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What is the biggest threat to the container shipping industry?

Watch: The Future of Ports in 2060  11 May 2017
Kalmar has released its renewed 2060 vision of how cargo handling will take place at terminals

World Economic Forum: Blockchain Technology for Ports  18 Apr 2017
A new white paper written by Wolfgang Lehmacher, Head of Supply Chain and Transport Industries, World Economic Forum, examines the suitability...

WW: The Prime Tool in Risk Mitigation  3 hours ago
This week's Wednesday Wisdom, an interesting extract from one of PTI's technical papers, comes from Peregrine Storrs-Fox, Risk Management Director,...

Kalmar Focuses on Digitalization with New R&D Centre  5 hours ago
Kalmar, part of Cargotec, has started developing a new Business, Innovation and Technology Centre in Ljungby, Sweden

Port of Bolívar Lifts Capacity  6 hours ago
Yilport Holding has invested in Puerto Bolívar container terminal by installing two mobile harbour cranes amid a project to create one of Latin...

Dubai Plans $1 Billion Shipping Spend  7 hours ago
Despite already being a world leader in the maritime sector, Dubai is reportedly planning a US$1 billion investment fund to be focused on developing...

Hapag-Lloyd and UASC Complete Merger  8 hours ago
Hapag-Lloyd and United Arab Shipping Company have completed their merger to become one combined company and one of the top five global carriers...

US Firms Join on Smart Reefer Box  11 hours ago
Two solutions providers have formed a technology partnership to build a solution that lets shipping lines to manage reefer containers remotely...

Maersk Raises Bar in Asia  11 hours ago
Maersk Line's Asia-Pacific CEO Robbert van Trooijen has outlined his strategy with respect to choosing Asian container hubs, with trans-shipment...

African Port Facing Rise in Illegal Arms Shipments  11 hours ago
The Tin Can Island Port (TCIP) in the Nigerian city of Lagos in Africa has stopped 440 guns from entering the country after another operation...

Japan Plans First LNG Tugboat  11 hours ago
Japanese liner Mitsui O.S.K. Lines (MOL) has plans to build an LNG-fuelled tugboat for operation in Japan

Brexit ‘Threatens’ UK Ports  12 hours ago
Some UK ports are at greater risk of expanded customs checks as a result of Brexit, according to panellists speaking on May 23, 2017 at Waterfront’s...

K Line Unveils New Woodchip Carrier  12 hours ago
K Line's new woodchip carrier Forestal Gala is being delivered today (May 24, 2017) by Tsuneishi Factory of Tsuneishi Shipbuilding in Japan

Navis TOS Takes to the Cloud in World-First with Finland  12 hours ago
Two Finland-based container terminals — Steveco Vuosaari in Helsinki and Steveco Mussalo in Kotka — have become the world’s first ports...