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Portal launch set to measure vessel emissions at berth

Measurements of maritime emissions are a topical and controversial subject, disliked by vessel operators and lauded by regulatory authorities and environmentalists. Rightship has added...

Surge in charter rates is driving SnP market

Hardening charter rates are pushing second-hand asset values upwards as carriers look to acquire suitable tonnage before the prices peak. Some liner companies may consider...

Rollover cargo still on the increase says Ocean Insights

Increasing levels of rollover cargo at congested ports are continuing to prevent the smooth operation of global supply chains an Ocean Insights study has...

Greek boxship collides with wreck off Indonesia

Cyprus flagged container ship Tina 1 has collided with the wreck of the Iranian vessel Shahraz which ran aground, breaking its back in May...

Is the maritime sector out of step?

Global warming is a ticking time-bomb that could destroy us all or it could be a dud, failing to explode at the expected time....

FMC to get tough on demurrage fees

The Federal Maritime Commission (FMC) is gearing up to take action over the thorny issue of port congestion and runaway demurrage fees being charged...

UK port congestion leads to additional surcharges

The heavy congestion in London Gateway, and in most ports of the United Kingdom, has forced several shipping lines to implement congestion surcharges and...

Breakdown in trust leaves shippers outraged at vessel operators

Beneficial cargo owners believe that there has been an erosion of trust between service provider and customer that has left shippers shocked and angered...

Alleged US demurrage abuses could lead to legal action

Shippers, truckers, and freight forwarders reeling from almost US$150 million in demurrage fees linked to congestion in the ports of Los Angeles/Long Beach and...

Covid strategy pays dividends for Maersk with strong Q3

The Ocean division has boosted Maersk's third-quarter results, showing remarkable growth in earnings of 39% on contracting revenues as the company's strategy of managing...

Divided IMO approves short-term measures

Delegates at the International Maritime Organization (IMO) meeting online this week have approved short-term measures to reduce carbon from existing ships, however, the meeting...

Updated: PIL defaults on bond payments

Pacific International Lines is unable to make good on the principal and interest due to holders of an SG$60 million (US$43.8 million) bond issue...
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Taking the personal view for crew working on container shipping

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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...

Updated: Maersk continues to cancel sailings across the globe

Due to market demand reductions globally caused by the Covid-19 pandemic, Maersk is continuing to moderate its schedule. The Danish liner company line will,...

Truckers hit back at carriers in US chassis dispute

US truckers have responded to international shipping lines’ “motion to dismiss” a USD$1.8 billion complaint over “unfair” practises surrounding the use of chassis for...

MSC and CMA CGM join Maersk’s blockchain initiative

Two of the largest global carriers CMA CGM and Mediterranean Shipping Company (MSC) have announced their integration onto TradeLens, the blockchain platform jointly developed...

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