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UK Shipping Minister visits port of Liverpool

The Port of Liverpool welcomed Shipping Minister of United Kingdom Nusrat Ghani MP last week (Wednesday 22 January) as she visited the heart of...

CMB aims for carbon neutrality this year

Belgian shipping company CMB has pledged to achieve net zero carbon status in the course of the current year. The Antwerp-based group, which is celebrating...

Port of Townsville to expand pilot boat fleet

The Port of Townsville, northern Australia’s largest multi-cargo port, is expanding its fleet of pilot boats to four. The Port has awarded Hart Marine a A$3 (US$2.03) million...

Port of Hamburg expects no container throughput reduction caused by major lines’s service changes

The Ocean Alliance is transferring its NEU 5 service currently at the EUROGATE Container Terminal Hamburg – (CTH) to Antwerp from April. This service will...

HMM changes terminals in Gwangyang port

Hyundai Merchant Marine is expected to shift its cargo handling in Gwangyang port, from Hutchison Ports' terminal, to Gwangyang West Container Terminal (GWCT). South Korea's...

Gothenburg’s rail investments pay off

2019 container volumes at the Port of Gothenburg rose for the second year in succession. Container freight from the whole of Sweden is being...

Largest Latvian ports to strengthen their market position

Cargo flows to the Baltic states have faltered with a year-on-year decrease in 2019 as traditional cargo flows changed, even so the cargo volumes...

SCPA sells Daniel Island property

S.C. Ports Authority is selling an approximate 106-acre property on Daniel Island. The land, identified as the North Island Tract, is situated between Seven...

Over 1 tonne of cannabis seized in Piraeus

Greece's Financial Crimes Squad (SDOE) announced on 23 January that it seized 1.2 tonnes of processed cannabis inside a container at the port of...

Port of Kiel presents 2019 results

The Port of Kiel says that it achieved a sound result last year with cargo increasing 1.9% to 6.8 million tons handled on the...

MPA takes measures against coronavirus

The Government of Singapore is taking measures to protect the country against the novel coronavirus pneumonia development. As part of these actions, the Maritime...

Coronavirus suspends new Wuhan-Yokohama container service

The outbreak of a novel coronavirus in Wuhan has halted a fledgling container shipping service between the city and Japan. On 23 January 2020, the...
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