shipping containers

Monday, November 15, 2021

Shipping Containers Get Foldable Design Seen as Cure for Logjams

By Augusta Saraiva (Bloomberg) — Few tools of the global economy have survived without major innovations as long as the shipping container. The supply

November 15, 2021
Total Views: 12090

Sunday, November 7, 2021

China Posts Record Trade Surplus in October As Exports Surge

By Bloomberg News(Bloomberg) –China posted a record monthly trade surplus in October as exports surged despite global supply-chain disruptions.

November 7, 2021
Total Views: 1176

Friday, December 18, 2020

Booming Taiwan Begs Shippers Not To Jack Up Prices Amid Massive Box Shortage

by Ben Blanchard (Reuters) – Taiwan’s government has urged shipping companies not to unfairly push up their prices amid a global squeeze

December 18, 2020
Total Views: 2176

Wednesday, August 19, 2020
Soeren Skou, CEO Maersk

Maersk Forecasts A Return To Pre-COVID Container Demand In 2021

by Jacob Gronholt-Pedersen (Reuters) – Shipping group Maersk on Wednesday issued full-year earnings guidance above its forecast at the beginning of the

August 19, 2020
Total Views: 82

Monday, March 11, 2019

Watch: Strong Winds Topple Containers at Port of Antwerp

Check out this video filmed Sunday at the Port of Antwerp as strong winds pummeled the area. According to the uploader, the port experienced hurricane-force

March 11, 2019
Total Views: 533

Friday, May 18, 2018
shipping containers
Maritime News

German Company’s Million Missing Shipping Containers Puzzles Prosecutors

MUNICH, May 17 (Reuters) – Managers of insolvent P&R Group are being investigated after it was discovered the investment firm sold nearly one million

May 18, 2018
Total Views: 5

Friday, November 10, 2017
ever smart loses containers

MV Ever Smart Arrives in Los Angeles with Toppled Containers

The MV Ever Smart arrived at the port of Los Angeles on Wednesday showing clear evidence of the dozens of containers which were lost from the vessel during

November 10, 2017
Total Views: 228

Wednesday, February 15, 2017
shipping containers stacked

Interview: Spinnaker CEO Tim Britton Talks About Container Market, Megaships, and Hanjin’s Collapse

By Gibraltar Shipping Tim Britton is CEO of Spinnaker, specialised in the leasing, sale of new and used containers for shipping and storage purposes. Tim talks

February 15, 2017
Total Views: 100

Sunday, July 3, 2016
container tracking device

Container Tracking Device Use Soars

By Gavin van Marle (The Loadstar) Declining asset costs and a variety of external factors are driving the container shipping industry into increasing use of

July 3, 2016
Total Views: 54

Friday, April 22, 2016
Maritime News

Venezuela Piles Up $1 Billion Bill for Late Shipping Containers

By Corina Pons and Jonathan Saul PUERTO CABELLO, Venezuela/LONDON, April 22 (Reuters) – Venezuelan state agencies have run up close to $1 billion in

April 22, 2016
Total Views: 6

Sunday, June 29, 2014

How Many Shipping Containers Are Really Lost At Sea?

The World Shipping Council (WSC) has released an update to its 2011 survey and estimate of containers lost at sea.

June 29, 2014
Total Views: 3222

Friday, June 28, 2013

Will New Container Technology Cut Handling Costs?

The development of a new type of 20ft container technology has taken a step further with the completion of a trial shipment of the so-called Tworty

June 28, 2013
Total Views: 9

Monday, March 4, 2013
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Shipping Containers Provide Meager Accommodations in Shanghai [IMAGES]

A child stands at the door of a shipping container serving as his accommodation, in Shanghai March 4, 2013. The containers, which house different families,

March 4, 2013
Total Views: 83

Thursday, December 6, 2012

LA-LB Strike a Reaction to 1950’s Technology

By Marc Levinson (Bloomberg) — Striking clerks at the nation’s largest port complex, in Southern California, agreed to return to work on Dec. 5,

December 6, 2012
Total Views: 51

Monday, September 17, 2012
bahrain apm terminals container ship

What’s the Weight? Why Weighing of Cargo Containers is Critical

– By Captain Rich Madden Last year in a Persian Gulf port, we finished loading for a southbound transit to East Africa on a small container ship.

September 17, 2012
Total Views: 475

Saturday, January 7, 2012

Container Shipping Companies – The Ten Largest Visualized

UDPATED: January 2012 The data visualization above represents the worlds 10 largest container shipping companies by TEU capacity. WORLD TEU CAPACITY:

January 7, 2012
Total Views: 222

Thursday, September 8, 2011

Keith Tantlinger, inventor of stacking shipping container, dies at 92

gCaptain is saddened to learn that Keith Tantlinger, inventor of the modern-day shipping container, has died at age 92.  In commemoration, here is a link to a

September 8, 2011
Total Views: 90

Monday, August 29, 2011

Pentagon paid $720m in container rental late fees [REPORT]

Photo Credit: Maersk Line And you thought your late fees at the movie store were starting to add up? According to a report published by USA TODAY, the Pentagon

August 29, 2011
Total Views: 4

Saturday, July 23, 2011
SeaBox Staxxon Folding Containers

SeaBox And Staxxon Team Up To Manufacture Folding Containers

Too often in the shipping community good ideas, new innovative ideas, suffer from lack of support and, strangled in red tape, die an early death. But today we

July 23, 2011
Total Views: 40

Wednesday, March 23, 2011
Staxxon Folding Container

Staxxon – The Amazing Folding Container

gCaptain has showcased a wide array of BIG ideas aimed at reducing the environmental impact of shipping. From giant kites flown off the bow of ships to

March 23, 2011
Total Views: 857