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Maersk Shutters China-based Container Factory

Jan 03, 2019

Danish shipping group A.P. Moller-Maersk will shut a transport container factory in China and instead focus on producing refrigerated containers for food, it said on Thursday.While the market for so-called dry containers has been squeezed by increased competition…

Lost containers Bring Windfall to Dutch Islanders

Jan 02, 2019

Dozens of containers with items including flat-screen televisions have washed up on Dutch islands in the North Sea after a ship lost part of its cargo in heavy seas, bringing a windfall for local treasure hunters.The Dutch Coast Guard said up…

ABP Bags Maersk Trade Deal

Dec 20, 2018

As agreement between Associated British Ports (ABP) container terminal located in Hull and Maersk, the world’s largest container shipping line,  to open a trading link between the north of England and the Far East.The service begins in the New…

PSA, ONE Launch Container Terminal in Singapore

Dec 20, 2018

The global transport company Ocean Network Express (ONE) and PSA Singapore (PSA),the flagship terminal of the global port group PSA International, will join hands to form a joint venture  company  based at Pasir  Panjang Terminal in Singapore…

New OCR-Engine for Container Codes

Dec 20, 2018

The Danish software company ConPDS has developed a software for digital scanning of container codes. The ConPDS OCR-engine integrates with a company's software solutions, smartphone apps, and logistic systems by integrating just a few lines of code…

U.S. Ports, Seaway Shipping Reporting Strong Finish to 2018 Season

Dec 18, 2018

The St. Lawrence Seaway and Great Lakes ports are reporting strong growth in November cargo volumes that is expected to carry through in the final weeks of the 2018 season.  Overall cargo volumes through the St. Lawrence Seaway from March 29 to November 30 topped 36 million metric tons…

APM Terminals Mumbai Sets a Record

Dec 18, 2018

APM Terminals Mumbai, the largest container terminal facility in India, has achieved a record of handling more than 2 million TEUs (Twenty-Foot Equivalent Units) throughput in 2018 for the first time since the terminal was commissioned in 2006…

Drewry: Ocean Freight Shipping Rates Fall in Q4

Dec 17, 2018

Ocean freight rates for cargoes moving under contracts on major East-West routes decreased by 7% in the fourth quarter, according to the results of Drewry’s Benchmarking Club Contract Index.The cost reduction, based on contract freight rate data provided confidentially by Asian…

Montecon Adds Third Liebherr to its Fleet

Dec 12, 2018

Liebherr Maritime Cranes already delivered two Liebherr mobile harbor cranes LHM 800 in container configuration to Montecon in Uruguay. End of November Liebherr received an order from Montecon for the third LHM 800 that will start operation in Montevideo…

Kalmar Books Order for 30 Ottawa Terminal Tractors

Dec 11, 2018

Kalmar, part of Cargotec, has secured an order to supply a total of 30 Kalmar Ottawa T2 Terminal Tractors to the Tecon Santos container terminal in Brazil, operated by Santos Brasil Participações S.A. The order was booked in Cargotec's third quarter 2018 order intake…

Crowley Logistics Adds 400 New Reefer to its Fleet

Dec 06, 2018

Florida-based Crowley Logistics has added 400 new refrigerated (reefer) cargo containers to its industry-leading equipment fleet just in time for the peak perishables shipping season beginning in Central America.The additional units, all 40-foot-long…

Kolkata-Patna: India's Second Inland Container Cargo Sector

Dec 06, 2018

Patna, capital of Indian state of Bihar, will witness a new landmark in the country’s Inland Water Transport (IWT) sector with 16 TEUs of container cargo (equivalent to 16 truckloads), belonging to food majors PepsiCo India and Emami Agrotech…

Hyundai Merchant Marine to Say Good Bye to 2M Alliance?

Dec 04, 2018

South Korea's largest shipping firm Hyundai Merchant Marine (HMM) is likely to part ways with the 2M Alliance which will expire in April 2020 and join  a new ocean alliance said a local media report.According to a report in Business Korea, the…

Port of Hamburg: Railborne transport up 4.3%

Nov 19, 2018

In the first nine months of the year, the Port of Hamburg transferred substantially more freight on to rail - Seaborne cargo handling was below the previous year’s level, owing to less bulk cargo and a slight downturn in container handling, while there was an increase for conventional general cargo…

Yilport Opts for Liebherr Mobile Harbor Cranes

Nov 15, 2018

At the beginning of November, two Liebherr mobile harbor cranes type LHM 600 arrived at Yilport’s recently acquired terminal in Guatemala. An option on two more LHM 600 underlines the forthcoming strategic partnership between Liebherr and Yilport…

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Italian Union Files Legal Complaint Against Snam's LNG Terminal

Italian Union Files Legal Complaint Against Snam's LNG Terminal

EVENT: Reuters U.S. Offshore Wind Returns to Boston

EVENT: Reuters U.S. Offshore Wind Returns to Boston

Wisconsin Awards $5.3 Million in Harbor Maintenance Grants

Wisconsin Awards $5.3 Million in Harbor Maintenance Grants

'Mega Green Port' Project Planned in Åland

'Mega Green Port' Project Planned in Åland

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