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Oakland’s hybrid electric cranes cut emissions by 95%

The Port of Oakland’s largest marine terminal has cut diesel emissions from all 13 of its yard cranes by 95% after retrofitting them with...

Mediterranean terminal selects Kalmar equipment

Port equipment manufacturer Kalmar has signed an agreement with Béjaia Mediterranean Terminal (BMT SPA) for the order of one rubber-tyred gantry crane (RTG). With an...

Montreal dockers return to work

Striking longshoremen in the Canadian port of Montreal have agreed to return to work from 7am on Monday 24 August, local time, following a...

Montreal dockers and employers seek negotiated strike settlement

Hopes of a solution to the Montreal dockers dispute increased yesterday as unions and the Maritime Employers Association (MEA) sat down to serious negotiations...

DP World Completes Berth Extension at Posorja

Work has been completed on the berth extension of DP World’s US$538m Ecuadorean facility in Posorja. The quay was extended from 400m to 467.5m...

Qinzhou Port expands vessel channel

China's Qinzhou port in the Beibu Gulf which is hoping to increase container volumes, is widening its shipping channel to accommodate larger container ships. The...

Plaquemines Port to develop new box terminal in Louisiana

Plaquemines Port Harbor has announced an initial agreement for a new container terminal in Plaquemines Parish in Louisiana, United States. A Letter of Intent (LoI)...

Port of Gdynia to expand its hinterland operations

The Port of Gydnia has announced plans to expand and upgrade its hinterland operations, which include a new inland terminal and railway network. Gdynia Port...

California ports benefit from retailer restocking as imports bounce back

The major ports in California saw increased numbers during July in terms of container volumes. Long Beach, Los Angeles and Oakland achieved high performances...

Montreal dockers strike is “devastating” for local industry

Industrial action at the Port of Montreal is already hitting regional industries hard and will have a devastating effect on employment in the Greater...

Covid-19 cluster emerges at HK’s Kwai Tsing Container Terminal

Hong Kong's Centre for Health Protection (CHP) has identified a growing Covid-19 cluster in Hong Kong's Kwai Tsing Container Terminal, with many of the...

Koper launches box terminal expansion

The Adriatic Sea port of Luka Koper has started the main construction works for the extension of the southern part of Pier I, at...
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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...

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,...

MSC container vessel loses more than 20 boxes in Algoa Bay

MSC has confirmed the loss of more than 20 containers overboard from its 9,400TEU container vessel MSC Palak near the port of Nqgura (Coega)...

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...