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Imbalance in productivity between Asia and US causing congestion

Low US productivity compared to Asia where factories and logistics companies, including ports, work 24 hours a day compared to their counterparts in the...

APM Terminals opens new facility in Denmark

APM Terminals has launched operations in Kalundborg, Denmark following an agreement in December with the Port of Kalundborg and AP Møller–Maersk to handle two...

MSC defends March blank sailings

MSC has announced blank sailings during the ninth week of the year, which start on 1 March, to rationalise capacity supply from Asia to...

COSCO Shipping Ports ups stake in Tianjin

COSCO Shipping Ports (CSP), the COSCO group’s terminal operating arm, has gained control over Tianjin Port Container Terminal (TCT), after acquiring additional shares from...

PIL sells three ships ahead of court hearing

Pacific International Lines (PIL) has sold three more vessels as the Singapore-based liner operator continues to improve its balance sheet. One ship, the 2013-built multi-purpose...

Maritime is making waves

If you bury your head in the sand, you’re asking for a kick up the bum, according to one joker in a UK pub....

Taipei expects container crunch to persist

Taiwan’s transport minister has said that the working group formed by Maritime Port Bureau in January to counteract the impact of container shortages and...

Maersk Essen arrives in California, but must wait for berth

Maersk Essen is expected to berth in the Port of Los Angeles on 5 March, according to one customer who has been notified by...

Port call optimisation: Two sides of the same coin

Good communications are critical for developing just-in-time ship calls at ports, giving both the lines and port facilities predictability as ships arrive.  To achieve...

A third of Maersk Eindhoven’s lost containers was MSC cargo

A third of the cargo lost overboard by Maersk Eindhoven, which lost 260 containers in the Pacific on 17 February, were carrying MSC customer...

Critical empty box alliance sees China ports tackle shortages

China’s two busiest container ports, Shanghai and Ningbo-Zhoushan, are making efforts to secure containers as the well-documented shortage continues post Chinese New Year. The ports...

Søren Skou gives his six cents worth

Maersk CEO Søren Skou told the BBC that the cost of decarbonising shipping can be paid by the consumer with just a little extra...

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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)...

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...

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...