Environment and Sustainability

Watch: INTTRA Secures Huge Container Order Growth

INTTRA, an ocean shipping marketplace, has generated 16% growth in 2016 over 2015 in container orders, which include bookings, shipping instructions and shipping orders, and is more than five times the industry rate.

Cavotec Secures $10 Million in Orders

Global engineering group Cavotec has been awarded orders reaching US$10.6 million for its marine propulsion, shore power supply, and crane electrification systems, highlighting the Group’s pivotal position in the global Ports & Maritime segment.

New Global Port Agency Launched

UAE-based Sharaf Shipping Agency and Singapore’s Ben Line Agency have combined to create a new global agency that will focus on the wet and dry bulk shipping and commodity markets

Russia’s $12 Million Maersk Fine Settled

Maersk Line and the Federal Antimonopoly Service of the Russian Federation (FAS) have agreed to settle a competition case that could have cost the shipping company USD 12 million due to it and other shipping lines’ use of price announcements to the Russian market.

DP World Reports Growth Amid Tumultuous Year

DP World Limited has revealed that it handled 63.7 million TEU (twenty-foot equivalent units) across its global portfolio of container terminals in the full year of 2016, with gross container volumes growing by 3.2% year-on-year on a reported basis, and 2.2% on a like-for-like1 basis

New Maritime Hub on the Horizon?

Jamaica has taken the first step towards becoming a viable maritime hub after launching a bid to be elected to Category ‘C’ with the International Maritime Organization (IMO) Council on February 2, 2017.

Deal Ties Shipping Giants Closer

Maersk Line and Hamburg Süd will enter a slot purchase agreement for Hamburg Süd’s volumes on the East-West trades to be shipped on vessels in the 2M shipping alliance network between Maersk Line and Mediterranean Shipping Line.

Watch: Liebherr Maritime Cranes’ Italian Job

Liebherr Maritime Cranes has reported on its very own ‘Italian Job’ after delivering a total of nine mobile harbour cranes, four reachstackers, three rail mounted gantry cranes and one ship-to-shore container crane to various ports in the country during 2016, breaking its record for maritime equipment deliveries.

Drewry: Trump to Benefit Trade?

Drewry’s latest Container Insight Weekly has focused on US President Donald Trump raising fears of protectionism and reduced trade, questioning whether his rhetoric is just hot air and to what extent his trade liberalism will benefit trade.

X-Ray Container Scanner for Freetown Port

Sierra Leone’s Freetown Port has made significant strides in matching international trading standards with the installation of a brand new x-ray container/cargo scanner

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