Industry Sectors - Carriers

Container Port and Shipping Market Trials

 16 Feb 2017     Automation and Optimisation, Carriers, Global Issues, Mega Ship Ready, Port Planning & Finance, Shipping

PTI is greatly anticipating the return of Neil Davidson, Senior Analyst of Ports and Terminals with Drewry Maritime Research and a regular contributor to the journal, as a speaker for PTI’s upcoming Terminal Automation & Training C-Level Networking Conference taking place April, 19-20, 2017, London

Tauranga to Achieve Over a Million Containers

 23 Feb 2017     Carriers, Port Focus, Port Planning & Finance, Shipping

New Zealand’s largest freight gateway Port of Tauranga is on track to become the first port in the country to transport more than one million containers across its wharves in a single year.

PEMA Discusses Mega-Ship and Alliance Impacts

 23 Feb 2017     Automation and Optimisation, Carriers, Global Issues, Mega Ship Ready, Port Planning & Finance, Shipping

Members of the Port Equipment Manufacturers Association (PEMA) called for cross-industry dialogue to optimise the global shipping supply chain as large container vessels have been creating severe peaks and troughs in port activity.

Hanjin Debt Repayment Close to Zero

 22 Feb 2017     Carriers, Global Issues, Shipping

Hanjin’s unsecured creditors, including banks, bondholders and trade debtors are expected to recover close to zero of their outstanding claims, according to Alphaliner

Maersk Closes in on Hamburg Süd Deal

 21 Feb 2017     Carriers, Shipping

Maersk Line’s bid for German rival Hamburg Süd will be decided by EU antitrust regulators by March 27, 2017

Watch: Tour New Bayonne Bridge

 21 Feb 2017     Carriers, Dredging, Mega Ship Ready, Port Focus, Port Planning & Finance, Shipping

Larger container ships will soon have access to ports in Elizabeth and Newark after four years of construction finalised in the completion of an elevated deck on the the Bayonne Bridge, which connects Bayonne, New Jersey, with Staten Island, New York City, in the US.

Mega-Alliances Causing Concerns

 20 Feb 2017     Carriers, Shipping

Drewry has reported that the upcoming mega-alliances, THE Alliance and Ocean Alliance, are causing ports and shippers concern due to a lack of information, with a leak divulging DP World’s involvement with THE Alliance.

Carriers CMA CGM and Zim Join Alibaba

 17 Feb 2017     Carriers, Shipping

Two container shipping lines, France's CMA CGM and Israel's Zim, have signed up with Alibaba to allow customers to book space on their vessels through the Chinese e-commerce giant, reported Reuters.

Infographic: Will 2M Defeat Largest Alliance?

 16 Feb 2017     Carriers, Shipping

The 2M Alliance, led by Maersk Line and Mediterranean Shipping Company (MSC), offers shared vessels over 44 regular routes between Europe, Asia and the US east and west coasts. But will it take this year's top TEU spot when the Ocean Alliance, the largest in history, launches in April 2017? PTI's audience thinks so.

Aftermath of APL Austria Blaze

 16 Feb 2017     Carriers, Container Handling, Environment and Sustainability, Health and Safety, Oil, Gas and Chemical Handling

Work to salvage the last batch of 32 containers from the fire ravaged APL Austria container ship currently docked at the port of Ngqurha began on yesterday morning (February 15, 2017) after it was forced to dock when a fire started on board, reported the South African Maritime Authority (SAMSA).