Tag archives: containers

Drewry study warns of diminishing economies from megaships

Global shipping consultancy, Drewry, has carried out a simulation study of the operational and financial impacts on lines, terminal operators, ports and other supply chain stakeholders as vessel size increases ...

Port of Felixstowe offers container weighing solution

The Port of Felixstowe has confirmed that it will offer a container weighing service to ensure UK shippers are able to comply with new international regulations that will come into ...

Busan Port Authority confident of reaching 20 million TEU throughput in 2016

Busan Port Authority (BPA) announces that it is on track to handle 20 million TEU of container cargo in 2016, which represents a 2.8% increase from 2015. (In 2015 ...

Container shipping profitability to deteriorate in 2016

The decline in global container shipping freight rates is anticipated to have been as great as 9% last year and Drewry is forecasting that carrier unit revenues will decline further ...

Crowley invests $25.5 million in new containers

To better serve its diverse customer base, Crowley Maritime Corp.’s liner services group is ringing in the new year with a $25.5 million investment in new cargo carrying ...

USCG urges caution for missing containers

Late Friday evening, 12 containers were washed overboard of the motor vessel Manoa in heavy weather and seas. The containers were empty with the exception of miscellaneous packing material. No ...

MacGregor and Maersk announce cooperation to develop the next generation container securing systems

MacGregor, part of Cargotec, and Maersk Line, part of the Maersk Group, have agreed to cooperate on the development of the next generation of container securing systems. MacGregor, leading provider ...

Maersk Container Industry delivers first Star Cool reefer containers from new factory in Chile

World trade in perishable foods turns a page as Maersk Container Industry (MCI), an independent business unit in the Maersk Group conglomerate,  has announced that it has begun production of ...

DP World handled 46.5 million TEU in the first nine months of 2015

DP World Limited handled 46.5 million TEU across its global portfolio of container terminals during the first nine months of 2015, with gross container volumes growing by 3.2 ...

Subscribe to Hapag-Lloyd’s IPO, advises Drewry

The timing and merits of the Hapag-Lloyd AG public offering have been questioned given the challenging environment facing the container shipping sector. The industry stands in the midst of prolonged ...

Port of Rotterdam handles 5.4% more goods

The handling of goods in the port of Rotterdam increased by 5.4% in the first nine months. Allard Castelein, CEO Port of Rotterdam Authority: "The growth is almost entirely ...

Record year in the making for the port of Antwerp

The port of Antwerp handled 156,515,552 tonnes of freight in the first nine months of this year, up 5.5% on the same period last year. The steady ...

Multimodal operator Ruscon outperforms rest of Russian market

Despite a significant general decline in the number of containers handled in Russian ports, multimodal operator Ruscon has seen its own numbers rise.

Ruscon, a subsidiary of leading Russian container ...

Container shipping faces three more years of overcapacity & financial pain

Slowing global trade and a bloated orderbook of large vessel capacity mean that container shipping is set for another three years of overcapacity and financial pain, according to the latest ...

UK P&I Club and TT Club welcome container weighing prior to loading onto ships

UK P&I Club, one of the leading shipping protection and indemnity mutual insurers and TT Club, the leading international transport, freight and logistics insurance provider, have welcomed the amendment ...

Rising demand and big ships driving container port investment boom

Rising global container port demand and ever larger vessels are driving terminal operators to make significant investments in additional capacity, according to the Global Container Terminal Operators Annual Report 2015 ...

Matson rated #1 ocean carrier

For the second consecutive year, Matson Inc. a leading U.S. carrier in the Pacific, has been rated by shipping customers as the top ocean carrier in the world.

The ...

Long Beach sets cargo record

Cargo container volumes surged through the Port of Long Beach in July, with an 18.4 percent increase over the same month in 2014, making July a record month in ...

Two CMA CGM vessels lead the inaugural procession of the New Suez Canal

The CMA CGM Group, a leading worldwide shipping group, has announced that the CMA CGM LAPEROUSE and the CMA CGM TITAN are positioned at the head of the vessel procession ...

Hapag-Lloyd continues quality and environmental excellence

The classification company DNV GL has certified Hapag-Lloyd’s integrated quality and environmental management system for another three years. DNV GL issued Hapag-Lloyd with the corresponding certificate. It confirms that ...

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