Industry Sectors - Shipping

Navis Opens Inspire Awards Voting

 17 Jan 2017     Automation and Optimisation, Carriers, Container Handling, Shipping, Terminal Focus

Navis has opened up online voting for the Inspire Awards, sponsored by Port Technology International (PTI), to celebrate ocean supply chain achievements and Navis customers driving change in the industry

Compulsory to Cover Abandonment

 19 Jan 2017     Global Issues, Health and Safety, Shipping

IMO Secretary-General Kitack Lim has welcomed the new obligations under the Maritime Labour Convention (MLC 2006) which require ship owners to have compulsory insurance to cover abandonment of seafarers, as well as claims for death or long-term disability of seafarers

U.S. Freight Service New Rising Star

 19 Jan 2017     Container Handling, Port Focus, Shipping

Seaboard Marine is adding more destinations to its ocean freight service to Miami, Florida and Eastern Caribbean after being certified by the U.S. Customs and Border Protection

Hanjin Sale Wrapped Up

 19 Jan 2017     Carriers, Port Focus, Shipping

The protracted sale of Hanjin Shipping’s stake in the largest U.S. terminal has finally been approved

New Silk Road Journey Completed

 18 Jan 2017     Container Handling, Shipping, Terminal Focus

The first container train travelling between China and the UK is arriving at DB Cargo UK’s London Eurohub terminal in Barking today – proving that it’s twice as fast as cargo transportation by sea after completing the 12,000 kilometre journey in 18 days

Panama Canal Cuts Booking Slots

 18 Jan 2017     Carriers, Global Issues, Port Focus, Shipping

Following numerous delays for non-booked vessels, the Panama Canal Authority (ACP) is responding by reducing the amount of ‘super’ ships it will accommodate

Can Hong Kong Keep its Business?

 18 Jan 2017     Container Handling, Port Focus, Port Planning & Finance, Shipping, Terminal Focus

Annual container volumes at the Port of Hong Kong have fallen below 20 million TEU for the first time in 13 years despite a 14.3% rise in throughput to 1.8m TEU to produce the best monthly growth of the year in December.

DP World Joins UN Emergency Teams

 18 Jan 2017     Carriers, Environment and Sustainability, Security, Surveillance and Detection, Shipping

DP World will provide pro bono expertise and resources to help the humanitarian community respond to major disasters after joining Agility, Maersk and UPS to become part of the Logistics Emergency Teams (LET)

IMO Charts Pollution Successes

 17 Jan 2017     Container Handling, Environment and Sustainability, Health and Safety, Oil, Gas and Chemical Handling, Security, Surveillance and Detection, Shipping

A new exhibition at the headquarters of the International Maritime Organization (IMO) is charting the collaborative work that has been undertaken in its role as the United Nations agency responsible for the safety and security of international shipping and the prevention of pollution from ships

TT Club Guidelines Released

 17 Jan 2017     Container Handling, Shipping

TT Club has issued specific guidelines on packing and securing coiled materials in containers as part of its on-going campaign to improve standards of the safe packing of unit loads, including shipping containers, specialist freight transport insurer