Containers News

  14 Nov 2017
Puerto Coquimbo Terminal (TPC) has detailed plans for the the construction and operation of a new multipurpose dock

  13 Nov 2017
An EU-funded research consortium, Portopia, has wrapped up projects measuring European port performance, including a throughput tool and market analysis

Credit: Google Maps   09 Nov 2017
Star Wars fans have found the Millennium Falcon hidden by shipping containers and plastic sheeting

  06 Nov 2017
Maersk Container Industry (MCI) has appointed Sean S. Fitzgerald as Chief Executive Officer to lead the A.P. Moller – Maersk’s Transport & Logistics division

  06 Nov 2017
Saudi-led forces occupying Yemen to fight against Houthis have plans to temporarily close all seaports, airports and land ports

  03 Nov 2017
The UK Marine Accident Investigation Branch has begun to investigate a recent accident involving a UK-flagged containership dropping 42 containers into the water

  03 Nov 2017
The Kolkata Port Trust has said it could in coming weeks tender for the feasibility study for a proposed sea port in Tajpur

  01 Nov 2017
Smiths Detection has unveiled CORSYS, an enterprise-level security command centre that will advance border security through a cloud-based, digital ecosystem

  30 Oct 2017
A Southeast Asian holding company of Chinese crane manufacturer ZPMC and two Chinese partners have agreed to build an innovation centre in Singapore to develop intelligent maintenance.

  30 Oct 2017
LA Port has shared pictures of heavily-loaded containership Maersk Evora loading and unloading 24,846 TEUs, which it believes to be a new world record for a single vessel port call

  26 Oct 2017
The MSC PSA European Terminal (MPET) in Antwerp, Belgium, has found a new positioning technology that will integrate with its legacy system

  25 Oct 2017
Finnish straddle carrier and container handling services giant Konecranes has posted a stable interim result for 2017 thanks to acquisitions, despite deciding to close underperforming services businesses

  25 Oct 2017
Proposed legislation has been discussed in the US that would require the federal government to deploy task forces to investigate companies at ports taking advantage of their workers

  24 Oct 2017
An Orient Overseas Container Line (OOCL)-operated 21,413 TEU capacity containership has experienced a temporary grounding in the Suez Canal

  23 Oct 2017
Rotterdam Port will host American military helicopters and Dutch armed forces as well as containers of military supplies on their way from Germany to the US

  20 Oct 2017
Qingdao New Qianwan Container Terminal (QQCTN) in China has released photos of the new automated terminal operating at night

  19 Oct 2017
Germany’s only deep-water port welcomed OOCL Germany by arranging containers near the berth of the vessel to form the number 21,413

  19 Oct 2017
Hapag-Lloyd has agreed to offer Avantida reUse container management services for its truckers and transporters in the UK

  19 Oct 2017
The International Organization of Legal Metrology (OIML) has certified Conductix-Wampfler’s LASSTEC Container Weighing System under the R51 standard

  16 Oct 2017
Saudi Arabia’s new privately-developed King Abdullah Port has granted ports and steel handling company AMSteel operation of a new bulk and general cargo terminal berth