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Alibaba affiliate Transfar to sell slots on China-USWC service to BAL

"Transfar Shipping, the shipping affiliate of Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba, will sell slots on i...

Algeria approves $3.3 billion El Hamdania port construction plan

**The government of Algeria has approved construction of a new deepwater port at El Hamdania. The US...

Algeciras to build third box terminal

**In Spain, Algeciras Bay Port Authority has issued a tender for the construction and operation of i...

Algeciras port welcomes one of the world’s largest container ships

“The port of Algeciras in Cadiz province, on Thursday, July 30, experienced a historic day when it r...

Alfa Laval PureSOx scrubbers with shared WCS installed on world’s largest containership

“Two PureSOx scrubbers with a shared water cleaning system (WCS) installed on the 23,992 TEU boxship...

Alexandria Containers announces full year net profit

“Alexandria Container and Cargo Handling Company (ALCN) sees achieving net profit and revenue of EGP...

Alexander Oetker: We Could Not Be the Best Owners for Hamburg Süd

“Commenting on the sale at today’s session titled Germany’s New Dawn within TradeWinds Shipowners Fo...

AlCT joins TradeLens to digitise Pakistan’s supply chain

“Al-Hamd International Container Terminal (AICT) has become the first inland depot operator in Pakis...

Alarm over box dwell times at west coast ports – the railroads must help

“Concern over lengthening container dwell times at the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach has cause...

Alabama, Cuba to Strengthen Maritime Ties

**The Alabama State Port Authority and the National Port Administration of Cuba signed a five-year,...

Alabama State Port Authority begins upgrade with deepening of Mobile Ship Channel

“The Alabama State Port Authority has begun the deepening and widening of the Mobile Ship Channel, a...

Alabama State Port Authority and APM Terminals Growth Drive Continued Investment at the Port of Mobile

Mobile, Alabama – December 20, 2017 – The Alabama State Port Authority (ASPA) and APM Terminals boar...

Alabama Port Authority receives federal funds for multimodal investments

“The US Department of Transportation last week awarded $38m to the Alabama State Port Authority (ASPA) to construct multi-modal transportation assets in Mobile, Ala.” See the original story at Splash247. Source: Splash247 (JK)

AL5 Service (AL1) – Terminal Change announcement

The following announcement was published by Hapag-Lloyd:

We are pleased to inform you that our AL1...

AL1 Service (AL1) and AL4 Service (AL4) – Void Sailing

The following advisory was published by Hapag-Lloyd:

Please be herewith informed that due to the...

Ailing Shipbuilder DSME Posts Worse-Than-Expected Loss

(Bloomberg) — Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering Co., the world’s second-largest shipbuilder,...

Aided by Colombo diversions, DP World Cochin lifts transshipment volumes

“Global terminal operator DP World is said to have invested about US$600 million in the Cochin termi...

AI forecasts coming to Montreal port truckers

“A Port of Montreal project that uses artificial intelligence (AI) to predict the turn time of a tru...

Agreement struck between parties in Suez Canal obstruction dispute

“The Suez Canal Authority (SCA) and the owners of the Ever Given have reached an agreement in princi...

Aggressive voyage blanking was a matter of survival, claims Hapag-Lloyd CEO

“Hapag-Lloyd CEO Rolf Habben Jansen has defended criticism of the aggressive blanking strategy of oc...

After years of delay: Eimskip still considers RAL partnership good business

“Eimskip and Royal Arctic Line will launch joint sailings by the end of June at the latest, even tho...

After Seven Years in Development, Gwadar Handles First Afghan Cargo

“The shipment of goods from the recently-built port of Gwadar, Pakistan to customers in Afghanistan has begun, according to Pakistani media.” See the original story at The Maritime Executive. Source: The Maritime Executive (JK)

After its buying spree, MSC is close to overtaking Maersk in the liner league

“As its fleet capacity edges above 4m teu, MSC is on the cusp of overtaking 2M partner Maersk to become the largest carrier.” See the original story at The Loadstar. Source: The Loadstar (JK)

After Cyberattack, Cosco Uses Yahoo Mail to Communicate

“Chinese state-owned shipping conglomerate Cosco announced Monday that its North American operations...

African Terminal Expansion to Boost Local Trade

” Bolloré Ports has announced that extension work on its Freetown Terminal concession, located in Si...

