashdod Port Company, with the cranes bein...

Ashdod container volumes up 11%

**Container volumes handled by Ashdod Port Company increased by 11% during the first ten months of l...

Ashcroft Terminal signs investment agreement with Canadian Tire Corporation

“Ashcroft Terminal Limited has signed an Investment Agreement with Canadian Tire Corporation in which the latter will acquire a 25% equity interest in the company.” See the original story at Port Technology. Source: Port Technology (JK)

ASEAN: Technology Is Crucial in Port Operations of the Future

” Technology will play a crucial role in port operations of the future, Niam Chang Meng, Chairman of...

Asean Seas Line stretches orderbook with 1,600 TEU quartet at Wenchong

"Chinese intra-Asia carrier Asean Seas Line (ASL) has embarked on another round of fleet expansion....

ASEAN countries launch customs system to boost trade

“Economic ministers from the Association of Southeast Nations (ASEAN) countries have launched the AS...

Asean box trade with the US growing faster than China’s as sourcing shifts

“South-east Asia’s container trade with the US is growing faster than China’s, highlighting the region’s shifting sourcing patterns.” See the original story at The Loadstar. Source: The Loadstar (JK)

ASEA TANZANIA service update

The following release was published by CMA CGM:

In a continuous effort to maintain a high service...

ASE1 & ASE2 Service – Service Changes

We would like to inform you that as from January 2017 the ASE Service Loop 1 and ASE Service Loop 2...

Asda charters containership to beat Christmas supply chain crunch

“Supermarket chain Asda in the UK is the latest retailer to turn to chartering its own containership to ensure shelves are fully stocked for Christmas.” See the original story at Seatrade Maritime News. Source: Seatrade Maritime News (JK)

ASC to Design, Extend Vancouver Port’s Container Terminal

” ACS Group, through its affiliate Dragados, has been awarded a large-scale project for the design a...

ASA Calls on China, India to Ratify Hong Kong Convention

“The Asian Shipowners’ Association (ASA) has once again urged both China and India to accede to the...

AS1 Service Update

The following release was published by CMA CGM:

CMA CGM is pleased to announce that Nansha Po...

As trade rebounds in Australia, war of words erupts over surcharges

“Although trade with the Far East is booming, shipping line surcharges in Australia are “spiralling out of control” – and carriers blame port congestion.” See the original story at The Loadstar. Source: The Loadstar (JK)

As Shanghai reopens, intermodal operators will be in ‘unchartered waters’

“As Shanghai prepares to fully reopen next week, the attention of supply chain stakeholders turns to...

As pressure grows, Indonesia backs down on IMO 2020 defiance

” The Indonesian government appears to have made a complete u-turn on its announcement last month to...

As coronavirus goes global, Maersk prepares for a major financial hit

“As the coronavirus crisis continues, and begins to impact global share prices, Maersk’s guidance for a mid-point lower ebitda of $200m less than 2019 looks increasingly inadequate.” See the original story at The Loadstar. Source: The Loadstar (JK)

Arson reported on MSC containership

“Israeli publications said a Turkish stowaway on an MSC containership set fires on the vessel while it was anchored outside of Haifa on Sunday.” To learn more, see the original story at American Shipper. Source: American Shipper (JK)

Arrow Terminals upgrades cloud-based TOS with Navis Octopi

“Arrow Terminals has signed a new subscription agreement with Octopi by Navis to increase efficiencies at its Port Manatee terminal in Florida.” See the original story at Port Technology. Source: Port Technology (JK)

Arrival of COSCO SHIPPING Lines: a 7th major shipping line commits to the Port of Montreal

The following release was published by Port of Montreal:

After a record year marked by a 9% incre...

Arrested palm oil cargo was booked before export ban, says RCL

“Regional Container Lines (RCL) says the containers carrying palm oil on its ship Mathu Bhum were booked prior to Indonesia suspending palm oil exports in April.” See the original story at The Loadstar. Source: The Loadstar (JK)

Around 500kg of cocaine found in containers at Belgian port

“Belgian Police and Customs officers were in for a treasure trove last week, when they discovered ab...

Arnout Damen to Take Over as CEO of Damen Shipyards Group

“As of January 1, 2020, Arnout Damen will become the new CEO of the Dutch shipbuilder Damen Shipyards Group.” To learn more, see the original story at World Maritime News. Source: World Maritime News (JK)

Armed bandits rifle through containers in Ecuador attack

“Looters have been filmed stealing from containers in an apparently pre-planned attack on a containe...

Arkon forms boxship chartering firm

Arkon Shipping and 5 other German companies created Arkon Allied Container (AAC), a new boxship char...

