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What has had the biggest impact on container shipping in 2016 so far?

How to Compare Automated Transport Methods in Terminals.   10 Aug 2016
A new paper published in PTI 70 - the automation edition - and written by industry guru Dr Yvo Saanen of TBA, explores automated transportation methods available...

  19 May 2016
PTI has released a new and exclusive eBook which explores the latest trends and technologies in automation and acts as a precursor to the upcoming PTI Event which...

Container Equipment Reach Record Lows. Source: iStock   6 minutes ago
Cheaper production and material costs, as well as weaker demand, has driven the price of new container equipment down to record lows and is forecast to fall further...

Cosco Shipping Reveal H1, 2016 Figures. Source: iStock   49 minutes ago
The board of directors of Cosco Shipping Ports Limited (formerly known as ‘COSCO Pacific Limited’) has announced the unaudited condensed consolidated results...

TPS: A Major Player for Indonesian Trade. Source: Cahya Ardie / YouTube   6 hours ago
A video released by Cahya Ardie via YouTube shows PT. Terminal Petikemas Surabaya (TPS), which provides container terminal facilities either for domestic or international...

Shanghai Widens Container Reign. Source: iStock   7 hours ago
The world’s largest container port, the Port of Shanghai, is getting busier, and has widened its TEU reign over Singapore by 5.6 million in 2015

Hanjin Struggles with Self-Rescue Plan. Source: iStock   7 hours ago
Hanjin is struggling to produce a self-rescue plan as the deadline to raise more than US$1 billion in the next year starts to loom

2 Ships Collide off Belgium Coast. Source: iStock   7 hours ago
A general cargo ship called the Se Pacifica and a product tanker entitled King Emerald, have collided at Nieuwpoort anchorage, Belgium

JNPT Signs Deal for Major Port Development. Source: iStock   8 hours ago
India’s leading container port, Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust (JNPT), has signed an agreement with two banks for External Commercial Borrowing (ECB) of $400 million...

North Korea Launches Ballistic Missile. Source: iStock   8 hours ago
In a bid to showcase its technological progress, North Korea has launched a ballistic missile from a submarine off its East Coast, as South Korea carries out military...

Predicting the Future of Container Shipping. Source: iStock   1 day ago
The keynote conference sessions at Intermodal Europe 2016 aim to address and provide an in-depth overview of the current and future perspectives on strategy, finance,...

  1 day ago
Nord LB is going to remove a portfolio of shipping loans worth US$1.5 billion to KKR and another sovereign wealth fund that remains anonymous

Hutchison Pakistan Terminal: Mega-Ship Ready. Source: Karachi International Container Terminal   1 day ago
After a five-year delay, Hutchison Port Holdings is to begin operations at a new container terminal in Pakistan, and will see mega-ships calling at Karachi for the...

Singapore to Acquire Baltic Exchange. Source: iStock   1 day ago
The Singapore Exchange Limited (SGX) and The Baltic Exchange have announced that they have agreed on the terms for a recommended offer by SGX