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CN Photo Project: The Picture of the Week

Container News wants to thank you all for your participation in the CN Photo Project. Among all the very beautiful photos we have received, the Container News team has...

Adani Ports take over Indian Gangavaram Port

Adani Ports and Special Economic Zone Ltd (APSEZ) has acquired Gangavaram Port (GPL) in India, followed by the purchase of a 10.4% stake in...

Yang Ming and Evergreen join Taiwan’s first finance blockchain group

Taiwanese liner operators Yang Ming Marine Transport and Evergreen Marine Corporation have joined their country's first financial blockchain platform. On 23 September, Cathay Financial Holdings...

Samskip acquires Baltic shortsea operator

European transport group Samskip has announced the acquisition of shortsea specialist Sea Connect aiming to broadened its Baltic operations. The Klaipeda-based shipping company, which will...

Maersk partners with energy startup for shipping electrofuels

Maersk Growth has announced its new venture investment in the Silicon Valley-based startup Prometheus Fuels for cost-efficient and carbon-neutral eFuels for shipping, through a...

Port of Thessaloniki partners with Greek university for maritime research

Thessaloniki Port Authority (ThPA) SA and the Department of Business Administration of the Management Economics and Social Sciences School of the University of West...

Canadian Pacific acquires KCS to create the first US-Mexico-Canada rail network

The railway companies Canadian Pacific Railway Limited (CP) and Kansas City Southern (KCS) have entered into a merger agreement, under which CP will acquire...

MSC boxship quarantined off Chile due to Covid outbreak onboard

The latest container vessel that has reported Covid-19 cases onboard is the 12,500TEU MSC Lauren, which suffered an outbreak and was quarantined off Chile. It...

MSC continues support for Mercy Ships

A new era for the collaboration between MSC and Mercy Ships has started, as the Swiss container lines, through and with MSC Foundation, provides...

PD Ports launches Port Community System for Teesport

PD Ports, the Statutory Harbour Authority for the River Tees, has launched a Port Community System (PCS) in collaboration with the Port of Rotterdam...

Over 150 shipping organisations call for governmental decarbonisation action

Signatories of the Call to Action for Shipping Decarbonisation urge world leaders to align shipping with the Paris Agreement temperature goal to decarbonise global...

Truckers withdraw strike in Bangladesh

Truckers in Bangladesh have withdrawn an ongoing strike after 33 hours as the government has assured them of meeting some demands immediately and some...

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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...