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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)…

Oakland Container Volumes Down 1.8% in 2019

Jan 19, 2020

The container ship facility located in the San Francisco Bay, Port of Oakland 2019 container volume decreased 1.8 percent from 2018. The Port attributed the decline to fewer empty containers but said loaded import and export containers were at a record high…

Port NOLA Sets New Box Record

Jan 16, 2020

Louisiana’s only international container port Port of New Orleans (Port NOLA) moved more containers in 2019 than at any time in its history, totaling 648,538 twenty-foot equivalent units (TEUs), up 10% compared to one year ago.The multimodal…

Maersk Delivers Chillies from Varanasi to UAE

Jan 15, 2020

Maersk, an integrated logistics company, said it has delivered its first end-to-end shipment of freshly produced green chillies from Varanasi to Jebel Ali, United Arab Emirates (UAE), within a duration of nine days.The Danish business conglomerate…

APM Terminals Mumbai Surpasses 2M TEUs

Jan 07, 2020

International container terminal operating company APM Terminals said that its  Mumbai terminal handled more than 2 million TEUs (Twenty-Foot Equivalent Units) throughput in 2019, for the second consecutive year.The terminal, commissioned in 2006…

Kalmar Hybrid RTGs for Argentina

Dec 30, 2019

Kalmar, the provider of cargo-handling solutions and services to ports and terminals,  is delivering two rubber-tyred gantry cranes (RTGs) with hybrid drivelines for Exolgan S.A. container terminal in Buenos Aires, Argentina.The order that follows…

MSC Re-Routes Cargos Due to French Strikes

Dec 20, 2019

Swiss headquartered container shipping company MSC said on Friday it was implementing contingency plans to re-route container ships away from French ports when necessary due to strikes in the country.'MSC Mediterranean Shipping Company is closely…

Capital Product Partners Acquires Boxship Trio

Dec 18, 2019

Capital Product Partners (CPLP), a Greek shipping company engaged in the seaborne transportation, has agreed to acquire three 10,000 TEU sister container ships for USD 162.6 million from Capital Maritime & Trading Corp.The ships, M/V Athos, the M/V Aristomenis and the M/V Athenian…

Savannah Boosts Container Volumes

Dec 10, 2019

The Port of Savannah moved 363,000 twenty-foot equivalent container units in November, a 5.4 percent increase over the same month last year, or an additional 18,460 TEUs.For the fiscal year to date (July-November), the Georgia Ports Authority has handled nearly 2 million TEUs…

Port Operator ICTSI to Double Capacity at Congo Terminal

Dec 05, 2019

Philippines-based port operator International Container Terminal Services Inc. (ICTSI) will more than double the capacity of its container terminal in Congo as part of a $100 million expansion, the company said on Thursday.Located on the Congo River…

Hamburg Süd Launches Remote Container Management

Dec 05, 2019

All Hamburg Süd customers can use the new Remote Container Management (RCM) technology for their reefer container shipments. RCM monitors parameters such as temperature, relative humidity, and the concentrations of O2 and CO2 within the reefer container in real time…

Mega Box Ship on Maiden Call at APM Costa Rica

Dec 02, 2019

APM Terminals Moín made history when it welcomed the MSC Sara Elena, the largest container ship to ever berth in Costa Rica, measuring 300m long and a capacity of 8,000 TEUs.In 337 lifts, exports of key Costa Rican exports, included pineapples and bananas…

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