The shipping industry and particularly exporters and importers have been subject to heavy freight rate increases since the 3rd quarter of 2020 increasing from around $2,032/40′ in September 2020 to … Read more..
Port of Long Beach to offer traffic alerts with a new texting service. The ‘Truck Alert’ program is aimed at reducing delays, improve cargo movement. The port has been in the … Read more..
Two years after launching BOXBAY, a new high bay container storage system, DP World has completed the testing of the high bay storage concept at its first full-size facility in … Read more..
Berthing delay skyrockets as Ningbo, the 3rd largest ports in the world suspends container terminal operations due to a positive case of COVID-19. Data provided by project44 confirms that a … Read more..
Crimson Polaris, a dedicated wood-chip carrier operated by NYK, owned by MI-DAS Line S.A and managed Misuga Kaiun Co. Ltd was swept away by strong winds while it was anchored … Read more..
The wreckage of the X-Press Pearl may be resting in part at the bottom of the sea peacefully, but the issues surrounding the burning and eventual sinking of the ship … Read more..
Transnet Port Terminals (TPT), the State Owned Enterprise responsible for the operation of port terminals in South Africa has officially declared Force Majeure at the container terminals of Durban, Ngqura … Read more..
Women in maritime took centre stage at the inauguration of the Women in Maritime of West and Central Africa (WIMOWCA), the newest IMO-supported regional association for women in the maritime … Read more..
IMO Secretary-General Kitack Lim has welcomed the World Health Organization‘s decision to name seafarers as one of the groups of transportation workers that should be prioritised for COVID-19 vaccination in … Read more..
To facilitate implementation of its just-in-time (JIT) port call standards, DCSA has released interface standards and messaging API (application programming interface) specifications for the first 18 event timestamps defined in … Read more..
The Federal Maritime Commission has established a new audit program and dedicated audit team to assess carrier compliance with the Agency’s rule on detention and demurrage as well as to … Read more..
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..
The sweet taste of freedom was probably being experienced by all concerned with the Ever Given as it was released by Suez Canal authorities on the 7th of July – … Read more..
Hapag-Lloyd successfully closed the acquisition of the Dutch container shipping company Nile Dutch Investments B.V. (NileDutch) on the 8th of July 2021. After signing a sales and purchase agreement in … Read more..
ZIM Integrated Shipping Services Ltd. (“ZIM”) (NYSE: ZIM), and Seaspan Corporation, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Atlas Corp. (“Atlas”) (NYSE: ATCO), announced today a new strategic agreement for the long-term charter, … Read more..