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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…

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…

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