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Skou raises the bar for decarbonisation, calling IMO to ban fossil fuelled ships by 2035

The Chief Executive Officer of A.P. Moller - Maersk, Søren Skou wants to push the International Maritime Organization (IMO) to take more drastic actions...

Metrans to construct new terminal hub in Hungary

The intermodal transport company Metrans aims to expand its network and will invest US$47.1 million in the construction of a new hub terminal in...

Hapag-Lloyd adds 33 vessels to Inmarsat Fleet Xpress contract

The mobile satellite communications firm, Inmarsat has expanded its agreement to deliver maritime broadband to Hapag-Lloyd, after the German carrier renewed its Fleet Xpress...

Geodis offers sustainable fuels for air and sea transports

The logistics company Geodis is now offering sustainable fuel solutions for sea and air transport worldwide to contribute to the reduction of carbon dioxide...

Cargotec and SSAB collaborate to develop fossil-free steel for cargo handling industry

Cargotec and the steel company SSAB will partner on the introduction of fossil-free steel to the cargo handling industry. "Close collaboration with the development of...

Port of Corpus Christi and Texas General Land Office to explore carbon storage options

The Port of Corpus Christi Authority and the Texas General Land Office (GLO) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for the development of...

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...

Portcast raises US$3.2 million to increase logistics profitability through AI technology

The logistics tech start-up Portcast has raised US$3.2 million Pre-Series A financing to make transports profitable with Artificial Intelligence (AI) - driven visibility. The Singapore-based...

Hapag Lloyd offers electronic Bills of Lading worldwide

The German shipping company Hapag Lloyd has announced the collaboration with WAVE BL in order to provide its customers worldwide with electronic Bills of...

GSBN teams up with global tech giants for new blockchain platform

The independent technology consortium Global Shipping Business Network (GSBN) will develop a blockchain operating system in collaboration with Oracle, Microsoft, AntChain and Alibaba Cloud,...

Maersk and Canadian Pacific open transload facility in Vancouver

Maersk and Canadian Pacific (CP) Railway have opened a new Pacific Transload Express facility in Vancouver aiming to ease logistics and relieve supply chain...

China’s first unmanned boxship in maiden trip

China’s first autonomous container ship will enter service in October 2021. The 300TEU Zhi Fei will be deployed by the state-owned Shandong Port Shipping Group...

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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...