South Africa’s highest Court declines to consider whether ship arrests are unconstitutional

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The Constitutional Court has recently rejected an application for leave to appeal brought by a shipowner, Parakou Shipping Pte Ltd against a judgment of the Supreme Court of Appeal (SCA) … Read more..

Berthing delay skyrockets as operations at Ningbo container terminal still suspended

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..

Wood Chip carrier Crimson Polaris splits in two in Japan

Crimson Polaris

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..

Transnet Port Terminals – South Africa lifts Force Majeure

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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..

What is Liner Shipping and what is its role in container shipping..??

Liner shipping

There are more than 55,000 merchant ships plying global trade around the world and these ships include General Cargo, Bulk and Break Bulk ships, Container ships, Chemical, Oil and LNG … Read more..

UPDATE : Ever Given on its way to Rotterdam – Freedom, Freedom – Ever Given released and sailing from Suez Canal

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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..

ZIM and Seaspan Announce New Long-Term Chartering Agreement for 10×7,000 TEU LNG-Fueled Vessels

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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..

X-Press Pearl – fiery saga continues amid concerns of serious impact on the environment

It is rarely that a 2-3 month old ship faces a possible fiery end of its life. The world hopes that will not be the case with the X-Press Pearl … Read more..

Suez Canal Authority softens stand on Ever Given while blame game continues

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It’s been a while since we wrote about the Ever Given, the main character in one of the most complicated stories in shipping history which ironically didn’t involve any damage … Read more..

Is bigger always better – Economies of scale and gigantism in shipping

Opinion Piece

The winds of change within the context of containerized shipping have been sweeping to say the least. In the pursuit of environmental sustainability, digitalization, operational and commercial efficiency, and collaborative … Read more..

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