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Lagos ports lag behind Togo

The ports in Lagos are lagging behind its competitors in West Africa as container trade volume reached $294 billion in 2017. It was gathered that...

SC Ports: State of the Port 2018

CHARLESTON, SC – On October 29, South Carolina Ports Authority (SCPA) president and CEO, Jim Newsome, presented the annual State of the Port to...

POLB to improve flow of cargo

Port participates in demonstration project to smooth cargo flow The Port of Long Beach takes pride in providing peerless customer service, and part of that...

New container terminal planned in Valencia

The President of the Valencia Port Authority (Autoridad Portuaria de Valencia, APV), Aurelio Martinez, revealed the details of the Northern Terminal – a new...

Port Klang’s ambitions to become a TOP10 port

PUTRAJAYA: The Transport Ministry is working to enhance Port Klang’s operations efficiency to make it one of the top 10 best ports in the...

Container traffic in Houston keeps rising

HOUSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Container volume at Port Houston container terminals remains vigorous as cargo movement continues to lead last year’s pace showing a 10 percent growth...

Kalmar equips -again- EUROGATE Tanger

Kalmar, part of Cargotec, is to deliver two rubber-tyred gantry cranes (RTGs) to EUROGATE, Europe's leading shipping line-independent container terminal operator, for use in...

Barcelona: Ferry smashes into crane – fire sparking

The Italian owned vessel brought the crane down into fuel tanks below  Firefighters evacuated the area as the huge blaze engulfed the dock   ...

Container traffic rises in Gothenburg

Freight volumes passing through the Port of Gothenburg during the year to date are as follows. Container traffic is up 20% compared with the...

SYNERGY connects Barcelona with Miranda de Ebro

On Monday, 15th October 2018, the first container train left the Port of Barcelona for the Miranda Container Terminal (TCM) in Miranda de Ebro. This regular...

Price hike for trucks at Port of Melbourne

Operations at the Port of Melbourne have become the nation’s most expensive, with charges to some truck and rail operators escalating by more than...

Container’s explosion at Port of L.A.

Los Angeles authorities responded to an explosion from inside a shipping container at the Port of Los Angeles on Tuesday. No injuries or other property...

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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...