Containerships News


Port of Barcelona Inks Shore Power Deal with PowerCon

Oct 25, 2022

The Port of Barcelona and Denmark's PowerCon A/S have started building the pilot project to provide electrical power to ships at the BEST terminal. The company has been awarded the contract for this project, which is part of Phase Zero of the…

Hungary's New Container Terminal Aims to Boost Ukrainian Grains Shipments

Oct 18, 2022

Europe's largest land-based container terminal started operating near Hungary's border with Ukraine on Tuesday, aiming to increase shipments of Ukrainian grains via Hungary to Adriatic ports.The East-West Gate terminal, built at a cost of about 40 billion forints ($95…

Supply Chain Snarls Loosen, But Problems Remain

Oct 13, 2022

John Ehresmann loves that the cost of shipping an ocean container from Asia to a U.S. port or buying a load of lumber has fallen back to earth.If only that were true for everything he buys — but it’s not.Some parts of his supply chain have clearly improved…

Congress, GAO Set Their Focus on Cargo Preference Fixes

Oct 12, 2022

On September 14, 2022, the House Transportation & Infrastructure Committee (T&I Committee), Subcommittee on Coast Guard and Maritime Transportation, held a hearing which indicated a potential revitalization, and new enforcement regime, of U…

Massport Completes $850 Million Upgrade at Conley Container Terminal

Oct 11, 2022

Nearly $850 million in upgrades at the Paul W. Conley Container Terminal has made way for largers ships, new services and connections to more global ports in the Port of Boston.Prior to the Port’s modernization, Conley offered two services reaching seven major global ports…

DP World Begins Building New Berth at London Gateway

Oct 10, 2022

Work has started on site to build a new fourth berth at DP World's London Gateway smart logistics hub, the Dubai-owned ports giant announced on Monday.Scheduled to be completed in 2024, the £350 million project will lift London Gateway’s capacity by a third…

CMA CGM Inks Deal for Fleetwide Adoption of HydroPen Firefighting Tool

Oct 05, 2022

Viking Life-Saving Equipment secured a major order for its container fire-fighting tool HydroPen, following a decision by the CMA CGM Group to adopt the solution across its entire fleet.In 2020, CMA CGM ordered HydroPen sets to equip its larger containerships…

Container Rates: Slide Begins as Long-term Shipping Rates Fall -Xeneta

Sep 29, 2022

Long-term contracted rates fell by 1.1% in September, marking the first drop since January and one of only three declines in the past 21 months, recent data from the Xeneta Shipping Index (XSI) reveals. However, analysts at Oslo-based Xeneta…

Port of Oakland August Volume Down 8%

Sep 23, 2022

The Port of Oakland announced on Friday that its total loaded container volume dropped by 8% in August compared to August 2021. Last month 155,682 loaded TEUs (twenty-foot containers) transited the port, compared to 169,602 TEUs in August 2021…

Egypt to Cooperate with Maersk on Clean Bunker Fuels

Sep 19, 2022

Egypt's President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi has directed the government to cooperate with AP Moeller-Maersk to establish a network to produce and distribute green energy and clean fuels for ships, a presidency spokesperson said on Monday.Maersk Chief…

German Coalition Divided Over Chinese Bid for Hamburg Port Terminal

Sep 14, 2022

Germany's ruling coalition is divided over whether to let China's Cosco take a stake in a Hamburg port terminal, government sources say, even as Beijing urges Berlin not to politicize the bid and the port authority warns this could hurt the economy…

Hapag-Lloyd Spending Big Money on Fleet, Eyes Port Invest

Sep 02, 2022

German container shipper Hapag-Lloyd is spending billions on expanding and renewing its fleet and looking at investing in more port infrastructure to extend its edge in the post-COVID 19 world economy, chief executive Rolf Habben Jansen told Reuters…

Zim Inks $1 Billion LNG Bunkering Deal with Shell

Aug 31, 2022

ZIM Integrated Shipping Services Ltd. on Wednesday announced it has signed a liquefied natural gas (LNG) bunkering deal valued at more than $1 billion with Shell NA LNG, LLC as the Israeli container shipping seeks to reduce emissions from its operations…

Workers at UK's Biggest Container Port to Begin 8-day Strike

Aug 21, 2022

More than 1,900 workers at Britain's biggest container port are due on Sunday to start eight days of strike action which their union and shipping companies warn could seriously affect trade and supply chains.The staff at Felixstowe, on the east coast of England…

Average Container Prices and Leasing Rates Decline in China

Aug 18, 2022

Average container prices have declined to more than half from the last year in August as China picks up containerized trade volumes more recently, according to an analysis published by Container xChange, a technology marketplace and operating platform for container logistic companies…

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