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SC Ports harbor deepens, allows for larger boxships

South Carolina Ports (SC Ports) efficiently handled a container ship at the deepest draft to-date, reinforcing the importance of Charleston Harbor’s new 52-foot depth. MSC...

Port of New York & New Jersey upgrades efficiency and transparency tool

Port of New York & New Jersey has announced an updated version of its port supply chain dashboard, a tool that aims to increase...

Ningbo closing in on Singapore as world’s second largest container port

Singapore is now facing the possibility of being overtaken by China’s Ningbo-Zhoushan port as the world’s second-busiest container port, 12 years after losing its...

South America’s largest box terminal enhances RTG crane fleet and expands reefer capacity

The manager of the Paranaguá container terminal, Terminal de Contêineres de Paranaguá (TCP), has purchased 11 rubber tyred gantry (RTG) cranes, as part of a...

COSCO delays investment in Hamburg terminal

COSCO Shipping Ports, the port division of China's COSCO group, is delaying the expected completion of its proposed acquisition of a 35% stake in...

CMA CGM, AD Ports commence works on new 1.8 million TEU terminal at Khalifa Port

CMA CGM and AD Ports launched the construction of the new CMA Terminals Khalifa Port, a container terminal which is expected to be operational...

PIL’s subsidiary makes maiden calls at Tibar Bay port

Mariana Express Lines (MELL), a subsidiary of Pacific International Lines (PIL), has announced that two of its vessels Kota Dunia and Selatan Damai, made...

Port of Rotterdam Authority selects contractor for new pipeline strip

After conducting a European tender procedure, the Port of Rotterdam Authority has awarded the contract for the construction of a new pipeline strip along...

Port of Gothenburg launches new project for local intermediate container storage

The Gothenburg Port Authority and APM Terminals Gothenburg introduced the ”Port of Gothenburg RAILPORT container storage initiative” earlier in September aiming to move the intermediate...

Port Houston achieves new container record

Port Houston continues to break container records with total box volumes in August reaching 382,842 TEUs, which represents a 20% increase from the same month...

SeaPort Manatee receives US$12 million grant to upgrade container yard facilities

SeaPort Manatee, one of Florida's largest deepwater seaports, has been awarded a federal grant of nearly US$12 million to advance a 67,000m² expansion of...

NWSA sees container volume drop in August

The Northwest Seaport Alliance (NWSA), a marine cargo operating partnership of the ports of Seattle and Tacoma in the United States, reported decreased container...

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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...

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...

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...