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Update: Lethal earthquake paralyses Turkish ports, container lines announce operation adjustments

An earthquake measuring 7.8 on the Richter scale occurred on the border between Turkey and Syria, on the morning of 6 February leading many...

Port Houston makes progress with ship channel expansion project

Port Houston has proceeded with the Houston Ship Channel expansion project, often known as Project 11, with the dredging of the first section, known...

Vopak and Port of Antwerp-Bruges to sustainably redevelop former Gunvor site

Vopak, a dutch tank storage company, is acquiring the shares of Gunvor Petroleum Antwerp from commodity trader Gunvor Group Ltd. In that way, Vopak gives...

HPC prepares study for hydrogen bunker station in Helgoland

The municipality of Helgoland in Germany has commissioned Hamburg Port Consulting (HPC) to carry out a concept study for the construction of a hydrogen...

DP World enhances Antwerp Gateway with new container equipment

The Finnish port equipment manufacturer Kalmar has received a large order for nine Kalmar hybrid straddle carriers from its long-term client DP World. The new...

Chittagong port kicks off new year with container drop

The first month of this year did not pass well for Chittagong port, Bangladesh’s prime seaport, which handles almost 92% of the country's seaborne...

Turkish earthquake-hit Iskenderun port shuts operation  

Several Turkish ports were hit hard by a devastating earthquake that measured 7.8 magnitudes on the Richter scale, with at least one port suspended...

Ports in Australia and Japan ink collaboration agreement

The new Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) signed by the Pilbara Ports Authority (PPA) and the Port of Himeji aims to promote collaboration and information...

DP World terminals in UK achieve record container numbers

DP World saw a 5% rise in the box volumes of its two hubs in the United Kingdom last year, with London Gateway increasing...

Erenhot port sees cargo volume increase in January

Erenhot port, a land port on the China-Mongolia border, achieved a rise in import and export cargo volume in the first month of the...

DP World nears 80 million TEUs in 2022

DP World handled 79 million TEUs throughout its global portfolio of container terminals in the previous year, with its gross container volumes increasing by...

COSCO launches new car transportation service through Piraeus port

Piraeus Port Authority (PPA) and COSCO Shipping Specialised Carriers jointly launched a new car shipment route and service in EMEA (Europe, the Middle East...

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Major container lines boost schedule reliability, MSC and Maersk top rankings

Maritime data analysis company Sea-Intelligence said in its last report that the schedule reliability figures increased during the second quarter of 2022. "The rapid increase...

Turkish earthquake-hit Iskenderun port shuts operation  

Several Turkish ports were hit hard by a devastating earthquake that measured 7.8 magnitudes on the Richter scale, with at least one port suspended...

Car carrier catches fire off Vietnam

A South Korean pure car and truck carrier caught fire while on its way to Vietnam. Vietnam’s Ministry of Transport stated that the 1999-built 6,000-car...

MSC expands Sentosa service

MSC announced the expansion of its current Sentosa service to connect major ports in China directly with India’s key ports of Mundra and Nhava...

COSCO launches new car transportation service through Piraeus port

Piraeus Port Authority (PPA) and COSCO Shipping Specialised Carriers jointly launched a new car shipment route and service in EMEA (Europe, the Middle East...