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Port of Colombo, increased transshipment volume

Establishing a record in transshipment operations the Port of Colombo has witnessed the highest growth of 19.8% in transshipment container throughput for the first...

NWSA June 2018 volumes show 8.6% increase

June imports at The Northwest Seaport Alliance reached their highest level since 2010 at 144,491 TEUs (20-foot equivalent units), with an 8.8 percent increase...

Port of Portland, BNSF Railway extend agreement at Terminal 6

Photo credits: Port of Portland Thanks to continued growth in moving container freight by rail through Terminal 6, the Port of Portland is continuing its...

New customs procedure at the Antwerp Port

Customs authorities in Belgium have recently started to implement a new customs procedure for all shippers’ own containers and tanks that are empty (with...

Agreement between the MPA and the Fonds

The Montreal Port Authority (the MPA) and the Fonds de solidarité FTQ (the Fonds) announced that they have signed an agreement to create the Partenariat de...

Port of Oakland to reduce emissions

The Port of Oakland announced today that it has embarked on a path to emissions-free cargo operations.  The ambitious target is at the heart...

Piraeus port, new container record (Kathimerini)

Container handling by Cosco’s subsidiary at the port of Piraeus recorded a new historic high in June. Parent company Cosco Shipping Ports stated on Tuesday that...

Port of Corpus Christi grows laydown capacity

Port of Corpus Christi’s new laydown yard, Rincon West, received its first shipment of wind energy components on July 14th. Top wind manufacturer, Vestas, is...

SC Ports Posts Milestone 2018 Fiscal Year

SC Ports handled a record 2.2 million TEUs in fiscal year 2018, with fiscal year-over-year growth of 3 percent. South Carolina Ports Authority posted strong...

MPA Singapore revokes Pegasus Maritime

The Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA) has revoked the bunker craft operator licence of Pegasus Maritime (S) Pte Ltd (“Pegasus”), with effect...

Port of Liverpool to receive new container services

Peel Ports’ flagship deep-water container terminal, Liverpool2, will welcome its largest regular caller to date when 2M (Maersk and MSC alliance) introduce a new...

Port of Los Angeles, cargo movement in June

PORT OF LOS ANGELES MOVES 723,141 TEUs IN JUNE, SURPASSES 9.1 MILLION TEU MARK FOR 2ND STRAIGHT FISCAL YEAR The Port of Los Angeles processed 723,141 Twenty-Foot...

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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...