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Long Beach Harbor Commission elects new President

The five-member panel, Long Beach Board of Harbor Commissioners, that oversees the Port of Long Beach elected Steven Neal as President on 26 July. While...

Port of Savannah moves record container volumes in FY 2021

The Port of Savannah has marked a record in container volume during the fiscal year (FY) 2021, handling 5.3 million TEU, which translates to an...

Port of Newcastle to increase container handling efficiency

Port of Newcastle’s existing project cargo, general cargo and container handling capability will be further enhanced following a more than US$20 million investment in...

JWD buys 20% stake in Thai box terminal operator from PSA

PSA Southeast Asia will sell a 20% stake in Eastern Sea Laem Chabang Terminal (ESCO) to JWD InfoLogistics Public Company Limited. The transaction is expected...

Transnet system remains disabled in Durban

Transnet's system continues to be disabled in Durban, while progress has been made with limited restoration of Navis, according to the latest Maersk's update,...

Largest container ship ever sails the St Lawrence River

MSC Melissa has become the largest container vessel to ever sail the St. Lawrence River, calling earlier in July the Port of Montreal. With a...

DCT Gdańsk to boost container capacity by 1.5 million TEU

The tender committee of the Port of Gdańsk Authority has announced that the lease for a new port area has been awarded to DCT...

Chittagong port yards face severe box congestions in lockdown

The ongoing lockdown in Bangladesh has started taking a toll on the shipping sector, especially on port yards, creating severe congestion as importers are...

Port of Sines reports 22.5% volume increase in 2021 first half

The Port of Sines has seen significant growth in total container volumes during the first half of the year, demonstrating a remarkable economic recovery...

Yard density and container delays force Antwerp terminal to set cargo opening rule

Port of Antwerp's MSC PSA European Terminal (MPET) has decided to implement a Yard Opening Time (YOT) scheme for all containers delivered at Q1718...

Giant giraffe to enter Hakata Port

A big giraffe will appear at the container terminal of the Hakaka port in the southern Japanese city of Fukuoka, as the city will...

Port of Rotterdam sees volume growth in first half of the year

The Port of Rotterdam has recorded a total container throughput of 7,612,000TEU during the first half of the year, which translates to an 8.7%...

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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...

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)...

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...