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Dutch company to convert inland ships to H2

Vessel operator Future Proof Shipping (FPS) has partnered with terminal operator BCTN Container Terminals and the Holland Shipyards Group to convert its first inland...

Maersk Eindhoven and ONE Apus ready for operations

Both the Maersk Eindhoven and the ONE Apus which suffered major cargo losses in the Pacific are expected to resume service, with the Eindhoven...

Imbalance in productivity between Asia and US causing congestion

Low US productivity compared to Asia where factories and logistics companies, including ports, work 24 hours a day compared to their counterparts in the...

APM Terminals opens new facility in Denmark

APM Terminals has launched operations in Kalundborg, Denmark following an agreement in December with the Port of Kalundborg and AP Møller–Maersk to handle two...

DP World’s mutlipurpose terminal in Angola goes live

DP World has begun operations at the Multipurpose Terminal (MPT) at the Port of Luanda from 1 March, while there are underway improvements at...

Montreal negotiations resume after two-week hiatus

Negotiations at the Port of Montreal have resumed with arbitrators also back at the table following a pause in the talks, because the sides...

COSCO Shipping Ports ups stake in Tianjin

COSCO Shipping Ports (CSP), the COSCO group’s terminal operating arm, has gained control over Tianjin Port Container Terminal (TCT), after acquiring additional shares from...

PIL sells three ships ahead of court hearing

Pacific International Lines (PIL) has sold three more vessels as the Singapore-based liner operator continues to improve its balance sheet. One ship, the 2013-built multi-purpose...

Hapag-Lloyd grows its African presence with Nairobi office

Hapag-Lloyd has announced the opening of a new office in Nairobi, Kenya with the aim to continue its growth in Africa. The German shipping company...

WSC bolsters its Singapore and US offices

Two new executives in Singapore and an addition to the US office of the World Shipping Council (WSC) will allow the shipping line representatives...

Taipei expects container crunch to persist

Taiwan’s transport minister has said that the working group formed by Maritime Port Bureau in January to counteract the impact of container shortages and...

Maersk Essen arrives in California, but must wait for berth

Maersk Essen is expected to berth in the Port of Los Angeles on 5 March, according to one customer who has been notified by...

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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...

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)...

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...

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...