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Containershipping: Transshipment Ports see an Increase in October Cargo Rollovers

Nov 25, 2020

Strong demand for container shipping space on major trade lanes from Asia to Europe and North America saw cargo rollovers increase month-on-month in October as carriers struggled to keep ocean supply chains operating smoothly.Overall container…

FMC Raises the Monitoring Report Requirements for Global Carrier Alliances

Nov 25, 2020

Pursuant to direction from FMC Chairman Michael Khouri, the Federal Maritime Commission has issued letters to the three global carrier alliances (2M, THE, and OCEAN) requiring that certain carrier-specific trade data currently filed with the Commission quarterly…

Video: New Container Moves World Record Set in Port of LA

Jun 23, 2020

The 18,465 containers moved from the ultra-large container vessel (ULVC) MSC Isabella at APM Terminals’ Pier 400 in the Port of Los Angeles last week set a new world record for most boxes moved during a single port call.The Port of Los Angeles…

APL England Detained After Dropping Containers off Australia

May 28, 2020

A Singapore-flagged containership that lost at least 40 containers overboard off the coast of Sydney has been detained by authorities in the Port of Brisbane after Australian inspectors found inadequate lashing arrangements for cargo and heavily corroded securing points for containers on deck…

NC Ports Tops Reefeer Cargo Record

May 13, 2020

The North Carolina State Ports Authority set a new record for refrigerated container volume. North Carolina Ports moved 1,459 refrigerated containers – 2,918 20-foot equivalent units (TEU) – through the Port of Wilmington during the month of April…

​New Shandong-Europe Express Links China and Hamburg

Apr 30, 2020

China is the Port of Hamburg’s most important trade partner. Hamburg serves as the gateway to Europe for Chinese goods. Along with handling ocean shipping, the port city is also an important railway hub for transports to and from China. The…

Taylor Unveils New Barge Material Handling Equipment

Apr 29, 2020

Taylor Machine Works, Inc. launched the XHRS-1000, a new model in its material handling equipment portfolio purpose-built to handle containers in the unique lift situations that barge applications present.Hal Nowell, Director of Sales of Taylor Machine Works…

Crowley, CPE to Provide 16,000 Pounds of Food in NY

Apr 28, 2020

Crowley Logistics joined Caribbean Produce Exchange, Inc. (CPE), a Puerto Rico distributor of fresh produce and consumer products, and Puerto Rico farmers to ship a container filled with fresh fruits, plantains and other “Son de Aquí” local…

Crowley Adds 222 Reefer Containers

Apr 20, 2020

Crowley Logistics has added 222 new refrigerated (reefer) cargo containers to its industry-leading equipment fleet to ensure equipment availability at origin for perishables moving through the cold chain. These units are in addition to 300 new reefers received in January of this year…

Evergreen Line Adds 2,000 Reefer Continers

Apr 15, 2020

Taiwan-based shipping company Evergreen Line recently added 2,000 Carrier Transicold PrimeLINE units to its refrigerated container fleet.“Carrier Transicold’s 18-year relationship with Evergreen Line continues to grow, as evident in our units…

Port Elizabeth Adds Lifting Muscle to Prep for Citrus Season

Apr 14, 2020

Port Elizabeth Container Terminals (PECT) prepares for the upcoming citrus fruit harvest with new Liebherr mobile harbor crane technology. The two LHM 600 were transported from Rostock, Germany to South Africa. After a 20-day journey, they were unloaded from the transport vessel “Happy Dragon”…

Meatpacker JBS Flags Export Logistics Issues Amid Coronavirus

Mar 26, 2020

Brazil's JBS SA, the world's largest meatpacker, has identified potential logistics issues amid the coronavirus crisis including container shortages and port disruptions, according to executives discussing earnings results on Thursday.JBS executives…

CMA CGM Launches Priority Cargo Service

Mar 25, 2020

The CMA CGM Group has launched SEAPRIORITY Go, a  new solution that offers priority boarding for goods during the loading process.SEAPRIORITY Go provides customers exclusive treatment: their goods will be given priority whether it be for container allocation or loading on board…

DP World Berbera Orders 8 RTG Cranes

Mar 25, 2020

Liebherr Container Cranes and DP World Berbera have signed a contract for the supply of eight RTGs for DP World’s terminal in Berbera, Somaliland. The cranes are due to be ready for operation before the end of 2020.The high performance, variable…

Port of Hamburg Says Containers Are In Good Supply

Mar 23, 2020

The Port of Hamburg, responding to reports of bottlenecks in the supply of empty containers, conducted a flash poll this week asking shipping lines about the current situation and found that shipping lines see no appreciable scarcity of equipment in Hamburg and other German seaports…

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Port of Los Angeles Issues Draft RFP for New Cruise Terminal

Port of Corpus Christi Awarded Grants to Study Carbon Storage

Port of Corpus Christi Awarded Grants to Study Carbon Storage

Analysis: Container Shipping and Falling U.S. Retail Sales

Analysis: Container Shipping and Falling U.S. Retail Sales

Western Tankers Ramp Up Russian Oil Shipments

Western Tankers Ramp Up Russian Oil Shipments

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