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Shipping Industry Brings $25Bn to UK Economy

Dec 30, 2019

The UK shipping industry brings in a remarkable GBP 19 billion (USD 25Bln) to our economy, an increase of 41% from 2010, and directly supports 181,000 jobs, UK Chamber of Shipping said quoting a new report from the Center for Economics and Business Research (Cebr)…

Antwerp Port Achieves Record for 7th Year

Dec 23, 2019

The Port of Antwerp has seen significant growth for the seventh year in a row, with freight volume up 1.3% to 238 million tonnes. Although some segments are under pressure, the port says it is making progress both economically and in sustainability and mobility…

Diana Shipping Fixes Santa Barbara with Pacbulk

Dec 17, 2019

Diana Shipping  announced that, through a separate wholly-owned subsidiary, it has entered into a time charter contract with Pacbulk Shipping Pte. Ltd., Singapore, for one of its Capesize dry bulk vessels, the m/v Santa Barbara.The global shipping…

ONE Joins NYSHEX Expanding Carrier Network

Dec 15, 2019

Ocean Network Express (ONE) has joins a group of innovative carriers who use the New York Shipping Exchange (NYSHEX) to offer their customers the ability to enter digital and mutually enforceable contracts.With seven of the leading global ocean carriers on NYSHEX…

Port Said Tunnel to SCCT Opened

Dec 04, 2019

The opening of the Port Said tunnel, under the Suez Canal just south of Port Said last week is an important piece of the jigsaw required to position the Suez Canal Container Terminal (SCCT) as Egypt’s primary gateway terminal.Construction of the twin-tubed…

Unifeeder Acquires Feedertech

Dec 03, 2019

Denmark’s Short-sea operator Unifeeder , part of the global port operator DP World, has acquired a 77% stake in The Feedertech Group, a Singapore-based feeder and shortsea operator.The Group’s Chairman, Ali Maghami, will retain the remaining 23% shareholding…

CMA CGM Initiates Global Energy Coalition

Dec 03, 2019

Rodolphe Saadé, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of the French container transportation and shipping company CMA CGM Group recommended that French President Emmanuel Macron initiate an international coalition for the energy transition of…

Nordic Ports Unite for Sustainable Transport

Nov 28, 2019

In a signed declaration, the Nordic ports have agreed to cooperate, exchange information and share approaches in a number of areas relating to the environment and climate. The Port of Gothenburg has joined a collaboration with ten other Nordic ports…

Baku Port Signs Major Asia-Europe Freight MoU

Nov 26, 2019

The Port of Baku,  Austrian ÖBB Rail Cargo Group and Cabooter Group (NL) signed an agreement to strengthen and expand the freight traffic from Europe to Central Asia and China via the Trans-Caspian International Transport Route (Middle Corridor)…

ABPmer Maps Shipping Cargo Value

Nov 18, 2019

Marine Management Organisation (MMO) has published results of a project undertaken by the UK-based marine consultancy  ABPmer, to develop a method to assign values to shipping cargo.The resulting mapping and information will improve the evidence base used in developing marine plan policies…

Cosco Acquires Stake in Greek Intermodal Firm

Nov 14, 2019

OceanRail Logistics, part of the Cosco Shipping Group, acquired 60% of the Greek railway company Piraeus Europe Asia Rail Logistics (PEARL) as part of its plan to develop its intermodal transport services network.OceanRail specializes in sea…

Arista Starts Smart Shipping Journey with ABS

Nov 14, 2019

Greece-based shipping company Arista Shipping has signed an ocean data agreement with the global provider of classification and technical advisory services ABS to drive smart shipping operations.The global provider of shipping transportation…

DHL Intros Fastest China-Germany Intermodal

Nov 14, 2019

DHL Global Forwarding, the ocean freight specialist of Deutsche Post DHL Group, is introducing the fastest rail freight connection between China and Germany in response to growing demand for rail freight services between Europe and Asia.The new rail service…

Strong Volumes Drive Growth for SC Ports

Nov 13, 2019

South Carolina Ports Authority (SC Ports) reported a stellar performance in the first four months of the fiscal year backed by strong volumes in both containerized and vehicular cargo.S.C. Ports moved 217,360 twenty-foot equivalent container…

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…

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