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Abu Dhabi Ports strikes a couple of digital deals

Abu Dhabi Ports has proceeded with a couple of agreements aiming to accelerate its digital transformation and improve the efficiency of its operations and...

GCT Vanterm modernises with Navis N4 upgrade

Global Container Terminals (GCT) Vanterm has gone live with Navis N4 Terminal Operating System (TOS) via remote assistance. GCT has selected Navis TOS for its...

Impact assessment gives Montreal Port expansion green light

A draft environmental impact assessment by the Canadian authorities into the 1.15 million TEU Montréal Port terminal expansion at Contrecoeur has given the Canadian...

UK port congestion leads to additional surcharges

The heavy congestion in London Gateway, and in most ports of the United Kingdom, has forced several shipping lines to implement congestion surcharges and...

DHL to construct new warehouse in London Gateway

DP World London Gateway and DHL Supply Chain have launched the construction of a new 48,000m2 warehouse at Plot 3040 on London Gateway's Logistics...

Paris appoints Raison to progress Haropa Ports merger

Ports at Rouen, Le Havre and Paris have been in the process of merging for two years and now the former director general of...

Port of San Diego proceeds with tech acceleration

The Board of Port of San Diego Commissioners has approved the installation of a microgrid, battery storage system, and electrical infrastructure at the Port’s...

Giant container cranes arrive at Florida’s Port Everglades

Port Everglades has received three Super Post-Panamax container gantry cranes, the largest of their kind on 17 November, with the option to buy three...

BPA welcomes Freeports progress

The British Ports Association (BPA) has welcomed the launch of the bidding process, including the publication of the bidding prospectus for Freeports in England,...

Finnish partners unveil new deals with European ports

The two manufacturing giants Konecranes and Cargotec owned Kalmar, united with a merger agreement earlier in October, have announced new deals with European ports. First...

Cosco to invest more than US$100 million in the Piraeus Port

Cosco Shipping has announced new investments in the port of Piraeus aiming to expand the container capacity of the Greek port and upgrade the...

Australian Union refuses to accept Svitzer’s new deal

Members of the Maritime Union of Australia (MUA) working for the Maersk tugboat subsidiary, Svitzer, have begun a series of work restrictions after the...
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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...

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,...

Truckers hit back at carriers in US chassis dispute

US truckers have responded to international shipping lines’ “motion to dismiss” a USD$1.8 billion complaint over “unfair” practises surrounding the use of chassis for...

MSC and CMA CGM join Maersk’s blockchain initiative

Two of the largest global carriers CMA CGM and Mediterranean Shipping Company (MSC) have announced their integration onto TradeLens, the blockchain platform jointly developed...

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