• APL enhances its Business Ecosystem in Central Vietnam

    On 25 March, the APL Chu Lai Express (CHX) service will depart for China with the first reefer shipment of bananas from the Chu Lai Tam Hiep Port in Quang Nam. This marks the beginning of more reefer shipments ahead from the port as Truong Hai Automobile Joint-Stock company (THACO) recently inaugura…

  • Container safety: TT Club focuses on dangerous goods

    Press release of TT Club: The recent reports of container ship fires has once more focussed those in the container supply chain on safety issues related to the incorrect processing of dangerous goods.  The nascent Cargo Integrity campaign initiated by the international transport and logistics insure…

  • Yilport in talks for Long Beach container terminal

    Turkey’s Yilport Holding AS is in advanced talks to buy a container terminal in Long Beach, California, a deal that would value the facility at close to $2 billion, people with knowledge of the matter said. The discussions between Yilport, backed by businessman Robert Yuksel Yildirim, and terminal o…

  • COSCO’s dream project of mega containership approved

    “25000 Box Container Ship Type Development” project gets the green light from all the involved sides. According to Shanghai Ship and Shipping Research Institute (SSSRI), the Shanghai Ship Transportation Science Research Institute held a project acceptance meeting, on March 8, 2019. Accor…

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Nigeria: Govt to demolish Apapa station to expand seaport

Lagos — The Minister of Transportation, Mr. Rotimi Amaechi has directed that the Apapa station be demolished and expanded in order to accommodate the activities at the Apapa seaport. He said this, yesterday, after the inspection of the project in Lagos. Amaechi said the idea …

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RZD Logistics delivered a cargo from Beijing to Moscow

Moscow, July 26th, 2018 – JSC RZD Logistics, the largest multimodal logistics operator in the CIS and Baltic countries, sent the first cargo in the implementation of “Memorandum on the organization of high-speed cross-border rail freight shipments between China-Russia-Europe” signed by JSC Russian Railways and …

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Amicable settlement between K Line and APLL

K Line’s press release: The settlement of the lawsuit against APL Logistics Ltd. In September 2016, employees of APL Logistics Ltd.(APLL) sent erroneous e-mails to its customers which were not based on the facts regarding our financial situation. We thereafter filed a lawsuit at the Tokyo …

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Country or government will run the Mombasa Port?

Three judges will now determine if the port of Mombasa should be run by the county or the national government. High Court Judge Eric Ogola on Tuesday referred an application by three residents, seeking to have Mombasa County take charge of the management and operations …

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NGO Shipbreaking Platform update

There were a total of 220 ships broken in the second quarter of 2018. Of these, 169 ships were sold to the beaches of South Asia for dirty and dangerous breaking [1]. Between April and June, 6 workers have lost their lives and 7 workers …

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Eurotainer appoints APM Terminals as agent for Argentina

Eurotainer US, Inc. has selected APM Terminals Inland Services Argentina as the exclusive agent for the sales and marketing of its tank container leasing services in Argentina.   APM Terminals serves the Argentinian market through five strategically located Inland Service Depots located in key markets …

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Maersk Line, fresh FAK rates

Maersk Line is announcing an increase in FAK rates (Freight All Kinds). Below are the FAK rates for a sample list of corridors, commodities and container types where the rate increase is effective. As always, please visit my.maerskline.com for a quote, or your rate sheets or contracts …

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Port Truck Gate Schedule for Harry Bridges’ Birthday 2018

Terminals at the Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach have announced schedules for the Harry Bridges’ Birthday holiday period of Friday, July 27, 2018, through Monday, July 30, 2018. The schedule is posted below, and a PDF of the schedule can be downloaded at https://www.pierpass.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/07/HBridges-BDay-2018_2.pdf. …

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Maersk Line, Peak Season Surcharge

Maersk Line is notifying a Peak Season Surcharge (PSS) of USD 100 for 20” and USD 200 for 40’ applicable to ALL DRY cargo from Jawaharlal Nehru, Mundra, Hazira, and Pipavav to Mombasa (Kenya) and Dar Es Salaam (Tanzania), effective from 15th August until further notice. …

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Itapoa port emissions

We would like to inform you that due to operational issues MV “MSC Spain” (voyage 095SN) and MV “MSC Vita” (voyage MM825A- MM829R) omitted the port of Itapoa. All import bookings on board these vessels with destination Itapoa were discharged at Paranagua on July 22, 2018 and July 24, 2018 respectively to be …

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Monthly record for Port of NY & NJ

The Port of New York and New Jersey achieved a monthly record for June.  Total volume for June 2018 was 625,366 TEUs (357,382 lifts) versus 584,606 TEUs (335,702 lifts) in June 2017, a 7.0% increase.  Import loads (TEUs) were up by 5.2% in June 2018 …

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Dublin Port launches Masterplan 2040 Reviewed 2018

Dublin Port launched its Masterplan 2040 Reviewed 2018, updating the long-term development plan for the port first published in 2012. Masterplan 2040 Reviewed 2018 sets out four key changes to the port’s development plans: The port will now be developed based on an average annual growth rate of 3.3% …

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NileDutch selected CyberLogitec’s ALLEGRO

CyberLogitec, the IT solution provider to the maritime & logistic industry, has been awarded the contract to replace NileDutch’s existing business operating system with ALLEGRO, the advanced liner management solution.  The contract was officially signed in mid-June 2018, and is set to commence from Q3 …

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HOYER uses big data for container maintenance

The HOYER Group has replaced their previous M&R (Maintenance & Repair) system with the new M&R module of Adaption. The software ensures that HOYER can analyze and predict the tank container M&R activities by using big data. International logistic service provider HOYER, specialized in the …

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NPA reviews suspension order on shipping companies

The Management of the Nigerian Ports Authority has ordered the restoration of services to the four shipping companies whose operations were suspended for their failure to comply with the directive of acquiring and operating holding bays for their containers. However the affected shipping companies have …

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Heavy rolling caused the lost of 81 containers

A Liberian-flagged ship that lost 81 containers overboard off the NSW coast suffered 90 seconds of “heavy rolling” as it drifted in wild weather, according to a preliminary report into the incident. Key points: Ship rolled up to 30 degrees port and starboard during wild …

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MOU between PPA SA and Quingdao Port Group

An important strategic cooperation was founded with the signing of the Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) on 23 July 2018 between PPA SA and Qingdao Port Group, which is one of the world’s largest commercial ports and an international transport hub. The MOU was signed by …

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COSCO Shipping Universe equipped with ABB Turbocharges

The 21,000+ TEU (20-foot equivalent unit) COSCO Shipping Universe has broken the record for China’s largest container ship and is equipped with ABB turbochargers to assure optimal performance and fuel efficiency. ABB Turbocharging is a key strategic partner for COSCO SHIPPING Lines Co., Ltd (COSCO …

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Costamare Inc., financial results

On Tuesday 24 July 2018, Costamare Inc. reported unaudited financial results for the second quarter and six-months ended June 30, 2018. Adjusted Net Income available to common stockholders of $10.5 million or $0.10 per share and $23.8 million or $0.22 per share for the three-months …

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Cyber attack on COSCO U.S.

COSCO SHIPPING Lines: Due to local network breakdown within our America regions, local email and network telephone cannot work properly at the moment. For safety precautions, we have shut down the connections with other regions for further investigations. So far, all the vessels of our …

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