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More than 350 kilos of cocaine seized in Port of Piraeus

Total gross weight of 351 kilos and 725 grams of cocaine has been seized in the Port of Piraeus after a wide inspection of...

Indian exporters feel the heat of container logjam

Foreign buyers have started cancelling the shipments boarding from India because the exporters are not able to avail any containers leading to consignments lying...

Operations in southern Vietnamese ports slow to a crawl with Covid-19 outbreak

Ho Chi Minh City is now the Covid-19 epicentre of Vietnam and the resulting lockdown of the country's commercial capital has slowed port operations...

Port of Piraeus receives new quay cranes

The Piraeus Port Authority (PPA) has announced the arrival of the new Super Post Panamax Quay Crane capable of handling large mega-vessels with a...

Buenos Aires port launches tender to upgrade digital platform for document exchange

The General Port Administration (AGP), a body that depends on Argentina's Ministry of Transportation, launched the tender to renew and modernise its Electronic Document...

Port of Oakland selects Cluver as President for the second time

The Port of Oakland’s governing Board of Port Commissioners unanimously selected for the second time Andreas Cluver as President. The seven-member Oakland Board of...

NWSA volumes rise in June despite export fall

The Northwest Seaport Alliance (NWSA), the marine cargo operating partnership of the ports of Seattle and Tacoma, has seen a container volume increase of...

Global Ports launches electronic pass approval at St. Petersburg port

Global Ports Group has launched digital approval of pass requests at its St. Petersburg terminals, First Container Terminal (FCT) and Petrolesport (PLP), via the...

Container congestion continues to devastate global supply chain

Global container congestion persists to wreak havoc on supply chain operations all around the globe. Global shipping has been facing erratic consumer demand, factory shutdown,...

Corridor partnerships help strengthen inland container chain in Rotterdam

Various barge operators, deep-sea terminals and inland terminals are working together to bundle container flows along corridors between Rotterdam and the hinterland, according to...

Los Angeles port launches new data module for cargo movements forecast

The Port of Los Angeles has announced the launch of a new feature, called Horizon, in its Port Optimizer™ Control Tower data tool, which...

Port of Virginia sets new FY record, processing more than 3 million TEU

The Port of Virginia set a new June cargo volume record having handled more than 281,000TEU, which represents an increase of nearly 71,000 units...

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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...