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Chabahar Port operations set to start in May

India Ports Global Ltd (IPGL) expects to start operations at the Iranian port of Chabahar by the end of May this year, following the...

Kalmar closes new deals in terminals around the globe

Kalmar has announced new agreements with logistic companies and terminal operators worldwide in order to equip their facilities with new equipment. The Finnish manufacturer has...

Lineage Logistics upgrades Charleston reefer capabilities

The world's largest refrigerated warehousing company, Lineage Logistics has invested US$34 million to expand its reefer facility in Charleston County, enhancing the cold storage...

Mawani takes measures to ease Suez congestion

The Saudi Ports Authority (Mawani) will extend the services of Jeddah Islamic Port for ship transfers and container offloading to support shipping lines stranded...

GPA invests in Savannah container facilities

The Georgia Ports Authority board has approved capital improvement projects on 29 March, aiming to significantly increase the Port of Savannah’s container capacity. First of...

New Liebherr gantries to start Bremerhaven operations

Two new Liebherr container gantry cranes, which arrived at Bremerhaven in the autumn 2020 and were placed on the quayside crane track in mid-February,...

Gothenburg sees new short-sea box terminal

The Port of Gothenburg will open a new dedicated to intra-European transportation container terminal, which will be located at Skandiahamnen’s western quay and will...

LNG power lauded in Singapore bunker op’s

CMA CGM has carried out the first ship-to-ship bunkering operation in Asia with the FueLNG Bellina, Singapore’s first LNG bunkering vessel, refuelling the LNG...

Ottawa draws up Montreal Port strike contingency plan

Canadian media is reporting that Justin Trudeau’s federal government is drawing up plans to prevent strike action following the overwhelming rejection of the latest...

Mersin Port to add 1 million TEU capacity by 2022

Mersin International Port Management Inc. (MIP), Turkey’s largest trade gateway, has marked the beginning of the expansion works for EMH II expansion project, which...

Port Everglades expansion sees new giant cranes

Port Everglades has commissioned three new Super Post-Panamax gantry cranes from Shanghai Zhenhua Heavy Industries Co., Ltd. Inc. (ZPMC) on 22 March, as part...

Port of Keelung orders new Kalmar machines

Kalmar has concluded an agreement with Taiwan International Ports Corporation, Ltd. (TIPC) to deliver two diesel-electric straddle carriers at the Port of Keelung, located...

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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...