Container Weighing 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

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

  03 Oct 2017
MTI's pilot involving the first real-world-applicable maritime blockchain solution, SOLAS VGM, has revealed a way to bring blockchain access even to small companies running legacy systems

  29 Sep 2017
Lloyd’s Register alongside the Alan Turing Institute has published a report on how blockchain may address engineering challenges for the transport and other sectors

  28 Sep 2017
The Israeli Port of Ashdod plans to invest up to US$367 million in strategic projects in order to boost its megaship handling in a changing market environment

  27 Sep 2017
Shipping can cause deaths when people make oversights in container packing

  26 Sep 2017
Swedish Gothenburg port’s move of its intermodal terminal, with both RoRo and rail freight facilities, is proceeding according to plan

  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

  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
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

  30 Aug 2017
Six of the largest US Ports have smashed monthly records for container throughput in the past year as Trump’s protectionist trade agenda goes ‘undelivered’

  25 Aug 2017
The Port of Virginia has ordered four Ship-to-Shore (STS) cranes as part of a US$320 million expansion to allow handling of Ultra Large Container Vessels (ULCV)

  25 Aug 2017
Port of Hong Kong suspended all operations amid Typhoon Hato wind and rain

  24 Aug 2017
Simon Everett, Strainstall’s Managing Director, has explained the market trends that have been developing as more solutions provide compliance with the Safety of Life at Sea (SOLAS) Verified Gross Mass (VGM) rules

  15 Aug 2017
American freight forwarder Flexport has observed freight rate increases in its market update, and predicted higher throughput in coming months for ports serving Asia – US East/US West coast routes.

  15 Aug 2017
Beyond ocean freight, containers are used in supply chains, for example to ship from a supplier factory to buyer distribution centre, but the repositioning of empty containers is a complex management and logistics problem

  15 Aug 2017
Simon Everett, Managing Director at Strainstall, has discussed the Safety of Life at Sea (SOLAS) Verified Gross Mass (VGM) rules with Port Technology in further detail