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Kalmar Rolls-out New Automation System

Oct 09, 2019

Kalmar, a provider of cargo-handling solutions and services to ports, introduces Kalmar One, the first open automation system for container terminals.Kalmar One is a modular and scalable system that provides a robust foundation for automating container handling operations regardless of the vendor…

Drewry Cuts Global Port Throughput Forecast

Oct 07, 2019

Drewry Shipping Consultants has revealed that it now expects global port throughput to rise by 2.6% in 2019, down from the previous 3.0% expectation.The mood-music surrounding the container market has deteriorated further in the last three months…

Traxens, UN Unveil Smart Container Data Standards

Oct 06, 2019

France-based developer of smart data for ports Traxens has led the development of the first standards for smart container data exchange now published by the United Nations Center for Trade Facilitation and Electronic Business (UN/CEFACT).Business…

Rotterdam Port Rolls-out Container Tracking App

Oct 03, 2019

The Port of Rotterdam Authority has launched a new container tracking application Boxinsider allowing shippers and freight forwarders to locate their containers at any given moment.Boxinsider draws on status information from container vessels and inland and deep-sea terminals…

JR Shipping Adds 2 Container Feeder Ships

Sep 24, 2019

Netherlands' short sea shipping firm JR Shipping has expanded its container feeder fleet by purchasing a vessel and entering into a new management contract.According to a press note from the Harlingen-based shipowner and manager, the two vessels were transferred to the shipping company…

India's Containerized Trade Growth Slows

Sep 24, 2019

India's container trade growth slowed to 1 percent (9% in the same period last year) in Q2 2019 on account of various factors like growing trade tensions and slump in manufacturing sector, Maersk said.'The slow down is due to a cocktail of international factors such as slowing trade growth…

Maersk India Trade Report Q2 2019

Sep 23, 2019

India’s containerized trade growth slowed to 1% (9% in the same period last year) in Q2 2019, due to a cocktail of international factors such as slowing trade growth, and growing trade tensions – coupled with domestic factors like rural consumer distress…

CBP Leads Multi Agency K9 Search of Seaport Vessels, Containers

Sep 23, 2019

U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) led a multi-agency canine examination of ships and shipping containers at the Port of Baltimore Wednesday.Dubbed Operation Port Days, the operation was billed as an opportunity to expose more local police…

MPC Joins Trident Alliance

Sep 17, 2019

Norwegian shipowner MPC Container Ships (MPCC) as become the latest member of Trident Alliance, a network of shipping companies and other stakeholders.CEO Constantin Baack said: 'Joining the Trident Alliance allows us to align our company with an important network of like-minded industry peers…

Oakland Port Refrigerated Exports Jump 20%

Sep 16, 2019

The Port of Oakland’s refrigerated exports have jumped 20% in past year. The Port said it handled 119,756 20-foot containers of refrigerated exports from August 2018 through July 2019. That was up from 99,740 in the same period a year ago.'The…

Afghan's First Reefer to India Via Chabahar

Sep 15, 2019

Afghanistan's first refrigerated cargo was exported to India through Shahid Beheshti Port of Chabahar.Sistan and Baluchistan Ports and Maritime Director General Behrouz Aghaei stated that Afghanistan's first refrigerated cargo containing refrigerated…

CMA CGM Launches Rhine Valley Rail

Sep 13, 2019

The CMA CGM Group has introduced Rhine Valley Rail, a new rail service connecting the Port of Rotterdam with the German hinterland. The train connections are aligned with CMA CGM’s deep-sea services.Operated in cooperation with TFG, the Rhine…

Hapag-Lloyd Launches Quick Cargo Insurance

Sep 11, 2019

German-based global cargo container shipping line, Hapag-Lloyd AG is expanding its digital product portfolio. As one of the first container shipping companies, Hapag-Lloyd is now offering its customers an online marine insurance.'Quick Cargo…

Seaspan Buys 9600 TEU Boxship

Sep 10, 2019

Hong Kong-headquartered containership management and ownership company Seaspan Corporation announced that it has purchased a 2010-built 9600 TEU containership and entered into a fixed rate time charter agreement for the vessel with Ocean Network Express (ONE)…

Tideworks, Liebherr, Enter Cooperation Agreement

Sep 05, 2019

The two companies to cooperate on offerings for the global supply chain.Tideworks Technology announced cooperation activity with Liebherr Container Cranes Ltd. (LCC).This is Tideworks’ first cooperation with an equipment manufacturer and demonstrates…

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