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Chlorine leak at Jordan’s Aqaba port kills 13, injures hundreds

At least 13 people have died and 251 have been injured due to a toxic gas leak at Aqaba port in Jordan on 27...

Crude oil carrier’s crew members die during ship operations in Chittagong

Two crew members of a crude oil carrier died on 17 and 18 June after falling unconscious while checking an empty tanker after unloading...

Italian port enhances its crane fleet

FHP Group has placed an order for an eco-efficient Generation 6 Konecranes Gottwald Mobile Harbor Crane for their Multi Service Terminal in the Marghera...

SITC exits dry bulk segment after selling off its entire fleet

SITC International Holdings has completed the sell-off of its entire bulk carrier fleet. The Hong Kong-based SITC, the parent company of intra-Asia box carrier...

CMA CGM Air Cargo receives new Boeing aircrafts

The French CMA CGM Group has received its first two first Boeing 777 Freighters, while it has announced the purchase of two additional ones. At...

Maersk completes acquisition of Senator International

A.P. Moller - Maersk has announced the closing of the acquisition of global freight forwarder Senator International, which has an airfreight network comprising own controlled...

Iran seizes two Greek tankers in Persian Gulf, warns for further similar actions

Two Greek tankers have been held captive by Iran’s Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) since last Friday (27 May). The ships “Prudent Warrior” and “Delta...

GEODIS is the official freight carrier of rugby world cup France 2023

The France 2023 Organising Committee has announced that GEODIS has been appointed as the official freight carrier of the rugby world cup France 2023. With...

Port of Long Beach supports energy project in California

The port of Long Beach helped with the immediate delivery of necessary supplies for a renewable energy project in California in order to not...

India’s Kandla Port faces cargo flow disruptions due to wheat export ban

The Indian government’s abrupt decision earlier this month to ban/restrict wheat exports, as part of its measures to contain raging inflation in the country,...

Port of Seattle is aiming for first of its kind cruise-led “green corridor”

A new move has been made for the world's first “green corridor” in the cruise sector. More specifically, the Port of Seattle, City and Borough...

Air France-KLM and CMA CGM join forces in global air cargo

Air France-KLM Group and the CMA CGM Group have signed a long-term strategic partnership in the air cargo market. This exclusive cooperation will see both...

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Escalating Middle East tensions trigger projected surge in war risk premiums and freight rates

In a significant escalation of tensions in the Middle East, Iran's capture of the MSC Aries, a container ship linked to Israel, has reverberated...

Israeli violence ratchets up Middle East threat levels as Iran responds

Events over the weekend of the 13-14 April have seen rising tensions soar as Iran’s pre-publicised action in retaliation to Israel’s Syrian consulate attack...

MSC-operated ship captured by Iranian forces

MSC told Container News that it is working to secure the release of one of its operated ships that was seized by Iran’s Islamic...

Dali owners declare General Average

Grace Ocean, the owner of the container ship that knocked down the Baltimore bridge in May, has declared a General Average (GA) on the...

Maersk restructures Europe-West Africa service network

Danish ocean carrier Maersk has announced changes in its Europe-West Africa service network, which will take effect from the 17th week of the year. The...