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Rostock Port HY report – Less cargo, more passengers

13 million gross tonnes of cargo were handled at Rostock overseas port in the first six months of this year, i.e. 800,000 tonnes less...

Maritime cargo shipping in Vietnam grows

In the first half of this year, 254.8 million tons of cargoes were handled via Vietnam's seaports, up 17 percent on-year, according to the...

GPA sets a record in FY 2018

Savannah, Ga. – July 23, 2018 – The Georgia Ports Authority (GPA) handled a record 4.2 million twenty-foot equivalent container units in Fiscal Year 2018 (July ‘17 – June...

Lomé’s port, tripled container volume

Between 2013 and 2017, the number of twenty-foot equivalent unit (TEU) containers handled at Lomé’s port (PAL) almost tripled, from 311,470 to 1,193,841 (+283%)....

Port of Zeebrugge reports a growth of 6.3%

Port of Zeebrugge has reported a growth of 6.3% during the first semester compared to the same period last year. There was a total of...

Gothenburg Port, eelgrass replanting project

The Gothenburg Port Authority has started replanting 1.7 hectares of eelgrass beds to compensate for the eelgrass that will disappear when the port is...

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...

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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...