The past week, several terminals in the Port of Zeebrugge were confronted with problems concerning incoming cargo and a lack of storage capacity, due to a blockage in the logistics chain caused by the COVID 19 crisis.
The Port of Tanjung Pelepas (PTP), Malaysia, has reported an all-time move record for the exchange of containers at the port.
SEA Europe, the shipyards and maritime equipment association, has warned that Europe risks losing its place as maritime hub as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic.
In March 2020, Konecranes won its largest-ever reach stacker contract, from a customer in Germany.
Mediterranean Shipping Company (MSC) is promoting short sea services as a reliable alternative to road transport across land boarders.
MSC Federica docked and exchanged 5,452 TEUs at Liverpool2, the Port of Liverpool’s deep-water container terminal, braking a new terminal record
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.
TT Club has noted that all sectors in the freight industry will continue to be under pressure from both customers and suppliers to help mitigate help mitigate potential issues, losses and liabilities.
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.