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Visy Oy joins the Container Owners Association

The Finnish technology company Visy Oy will be a member of the Container Owners Association (COA) focussing on cargo efficiency enhancement. Visy aims to improve...

HMM must improve salary system and bank will eventually release control, said KDB chairman

Korea Development Bank chairman, Lee Dong-gull has called on HMM to improve its salary system and disclosed that the state policy lender will inevitably...

EDP to invest in green hydrogen project for Pecém Industrial Complex

EDP Group has announced its cooperation with the Government of Ceará state to invest US$8 million in a pilot project for the production of...

Chittagong shipping agents to pay higher bills as labour wages went up

Shipping agents in Bangladesh from now on have to pay an additional 4.5% bill for container handling and 5.8% for bulk cargo handing against...

CMA CGM and Brittany Ferries form freight and passenger transport partnership

CMA CGM has agreed to make a €25 million (US$30 million) investment in Brittany Ferries, the largest ferry company operating under the French flag,...

Typhoon Chanthu could disrupt US$14 billion worth of trade

The recent closure of Shanghai and Ningbo ports due to Typhoon Chanthu may create delays that disrupt more than US$14 billion of trade flows,...

Typhoon Chanthu to cause more supply chain disruptions

Typhoon Chanthu, which hit east-central China on 13 September, is expected to cause further delays for ships waiting to enter the country’s two busiest...

MSC starts quayside fumigation service at Antwerp terminal

MSC has launched a quayside fumigation service in collaboration with the disinfection company Descroes at MSC PSA European Terminal (MPET) of Antwerp, after a successful pilot phase. This service will help...

Industry bodies join forces to tackle safety of dangerous goods storage and transport

International Cargo Handling Coordination Association (ICHCA) International and the International Vessel Operators Dangerous Goods Association (IVODGA) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to...

Fundación Valenciaport launches Covid-19 consultancy service for ports

Port Authority of Valencia's initiative, Fundación Valenciaport has launched a new advisory service on the Covid-19 management in ports to provide port managers with...

British experts remain cautious despite freight volume increase

The United Kingdom (UK) Government has released Transport’s Department port freight statistics for the second quarter of the year, indicating positive signs despite the...

Covid-19 hits another Evergreen ship

Hong Kong health authorities said that 16 crew members on the 1,984TEU Ever Calm tested positive after the vessel arrived in Osaka on 9...

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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...