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Konecranes gains order for two cranes from Cameroon

The Cameroonian terminal operator Régie du Terminal à Conteneurs (RTC) has ordered two eco-efficient Konecranes Gottwald Model 6 Mobile Harbor Cranes aiming to improve their...

APMT and partners to develop Louisiana port facility

AP Moller Maersk’s terminal operator APM Terminals has announced that it has entered into discussions with the Plaquemines Port Harbor and Terminal District (PPHTD)...

Singapore Port Covid-19 cluster emerges

A Covid-19 cluster has emerged in Singapore’s container port, after a trailer driver tested positive, leading to fears that the virus could have spread...

Santos terminal BTP orders Kalmar tractor units

Brasil Terminal Portuário (BTP) has ordered nine Kalmar Ottawa T2 terminal tractors from the Finnish manufacturer for its terminal operations at the Port of Santos,...

Peab comissioned to build new container port in Sweden

Swedish forest products company, SCA Logistics has commissioned Peab, an infrastructure construction company, to build a new container port adjacent to Tunadal Port in...

Asian terminals lead global port efficiency ranking

Asian container ports have marked the highest efficiency scores in the world, dominating the top-50 positions of the global efficiency ranking according to the...

South Korea’s Gwangyang port seeks international connections

Gwangyang, South Korea's second-busiest container port, has attracted seven new service routes in Q1 2021, raising hopes for a recovery in throughput. Affected by Covid-19,...

LA Port plans for August peak

As the fall out from last years’ pandemic subsides and the disruption to supply chains caused by the blockage of the Suez Canal is...

DP World repeats Kalmar hybrid straddle carrier order

DP World Southampton has ordered 11 hybrid straddle carriers for its container terminal from Kalmar, which will also offer operator training and maintenance support. The...

Trudeau Government to force Montreal dockers back to work

Canada’s federal administration has tabled legislation that will outlaw the strike that began yesterday (27 April) as Montreal’s dockers failed to reach an accord...

Santos Brazil enhances its major terminals with CyberLogitec system

The Brazilian terminal operator, Santos Brazil has decided to replace its existing Terminal Operating System (TOS) at its two largest sites at Santos and...

Miami box terminal finalises modernisation project

PortMiami's South Florida Container Terminal (SFCT) has announced that it is close to completing its three-year modernisation project to prepare for future growth. The project...

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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...