Global Economy/Trade News

  20 Apr 2018
Neil Davidson, Drewry, has answered questions about the biggest challenges facing the container shipping industry in 2018

  19 Apr 2018
Port Technology has interviewed Guy Rey-Herme, President of XVELA, about how the evolution of supply chain technologies will affect the container shipping industry

Containership Marit Maersk in the Port of Hamburg   20 Apr 2018
FoodTrack by Maersk will partner with Rockstart — one of Europe's first multi-vertical startup accelerators

  20 Apr 2018
A company focused on realizing the Hyperloop has revealed plans to have world's first commercial Hyperloop system operating between Abu Dhabi and Dubai by 2020

  19 Apr 2018
APM Terminals has inaugurated its cold storage facility in South India to ensure reliable transport of temperature controlled cargo

  18 Apr 2018
The first independent port operator in the northeastern United States conducts a pilot based on Maersk and IBM's blockchain-based global trade digitization solution

  18 Apr 2018
The Port of Rotterdam Authority has released the first version of its new digital application Pronto to cut the waiting time of 30,000 vessels

  18 Apr 2018
A new public-private partnership is developing AI and big data technologies for vessel traffic management in the Port of Singapore

  18 Apr 2018
Exclusive insight from Iván Tintoré, President and Co-Founder of the online ocean freight booking platform iContainers, about digitalizing the process of ocean freight shipping

  17 Apr 2018
Classification society DNV GL has issued a new white paper to assist maritime transport players in preparing for the upcoming Global Sulphur Cap

  17 Apr 2018
Ocean Network Express (ONE) have shipped their first set of containers out of Thailand, carrying cargo from Japanese electric company Canon

  17 Apr 2018
The CMA CGM Group has secured an agreement with Lekki Port LFTZ Enterprise to operate Nigeria’s next newest container terminal at Lekki Port after its completion at the end of 2020

The Honourable Marc Garneau, Minister of Transport   16 Apr 2018
The Honourable Marc Garneau, Minister of Transport, announced that the Government of Canada will invest approximately US$14 million for the Port of Montréal – expanding the ports rail network capacity to help local businesses move commercial...

  16 Apr 2018
Hutchinson Port Holdings Trust has recorded a 12.9% drop in net profit to US$18 million in Q1, 2018, while revenue has risen to 3.5% to $340 million

  16 Apr 2018
Japan and China both concur that a potential trade war with the US will undoubtedly create chaos in the global economy

  16 Apr 2018
Samsung is planning a blockchain ledger system in order to monitor billions of dollars-worth of trade

  16 Apr 2018
After a series of meetings at the IMO headquarters, the global shipping industry has finally come to an agreement to slash greenhouse gas emissions by 50% by 2050

Banjul, Gambia: Local people at the city beach, commercial port withcontainer ship in background.   13 Apr 2018
A new report has identified how Africa’s ports and shipping sector could unlock the full potential of its economic growth

  11 Apr 2018
DP World Australia has signed a long-term partnership extension for the service of CMA CGM Group vessels

  11 Apr 2018
Hyundai Merchant Marine’s order for 20 containerships has resulted in it taking a large leap up the global operator charts