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Owners and environmentalists back EU Green Deal

Swedish and Greek shipowners have written to the European Commission (EC) expressing their support for a fair and targeted carbon pricing system with an...

OCEAN Alliance launches Tianjin-Europe service

The OCEAN Alliance of COSCO Shipping Lines, Evergreen Marine Corporation and CMA CGM has launched a new service connecting the northern Chinese port of...

Maersk plans ahead for the upcoming citrus season

Maersk has announced that its 1,810TEU vessel, Maersk Vallvik, has arrived at the Port of Durban, South Africa with over 700 refrigerated containers to...

Dutch container vessel suffers steering loss in N. Sea

The 1,436TEU, 2011 built, container ship Escape operated by the Dutch carrier JR Shipping, based in Harlingen, The Netherlands, suffered a rudder failure just...

Evergreen initiates South Korea-Vietnam service

Evergreen is offering a direct service between South Korea and Vietnam, for the first time, with a new Korea-China-Vietnam (KCV) service starting mid-April. The Taiwanese...

Unparalleled Ever Given cargo demands despite overstated SCA claim

The volume of claims resulting from the Ever Given incident is likely to be the largest of any accident according to industry sources with...

Maritime digital development is making steady progress

Maritime is catching other industries up in the race to digitalise business according to essDOCS CEO Alexander Goulandris, who was speaking at the Timber...

Baltic Tern loses five containers in North Sea

The 1,600TEU boxship Baltic Tern has lost five containers at sea north of Ameland, The Netherlands, after experiencing difficulties due to heavy weather en...

Indian rail operator Concor invites box manufacturer bids

India’s flagship government policy ‘Atma Nirbhar Bharat’ (self-reliance), multimodal logistics operator Concor has issued an Expression of Interest (EoI) with the aim of preparing...

RCL continues boxship acquisition string

Thai intra-Asia carrier Regional Container Lines (RCL) is still adding secondhand vessels to its fleet. RCL said in filings to the Thai Stock Exchange on...

Updated: MSC responds to pharma demand

MSC has announced it will expand its capacity to meet the growing demand for transport solutions in the pharmaceutical sector because of the increasing...

SCA to bolster tug capacity, negotiating settlement in Ever Given incident

The Suez Canal Authority (SCA) has said it will increase the number and power of its tugboat fleet following the stranding of the 20,388TEU...

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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...

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...

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...