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Covid-19 pandemic accelerates smart reefer container adoption

The global Covid-19 crisis has highlighted the importance of refrigerated container logistics to keep vital supplies of food and medicines, including vaccines, flowing around...

X-Press Pearl update: “Grey sheen” and sea discolouration remain, salvage unlikely until September

X-Press Feeders, operators of the container ship X-Press Pearl, have confirmed that the wreck of the vessel is now wholly sitting on the seabed...

Open loop scrubbers do not create unwarranted risk, said EGCSA study

Both in a standard Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) port and in a highly trafficked seaway the operation of open loop scrubbers...

MSC announces Asia blank sailings

Mediterranean Shipping Company (MSC) has confirmed several sailing omissions in the next weeks on its Asia to West Africa, South Africa, Indian Ocean, East...

Russian box terminal boosts storage yard capacity with new RMG cranes

Vostochnaya Stevedoring Company (VSC) has received two new ZPMC rail-mounted gantry (RMG) cranes, which will increase the total capacity of the Russian terminal’s storage...

Madagascar-based terminal goes live with Navis N4 TOS latest version

Madagascar International Container Terminal Limited (MICTSL), operated by ICTSI Group, has implemented the latest version of Navis N4 3.8. terminal operating system (TOS). MICTSL has...

Panama Canal increases vessel size limits

The Panama Canal has increased the maximum allowable length for vessels transiting the Neopanamax Locks. Since 21 May, the maximum length overall (LOA) for commercial...

South China ports disruption triggers more than 130 omissions

More than 130 omitted calls and over 60 added calls have been noted for the period 23 May - 26 June due to low...

Global Ship Lease acquires four ultra high reefer boxhsips

Global Ship Lease (GSL) has announced a purchase agreement for four Panamax container vessels with a capacity of 5,470TEU and an average age of...

Incheon port to develop customs and logistics facility

Incheon Port Authority (IPA) will build an integrated customs inspection and shipping logistics centre within Incheon South Port's Aam Logistics Complex 2. The new facility,...

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ONE Apus may have lost a quarter of its cargo

An Ocean Network Express (ONE) vessel that reported a container stack collapse, on 30 November, may have lost up to 25% of its cargo...

ONE to build world’s largest container ships

Ocean Network Express (ONE) has agreed with Shoei Kisen Kaisha for the 15-year long-term charter of six new Ultra Large Container Ships (ULCS) with...

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)...

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B2G Consulting and Alcott Global, specializing in supply chain management consulting and executive search, have joined forces to organize the first summit addressing sustainability...