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NYK pioneers truck-to-ship fuel ammonia bunkering

At the Sea Japan 2024 event, NYK announced its plans to supply fuel ammonia at the end of May to an upcoming NYK-owned ammonia-fueled...

Vitesco Technologies and DHL form strategic partnership

Vitesco Technologies established a strategic partnership with DHL Supply Chain, where DHL serves as the Lead Logistics Partner (LLP). Commencing in March, DHL will centrally...

Gebrüder Weiss establishes central IT and logistics hub near Austria’s freight terminal

Gebrüder Weiss, a globally operating full-service logistics provider, is setting up a central location for IT and logistics near Wolfurt's freight terminal, ensuring the...

Wan Hai Lines names new boxships

Taiwan's container carrier Wan Hai Lines held ship naming ceremonies for its new container ships, Wan Hai 372 and Wan Hai 376. The two vessels...

Port NOLA secures 10-year lease agreement with The Kearney Companies

Port of New Orleans (Port NOLA) has announced a new 10-year lease agreement with The Kearney Companies, a subsidiary of Precision Terminal Logistics (PTL),...

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Carriers spot bargaining room for India-Middle East cargo as Red Sea gains fade

India-Persian Gulf trades seem to be a glaring exception for container lines, as they are rapidly losing the pricing steam they have had from...

Normalising market challenges Transpacific contract negotiations

Mainline operators have lost half of the gains seen during the early days of the Red Sea crisis, and this is placing the market...

CMA CGM applies new peak season surcharge in Gambia

French ocean carrier CMA CGM has announced the following Peak Season Surcharge (PSS) implementation in Gambia, which will take effect on 15 April for...

Hapag-Lloyd implements reefer surcharge from India to Arabian Gulf

German ocean carrier Hapag-Lloyd has announced the implementation of a Peak Season Surcharge (PSS) for shipments from India to Arabian Gulf Ports. The surcharge will...

Baltimore bridge collapse has not triggered rate increase

The collapse of the Francis Scott Key Bridge in Baltimore has caused supply chain disruption on the US East Coast but, so far, it...

Maersk announces fresh surcharges from Indonesia, Malaysia and Singapore to Africa

Danish shipping company Maersk has announced updated and new peak season surcharges from Indonesia, Malaysia and Singapore to several African destinations. Maersk will increase its...

Port NOLA secures 10-year lease agreement with The Kearney Companies

Port of New Orleans (Port NOLA) has announced a new 10-year lease agreement with The Kearney Companies, a subsidiary of Precision Terminal Logistics (PTL),...

South Korea’s Busan Port boosts container capacity with new automated terminal

South Korea’s Busan New Port has launched a seventh container terminal extending its box capacity. The terminal’s opening ceremony was held on 5 April and...

Riga leads European port collaboration

The Port of Riga has taken the initiative as a founding member of the Association of Four Sea Ports by endorsing a collective commitment...

Aggregate Industries to significantly invest in Port of Liverpool facility

Aggregate Industries (AIUK) has unveiled a significant investment plan to meet the growing demand for cementitious products in the UK construction sector. The company has...

Platform operators launch digital sea and inland port networking initiative

Platform operators Portbase and RheinPorts have launched a ground-breaking project in a joint initiative to digitally connect the maritime and inland port communities. The two...

Port of Klaipeda makes history with inaugural ship-to-ship LNG bunkering operation

The Port of Klaipeda achieved a historic milestone with the successful completion of its first ship-to-ship LNG bunkering operation. On 9 April, the LNG tanker...

EU tanker import tonne mile demand up 12% as ships avoid Red Sea area

“In 2023, sanctions on Russian oil exports by the EU caused a major shift in tanker trades and a 10% increase in average sailing...

Wallenius Wilhelmsen signs US$1 billion deal with premium car segment global player

The Norwegian/Swedish shipping company Wallenius Wilhelmsen recently signed a multi-year contract with a major firm in the premium car segment, valued at more than...

Hiab secures US$5.4 million order for offshore wind turbine loader cranes

Hiab, a division of Cargotec, has secured a significant US$5.4 million order for loader cranes which will be used in offshore wind turbines. The...

Almost all crew perish as chemical tanker capsizes off Japan

A 1,168 dwt chemical/products tanker, Keoyoung Sun, capsized in strong winds off Shimonoseki on Japan's southwestern coast on 20 March, leaving 10 of its...

DP World, Goodyear collaborate on tree planting initiative

DP World has announced the successful planting of 702 trees as part of an ongoing initiative to reduce carbon emissions, in collaboration with the...

BIMCO analysis: 13% of world seaborne trade under attack from Houthis and Somali pirates

"Houthi attacks on ships in the Red Sea, coupled with a rise in piracy off the coast of Somalia, are disrupting global trade. In...

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Maersk ship dodges Houthi missile

United States forces have shot down an anti-ship ballistic missile that Houthi rebels allegedly fired at a Maersk ship in the Gulf of Aden. The...

Normalising market challenges Transpacific contract negotiations

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Maersk enhances ME2 service, expanding operations to North Europe

Danish container line Maersk has unveiled upgrades to its ME2 service, extending its operations to North Europe. The ME2 service, formerly turning in the Mediterranean...

Renowned economist predicts decline of large container vessels in future trade landscape

The large container vessels might become increasingly obsolete, according to the renowned economist, historian and journalist Marc Levinson, in a future trading landscape, where...

CMA CGM vessel restarts voyage after stalling near New York bridge

One of CMA CGM’s ships has been finally permitted to resume its voyage, after suffering a loss of propulsion just outside the port of...

CN Photo Project: The Picture of the Month

Container News wants to thank you all for your participation in the CN Photo Project. Among all the very beautiful photos we have received, the Container News team has...
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Global Bunker Indices experience modest decline during week 15

During the 15th week of the year, the Marine Bunker Exchange (MABUX) global indices saw a slight downturn. The 380 HSFO index dropped by US$3.26...
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NYK pioneers truck-to-ship fuel ammonia bunkering

At the Sea Japan 2024 event, NYK announced its plans to supply fuel ammonia at the end of May to an upcoming NYK-owned ammonia-fueled...

Vitesco Technologies and DHL form strategic partnership

Vitesco Technologies established a strategic partnership with DHL Supply Chain, where DHL serves as the Lead Logistics Partner (LLP). Commencing in March, DHL will centrally...

Gebrüder Weiss establishes central IT and logistics hub near Austria’s freight terminal

Gebrüder Weiss, a globally operating full-service logistics provider, is setting up a central location for IT and logistics near Wolfurt's freight terminal, ensuring the...

Maersk restructures Europe-West Africa service network

Danish ocean carrier Maersk has announced changes in its Europe-West Africa service network, which will take effect from the 17th week of the year. The...

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India-Persian Gulf trades seem to be a glaring exception for container lines, as they are rapidly losing the pricing steam they have had from...

OOCL’s revenues fall despite container volume uptick

In the first quarter of 2024, the total revenues of Orient Overseas Container Line (OOCL) decreased by 9% year-over-year to US$2 billion. At the same...

Wan Hai Lines names new boxships

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Port NOLA secures 10-year lease agreement with The Kearney Companies

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