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Ningbo closing in on Singapore as world’s second largest container port

Singapore is now facing the possibility of being overtaken by China’s Ningbo-Zhoushan port as the world’s second-busiest container port, 12 years after losing its...

CMA CGM boss Saadé part of tycoon consortium to buy French television station M6

The chairman and chief executive officer (CEO) of the CMA CGM Group, Rodolphe Saadé aims to expand further into the mass media sector. After being...

Intra-Asia rates out of India crash amid tightening market conditions

While container freight rates across trades out of India have cooled over the past few months, new data obtained by Container News from local...

CMA CGM orders seven new biogas-powered vessels to serve French West Indies

French ocean carrier CMA CGM has confirmed the order of seven new container vessels, powered by biogas, aiming to upgrade its services to the...

Congestion, a big piece of the supply and demand puzzle

Introduction Dry bulk and container shipping markets have exhibited sharp declines in earnings over the summer. Many have attributed this to a drop in congestion....

Sea-Intelligence reports ramp up in Golden Week capacity reductions

Danish maritime data company Sea-Intelligence analysed blank sailings data from the leading container lines. The analysts said that blank sailings have for long been...

Cargo vessel capsizes and sinks at Turkish port

General cargo vessel Sea Eagle, which was loaded with containers, lost stability and tumbled over during offloading operations at Iskenderun port in Turkey on...

HMM and CEVA Logistics ink multi-year cooperation deal

South Korean ocean carrier HMM and French logistics firm CEVA Logistics have signed an agreement which is expected to strengthen and expand relations between...

Global dockers unions support Liverpool striking port workers

The workers' strike action at the Port of Liverpool began yesterday (19 September) and is expected to last until 3 October. Today, on 20 September,...

DP World wins latest judgement in Hong Kong Court over Djibouti box terminal concession

DP World announced it has won the latest in a string of court rulings, defending its rights as shareholder and concessionaire in Djibouti’s Doraleh...

Crowley, EPS sign long-term charters for four LNG boxships

US shipping and logistics company Crowley has awarded Singapore-based Eastern Pacific Shipping (EPS) a contract for the charter of four liquified natural gas (LNG)...

Boxships delay Kyushu calls ahead of Typhoon Nanmadol

Container ships appear to have delayed their arrival in major ports in Japan's Kyushu island as yet another super typhoon bore down on East...

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High speed and compromised manoeuvring caused Milano Bridge accident

The container ship Milano Bridge had failed to slow down as it attempted to berth in Busan New Port on 6 April 2020, causing...

Singaporean state investment firm Temasek mum on PIL bailout

The Singapore government’s investment company Temasek Holdings is remaining tight-lipped on market talk that it may take a stake in embattled liner operator Pacific...

Chinese shipyards win giant container ship order

Chinese shipyards will build six 24,232TEU containerships, the largest in the world as of today, that the Bank of Communications Financial Leasing (Bocomm Leasing)...

MSC Rosa M damages Mumbai crane

The 14,000TEU MSC Rosa M has hit and seriously damaged a crane at the DP World terminal in Nhava Sheva, NSIGT in Mumbai, while...

Taking the personal view for crew working on container shipping

Philip Eastell – Founder of Container Shipping Supporting Seafarers – describes the personal side of container operations at a time when crew, affected by...