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Rollover cargo still on the increase says Ocean Insights

Increasing levels of rollover cargo at congested ports are continuing to prevent the smooth operation of global supply chains an Ocean Insights study has...

Greek boxship collides with wreck off Indonesia

Cyprus flagged container ship Tina 1 has collided with the wreck of the Iranian vessel Shahraz which ran aground, breaking its back in May...

ONE introduces congestion surcharge in Chinese port

Ocean Network Express (ONE) has applied a congestion surcharge (CS) of US$1300/container at Tianjin’s Xingang port in northern China, which faces a serious shortage...

Reefer rates out of Europe take a hike

European reefer rates are seeing upward pressure with some major lines announcing significant increases, for reefer cargo in particular, but also for standard freight...

Kanway Line orders 1,900TEU pair at Huangpu Wenchong

Kanway Line, a minor Taiwanese feeder operator, has commissioned firm orders for two 1,900TEU ships from CSSC Huangpu Wenchong Shipbuilding. Huangpu Wenchong's immediate parent, China...

CMA CGM starts new America service

CMA CGM has announced the launch of the Flamingo Express service, a weekly dedicated service to/from Miami, Virgin Islands, Bahamas and Haiti with optimised...

Is the maritime sector out of step?

Global warming is a ticking time-bomb that could destroy us all or it could be a dud, failing to explode at the expected time....

FMC to get tough on demurrage fees

The Federal Maritime Commission (FMC) is gearing up to take action over the thorny issue of port congestion and runaway demurrage fees being charged...

Impact assessment gives Montreal Port expansion green light

A draft environmental impact assessment by the Canadian authorities into the 1.15 million TEU Montréal Port terminal expansion at Contrecoeur has given the Canadian...

UK port congestion leads to additional surcharges

The heavy congestion in London Gateway, and in most ports of the United Kingdom, has forced several shipping lines to implement congestion surcharges and...

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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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