African Terminal Bidding Deadline Extended

“Angola has extended the bids submission deadline for the concession and operation of the multipurpo...

African ports makes major RTG investment

“The Conakry Terminal, part of the Port of Conakry, Guinea, has taken ownership of four rubber tyred...

Africa’s Comesa launches pricing probe into Maersk, CMA CGM and UAFL

“Comesa, the 21-strong group of eastern and southern African nations, has launched an investigation...

Africa the big loser as global liner patterns shift to focus on more profitable east-west tradelanes

“Carriers have moved to deploy far greater tonnage on the more profitable three main east-west trade...

Africa Express Line orders large reefers

"Africa Express Line (AEL), the British subsidiary of Marseilles-based Compagnie Fruitière, has orde...

AFLAS Awards 2018: Customers honor Hamburg Süd as “Best Shipping Line” between Asia and Europe

Hamburg/Shanghai, June 12, 2018. This year, Hamburg Süd once again numbers among the winners of the...

Advisory – Black Sea Region situation – 4th update

The following advisory was published ZIM Integrated Services (ZIM):

Following our previous adviso...

Advanced technology cranes make debut in Karachi port

“Underlining its commitment to the Karachi port market, Hutchison Ports Pakistan (HPP) has taken del...

Advance Container Lines brand to disappear

“A well known shipping brand in Singapore is to fade from view from next week. Alphaliner is reporti...

ADT launches Microsoft pilot study to fully automate container terminal by mid-2023

“ADT, which manages and operates the Khalifa Port Container Terminal (KPCT), has recently partnered...

ADT celebrates milestone at Khalifa Port

“Abu Dhabi Terminals (ADT) has announced that it set a new record by handling more than 10 million containers representing a milestone achievement for Khalifa Port Container Terminal (KPCT1).” See the original story at ZAWYA. Source: ZAWYA (JK)

ADPC: Ma’alla Container Terminal Ready for Boxships

**Terminal officials at the Port of Aden, Yemen have revealed a new expansion plan that includes put...

Admiral’s TMM service completes first calls at APM Terminals Castellón and Isreal

“Two Israeli ports and APM Terminals Castellón have been added to the TMM service of Admiral Container Lines, which now connects Turkey, Spain, Israel, Egypt, and Morocco.” See the original story at Container News. Source: Container News (JK)

Admiral Feeders launching Jebel Ali – Basra service

UAE-based Admiral Feeders is launching a new service connecting Jebel Ali with Al Maqal Port in Basr...

Adjustments to the OC1 service

The following advisory was published by A.P. Moller – Maersk:

Due to ongoing delays, we have deci...

Aden Port Poised to Receive Containers and Other Cargo

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Aden Container Terminal implements DP World’s Zodiac TOS

“Aden Ports Development Company (APDC) has integrated DP World’s Zodiac Terminal Operation System (TOS) at their Aden Container Terminal at the Port of Aden.” See the original story at Port Technology. Source: Port Technology (JK)

Additional Blanking Announcement on Transpacific Services

The following advisory was published by AP Moller – Maersk:

On top of our already announced blank...

Additional Blanking Announcement on Transpacific Services

The following advisory was published by AP Moller-Maersk:

On top of our already announced blank s...

Additional Blanking Announcement on Transpacific Services

The following advisory was published by AP Moller-Maersk:

On top of our already announced blank s...

Additional Blanking Announcement – Asia to Europe Services

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

On top of our already announced blank sa...

Added services to exploit rising rates boost transpacific capacity by 33%

“To take advantage of skyrocketing freight rates, liner operators added 23 transpacific services bet...

ADB Backs Port of Colombo’s Terminal Development

**Manila-based Asian Development Bank (ADB) and the Sri Lanka Ports Authority (SLPA) signed a transa...

Adaptability is key, ‘but we will not work for free’ – CMA CGM chief Saade

““We will adapt to the needs of customers, but we will not work for free,” was the message from CMA CGM chairman and CEO Rodolphe Saade, speaking at TPM21.” See the original story at Seatrade Maritime News. Source: Seatrade Maritime News (JK)

Adani’s Ennore terminal to open by mid-June

**Adani Group’s new INR 1,270 crore (US$197m) container terminal at Ennore Port (also known as Kamar...

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