Global Economy/Trade 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

  10 Jan 2018
Inna Kuznetsova explains how INTTRA's Container Forecast and Allocation Solutions Tool can improve operations for non-vessel operators and freight forwarders

  19 Jan 2018
The global blockchain technology market is expected to grow at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 42.8% be worth US$ 13.96 billion by 2022

  19 Jan 2018
A massive continuous ship unloader has been discharged at the Onahama Terminal in Japan after being shipped by the heavy load carrier ship Happy Star, owned by BigLift Shipping, from Kaohsiung, Taiwan.

  19 Jan 2018
Ocean Network Express (ONE) has received all the necessary merger approvals needed to launch the company on April 1, 2018.

  18 Jan 2018
The port of Antwerp has achieved a record freight volume for the fifth straight year in a row

  18 Jan 2018
Rolls-Royce is embarking on a major restructuring project in order to align its core businesses more closely with its strategic vision to pioneer cutting-edge technologies.

  18 Jan 2018
De Beers Group is progressing development of the first blockchain technology initiative to span the diamond value chain

  17 Jan 2018
OOCL has launched the sixth and last in its latest series of 21,413 TEU containerships, christened at a ceremony held at the Samsung Heavy Industries shipyard

  17 Jan 2018
Artificial intelligence is on the verge of changing the world

  17 Jan 2018
The Norwegian Central Bank (Norges Bank), which runs the world’s largest sovereign wealth fund, has announced it has dropped four shipowners: Evergreen Marine Corp (Taiwan), Korea Line Corp, Precious Shipping PCL and Thoresen Thai Agencies;...

  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.

  17 Jan 2018
Beneficial Cargo Owners now have access to automated online analytics and benchmarking to support their tender management and cost monitoring processes

  16 Jan 2018
Navis has discussed the topic of collaboration in the ocean supply chain with Andreas Mrozek, Global Head, Marine & Terminal Operations at Hamburg Süd

  16 Jan 2018
PSA International, a Singapore-headquartered terminal operator, handled 74.24 million TEU in 2017, an increase of 9.8% over 2016

  16 Jan 2018
A.P. Moller - Maersk and IBM have announced a joint venture to provide more efficient and secure methods for conducting global trade using blockchain technology

  16 Jan 2018
APM Terminals Poti and Poti New Terminals Consortium have agreed to invest US$ 100 million to build a new bulk cargo terminal

  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
A deep neural network machine, built by the AI research arm of China’s biggest online commerce company, Alibaba, has scored higher than humans on a reading test for the first time.

  16 Jan 2018
Port of Gothenburg in Sweden, the largest port in Scandinavia, has had its worst year ever for container volumes, handling 644,000 TEU during 2017, a fall of 19% on last year