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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...

Kanway Line orders 1,900TEU pair at Huangpu Wenchong

Kanway Line, a minor Taiwanese feeder operator, has commissioned firm orders for two 1,900TEU ships from CSSC Huangpu Wenchong Shipbuilding. Huangpu Wenchong's immediate parent, China...

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...

DHL to construct new warehouse in London Gateway

DP World London Gateway and DHL Supply Chain have launched the construction of a new 48,000m2 warehouse at Plot 3040 on London Gateway's Logistics...

RCL records profit on lower volumes

Regional Container Lines has announced that it made a profit of THB485 million (US$15.34 million) for the nine months-ended 30 September, improving from a...

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...

Making the connection, ORBCOMM deploys LoRa

Safety, security and supply chain control are all about communication, but without connectivity there can be no visibility and ORBCOMM says that its latest...

PIL’s losses double in first half of 2020

Pacific International Lines (PIL) remains in the red, with a net loss that nearly doubled to US$120 million for the first half of 2020. Releasing...

ZIM records all-time highest Q3 performance

ZIM has presented its highest ever performance in the third quarter, according to Eli Glickman, the company's president and CEO, who expects equivalent results...

BIC and DCSA join forces to standardise container facility codes

Bureau International des Containers (BIC) and DCSA (Digital Container Shipping Association) have announced the completion of their collaboration to standardise the codes used to...

IMO GHG strategy a triumph of “sweat and solidarity” says secretary general

The approval of short-term measures to reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions by the delegates at the International Maritime Organization (IMO) reflects the collective commitment...

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...
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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...

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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