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Seismic Isolation System for Pair of Quayside Container Cranes

Aug 09, 2021

A seismic isolation system provided by Casper, Phillips & Associates Inc. (CPA) has been installed on two quayside container cranes.The crane base anti-seismic isolation system (BASIS) is built on non-linear time history analysis (NLTHA) and…

AI Specialist Launches Container Tracking to Alleviate Shipping Risks

Jul 21, 2021

Predictive intelligence tech company Windward has launched Container Insights, a capability that provides live screening and tracking of containers and Bill of Lading (BOL) verification.The new capability, which Windward says enhances the company’s current Cargo Insights…

AAL Shipping Delivers Four Cranes to Port of Oslo

Jul 13, 2021

Shipping firm AAL Shipping has recently delivered four of the largest rubber-tyred gantry cranes (RTGs) in its history to the Port of Oslo, Norway. The mobile cranes, measuring 36 m in height and 28 m in length, were transported from Taicang in China to Oslo on a single sailing aboard the 31…

COSCO, Dalian Exchange Ink Pact on Shipping Futures

Jun 24, 2021

China's COSCO Shipping Group and the Dalian Commodity Exchange (DCE) have signed an agreement to jointly work on developing shipping derivatives such as container capacity futures, according to an article posted by the bourse on Thursday.China's…

Container Prices Surge in Europe as Carriers Favor Loading Empties

May 25, 2021

For European exporters looking to source shipping containers, existing shortages could deteriorate significantly in the coming weeks, according to the latest data from Container xChange, an online platform for the leasing and trading of shipping containers…

Hapag-Lloyd Plans More Capacity Investments

May 12, 2021

German container liner Hapag-Lloyd will make more investments in vessel capacity this year to grow in line with the global market, where it is the number five operator, Chief Finance Officer Mark Frese told analysts on Wednesday.Apart from the unspecified further investments in containers…

Samskip Adds 1100 New Containers

May 06, 2021

Multimodal logistics company Samskip said it has added 1,100 containers to its fleet over recent months, further enhancing its capability to ship high value, temperature-controlled and perishable goods across the European markets and the rest of the world…

Atlantic Container Line Buys 150 Reefer Containers

May 04, 2021

Gaining new operational advantages and efficiencies for its refrigerated shipping operations, Atlantic Container Line (ACL) is acquiring 150 new containers equipped with Carrier Transicold PrimeLINE refrigeration units featuring the Lynx Fleet digital solution…

Near-term Trading Environment Positive, DP World Says

Apr 22, 2021

Global port operator DP World on Thursday said the near-term trading environment was positive as it reported a 10.2% increase in first-quarter shipping containers volumes.The Dubai state-owned company handled 18.9 million shipping containers in the January-March period…

Liebherr STS Container Crane for the Port of Alicante

Mar 02, 2021

Liebherr Container Cranes delivered a ship to shore (STS) container crane to Terminales Maritimas Del Sureste S.A (TMS) in the Port of Alicante, Spain.The crane has an outreach of 46.9 m, a span of 15.24 m, and a lift height of 36 m with a SWL of 50 tonnes under single lift spreader…

Container Delays Could be Resolved in Q2/Q3, Hapag-Lloyd CEO Says

Feb 19, 2021

Container shipping firm Hapag-Lloyd said surging demand for bulky goods like exercise equipment from locked-down consumers may flatten out in the second or early third quarter, helping to ease disrupted shipping logistics.'Things will normalize…

Tech Files: Breathing New Life into Old Port Cranes

Jan 11, 2021

Retrofits of new features into existing ports cranes can produce operational efficiency and safety gains not included on cranes delivered 15-20 years ago, including Ship-to-Shore (STS) Rubber Tyred Gantry (RTG) and Rail Mounted Gantry (RMG) types…

Taiwan Tells Shipping Firms Not to Lift Prices amid Container Shortage

Dec 18, 2020

Taiwan's government has urged shipping companies not to unfairly push up their prices amid a global squeeze on shipping containers and a shortage of space on cargo ships, the transport ministry said on Friday.Trade-dependent Taiwan, a tech powerhouse…

CMA-CGM Suspends Cargo Bound for South China Ports in Early 2021

Dec 11, 2020

CMA-CGM, the world's fourth-largest container shipping line, has told customers it will not take bookings for cargo due to arrive at ports in southern China over several weeks in early 2021 due to a suspension of service by feeder operators…

China's Exports Pinched by Global Shortage of Shipping Containers

Dec 10, 2020

China's world-beating economic rebound from the coronavirus pandemic is being blunted by a global shortage of shipping containers, sending cargo costs to record highs and hampering manufacturers in filling fast-recovering global goods orders…

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