Industry Sectors - Shipping

Watch: Advancing Digital Analytics in Shipping

 16 Feb 2017     Automation and Optimisation, Container Handling, Shipping

PTI welcomes the keynote and session speaker, esteemed business thought leader Inna Kuznetsova, President and COO at INTTRA, to the growing list of professionals sharing their knowledge at the upcoming Terminal Automation & Training C-Level Networking Conference taking place April 19-20, 2017, in London.

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

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.

HMM Acquires Hanjin Terminals

 20 Feb 2017     Shipping, Terminal Focus

Hyundai Merchant Marine has made an agreement with Hanjin Pacific Corporation (HPC) to acquire its 100% stake in its Tokyo, Kaohsiung and Algreciras terminals for US$13.15 million. The deal also includes a 20% stake in Total Terminals International, which operates Pier T in Port of Long Beach, California

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.

Final Nail in Hanjin’s Coffin

 17 Feb 2017     Global Issues, Shipping

Hanjin Shipping has finally come to an end after 40 years of operations, which saw South Korea’s biggest shipping become a global top 10 shipping company

Kalmar VP Leaves for Bromma Presidency

 17 Feb 2017     Container Handling, Global Issues, Shipping

Peter Cederholm is returning to crane spreader specialist Bromma as its President after spending three years in senior positions with Cargotec.

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.

‘Sheer Velocity of Disruption Increasing’

 16 Feb 2017     Automation and Optimisation, Global Issues, Port Focus, Shipping

Aurecon’s Global CEO, Giam Swiegers, has warned that as the speed of change accelerates, the sheer velocity of disruption facing engineering, property, construction and infrastructure organisations is only increasing

2M Prepare for Alliance Showdown

 15 Feb 2017     Carriers, Global Issues, Shipping

2M alliance partners Maersk Line and MSC have launched an aggressive capacity hike on the two biggest trade lanes to coincide with launch of the new Ocean Alliance in April 2017.