Containers News

  14 Sep 2017
Peregrine Storrs-Fox, TT Club’s Risk Management Director, has explained port and terminal insurance and also shared doubts about SOLAS VGM compliance in a new Port Technology interview

  20 Sep 2017
The riskiest part of a shipping container’s journey is before it begins, according to TT Club’s Peregrine Storrs-Fox, Risk Management Director, Thomas Miller

Left to right:
•Giordano Bruno Guerrini Chairman of the Board for the BIC
•Ken Rohlmann of Hapag-Lloyd, Vice-Chairman of CINS
•Jean-Christophe Triat of the Mediterranean Shipping Company (MSC), member of CINS
•Douglas Owen Secretary General of the BIC
  18 Sep 2017
The Bureau International des Containers (BIC) has announced that the BIC Award has gone to the Cargo Incident Notification System (CINS) in recognition of the progress its made in sharing information and improving safety aboard vessels and throughout...

  18 Sep 2017
The latest phase of expansion at Hutchison Ports’ Port of Felixstowe will allow it to handle the world's largest container ships by adding approximately 13 hectares of container yard directly behind Berth 9

  18 Sep 2017
Hapag-Lloyd has promised to make investments to maintain and expand its container fleet by ordering a total of 7,700 refrigerated containers, or ‘Reefers’, of the latest generation

  15 Sep 2017
Cargo shipping is the transport of goods by ships from one location to another

  13 Sep 2017
A US government solution for supply chain congestion occasioned by large ship sizes is set to be presented in Autumn, 2017

  13 Sep 2017
Two container industry bodies have published an in-depth guide for those seeking to use refrigerated containers in a non-operating mode to carry commodities not requiring temperature control

  12 Sep 2017
MSC PSA European Terminal (MPET), the single largest container terminal in Europe, has ensured that more than 150 Konecranes Noell Straddle Carriers will continue to be serviced after signing a deal with Konecrane’s Antwerp-based service organization...

  11 Sep 2017
Greece's Piraeus Port Authority has announced the completion of the tender for a floating repair dock and finalsed a contract for the project with COSCO Shipyard Company.

  08 Sep 2017
Shanghai International Shipping Institute has produced a positive report on the state of trade through major ports, which pegged global throughput increase at 6.8%.

  07 Sep 2017
Stevedore Ashdod Port Company has noted an increase of 4.3% in revenue in the last half-year amid a busy summer for container throughput at the Israeli Port of Ashdod.

  07 Sep 2017
Hyundai Merchant Marine has celebrated its first use of blockchain technology for reefer containers on board a vessel voyaging from South Korea to China.

  06 Sep 2017
Shipping operator Hapag Lloyd has noted that three of the vessels on its Latin America services have omitted calls at the Port of Houston due to the ongoing impacts of Hurricane Harvey.

  06 Sep 2017
Dr Eva Savelsberg, Senior Vice President of INFORM’s Logistics Division, has discussed the importance of looking beyond quayside processes to find optimization improvements as opposed to focusing on the rail yard

  04 Sep 2017
Strainstall, part of James Fisher and Sons plc, has secured a contract for its Container Weight System (CWS) with Kalmar – part of Cargotec, after recently gaining EU approval of the system

  01 Sep 2017
Containers are the best method of ensuring safe and sound delivery when transporting cargo from one place to another, coming in various standard sizes so they can be moved by trains, ships and trucks

  01 Sep 2017
Ten Los Angeles Port Ship-to-Shore (STS) cranes have been weighed by ZPMC North America and its partners ahead of an upgrade project for handling megaships

  01 Sep 2017
Port Houston facilities will resume operations on September 1, 2017 amid concerns of draft reduction caused by runoff from the floods of Hurricane Harvey

  30 Aug 2017
Eleven crew have been evacuated from a sinking cargo ship sunk by the second major storm to strike the Hong Kong area in a week