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Mexican container traffic slumps in H1 2020

Container traffic in Mexican ports declined by 11.1% in the first six months of the year as the country battled with the economic fallout...

Ningbo-Zhoushan takes majority stake in Yangtze River terminal

Ningbo-Zhoushan Port has become the largest shareholder of Jiangyin Sunan International Container Terminal as it targets throughput growth. China’s busiest port and the second busiest...

South Carolina terminals brace for Tropical Storm Isaias

South Carolina ports have imposed restrictions on operations starting tomorrow, as they brace themselves for the arrival of Tropical Storm Isaias. Terminal work will begin...

Two crew on Hapag-Lloyd vessels test positive for Coronavirus

Crew aboard two South African services operated by the German carrier Hapag-Lloyd have tested positive for Covid-19, with the ships now at anchorage the...

Tropical storm set to disrupt North Carolina ports operations

The US East Coast ports in North Carolina have issued storm warnings as Tropical Storm Isaias continues to close in to the region, with...

Updated: MSC ships divert to Halifax as new strike hits Montreal

Further industrial action has been advised by the Maritime Employers Association (MEA) in Montreal Canada, as Longshoremen's Union has filed another 72-hour notice of...

Evergreen joins vessel recycling initiative

Major Taiwan container ship operator Evergreen Marine Corporation has joined the Ship Recycling Transparency Initiative (SRTI) initiative that allows ship operators to securely share...

Wan Hai goes solo on Pacific trades

Wan Hai Lines is now offering a solo Far East-US West Coast service after Pacific International Lines (PIL) withdrew from the Transpacific trade. The China...

Running a tight ship keeps tank industry safe

The carriage of dangerous goods in tank containers is a regular occurrence, but accidents involving tank containers are far less common than with cargo...

Big ships, big headache?

Cargo administration is expanding as fast as ship sizes, as more containers on board the latest ultra large container ships means the documentation must...

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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...

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...

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...

Updated: Maersk continues to cancel sailings across the globe

Due to market demand reductions globally caused by the Covid-19 pandemic, Maersk is continuing to moderate its schedule. The Danish liner company line will,...

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