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Vietnam’s major terminal operator orders Kalmar equipment

Cargotec-owned manufacturing company, Kalmar and Vietnam’s largest container terminal operator, Saigon Newport Corporation (SNP) have inked an agreement for 25 units of the Kalmar...

PSA Sines launches Terminal XXI expansion

PSA Sines, the concessionaire for the Sines Container Terminal (Terminal XXI), launched the tender for the expansion of this port infrastructure. This expansion phase includes...

APM Terminals closes Danish box terminal acquisition deal

A.P. Møller Maersk's APM Terminals has agreed with Aarhus Logistics Center (ALC) for the acquisition of ALC's container terminal in the port of Aarhus....

Business leaders call for government intervention in Montreal Port dispute

Business leaders and organisations in Eastern Canada have asked the government to intervene in the dispute between the Montreal Dockers and the Maritime Employer...

SC Ports’ new terminal on track for 2021 opening

South Carolina Ports Authority (SCPA) has announced that the construction of the Hugh K. Leatherman Terminal is on schedule for a March 2021 opening. The...

Updated: Another Montreal union joins indefinite industrial action

Following the announcement on Friday, 7 August, by Montreal’s International Longshoremen’s Union Local 375 (CUPE) of an indefinite strike, it has emerged that a...

CMA CGM to buy stake in HMM’s Algeciras terminal

CMA CGM will buy HMM’s 50% stake in Total Terminal International Algeciras (TTIA), which operates a container terminal in the south of Spain. HMM announced on...

Forth Ports and DP World to jointly bid for a Thames freeport

Forth Ports Group and DP World have announced a partnership which will submit a joint freeport bid incorporating the Port of Tilbury and DP...

Montreal dockers’ to start “unlimited” strike

Longshoremen in the Port of Montreal are about to escalate the long-running dispute with the Maritime Employers Association (MEA). The two sides will continue to...

Covid-19 has severe impact on CK Hutchison’s H1 earnings

Hong Kong conglomerate CK Hutchison's ports and terminal operations showed a 19% drop in pre-tax profit to HK$3.45 billion (US$445.68 million) in H1 2020,...

Port authorities collaborate on automated shipping developments

Eight port authorities from around the globe have established the MASS (Maritime Autonomous Surface Ships) Port Network (MPN) in Singapore, it was announced today,...

Storms lead to Mumbai crane collapse

Heavy winds and rain at India’s west coast Port of Mumbai have led to the collapse of three cranes at the facility. According to the...
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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,...

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...

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)...

MSC Zoe report says vessel hit the bottom in storm

A 19,200TEU ship which lost 342 containers in a North Sea storm hit the seabed as the vessel was tossed up and down in...