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MSC and Samsung Heavy Industries select Cavotec’s shore power systems

The Swiss cleantech company, Cavotec has won a series of orders in the second quarter with a total value of €5 million (US$6.1 million)...

CIMC boss sees no end to container crunch in 2021

The Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the world's largest container manufacturer, China International Marine Containers (CIMC), predicts that the well-publicised equipment crunch will persist...

US Pacific ports urge government action on emissions and underwater noise

The ports of Seattle and Tacoma and their marine cargo operating partnership, Northwest Seaport Alliance (NWSA), have asked for urgent and strong action from...

CMA CGM’s Q1 revenues and earnings skyrocket

CMA CGM has reported a significant growth in 2021 first-quarter revenue, which reached US$10.7 billion, representing a 49.2% increase from the same period last...

X-Press Feeders to charter 7,000TEU newbuildings from Eastern Pacific

Eastern Pacific Shipping (EPS) has ordered four 7,000TEU container ships at China's New Times Shipbuilding, after securing a five to seven years charter agreement...

World’s first large LNG-converted container vessel arrives home

The 15,000TEU vessel, Brussels Express, the first large container ship in the world to have been converted to gas propulsion, has sailed into its...

Abu Dhabi Terminals develops AI-focused alliance with Microsoft

Abu Dhabi Terminals has secured a partnership agreement with Microsoft, which will herald the next phase in the digital transformation of Abu Dhabi’s flagship...

India sees challenges in its container manufacturing dream

India’s marine experts believe that manufacturing containers in India may not be as smooth as assured by the government. In a webinar hosted by...

Navis enhances its automated horizontal transport solution

Navis has announced enhancements to the Automated Horizontal Transport (AHT) scheduler on N4 3.8. The Oakland-based supply chain solutions provider said its AHT Scheduler offers...

Maersk’s Skou suggests US$450/tonne bunker tax, MSC’s Toft backs carbon pricing and decarbonisation R&D fund

Søren Skou, CEO of AP Moller – Maersk, has proposed a carbon tax on ship fuel of at least US$450 per tonne of fuel,...

TT Club stresses importance of hazardous cargo’s safe movement after X-Press Pearl disaster

TT Club has highlighted the need of addressing the issues of mishandling dangerous cargo, which in several cases leads to container ship fires, with...

HMM continues urgent medical equipment transportation to India

HMM has transported 23TEU containers carrying medical oxygen supplies since it started delivering Covid-related medical devices to India on 12 May. The medical oxygen supplies...

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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...