ARISE Mauritania selects Kalmar equipment

“Kalmar, part of Cargotec, has concluded an agreement to supply a suite of yard crane and mobile equipment to ARISE Mauritania.” See the original story at Port Technology. Source: Port Technology (JK)

Argentine maritime workers set to strike

“Argentina’s Maritime, Port and Naval Industry Federation (Fempinra) announced this week that its me...

Are carriers boosting low-sulphur fuel surcharges to make up for low rates?

“Low-sulphur surcharges announced by ocean carriers on 1 December show “significant variations”, even within alliances, according to Alphaliner analysis.” See the Original story at The Loadstar. Source: The Loadstar (JK)

Arab firm Gulftainer in line to operate Delaware port

“Gulftainer USA, a logistics company owned by Crescent Enterprises of the United Arab Emirates, is i...

AQABA TERMINAL REPORTS STRONG START TO 2020

“Aqaba Container Terminal (ACT) has experienced a strong start in 2020, reflecting improved business...

Aqaba Container Terminal reinforces commitment to Jordan’s 2025 vision

APM Terminals’ Aqaba Container Terminal (ACT) reinforces its commitment to Jordan’s 2025 vision, whi...

Aqaba Container Terminal launches 20-year decarbonisation plan

"Aqaba Container Terminal (ACT), the gateway to the Levant region, has announced its decarbonisation...

Aqaba Container Terminal details $50 million decarbonisation plan

“The Aqaba Container Terminal (ACT) has laid out new ambitious decarbonisation targets and a detailed plan to meet its 2040 net-zero aim.” See the original story at Port Technology. Source: Port Technology (JK)

Aqaba Container Terminal celebrates year of progress

**Aqaba Container Terminal (ACT) achieved several important milestones adding to its track record of...

Aqaba container leak cause revealed as port officials dismissed

"Jordanian authorities have dismissed senior officials at the Port of Aqaba following the deaths of...

APSEZ doubles cargo volumes and total revenue in FY22 first half

“Adani Ports and Special Economic Zone Limited (APSEZ), the largest transport utility in India and a...

April container volumes jumped at ports of Los Angeles, South Carolina

“Container imports at U.S. seaports rose sharply in April and are expected to continue that trend in...

Appeals court backs New Jersey exit from Waterfront Commission

“A federal appeals court has ruled in favor of the state of New Jersey pulling out of a regulatory b...

APMT’s Vietnam terminal wins place on 2M route

“APM Terminals (APMT) has said the Cai Mep international terminal (CMIT), has welcomed the maiden ca...

APMT: Vado Gateway Terminal to Be Inaugurated in December

“APM Terminals’ new Vado Gateway terminal, located in the Vado Ligure Port Complex in northwestern I...

APMT welcomes largest vessel to call at a Vietnamese port

“APM Terminals (APMT) has said the Cai Mep International Terminal (CMIT), its joint venture with the...

APMT volumes up following Hamburg Süd integration

“”APM Terminals (APMT) recorded 7.9% increase in moves in the first half of the year, handling 7.6m equally-weighted moves (EqW).” For more, see the original article on Container Management. Source: Container Management (LF)

APMT Valencia receives top customs certification

“APM Terminals’ (APMT) operations at the Port of Valencia has received the internationally recognize...

APMT Valencia completes Navis TOS implementation

“APM Terminals Valencia has successfully completed the implementation of Navis N4 as its new termina...

APMT unveils upgraded Russian container yard

“APM Terminals (APMT) has announced that the Vostochnaya Stevedoring Company (VSC), located in Vosto...

APMT to transform terminal data across North American portfolio

“APM Terminals (APMT) has introduced application programming interface (API) accessibility to build stronger, digital supply chains for logistics customers.” See the original story at Port Technology. Source: Port Technology (JK)

APMT to enlarge 10 cranes at Pier 400 in Los Angeles

**“The 10 STS cranes will be the tallest in service at any port in the United States, capable of han...

APMT steps up modernisation of Finnish terminals

“APM Terminals (APMT) has said three additional ship-to-shore (STS) cranes have been brought into op...

APMT Rotterdam orders fleet of Konecranes Noell straddle carriers

“The APM Terminals (AMPT) Rotterdam container terminal in Rotterdam has ordered a fleet of 16 diesel-electric Konecranes Noell straddle carriers.” See the original story Port Technology. Source: Port Technology (JK)

APMT Quetzal inaugurates x-ray scanners for improved cargo inspection

“APM Terminals Quetzal (APMTQ) has inaugurated two non-intrusive inspection equipment – X-ray scanne...

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