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Swissterminal starts fully electricity operations in Switzerland

Swissterminal AG has begun to operate its terminal sites in Switzerland with 100% renewable electricity in a framework to achieve net-zero emissions from its...

Beef exports from Oakland to Asia spike

Port of Oakland has recorded a 25% increase in beef exports, almost exclusively to Asia for the period between January and July, according to...

Port of New York and New Jersey sees double-digit volumes growth in July

The Port of New York and New Jersey (NYNJ) has marked double-digit volume increases in all sectors during July, with the total throughput elevated...

Port of Felixstowe welcomes world’s largest container vessel

One of the world's largest container ships, Ever Ace which is operated by Evergreen Marine, has made its maiden call at Hutchison Ports Port...

Port of Virginia reports all time record August

The Port of Virginia has registered its busiest August and the second most productive month ever recorded in its history by handling more than...

DP World invests in new berth at London Gaetway logistics hub

DP World will begin work next month on a new fourth berth at its London Gateway logistics hub to increase supply chain resilience and...

ICTSI Pakistan reaches 10 million TEU milestone

The International Container Terminal Services, Inc.’s (ICTSI) subsidiary, Pakistan International Container Terminal (PICT) has recorded a milestone after 19 years of operations at the...

Chittagong shipping agents to pay higher bills as labour wages went up

Shipping agents in Bangladesh from now on have to pay an additional 4.5% bill for container handling and 5.8% for bulk cargo handing against...

Port of Baltimore receives four new electric box cranes

The Port of Baltimore has acquired four new massive NeoPanamax container cranes which will be established at the Helen Delich Bentley Seagirt Marine Terminal. The...

SC Ports achieves strongest August on record

South Carolina Ports (SC Ports) has reported double-digit growth in container volumes during August, mainly driven by retail imports. In particular, SC Ports handled 234,688TEU...

MSC starts quayside fumigation service at Antwerp terminal

MSC has launched a quayside fumigation service in collaboration with the disinfection company Descroes at MSC PSA European Terminal (MPET) of Antwerp, after a successful pilot phase. This service will help...

Antwerp, Hamburg and Rotterdam the main hubs for cocaine entry in Europe

Belgium and the Netherlands have surpassed Spain as the primary gateways to Europe for cocaine trafficking, according to Europol statistics. The European police agency's assessment...

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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...