Report recommends extending the liner competition rules, but with amendments Related StoriesThe Lloyd’s List Podcast: The Tanker sector is now on a war footingTanker attacks: Gulf attacks may lift tanker ratesGulf attacks may lift tanker rates
Gains made last year will be difficult to replicate again in 2019 Related StoriesThe Lloyd’s List Podcast: The Tanker sector is now on a war footingTanker attacks: Gulf attacks may lift tanker ratesGulf attacks may lift tanker rates
Negotiations over the future of CICT are continuing following Hapag-Lloyd’s decision to pull out from calling at the terminal Related StoriesGasLog Partners lands charter from GunvorDiana sells ageing panamaxMSI cautious on dry bulk outlook
Ports represent the front door to any country and to an island like this, efficient ports with good landside communications... Related StoriesIran adds another layer of tension in the stand-off over US-China LNG trade dealsIran adds another hurdle to unlocking US-China LNG trade dealsIran another problem US-China LNG trade
So far this year, five deaths have been reported due to oxygen depletion, with another 10 linked to a gas... Related StoriesGasLog Partners lands charter from GunvorDiana sells ageing panamaxMSI cautious on dry bulk outlook
A thought leadership seminar hosted in London this week by Rightship and the UK P&I Club learnt that finding a... Related StoriesIran adds another layer of tension in the stand-off over US-China LNG trade dealsIran adds another hurdle to unlocking US-China LNG trade dealsIran another problem US-China LNG trade
The Lloyd’s List Americas Awards celebrate excellence in shipping at a time when industry players are under enormous pressure to... Related StoriesIran adds another layer of tension in the stand-off over US-China LNG trade dealsIran adds another hurdle to unlocking US-China LNG trade dealsIran another problem US-China LNG trade
Cargo proximity and critical mass can be more important in terminal selection than vessel handling capacity Related StoriesThe Lloyd’s List Podcast: The Tanker sector is now on a war footingTanker attacks: Gulf attacks may lift tanker ratesGulf attacks may lift tanker rates
Japanese carrier will also upgrade its stowage planning tool to Navis’ StowMan Stowage Related StoriesGasLog Partners lands charter from GunvorDiana sells ageing panamaxMSI cautious on dry bulk outlook
Higher import costs will dampen demand at a time of already slowing economic growth Related StoriesThe Lloyd’s List Podcast: The Tanker sector is now on a war footingTanker attacks: Gulf attacks may lift tanker ratesGulf attacks may lift tanker rates
The proposed bonds have won an A1 rating from Moody’s, supported by SIPG’s baseline credit assessment and the backing of... Related StoriesGasLog Partners lands charter from GunvorDiana sells ageing panamaxMSI cautious on dry bulk outlook
Still, the port said, its agricultural exports to China rose by 5%, despite the current impasse between Beijing and Washington... Related StoriesGasLog Partners lands charter from GunvorDiana sells ageing panamaxMSI cautious on dry bulk outlook
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In response, K Line said the leadership provided by both executives is necessary to improve the company’s performance in unstable... Related StoriesGasLog Partners lands charter from GunvorDiana sells ageing panamaxMSI cautious on dry bulk outlook
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Additional upgrading work is also being carried out at the moment to raise the Adriatic Gate Container Terminal’s on-dock rail... Related StoriesGasLog Partners lands charter from GunvorDiana sells ageing panamaxMSI cautious on dry bulk outlook
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Navis and ZPMC have signed a partnership agreement to jointly address opportunities for the Chinese manufacturer to supply its products and services and act as a system integrator and Navis to supply its software and services. The cooperation between Navis and ZPMC is not exclusive, as there are similar strategic partnerships with Kalmar and Navis, […]
The Port of Long Beach suffered a 16.6% drop in volumes in May 2019 compared to 2018, while the neighbouring Port of Los Angeles had its busiest May in its 112-year history. Mario Cordero, executive director at the Port of Long Beach, attributed the fall in throughput to a variety of factors which are combining […]
TOTE Maritime Puerto Rico (TMPR) has leased 220 NaturaLINE reefer units through SeaCube Containers in an effort to enhance its fleet with the industry’s only natural refrigerant-based system from Carrier Transicold. TMPR is the first shipping line to place a sizeable quantity of NaturaLINE units into service on US domestic trade routes. The units use […]
Cyberlogitec has launched OPUS Terminal M, a multi-purpose terminal operating system (TOS) able to handle container and a range of cargo including breakbulk, project and bulk cargo and roll-on roll-off (ro-ro) cargo. The solution also supports multi-terminal operators that run more than one facility including container ports, inland container depots and empty depots. Jason Hyeon, […]
Ocean Network Express (ONE) has planned to implement the world’s first cloud-based collaborative network for ocean carriers and terminal operators, Xvela, and upgrade its existing stowage planning tool. To begin with, Xvela will be implemented on ONE’s Latin America services before expanding into Asia and throughout its global terminal network. Navis’ StowMan stowage solution, which […]
