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Port of Oakland launches zero-emissions truck project

The Port of Oakland and its logistics partners have launched a battery electric truck demonstration project this month on its path to zero emissions...

DP World completes its Southampton terminal upgrade

The global port operator, DP World has announced a major step forward for the capability of its Southampton terminal with the completion of the...

Tight shipping capacity sees carriers skip Busan

South Korea's Ministry of Oceans and Fisheries said that liner operators have been omitting calls to Busan, reportedly because Chinese shippers are more willing...

DP World wins another battle against Djibouti government over DCT seizure

The High Court of Englands & Wales on 13 July declared a major verdict in favor of the global port operator DP World declaring...

Global Ports sees container volumes growth in 2021

The Russian terminal operator, Global Ports Investments PLC has seen a growth in container volumes during the second quarter and the first half of...

Valenciaport sees increased box volumes in 2021

Valenciaport has announced double-digit container activity growth in June and in the first half of the year, compared to the same period of 2020. In...

Alternative route helping lower Chittagong shippers’ woe

Using alternative route to make shipment of export cargo is helping Bangladesh to lower outbound container congestion to some extent, avoiding congested Colombo and...

Gwangyang port and LG unit to create 5G container cranes

South Korea's Yeosu-Gwangyang Port Authority has signed a memorandum of understanding with compatriot cellular carrier LG Uplus Corp. to develop 5G remotely controlled container...

Port of Oakland reports double-digit spike in container handling

Port of Oakland has seen a double-digit increase in total container volumes during the first half of the year, while it is estimated that...

ZMPC sets foot in South Africa RTG market

China-based port equipment manufacturer, Shanghai Zhenhua Heavy Industries (ZPMC) will supply automated rubber-tyred gantry cranes (RTGs) to a South African port for the first...

Dublin Port witnesses 10.5 million cigarettes seizure

An abrupt seizure of an enormous amount of cigarettes worth more than €7 million (US$8.3 million) from Vietnamese furniture crates, on 15 July at...

CMA CGM suspends bookings to Tunisian ports

CMA CGM has decided to stop accepting bookings for the ports of Tunis and Rades in Tunisia "with immediate effect and until further notice"...

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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...