Going Places News

  14 Aug 2017
A Russian freight forwarder has become one of the first online cargo transport operations in the country to implement an Uber-style mode of service

  10 Aug 2017
Global shipping services providers and ports in the US, Russia, Iran, Syria, and China, for example Dandong and Dalian, have been caught up in the US’s latest offensive on North Korean trade, analysis has found.

  28 Jul 2017
Hapag-Lloyd has recently been sharing its container ships’ travels around the world in time-lapse videos on YouTube

  20 Jul 2017
RAM Rating Services expects Malaysian port developments to stay on track and container and cargo figures at key ports to remain healthy this year, in line with the gradual global economic recovery, according to information reported by The Star...

  17 Jul 2017
Chinese entities have doubled the value of overseas port projects targeted for investment since last year, potentially expanding China’s maritime and soft economic power at a rapid rate

  13 Jul 2017
After a period of significant change, the container shipping industry is now moving towards a state of stability and growth

  10 Jul 2017
Member countries have agreed on the bare bones of an IMO plan to cut Greenhouse Gas emissions (GHG) from global shipping, but the devil will be in the details, such as who will pay for greener technology

  06 Jul 2017
Panama Canal Authority (ACP) has announced it is evaluating a modified toll structure incentivizing the container segment to make return voyages

  05 Jul 2017
Major names including BIMCO, INTERTANKO and INTERCARGO have united to form the second edition of The Guidelines on Cyber Security Onboard Ships which outlines how the industry can tackle cybersecurity issues

  04 Jul 2017
In November 2016 Australia’s Transport Ministers decided to reform vehicle regulations so that fully automated vehicles will be allowed to travel on Australian roads from 2020

  03 Jul 2017
One year after the widening of the Panama Canal more Asia-ECNA container services are transiting the Central American waterway at the expense of other routes, according to Drewry Maritime Research.

  03 Jul 2017
French carrier CMA CGM has sold most of its 90% stake in Global Gateway South terminal in Los Angeles to units within the Swedish private equity group EQT for $817 million.

  30 Jun 2017
Damen Shiprepair & Conversion (DSC), a part of Damen Shipyards Group, has announced the acquisition of the Keppel Verolme shipyard from Keppel Offshore & Marine

  27 Jun 2017
Google has been fined a record US$2.7 billion by the European Commission after a ruling stating that the US giant has abused its power by favouring its own shopping comparison service at the top of its search rankings

  27 Jun 2017
After the recent crash between the US warship the U.S.S. Fitzgerald and a container vessel that killed seven US seamen, the cargo ship's captain has claimed that the Fitzgerald ignored warnings and failed to take evasive action

  27 Jun 2017
TOC Europe 2017 has officially begun at the RAI Amsterdam Convention Center with a Leader’s Debate featuring major figures such as Dr Yvo Saanen of TBA, Uno Bryfors of ABB and Mika Mahlberg

  27 Jun 2017
As part of a commitment to cut emissions by 70% by 2018, China is to coat shipping containers with new water-borne paints that release less toxic fumes than oil-based varieties

  23 Jun 2017
South Africa’s competition body has shot down a proposed merger between Japanese shipping operators NYK Line, MOL and K Line, according to Container Management Magazine.

  21 Jun 2017
Panama Canal Authority has voided the initial tender to operate a container terminal in West Corozal, on the Pacific side of the Panama Canal, ahead of a re-launch

  21 Jun 2017
South Korea has commissioned Hanyang University to make Elon Musk's super-speed vision of vacuum tube transportation – Hyperloop – a reality by 2021