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Hapag-Lloyd pushes up Asia prices from August

Hapag-Lloyd has announced an increased ocean tariff rate for all cargoes in 20’ and 40’ containers, including high cube, standard and reefer containers on...

Zhonggu to develop container logistics base in Beibu Gulf

Chinese domestic container liner operator Zhonggu Shipping Group has signed an agreement with Guangxi Beibu Gulf International Port Group and Guangxi Free Trade Pilot...

Dachser builds new facility in Germany

Logistics provider Dachser has started construction on a new branch in Kassel, Germany the economic centre of northern Hesse, investing approximately €25 million (US$28.5...

MSC container vessel loses more than 20 boxes in Algoa Bay

MSC has confirmed the loss of more than 20 containers overboard from its 9,400TEU container vessel MSC Palak near the port of Nqgura (Coega)...

EC failure to revise CBER gives carriers legal room for manoeuvre

Shippers claim that the failure of the European Commission (EC) to revise the Consortia Block Exemption Regulation (CBER) in April this year has allowed...

Let’s face it, the world as we know it has ended

Florian Frese is the marketing lead at Container xChange – which connects users and suppliers in container logistics. He is an advocate of driving...

High Court ruling “pushes aside corporate veil” in Maran UK case

UK law firm Watson Farley and Williams (WFW) has warned shipping lines that the high court ruling that Maran UK had a duty of...

ONE changes vessel inspection solution

Ocean Network Express (ONE) has launched a new self-inspection challenge for vessels, as a result of the Covid-19 pandemic, replacing their previous Vessel Quality...

Hapag-Lloyd enhances Africa service portfolio

Hapag-Lloyd has announced the launch of a new China-Kenya-Express (CKX) service. The service is expected to launch in the week starting 17 August. The German...

IBIA questions new claims about VLSFO and black carbon emissions

The International Bunker Industry Association (IBIA) has raised some questions about a new theory which has been circulated in the press based on an...

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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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