Chinese companies are set to invest more than US$4bn in logistics projects in Dubai and Abu Dhabi according to the UAE’s president of the National Association of Freight and Logistics (NAFL). Nadia Abdul Aziz, president of NAFL, said: “Logistics business is in for a boom. Many projects are being built for Expo 2020 and Chinese […]
International Container Terminal Services Inc. (ICTSI) Croatia has drawn up plans for a two-phase dredging scheme that will enable the Port of Rijeka to berth vessels of up to 20,000 teu capacity. The first phase has already been approved and entails the dredging of 130 m of quay over berths one and two, operated by […]
Kalmar is to introduce a medium electric forklift powered by emission-free lithium-ion (Li-ion) battery technology. It is the first forklift in the medium-capacity range to be powered by Li-ion batteries, and the battery technology will initially be available for several models with a wheelbase of 3,500 mm. The new machine is the latest step in […]
The Port of Dunkerque has launched a new rail service to the east of France, the Flandres Express (FLEX), as part of continuous development for its combined transport plan. Operated by Nord Port Shuttle (NPS) the FLEX service will offer a weekly round trip during the start-up phase with Metz, an inland port within the […]
Tariffs are squeezing customers who ship through the Port of Oakland according to its maritime director John Driscoll. Fallout from an ongoing US-China trade war could include reductions in containerised cargo volume, he told the port’s Efficiency Task Force. Driscoll said: “Our customers are impacted by tariffs. We’re hoping we can get through this period […]
Belgium has launched the BE-GATE customs platform, specially designed for the growth market of e-commerce, in an aim to increase the efficiency of customs clearance in the cross-border flow of goods. The portal was developed on the initiative of Belgium’s Customs and Excise Department and is supported by four e-commerce hubs, the ports of Antwerp […]
APM Terminals (APMT) Algeciras has begun renewing and increasing its fleet of terminal tractors, with the arrivals of 116 new tractors scheduled to happen by July this year. The introduction of the new Terberg YT222 model will go towards increasing the current fleet by 14 units. The unit includes specifications resulting from suggestions made by […]
Maritime Transport has ordered two Konecranes Noell straddle carriers for container train loading and unloading at Birmingham Intermodal Freight Terminal (BIFT) in the UK. The order for the NSC 644 E units was booked in April and the machines will be delivered in September 2019. The machines will be diesel-electric stacking three-high with single-lift spreaders. Remote […]
The Port of Rotterdam Authority’s intermodal online route planner Navigate has become operational in the ports of Gdansk in Poland and SOHAR in Oman. This application enables importers and exporters to select the best transport options for containers they want to ship. Navigate also contains an online port information guide. The tool offers a total […]
Navis has completed the automation of 31 rail-mounted gantry (ARMG) cranes at Five Continents International Container Terminal (FICT), which are now live on N4 and operational at Tianjin Port. FICT was designed with an initial design capacity of 1.5m teu but the rise of megaships and the increasing volume of cargo that accompanies them means […]
Last year saw the lowest number of shipping losses this century with a decline by over 50% year on year according to Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty SE’s (AGCS) ‘s Safety And Shipping Review 2019. Only 46 large ships were lost worldwide in 2018, 55% below the 10-year average of 104, driven by a significant decline in activity […]
The Port of Hull has received a £3.5m (US$4.4m) hybrid Liebherr harbour crane that aims to support growing business and eco-friendly operations. The new crane allows Thor Shipping & Transport, which has just committed to a new 10 year agreement, to work on two vessels simultaneously in order to meet the needs of its customers […]
The construction of a new rail-connected crossdocking terminal for forest products at the Port of Gothenburg is underway, with operations to begin in the first half of 2020. The Svea Terminal, which is being built on behalf of the Gothenburg Port Authority, will offer weather-protected transloading immediately beside the port’s roll-on roll-off (ro-ro) and container […]
DP World Southampton’s new hybrid equipment that will cut the port’s emissions and reduce its carbon footprint has begun operations. The 12 new hybrid straddle carriers use 20% less fuel than standard machines and, according to DP World, are the most efficient on the market. The company invested in the equipment as part of its […]
Analytics platform Xeneta has revealed a jump in long-term contracted rates for container ship operators during May, as 2018 rates expire and new contracts push the index upwards. According to the XSI Public Indices Report – based on crowd-sourced data covering over 160,000 port-to-port pairings– global rates leapt by 11.5% across the month, with US […]
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Kalmar, part of Cargotec, has been awarded a contract to supply Antwerp Euroterminal NV (AET) with six Kalma... The post Kalmar forklifts to boost Antwerp eco-efficiency appeared first on Container News.
