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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
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  19 May 2016
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  15 minutes ago
The Ports of Auckland has released its yearly financial report, which shows that despite a dip in the market, the company has seen an increase

Algeciras Expansion: Massive Bidder Unveiled. Source: iStock   5 hours ago
Cosco Shipping Ports, the port operating arm of China Cosco Shipping Corp, has been announced as being a likely bidder to build and operate a terminal at the Port...

New Panama Locks Cause Big Ship Burden. Source: Panama Canal   5 hours ago
The Panama Canal could take much longer to become a new route for specific ships, with vessels such as oil tankers needing to undergo significant retrofits before...

Kalmar Seals Massive Algerian Order. Source: iStock   6 hours ago
Kalmar, part of Cargotec, has received an order for 25 forklift trucks from the Algerian port procurement company, Groupement D'Interêt Commun Des Entreprises Portuaires...

Major Losses Revealed for UASC. Source: iStock   7 hours ago
Ahead of a shareholders meeting on Friday August 26, 2016 which is expected to clear a merger between Hapag-Lloyd and UASC, it has been found that UASC made an operating...

Gigantic Nicaragua Canal Plan Revived to Rival Panama? Source: iStock   7 hours ago
In a bid to rival the recently completed Panama Canal Expansion project, Iran has expressed an interest to join forces with Chinese company HKND to build the US$50...

Container Equipment Reach Record Lows. Source: iStock   23 hours 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   24 hours 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   1 day 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   1 day 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   1 day 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   1 day ago
A general cargo ship called the Se Pacifica and a product tanker entitled King Emerald, have collided at Nieuwpoort anchorage, Belgium