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Port of Oakland reports 1.5% decline in June container volumes

The Port of Oakland's total volume of loaded containers was down 1.5% in June compared to the same month last year. The US port handled...

Chittagong customs detains 150 containers at port yards fearing forgery

After five containers of alcohol detected at the port of Chittagong this week, imported on mis-declaration, the Chittagong customs has detained 150 boxes at...

Dredging for Shenzhen port’s western section

Capital dredging will be carried out to widen the waterways in the western section of Shenzhen port in China. This will enable fully loaded...

Port of Felixstowe launches new online data portal

Hutchison Ports-operated Port of Felixstowe (UK) has launched OCEAN (Online Container Enquiry Analytics Notifications), an online platform for providing fast and accurate real-time information...

Tentative agreement reached between PMA and ILWU on health benefits

The International Longshore and Warehouse Union (ILWU) and the Pacific Maritime Association (PMA) announced that they have reached a tentative agreement on health benefits...

Multipurpose “sweeper” vessel boosts Port of Newcastle’s dredging capabilities

Dredging operations at Australia's global deep-water gateway have received a major boost with the launch of Port of Newcastle's new multipurpose “sweeper vessel”, Lydia. More...

Aventra Group and Tambora Systems collaborate for maritime 5G solution

Aventra Group and Tambora Systems entered a strategic partnership offering enhanced connectivity solutions, including private and shared 5G networks for ports and terminals. This action...

Port of Savannah reports nearly 5.8 million TEU in FY2022

The Georgia Ports Authority (GPA) set a record fiscal year 2022 with container volumes increasing by 8% to 5.76 million TEU. The Port of Savannah...

Port of Barcelona handles 1.8 million TEU in first half of 2022

Port of Barcelona has achieved an important milestone, breaking the container record for container volumes during the first half of the year. More specifically, between...

Napier Port’s new wharf officially begins operations

Napier Port (New Zealand) has officially declared the operation of its new 350 meter long wharf open for business. After officially welcoming the container ship...

Weissman is the new president of Long Beach Commission

Harbor Commission vice president Sharon L. Weisman has been elected board president to lead the Long Beach Port board of harbor commissioners, the five-member...

NWSA reports 10.3% decline in June box volumes

NWSA (Northwest Seaport Alliance) container volume was negatively impacted by reduced vessel calls in June. The reasons for the above are both the congestion in...

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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...

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...

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...