Industry Sectors - Shipping



Western Europe Fruit Trade Gains Lifting Power

 22 Aug 2017

The Dutch logistic service provider Kloosterboer, which specialises in moving temperature controlled food products in Western Europe, has ordered a new mobile harbour crane and reachstacker from Liebherr Maritime Cranes

  Container Handling, Port Focus, Shipping


MPA and IBM Complete Traffic Control Trial

 22 Aug 2017

The Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA) and American computer company IBM have piloted three new analytics-based modules to improve management of Singapore's growing vessel traffic

  Automation and Optimisation, Carriers, Port & Maritime Training, Port Focus, Port Planning & Finance, Security, Surveillance and Detection, Shipping


China Wins CMA CGM $1.4 Billion Ship Order

 22 Aug 2017

CMA CGM has placed its order for the next biggest containerships in the world with China’s Hudong Zhounghua Shipbuilding and Shanghai Waigaoqiao Shipbuilding

  Carriers, Mega Ship Ready, Shipping


Cambodia Builds $209 Million Terminal

 22 Aug 2017

Japan’s government has agreed to provide a low-interest loan to build a new Cambodian container terminal as part of an expansion project for Sihanoukville Autonomous Port (PAS)

  Global Issues, Port & Maritime Training, Port Focus, Port Planning & Finance, Shipping



US Navy Halts Operations After Warship Collision

 22 Aug 2017

The US Navy’s Chief of Naval Operations, John Richardson, has ordered a fleet-wide review of seamanship and training in the Pacific after the second major accident in two months happened Monday morning when the USS John S. McCain collided with an oil tanker off Singapore

  Global Issues, Health and Safety, Security, Surveillance and Detection, Shipping


Abu Dhabi Ports CEO Shares 15 Million TEU Vision

 22 Aug 2017

Mohammed Juma Al Shamisi, CEO of Abu Dhabi Ports has explained how Khalifa Port Container Terminal plans to grow with demand to reach a capacity of 15 million TEU and handle 35 million tons of general cargo

  Port Focus, Port Planning & Finance, Shipping


Maersk Drops Maersk Oil for $7.45bn

 21 Aug 2017

AP Moller-Maersk has agreed to sell French oil major Total its oil & gas division for US$7.45 billion, aiming to focus core container shipping businesses.

  Carriers, Oil, Gas and Chemical Handling, Shipping


HMM Plans Arctic Shipping for 2020

 21 Aug 2017

Hyundai Merchant Marine, South Korea’s largest container carrier, is seeking to sail through Arctic Ocean routes north of Russia as early as 2020

  Global Issues, Shipping


Sailors Missing After Another US Navy Ship Crash

 21 Aug 2017

Another collision has taken place in Asia’s seas between a US warship and commercial vessel, the second incident in two months

  Health and Safety, Oil, Gas and Chemical Handling, Security, Surveillance and Detection, Shipping