Global Economy/Trade News

  19 Oct 2017
The fifth biggest container shipping company by vessel capacity has completed the capital increase with subscription rights agreed upon on September 28, 2017

  18 Oct 2017
A consortium led by Chinese financial group CITIC has proposed to buy a 70% stake in A $7.2 billion deep sea Kyauk Pyu port, according to Deal Street Asia

Afternoon aerial view of Long Beach and Los Angeles Harbors in Southern California   18 Oct 2017
Long Beach Mayor Robert Garcia and Harbor Commission President Lou Anne Bynum are leading a Port of Long Beach business trip to South Korea and Japan

  17 Oct 2017
Global shipping consultancy Drewry has found recovering demand for multipurpose shipping and improved market conditions for competing sectors

  17 Oct 2017
The Taiwan branch of American President Lines (APL) has renewed the lease for its terminal plot at Port of Kaohsiung with Taiwan International Ports Corporation

  16 Oct 2017
Drewry has identified 12 positives and 10 negatives for shipping in 2018

Bangkok Barge Terminal (BBT), the river barge terminal joint venture between MOL and Sahathai Terminal, has been authorized by the Thai Customs Department to operate an Inland Container Depot (ICD), starting from July 21, 2017.   13 Oct 2017
The CEO of Sahathai Terminal in Thailand, one of Thailand’s leading private port operators, has revealed that there are plans to invest over $24 million to expand its commercial port capabilities

  12 Oct 2017
PJCS TransContainer is expanding its operations in Shanghai to improve its container transport services to and from China

  12 Oct 2017
Contship Italia’s La Spezia Container Terminal has handled its 1 millionth TEU but plans to increase further through a tour of Asia

  12 Oct 2017
The CMA CGM group, the third largest container shipper by fleet capacity, has opened the first logistics storehouse in Lebanon in the heart of the Bekaa valley in Taanayel

  11 Oct 2017
How blockchain's digital distributed ledger can work to change data processes and structures within shipping to make the industry more accessible

Baled scrap metal ready for export in Seattle WA   10 Oct 2017
Maersk has reported that shipments into China have declined after new restrictions imposed on foreign waste started to come into effect this month

Jawaharlal Nehru Port in Mumbai. This port, also known as Nhava Sheva, is the largest container port in India   09 Oct 2017
Bharat Mumbai Container Terminals has expanded its terminal operations by ordering a further 18 Konecranes Noell Rubber Tired Gantry (RTG) cranes

The cranes and machinery of Manila port in the background at sunset   09 Oct 2017
Emerging pattern of labour rights violations found throughout facilities belonging to one of the world's fastest-growing stevedoring companies

  09 Oct 2017
South Korea's Hyundai Merchant Marines (HMM) is the best carrier line in the world for being on-time for port calls, according to SeaIntel's latest report

  06 Oct 2017
New research has suggested that the global bulk terminals market will grow 42.5% from $5.20 billion in 2016 to reach $7.41 billion by 2023 — a CAGR of 5.1%

  06 Oct 2017
A composite of container freight rates on eight major shipping routes is down by 1.9% to US$1292.06/40-foot container (updated October 5, 2017)

With a full load of cargo containers, the Hapag-Lloyd Kiel Express prepares to depart from the Fairview Cove Container Terminal   05 Oct 2017
Hapag-Lloyd’s Cargo Patrol Team has received the TT Club Innovation in Safety Award for its part in reducing fraudulent cargo declarations

  05 Oct 2017
Sharing the wisdom of some of the giants of the industry, PTI has released its latest issue mega-ports and mega-terminals, in which ports reveal strategies to handle vessels that are larger than ever before.

  05 Oct 2017
Port of Dover has revealed a video showing how far the US$ 330 million Dover Western Docks Revival (DWDR) project development has progressed