Monday, July 26, 2021

Global Container Port Capacity Will Struggle to Catch Up with Rising Demand

By Mike Wackett (The Loadstar) – The bleak outlook of significantly lower throughput levels for container hub ports at the outset of the pandemic has,

July 26, 2021
Total Views: 1397

Monday, June 28, 2021
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Ports Seek All Hands Ways to Cut Carbon Emissions

By Ira Breskin, Port administrators’ immediate challenge is to drive consensus among a variety of well-intentioned stakeholders to meet stringent, near-term

June 28, 2021
Total Views: 1254

Tuesday, June 22, 2021
Port of Durban south africa

South Africa to Revamp its Ailing Port System

CAPE TOWN, June 22 (Reuters) – South Africa’s National Ports Authority (NPA) will operate as a stand alone business under the aegis of state-owned

June 22, 2021
Total Views: 1458

Tuesday, May 18, 2021

Yokohama Ranked Top Performing Container Port by IHS Markit and World Bank

By Ira Breskin The Port of Yokohama is the world’s best performing container port, according to the Container Port Productivity Index 2020, released earlier

May 18, 2021
Total Views: 2721

Friday, February 26, 2021
Containership docking Port of Long Beach

U.S. Retailers See Millions in Sales Delays Amid Shipping Logjam

By Kim Bhasin, Jordyn Holman and Henry Ren (Bloomberg) — Overwhelmed U.S. ports, elevated freight costs and accidents that sent goods plunging to the

February 26, 2021
Total Views: 3364

Friday, February 12, 2021
port of antwerp

Combined Antwerp and Zeebrugge Port to Rival Rotterdam

By Gavin van Marle (The Loadstar) – A new superport is set to be created in north-west Europe after the Belgian ports of Antwerp

February 12, 2021
Total Views: 2902

Thursday, February 11, 2021

A Light Bulb Moment for Port and Terminal Development

By Rory McBride –  Future gazing is integral to the evolution of the shipping industry, with discussions on the terminal of tomorrow and fleet of the

February 11, 2021
Total Views: 1480

Tuesday, January 12, 2021

Sea Ice Slows Ships In North China Ports

By Muyu Xu and Chen Aizhu (Reuters) – Chinese ports and marine safety authorities are on high alert as an expansion of sea ice makes it tougher

January 12, 2021
Total Views: 2745

Wednesday, December 30, 2020

Iraq Signs $2.6 Billion Deal with DSME to Build First Phase of Faw Port

BAGHDAD, Dec 30 (Reuters) – Iraq agreed a $2.625 billion deal with South Korea’s Daewoo Engineering & Construction (047040.KS) on Wednesday to

December 30, 2020
Total Views: 1843

containers at port of los angeles

U.S. Saw Record Goods-Trade Gap in November

By Ana Monteiro (Bloomberg) — The U.S. merchandise-trade deficit widened to an all-time high in November as American companies imported a record value

December 30, 2020
Total Views: 876

Wednesday, November 18, 2020

U.S. Import Boom Delaying Cargo at Nation’s Busiest Port

By Lisa Baertlein LOS ANGELES, Nov 18 (Reuters) – Record cargo imports are causing delays that are rippling from the nation’s busiest U.S. port

November 18, 2020
Total Views: 3376

Friday, November 13, 2020
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Maritime News

Vale and Chinese Port Sign $651 Million Deal for Iron Ore Storage

BEIJING, Nov 13 (Reuters) – Brazil’s Vale and China’s Ningbo Zhoushan Port have signed a deal to invest around 4.3 billion yuan ($650.6

November 13, 2020
Total Views: 511

Wednesday, November 11, 2020

UK Container Port Congestion Is Unprecedented

by Mike Wackett (TheLoadstar) Container shipments from Asia to the UK continue to be subject to “unprecedented” delays and significant additional costs.

November 11, 2020
Total Views: 2581

Monday, November 9, 2020
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Maritime News

Container Crunch Roiling Transpacific Trade

By Brendan Murray (Bloomberg) — The humble shipping container has a new status in the Covid-19 pandemic: hot commodity. Shortages of the ribbed steel

November 9, 2020
Total Views: 558

Monday, October 26, 2020
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Maritime News

Container Lines Expect U.S. Import Boom to Lose Steam

By Jonathan Saul and Lisa Baertlein LONDON/LOS ANGELES, Oct 26 (Reuters) – Surging shipments into the United States are fueling record high freight costs

October 26, 2020
Total Views: 100

Wednesday, August 5, 2020
Maritime News

Heavy Weather Topples Cranes at India’s Top Container Port

Aug 5 (Reuters) – Three cranes collapsed at India’s largest container port on the outskirts of Mumbai due to strong winds on Wednesday, police and

August 5, 2020
Total Views: 108

Wednesday, July 29, 2020
Maritime News

Pandemic Leads to Mixed Results for North Europe’s Top Container Hubs

By Mike Wackett (The Loadstar) – Blanked sailings and network changes resulted in a mixed bag of throughput results at North Europe’s top two container

July 29, 2020
Total Views: 40

Monday, July 27, 2020
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Maritime News

DP World Says Outlook Uncertain as Volumes Fall

DUBAI, July 27 (Reuters) – Global port operator DP World recorded a fall of 8.8% in second quarter container volumes, warning on Monday the outlook

July 27, 2020
Total Views: 35

Friday, July 17, 2020
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Maritime News

Chinese Ports Hit Capacity as Virus Tests Slow Clearing – Shippers

BEIJING, July 17 (Reuters) – Testing of imported foods for the new coronavirus is pushing capacity at some major Chinese ports to their limit, major

July 17, 2020
Total Views: 29

Monday, May 11, 2020

Port of Cork and CLdN Ro-Ro SA Agree New RoRo Freight Service

The Port of Cork and Compagnie Luxembourgeoise de Navigation (CLdN) have announced a new weekly RoRo freight service between Cork, Ireland and the Port of

May 11, 2020
Total Views: 46