Global Economy/Trade News

  08 Jun 2018
Port Technology (PTI) is proud to announce the launch of its inaugural Smart Ports & Supply Chain Technologies Conference which is to be held in Rotterdam, the Netherlands, from 2-3 October, 2018

  21 Jun 2018
Teething problems with the terminal management system at Hutchison Ports' Port of Felixstowe has caused the world’s top two container shipping lines to have to find ways to mitigate delays for customers’ cargo

  21 Jun 2018
UPS has undergone a major expansion of its ocean Less-Than-Container Load service with the addition of direct sailings in 130 lanes

  20 Jun 2018
China Merchant Port has released its final payment of US$ 584 million to secure its Sri Lanka’s Hambantota Port concession for $976 million

  20 Jun 2018
Google has agreed to combine its technology strengths with the supply chain and logistics expertise of JD.com and invest US$ 550 million in cash into the Chinese e-commerce giant

  20 Jun 2018
Navis has introduced a new MACS3 loading computer module that automates stability calculations in compliance with the IMO Polar Code

  20 Jun 2018
The CMA CGM Group has announced that it has tested and commercialized a connected container offer from a French start-up called ‘TRAXENS’

  18 Jun 2018
An opportunity for key ‘supercharged’ ports in the UK could give the country a US$10 billion boost and create 17,500 jobs

  18 Jun 2018
The Antwerp Port Authority and the Antwerp blockchain start-up T-Mining have developed a solution to make document flows quicker, safer and more efficient

  15 Jun 2018
This week’s Friday Focus is on the impact that 3D printing may have on global trade

  14 Jun 2018
APM Terminals has released a new video that lets the viewer take a virtual tour around its APM Terminals Tangier terminal in Morocco

  13 Jun 2018
DB Schenker has worked with VeChain Foundation to use blockchain for supplier management purposes

A bulk carrier being loaded at Rio Tinto Weipa. Image courtesy of Rio Tinto.   12 Jun 2018
Jakob Stausholm, ex-CFO at A.P Moller — Maersk, has been appointed as chief financial officer of leading global mining company Rio Tinto

Image courtesy of the South Carolina Ports Authority.   12 Jun 2018
The US Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) has been awarded $49 million in funding for the Charleston Harbour Deepening Project

  12 Jun 2018
Peel Ports has called on cargo owners, hauliers and other operators to look at potential solutions to what they call “inevitable congestion at Dover” once the UK leaves the customs union

  12 Jun 2018
Navis-XVELA report states that the need for greater visibility, predictability and real-time collaboration outweighs data-sharing concerns of executives

  11 Jun 2018
ABS has issued a new advisory on marine oil to help the industry prepare for the IMO’s 2020 global sulphur cap

  11 Jun 2018
Celebrating its 50 anniversary, leading international freight transport insurer TT Club, has published a report on the future on the container industry

  11 Jun 2018
The ESPO has called for the full recognition of the EU added value and cross-border impact of European in the Connecting Europe Facility

  11 Jun 2018
The British Ports Association has welcomed the publication of the UK Government’s temporary customs Brexit proposal, known as the “customs backstop”