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Maersk and CP ink Canada facility deal

Canadian Pacific Railway Limited and Maersk have reached an agreement to build and operate a world-class transload and distribution facility in Vancouver. The CP transload...

Maersk to build pharmaceutical warehouse in Poland

Maersk is launching a project to create its second dedicated warehouse in Poland, specifically designed for pharmaceutical customers in Central Europe. The pharmaceutical warehouse is...

Hapag-Lloyd opens new office in Nigeria

The German shipping company, Hapag-Lloyd has opened its new office in Lagos, Nigeria today, 15 September. As the largest economy and one of the most...

CIG collaborate to promote safety and security in shipping

In further evidence of how the maritime sector is working in unison to find solutions to long standing problems four industry associations and insurers...

MSC giant ship knocks down crane in Valencia

A crane in the port of Valencia was demolished when the 23,000TEU container ship MSC Mia collided with it while manoeuvring on the morning...

South Korean authorities add their voice to Pacific rate concerns

The Korea International Trade Association (KITA) is reportedly concerned with peak Transpacific freight rates, which have reached levels not seen since 2009. KITA noted that...

PSA Mumbai introduces online payments solution

PSA Mumbai has launched a digital online payments system for Direct Port Delivery (DPD) customers with ODeX, India’s largest neutral technology platform, which connects...

Container stack collapse delays ONE vessel

The 2008-built container ship, ONE Cosmos has suffered a container stack collapse on 11 September caused by bad weather in the Far East Region,...

TS Lines places four-ship order at Huangpu Wenchong

Taiwanese intra-Asia carrier TS Lines has commissioned the building of two 1,900TEU ships from CSSC Huangpu Wenchong Shipbuilding of China. Container News reported in June...

Lines raise serious concerns over EU’s “quasi-global” ETS plans

The World Shipping Council (WSC), which represents around 90% of the world’s container shipping lines, has voiced its “serious concerns” with European Union proposals...

Golden Week transpacific blankings reach Covid-19 peak levels

The capacity reductions which have been already decided by the shipping lines amidst the upcoming Chinese Golden Week are at similar levels to the...

Container shortages and increasing rates add to shipper woes

Soaring Asia to US rates are expected to climb higher next week as vessel operators impose yet another general rate increase (GRI) on 15...
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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,...

MSC container vessel loses more than 20 boxes in Algoa Bay

MSC has confirmed the loss of more than 20 containers overboard from its 9,400TEU container vessel MSC Palak near the port of Nqgura (Coega)...

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...