Containers News

  17 Jan 2018
The term 'reefer' is used in shipping to refer to refrigerated ships and refrigerated shipping containers that transport perishable commodities by sea

  17 Jan 2018
Hong Kong-based shipping conglomerate China Merchants Port Holdings Company (CMPort) handled a total container throughput of 102.93 million TEU in its port businesses in 2017, the first time a Chinese enterprise has moved such volumes.

  16 Jan 2018
Port of Kiel in Germany passed the seven million tonne mark for the first time in 2017, with a total of 7,407.376 tonnes loaded and unloaded.

  16 Jan 2018
Shanghai International Port, the world's busiest container port, has reported rapid growth in net profits for 2017 due to an increase in trade growth which pushed up shipping demand.

  15 Jan 2018
The Port of Oakland in the US has reported that 2017 was the busiest year in its 90-year history, handling a cargo volume of 2.42 million containers in a sign of the continued strengthening of the US economy.

  10 Jan 2018
Port of Dover handled 2,601,162 lorries in 2017 to reach record levels for the fifth consecutive year, underlining the need for a post-Brexit trade deal that secures continued traffic fluidity at the port.

  09 Jan 2018
The gateway port to northeast Brazil, APM Terminals Pecém, has reported a new volume record with a 19% annual increase in its TEU for 2017

  09 Jan 2018
​US Customs and Border Protection have seized 322 kilograms (709 pounds) of cocaine at a Port of Philadelphia facility, according to the Philly.

Credit: Incheon Port Authority   08 Jan 2018
​Incheon Port in South Korea has processed 3.05 million TEU in 2017 to smash its previous record of 2.68 million TEU in 2016.

  05 Jan 2018
Port of Rotterdam has released new video revealing the next phase of their Maasvlakte 2 offshore densification project that will provide the port with the land needed for quay extensions for four to five terminals.

  03 Jan 2018
Port of Gothenburg has opened a new terminal that will allow more freight to switch from road to rail for onward distribution to various parts of Sweden and Europe

  02 Jan 2018
Shanghai International Port Group (SIPG) has reported that Shanghai Port has surpassed an annual handling capacity of 40 million TEUs

  22 Dec 2017
The Alabama State Port Authority (ASPA) and APM Terminals boards of directors have announced they have approved a US$ 49.5 million expansion of the container facility at the Port of Mobile, Alabama, allowing it to accommodate a new annual throughput...

  22 Dec 2017
Dr. Yvo Saanen, Commercial Director and Founder of TBA, has explained how terminals can use simulation to see how new software will affect their operations

  21 Dec 2017
Digitalization, automation and terminal evolution are just some of the topics that Port Technology has covered in interviews with a range of experts

  21 Dec 2017
British rail infrastructure company Siemens Rail Automation has won a contract to install a new digital technology on the British freight train fleet

Søren Leth Johannsen, Chief Commercial Officer of Maersk Container Industry   21 Dec 2017
Søren Leth Johannsen, CCO of MCI, shares his thoughts on how the company and the reefer industry is progressing

  19 Dec 2017
Infographics on the container shipping alliance, videos and pictures of chaotic scenes on land and sea, shocking news about the TEU of the latest biggest vessel

  19 Dec 2017
We wrap up the year with a roundup of the most-read technical papers of 2017

  19 Dec 2017
Major shippers in the US, including UPS and DHL are struggling to keep up with demand this holiday season, according to Sourcing Journal.