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  • Proposed Sydney container terminal affected by international diplomatic issues

    Chinese financing put on hold; Sydney Harbour Investment Partners announces backing from U.S. firm The company trying to build a container terminal in Sydney, N.S., says it had to find a new financial backer because Canada’s relations with China had put the project on hold. Sydney Harbour Inve…

  • China hits back cancelling US pork import order

    The same week U.S. President Donald Trump announced sweeping increases on tariffs against Chinese goods, Chinese buyers dropped orders for 3,247 metric tonnes of U.S. pork – the biggest cancellation in more than a year. The cancellation came during the week ended May 9, a blow to the $6.5 bill…

  • RCL takes full control of RTY service

    Regional Container Lines advises that it will take over vessel operation from ONE on its RTY service. RTY currently operates between Thai Sugar Terminal (TST) / Singapore / Yangon (MIP) / Yangon (MITT) / Port Klang (North) / Singapore / TST on a 21 day, 3 vessel rotation. RCL already operates 2 of t…

  • Hapag-Lloyd and Arkas reach new VSA

    Hapag-Lloyd and Arkas Line have reached a new Vessel Sharing Agreement on the West Black Sea – Turkey – Greece – Morocco trade. As from week 20, the West Med Black Sea Service (WBS) will be upgraded to 4 x 2800 TEU vessels of which Hapag-Lloyd will deploy two vessels. Arkas Line wi…

  • Port of LA worker is killed, another is injured in equipment accident

    One worker was killed and another seriously injured Wednesday, May 15, morning in an equipment accident involving a blown tire or rim at a container terminal at the Port of Los Angeles, officials said. The incident happened shortly before 7:30 a.m. at Fenix Marine Services at Pier 300 and involved a…

  • Truck owners block roads leading to the Durban Container Terminal

    Disgruntled truck owners blocked roads leading to the Durban Container Terminal after their demands for an efficient service was not met. Truck owners who transport shipping containers to and from the Durban Container Terminal (DCT) are demanding a meeting with Transnet. They claim that officials fr…

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Hapag-Lloyd, Turkey – Inspection Fee Destination

Hapag-Lloyd informs that the Inspection Fee Destination (IFD) in Turkey will increase as of July 19, 2018 as follows: Charge Description Charge Code Charge Amount Application Inspection Fee Destination IFD USD 15 Per Container For further information, please contact your local Hapag-Lloyd office.

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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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Modulift and Siemens Design Rig for Dockside Lifts

Below-the-hook equipment manufacturer Modulift and Siemens Heat Transfer Technology B.V. combined forces to design a special rig for lifting modules that weighed nearly 200t apiece. Modulift sent two rigs for on- and off-load in Korea and Thailand respectively—a total of 16 no. 34t capacity MOD …

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Port of Antwerp seeks to double rail volume with Railport Antwerpen

Railport Antwerp, a joint initiative by Antwerp Port Authority, the Left Bank Development Corporation and the industry associations Essenscia Vlaanderen and VOKA-Alfaport, is to expand its activities. The company will actively serve rail transport in the port, including intermodal container transport, with the aim of …

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CMA CGM, fresh GRR

CMA CGM informs its customers of the following General Rate Restoration: Effective July 15th, 2018 (B/L date): From East Coast South America To West Africa, East Africa, South Africa, Arabian Gulf and West Coast North of India Quantum: USD 100/20′ – USD 100/40′ All cargo …

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Maersk line fresh rate announcements

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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HMM signs Letter of Intent for its mega containership orders

On June 15th, HMM has signed its letter of intent for its mega containership orders with three shipyards – Hyundai Heavy Industries, Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine ngineering (DSME) and Samsung Heavy Industries.   Since HMM sent out a Request for Proposal (RFP) to shipbuilding companies on April 10, …

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Port of Felixstowe service disruption to all shipping lines

Please be advised that the Port of Felixstowe’s (PoF) service to all associated shipping lines has been significantly delayed, due to the implementation of a new operating system. MSC expects these PoF delays to continue for the rest of the week, which will affect vessel …

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CMA CGM, GRR from Asia to West and East Africa

CMA CGM informs its customers of the following General Rate Restoration : Effective July 1st, 2018 (B/L date):   From Asia including China, South Korea, Taiwan, Japan, Southeast Asia and Bangladesh To West African ports Quantum: USD 500/20′ – USD 1,000/40′ All cargo dry, reefer, …

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Hapag Lloyd, Heavy Lift Charge

As of July 1, 2018 Hapag-Lloyd will implement the following Heavy Lift Charge (HLC) for all exports from Asia to Mexico, West Coast of Central America, West Coast of South America, Caribbean and Panama: USD 200 per 20’ (over 28 tons)

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Hapag Lloyd, fresh GRI

As of July 15, 2018 (sailing date) Hapag-Lloyd will increase its rates for all cargoes and all container types from East Asia to Mexico, West Coast of Central America and West Coast of South America by: USD 1500 per Container As of July 15, 2018 …

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