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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…

CargoSmart Intros Connected Reefer Solution

Nov 18, 2019

CargoSmart, the provider of global shipment management software solutions, announced its brand-new CargoSmart Connected Reefer Solution, a one-stop reefer cargo management solution for ocean carriers and shippers.The AI and IoT-enabled solution features end-to-end information transparency…

Konecranes to Supply RTG Cranes to Tangier Port

Nov 17, 2019

Finnish manufacturer of cranes and lifting equipment Konecranes Oyj has won an order to supply a terminal at Tangier Med Port II with 16 Rubber Tired Gantry (RTG) cranes.The cranes will be delivered in batches with the last ones arriving by mid-July 2020…

First Metrans Vectron Released

Nov 12, 2019

Rail freight operator Metrans received the first Vectron multi-system locomotive at its container terminal in Prague.The vehicle is part of an order of ten multi-system locomotives. They are being manufactured in the Siemens Mobility factory…

Carrier Transicold Introduces Next-Gen EverFRESH

Nov 06, 2019

Building on the pioneering legacy of the refrigerated container shipping industry’s first controlled-atmosphere system 25 years ago, Carrier Transicold has developed the next-generation EverFRESH system. Carrier Transicold is a part of Carrier…

Gothenburg Port Reports Steady Rise

Nov 04, 2019

The Swedish container market had a slight downturn during H1 2019, with a 1% fall, but the Port of Gothenburg has reported a steady rise in both market share and volume.Between January and September this year, the figure stood at four per cent…

Xeneta Expects Further Disruption in Container Rates

Nov 01, 2019

Further disruption in ocean freight rates expected despite best efforts from leading carriers, according to Xeneta Container Rates Alert.Long-term contracted ocean freight rates for carriers continued their downward trend through the month of October…

Hapag-Lloyd Intros IMO2020 Transition Charge

Oct 30, 2019

German international shipping and container transportation company Hapag-Lloyd has introduced IMO2020 Transition Charge (ITC) for short-term contracts.The introduction of the IMO2020 sulfur cap as of 1 January 2020 marks a milestone for the…

Boom in Container Shipping: VesselsValue

Oct 29, 2019

The Containership market has been showing some significant gains across both earnings and values, particularly in the Post Panamax and New Panamax segments, says VesselsValue.The US China trade war has had a negative impact on vessel demand…

Duisburg to Open New Trimodal Terminal

Oct 25, 2019

The largest trimodal  container terminal in the European hinterland is being developed in the Port of Duisburg.Duisburger Hafen AG (duisport) is set to build a US$111.2mln  new 220,000 m² trimodal container terminal on the site of its current…

Oakland Port Container Volume Up 3.1% YTD

Oct 16, 2019

The Port of Oakland is a major container ship facility located in Oakland, California, in the San Francisco Bay, said that its loaded container volume from January through September increased 3.1 percent compared to the same period in 2018…

DFDS Selects NaturaLINE Refrigeration Units

Oct 15, 2019

Danish international shipping and logistics company DFDS Logistics said that it is purchasing 50 Carrier Transicold NaturaLINE units, which claimed to be the industry’s only natural refrigerant-based container refrigeration system.Carrier Transicold is a part of Carrier…

APM to Double Intermodal Volumes at Gothenburg

Oct 15, 2019

APM Terminals Gothenburg plans to double the volume of containers transported by rail to and from Gothenburg by 2022.APM Terminals Gothenburg is connected to more than 300 inland destinations in Sweden via rail. With more than 60 rail shuttles per week…

Rotterdam Port Joins Noah's Train

Oct 14, 2019

The Port of Rotterdam Authority has announced that it has participated in ‘Noah’s Train’ as part of the Rail Freight Forward (RFF) initiative, a collaborative effort to cut freight transport emissions by 30% by 2030.The longest mobile work of art and ambassador of the RFF initiative…

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