Export container dwell times soar at main ports globally as berthing delays bite

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Export containers are building up not just in the ports of LA/LB but at many major ports globally Dozens of ships are slow steaming way off the coast of Southern California and 37 container ships are … Read more..

Cutting GHG emission from shipping – 10 years of mandatory rules

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2021 marks a decade of action since IMO adopted the first set of mandatory energy efficiency measures for ships. The International Maritime Organization (IMO) is marking a decade of action … Read more..

New Container Fresh & Frozen (CFF) refrigeration units launched

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The new Thermo King CFF units can reach and maintain box temperature in the toughest conditions between -30 and +30 degrees Celsius to safeguard product quality Brussels, Apr. 8, 2021 … Read more..

Ocean Insights Spotlights Ongoing Port Congestions and Shipment Delays

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Rostock, March 23, 2021 — With shipping rates at historic highs, ocean shipment data collected by ocean freight intelligence company Ocean Insights (a project44 company) spotlights ongoing shipment delays at … Read more..

IMO Environment Committee approves amendments to cut ship emissions

Draft amendments to the MARPOL convention would require ships to combine a technical and an operational approach to reduce their carbon intensity.  Draft new mandatory regulations  to cut the carbon intensity of existing … Read more..

Global groups to collaborate on container safety improvements

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Five international freight transport and cargo handling organisations are collaborating on the production of new guidance on packing standards for freight containers and other cargo transport units. The Container Owners … Read more..

TT Club’s signposts to a digital future

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Leading freight transport and logistics insurer TT Club is reflecting the evolving digital landscape in its new logo and revamped website. Increased accessibility to data, information and streamlined processes are … Read more..

IMO and PSCs adopt a pragmatic approach to ship inspections

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In a press release yesterday, IMO and PSC inspection authorities announced that they have set a pragmatic approach to support global supply chain.. The port State control (PSC) regimes which … Read more..