The International Maritime Organisation (IMO) has echoed calls from the shipping industry for governments to keep shipping and supply chains open and grant special travel exemptions to seafarers in response to the COVID-19, or coronavirus, pandemic.
A.P. Moller - Maersk (Maersk) announces that it has closed its acquisition of Performance Team, a US-based warehousing and distribution company, to further strengthen its capabilities as an integrated container logistics company, offering end-to-end supply chain solutions to its customers.
APM Terminals (APMT) has announced that its facility at Port Alabama, APM Terminals Mobile, has completed the third phase of its $450 million expansion project.
COSCO Shipping Lines, the third biggest container shipping line in the world by market share, has said its revenue increased by 25% year-on-year (YoY), which it attributed to an improved presence in emerging markets and regions.
Shipping Australia Ltd, the main shipping body in Australia, has condemned the Maritime Union of Australia for refusing to unload a COSCO vessel in the Port of Melbourne for fears of COVID-19.
The river port of Wuhan is once again connected to the global economy after the China-Europe freight service resumed operations following the lifting of restrictions related to the COVID-19, or coronavirus, pandemic.
The COVID-19, or coronavirus, pandemic has made TEU traffic fall by 23% in Asian shipping lanes since the start of 2020, according to Ocean Insights.
CMA CGM and Chine Merchant Ports (CMPorts) have completed the first part of the agreement to transfer terminals to Terminal Link, their joint subsidiary.
APM Terminals (APMT) has received the first-stage land usage permit for the expansion of the Poti Sea Port.
The COVID-19 pandemic is causing the world to lock down, with several advanced nations either substantially or entirely limiting the movement of people and goods - but how does a national lockdown affect ports and terminals?
The Port of Hamburg has warned that the German car sector, in particular the major southern state of Bavaria, could be severely affected by the COVID-19, or coronavirus, pandemic.
COSCO Shipping Ports (CSP), the biggest terminal operator in the world by market share, suffered a drop in gross profits of 7.1% in 2019 despite seeing throughput increase across its portfolio.