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Barcelona Turns Shipping Containers Into Affordable Homes

Mar 23, 2020

Down a cobblestone street a few meters from Las Ramblas boulevard, a vivid, contemporary-style building sits incongruously among the ancient churches and medieval squares that typify Barcelona’s old quarter.The minimalist structure is home to…

GPA Adds Container Storage Space

Mar 19, 2020

The Port of Savannah is bringing online 400,000 TEUs of annual container capacity at just the time when many port customers are seeking new storage options.'With slowing demand related to the coronavirus, port users need space to stage their cargo until that demand returns…

HR Lines Launches New Feeder Service

Mar 18, 2020

HR Lines Limited announced it will launch a fixed day of the week user feeder service between Bangladesh, Singapore and Malaysia.The new Bangladesh Express Service (BES) will provide fixed day weekly port calls between Chattogram, Singapore and Port Klang…

CEVA Logistics Opens Offices in Bangladesh

Mar 09, 2020

As part of its expansion in the emerging Southeast Asian markets, CEVA Logistics has officially opened its own offices in Dhaka and Chittagong, Bangladesh.In line with its regional development strategy, CEVA has decided to open its own offices…

Several People Found in Container at UK Dock

Mar 05, 2020

A number of people have been found in a shipping container at a port in Hull, northern England, police said on Tuesday, some of whom needed medical attention.“Officers are currently in attendance at King George Dock in Hull after a number of people have been found in a container at the dock…

Container Shortages? Virus Exposes Germany's Vulnerabilities

Mar 05, 2020

Germany is heading for its longest recession since reunification in 1990 as the coronavirus exposes its vulnerability to disruptions in global trade, business association BDI said on Thursday.Industry in Europe’s largest economy had already…

Maersk Moves Indian Grapes to Europe

Mar 03, 2020

The global container company A.P. Moller – Maersk has started end-to-end cold chain logistics solution for its customers exporting grapes from Nashik and Sangli in India to North Europe.With this new offering, Maersk is enabling the exporters…

Global Container Demand to Grow by 1-3% in 2020

Feb 20, 2020

For 2020, global container demand is projected to grow by 1-3%, as per forecast by A.P. Moller - Maersk.The continued weak global sentiment above all in the manufacturing sector reduces the likelihood of a material growth pick-up in 2020, although sentiment brightened a bit at the end of 2019…

Mammoet Completes Mexican Terminal Expansion

Feb 12, 2020

Mammoet, a Dutch company specialized in engineered heavy lifting and transport of over-sized and heavy objects, said that its  team has successfully completed the second phase of the relocation of several shipping container cranes for Hutchison…

Oakland Port Volume Jump 7.3% in January

Feb 11, 2020

San Francisco Bay-based container ship facility Port of Oakland said its containerized import volume jumped 7.3 percent last month over January 2019 totals.Exports were up, too, the Port said, lifting hopes for recovery from a U.S.-China trade war…

Hapag-Lloyd Launches Reefer Monitoring Tool

Feb 05, 2020

The German company Hapag-Lloyd announced the adoption of a new real-time remote monitoring system for its reefer containers -  Hapag-Lloyd LIVE.The tool increases the transparency of the cold chain by offering customers a number of data sets…

DCSA Sets Track and Trace Standards

Jan 29, 2020

The Digital Container Shipping Association (DCSA), a non-profit group of nine major ocean freight carriers, published track and trace standards in an effort to unify information sharing and further digitalization goals.'This is the first of…

CakeBoxx Technologies Introduces ThermoBoxx

Jan 29, 2020

CakeBoxx Technologies has rolled out a new product line of refrigerated shipping containers: ThermoBoxx 20' Shipping Container with Lifted Lid and ThermoBoxx 20ft Container.CakeBoxx Technologies designed these new models as a time saving, cost…

Consortium to Build Egypt's First Dry Port

Jan 29, 2020

A consortium of three companies has been awarded a contract for a $176 million project to build Egypt's first dry port, the first of eight ports the government plans to set up, the transportation minister said on Wednesday.The companies are…

APM Pipavav Adds Container Scanner

Jan 20, 2020

APM Terminals Pipavav [Gujarat Pipavav Port Ltd] has commenced operation of ‘drive-through container scanner’ effective December 1, 2019. The scanning system adheres to the guidelines issued by the Atomic Energy Regulatory Board and specifications issued by Directorate of Logistics (DOL)…

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