Containers News

  26 Jul 2017
China's biggest automated cargo wharf is on course to start trial operation in Shanghai by end of 2017

  25 Jul 2017
Port of Savannah Garden City Terminal on the US East Coast has plans to amp up crane capacity to service 14,000 TEU vessels

  24 Jul 2017
TT Club, a provider of insurance and related risk management services, has revealed that government authorities may be under-equipped to enforce SOLAS VGM rules and protect the safety of ships and workers both on board and ashore when handling...

  24 Jul 2017
Simon Everett, Managing Director at Strainstall, has explained how the company's retrofitted container weighing systems (CWS) works with port technology such as straddle carriers, reachstackers and RTG (rubber tired gantry) cranes

  21 Jul 2017
Mitsui OSK Lines (MOL) has placed Bernhard Schulte Shipmanagement (BSM) in charge of managing the 20,146 TEU containership, MOL Tribute.

  21 Jul 2017
A year after the new SOLAS VGM rules were established on July 1, 2016, Strainstall has found that many countries are still not implementing the International Maritime Organization (IMO) regulation properly

  20 Jul 2017
State-agency-administered New Orleans Port has announced that its CEO Brandy Christian has been appointed to a US government board advising on rail transport ahead of an acquisition.

  20 Jul 2017
Dutch port solutions provider Pinarci Port Equipment has announced the sale of two pre-owned Gottwald Mobile Harbour Cranes.

  20 Jul 2017
HMM slashed its containership capacity in operation by 28% between April and the end of June amid a ‘fleet rationalization’

  19 Jul 2017
Spanish port and logistics operator Noatum has commissioned a giant crane as the latest step in its US$115 million project to overhaul craneage at Valencia container terminal for mega ships.

  19 Jul 2017
Indian private operator Essar Bulk Terminal Ltd (EBTL) will be investing US$85 million to increase cargo handling capacity at Hazira Port

  18 Jul 2017
New York and New Jersey Port has welcomed a New Panamax-sized containership OOCL Berlin after it slipped under the recently elevated Bayonne Bridge on July 17, 2017

  18 Jul 2017
World Shipping Council (WSC) has released a survey of WSC member companies reporting shipping containers lost at sea.

  17 Jul 2017
Chinese entities have doubled the value of overseas port projects targeted for investment since last year, potentially expanding China’s maritime and soft economic power at a rapid rate

  17 Jul 2017
CMA CGM Group has announced plans to combine its container shipping service with Seatrade Group’s specialized reefer transport in a new vessel sharing agreement scheduled for October 2017 that will incorporate the services known by CMA CGM...

  14 Jul 2017
Dutch hull-cleaning provider Fleet Cleaner has cleaned various container vessels with a length of over 350 metres during loading and unloading at Dutch container terminals

  14 Jul 2017
Dubai-based, state-owned operator P&O Ports has won a contract to operate a new container terminal in the Port de Sète in France, according to FreshPlaza.

  13 Jul 2017
After a period of significant change, the container shipping industry is now moving towards a state of stability and growth

  13 Jul 2017
Maersk Group has said it had restored service contracts data relating to US trades which had been lost in the recent ‘Not Petya’ cyberattack

  13 Jul 2017
Gerald Hirt has been named the new Managing Director of the Hamburg Vessel Coordination Center (HVCC), a joint venture between the two container terminal operators in the Port of Hamburg, Hamburger Hafen und Logistik AG (HHLA) and Eurogate