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Pandemic effects force lines into continuous schedule adjustments

In terms of blanked sailings and capacity management, there are no signs of recovery going forward into the third quarter, according to a Braemar...

Kloosterboer kicks off construction of Cool Port II

Kloosterboer will begin the construction of a new state-of-the-art fully automated multi-customer high-rise cold-storage facility with a storage capacity of 60,000 pallets at City...

US exporters more likely to misdeclare dangerous cargo says NCB

In a recent survey of US export containers the National Cargo Bureau (NCB) found that 38% of containers had misdeclared cargo, according to a...

Seoul mandates comprehensive freight disclosures

South Korea's Ministry of Oceans and Fisheries (MOF) has acted to improve the transparency of container freight charges so that shippers will be better...

COSCO to develop blockchain solutions with Alibaba group

China COSCO Shipping Corporation has signed a collaboration agreement with compatriot e-commerce giant Alibaba and the latter’s fintech affiliate, Ant Financial Services Group (formerly...

Maersk acquires European customs and trade solutions provider

Maersk has reached an agreement with Bridgepoint Development Capital, a dedicated team that focuses on buyouts and capital investments, to acquire KGH Customs Services...

Foolhardy forecasts and trading places

Even as some 21 states postpone the roll back on plans to ease their lockdown regimes and the International Maritime Fund (IMF) has revised...

Covid-19 strikes MSC Flavia crew

Nearly half the crew manning the 12,400TEU MSC Flavia have tested positive for Covid-19 in Ningbo, China. The Centre for Health Protection (CHP) in Hong...

SIPG and THE Alliance test fast-track container processing at Yangshan

Shanghai International Port Group (SIPG) and THE Alliance have entered into an agreement to test out onshore container drop-offs for cargoes bound for Yangshan...

Decarbonisation, Covid and fuel prices, a lurid mix

Fuel prices appeared set to rise, then the Covid-19 outbreak hit the global economy. What will the virus mean for the future of container...

Shippers say service is worse, but the costs are higher

Unhappy shippers say that they are unclear what to expect from shipping lines since the Coronavirus pandemic hit the global economy as services are...

MSC Zoe report says vessel hit the bottom in storm

A 19,200TEU ship which lost 342 containers in a North Sea storm hit the seabed as the vessel was tossed up and down in...
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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...

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,...

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...

Yang Ming constructs new smart container vessels

Yang Ming has unveiled that its ten 2,800TEU container vessels, currently being constructed by CSBC, will receive Smart Ship notations from international classification societies. Starting...

MSC Zoe report says vessel hit the bottom in storm

A 19,200TEU ship which lost 342 containers in a North Sea storm hit the seabed as the vessel was tossed up and down in...