Asia-North Europe carriers continue to discount rates to fill their ships, suggesting that the usual pre-peak season recovery will be late, if it happens at all this year. CMA CGM has slashed its headhaul FAK rate on the tradelane by $200 from 16 June, to $1,700 per 40ft as spot rates continue to slide. The North Europe component of the Shanghai […]
A vast array of major US businesses and associations have written to the president and major Trump appointees, under the banner of “Tariffs Hurt the Heartland”. The letter was sent to Robert Lighthizer, Steven Mnuchin, Wilbur Ross, agriculture secretary Sonny Perdue and Larry Kudlow of the National Economic Council, and warn that two million American […]
Imperial Logistics is the $3.5bn company you’ve never heard of – except, you have. It owns Palletways, Europe’s largest pallet company, with more than 400 depots in 20 countries, and is Europe’s largest inland barge operator, with 700 ships, of which 128 are owned by the company. It has 20 hazmat warehouses, operates a tanker fleet and […]
Taiwan’s shipping companies are getting it in the neck from both authorities and fisheries over apparent lethargy in reclaiming lost containers. A report from ABC claims the slow response to salvaging boxes lost overboard is leading to a heightened risk of maritime pollution. Last year, the vessel YM Efficiency reported it lost 81 containers in June […]
The consolidated annual numbers recently released by Evergreen confirmed that Taiwan’s container shipping industry remains one of the weakest spots globally, to put it mildly – in fact, barring state intervention, it is easy to argue that one of the three domestic carriers might well go under within 24 months or so. Either way, with Pacific […]
After two tankers were reportedly hit by torpedo attacks in the Gulf of Oman early this morning, the UK Maritime Trade Operations (UKMTO) Royal Navy agency has issued a warning to shipping, urging “extreme caution” in the area. The 110,000 dwt Aframax oil tanker Front Altair was en route from the UAE to Taiwan when […]
Members Hapag-Lloyd and ONE have announced more details of the continuing integration of THE Alliance’s feeder services with next week’s relaunch of its North Sea Baltic Express (NBS) service. Beginning with the sailing of Hapag-Lloyd’s 2,500 teu Milan Express, due to arrive in Antwerp on 18 June, the NBS will “change to a butterfly concept” […]
And so the forwarding consolidation chat continues. On Loadstar Premium today, we reveal speculation that CMA CGM, new proud owner of Ceva, is in talks with the French government over the possible acquisition of Geodis. Geodis has said publicly it is looking for a slice of M&A action – but that it wanted to expand in Germany, the Netherlands, China and the US. Currently […]
“A likely French revolution in global logistics has put my brain in motion lately, given a number of domestic scenarios I’ve drafted that not only are compelling on paper, but also make a lot of sense in strategic and politic terms – and one stands above all: CMA CGM + Ceva Logistics + Geodis. Give […]
The trade war between the US and China has started to impact the makeup of US containerised imports from Asia, with a significant shift away from China. According to Alphaliner data, in the first five months of the year, imports from China to the US fell 6.5% on the same period of 2018, to 3.87m […]
Oberon Fuels announced it received a $2.9 million grant from the California Energy Commission to produce for the first time in the United States renewable dimethyl ether, a clean-burning, ultra-low-carbon transportation fuel.
Exxon Mobil Corp. and Saudi Arabia’s state-controlled petrochemicals company formally approved construction of a chemical complex in Texas that will process production from the Permian Basin’s booming oil and natural gas wells.
At first glance, the Kansas Truck Driving Championships might be more notable by who is absent than who will be the ultimate winner. FedEx Freight Ace Don Logan, last year’s Grand Champ out of the Tank Truck division, isn’t competing at Kansas Expocentre in Topeka on June 14-15.
Chinese state soybean buyers asked U.S. exporters to delay cargoes scheduled for July loading into August, citing limited availability of storage capacity, according to people with knowledge of the situation.
Being prepared when a suitor comes calling can directly affect your ability to either strike a good deal now or position your company for opportunities down the road, says Spencer Tenney of Tenney Group.
His vision to make China an electric-vehicle powerhouse revolutionized the global auto industry, cementing a move from the combustion engine. Now, Wan Gang says get ready for the next game-changing moment.
EMarketer Inc., among the most widely cited sources for estimates of U.S. online retail sales, now says it expects Amazon to account for 37.7% of online commerce this year, down from a prior estimate of 47%.
The North American Council for Freight Efficiency announced 10 fleets will participate in this fall’s Run on Less Regional, a freight-efficiency roadshow highlighting trucks that operate in a variety of regional-haul applications.
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is taking steps to modify certain elements of the Renewable Fuel Standard compliance system to create more transparency and prevent manipulation of the Renewable Identification Number market.
FedEx Freight driver Heladio “Lalo” Fernandez has a national title to his name — 2010 3-Axle champion — and four Oregon state titles but had never been named the state’s Grand Champion. That changed June 8.