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Israeli port migrates to Navis technology solution

Haifa Port Company is the latest firm which to successfully complete its N4 migration project, transferring its port systems to Navis technology with remote...

EU backs logistics research project that will smooth logistics and trade

In the latest logistics and transport project the EU has funded a collaborative effort between 36 companies and academic institutions to develop a comprehensive...

Tampa Bay strengthens container capabilities with federal grant

Port Tampa Bay, the largest port in Florida, is aiming to expand container capacity by 60% taking advantage of a US$19.8 million federal grant. These...

Tanjung Pelepas enhances performance with four new cranes

The Port of Tanjung Pelepas (PTP), the largest container terminal in Malaysia, has received four new ship to shore (STS) quay cranes in June...

Tianjin and SITC seal deal with new service

Chinese intra-Asia carrier SITC Container Lines has launched a service connecting China's Tianjin port with Vietnam and Malaysia. The Hong Kong-based shipping and logistics firm...

Montreal marks TEU record in 2019

Port of Monreal achieved new record-numbers in 2019 cargo traffic, while it saw improved performance in the financial results of the previous year. The...

Long Beach stands out among the major Californian ports

Contrasting fortunes of California's two major ports sees the Port of Long Beach (POLB) increase its volumes, through the success of its Business Recovery...

Union backlash against feeder operators’ challenge to cargo handling rules

Unions launched a legal challenge against ship operators who they claim are reneging on an internationally agreed deal in 2019, following a complaint filed...

SM Line to offload Gwangyang terminal to CJ Corporation

South Korean liner operator SM Line Corporation is planning to sell its terminal in Gwangyang port to Gwangyang West Container Terminal (GWCT), a subsidiary...

Hapag-Lloyd vessel encounters discharge difficulties at Jeddah

Hapag-Lloyd has announced that its 13,000TEU container ship, Hong Kong Express, was involved in an incident during discharge operations at the port of Jeddah...

US decision to remove HK trade privileges adds to China tensions

Liner operators are concerned about the US decision to remove Hong Kong’s trade privileges, which was triggered by China’s plans to impose a national...

Global Ports introduces digital service in Russia

Global Ports Group's First Container Terminal (FCT) has become the first Russian terminal to transfer to a fully paperless export management system when it...
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Updated: Maersk continues to cancel sailings across the globe

Due to market demand reductions globally caused by the Covid-19 pandemic, Maersk is continuing to moderate its schedule. The Danish liner company line will,...

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...

Yang Ming constructs new smart container vessels

Yang Ming has unveiled that its ten 2,800TEU container vessels, currently being constructed by CSBC, will receive Smart Ship notations from international classification societies. Starting...

MSC Zoe report says vessel hit the bottom in storm

A 19,200TEU ship which lost 342 containers in a North Sea storm hit the seabed as the vessel was tossed up and down in...