Tech Paper Countdown: PTI’s Top 10 in 2015. Source: iStock   07 Oct 2015
The team at PTI has put together a list of the top 10 technical papers so far for 2015 that have captured the interest and curiosity of the industry

Busan Chief Elected as IMO Head. Source: IMO   11 hours ago
The IMO has unanimously selected Mr Lim Ki-tack of the Republic of Korea as the new Secretary-General of the International Maritime Organization (IMO)

Suez Side Channel gets Official Approval. Source: SCCT   12 hours ago
Vice Admiral Mohab Mamish, Head of the Suez Canal Authority (SCA), has formally approved the construction of a new 9.5-kilometre-long and 250 metre wide access channel

  15 hours ago
The South Korean government has announced plans to carry out research on the return on investment at ports through the investment in ultra-large container ships

Is this the End of the Nicaragua Canal? Source: iStock   16 hours ago
The US$50 billion construction of the Nicaraguan Interoceanic Grand Canal has been delayed again – this time until late 2016

Friday Focus: Maersk Values - Soren Skou. Source: Maersk / YouTube   19 hours ago
A video released recently by Maersk shows the values that are most important to Soren Skou, CEO of Maersk’s shipping arm, Maersk Line

Damen Shipyards’ Five Year Milestone. Source: Damen   1 day ago
Nakilat Damen Shipyards Qatar (NDSQ) is celebrating its first five years of operation

Transnet Completes Johannesburg Expansion. Source: iStock   1 day ago
Transnet has announced the completion of a more than $56 million expansion at the City Deep Container Terminal in Johannesburg

Second Suez Channel Launch Date Announced.   2 days ago
A new shipping channel, which was announced earlier in 2015 and would allow ships to access the Suez Canal via East Port Said, is due to be completed in June, 2016

US Thanksgiving Imports Surge. Source: iStock   2 days ago
Thanksgiving has arrived for the US and Canada and the Christmas holidays are rapidly approaching; seasonal imports are surging in North America

  2 days ago
Power and automation specialist ABB has broken PTI records by becoming the most shared news article in our history, the video featured in the article has also performed exceptionally well, vindicating the contemporary argument in publishing that visual content is paramount

ICTSI Unveil ‘Yard 7’ in Manila. Source: ICTSI   2 days ago
International Container Terminal Services (ICTSI) has recently inaugurated ‘Yard 7’ of its Manila International Container Terminal (MICT)

CMA CGM in Massive CO2 Slash. Source: CMA CGM / Facebook   2 days ago
CMA CGM, the world’s third largest shipping line, has announced a 50% improvement in its CO2 performance for its owned fleet...

How to Moor a Mega-Ship. Source: Hamburg Port Authority / YouTube   2 days ago
A video released by the Hamburg Port Authority (HPA) shows the process of testing mega-ships before they are used to transport cargo, and will be tested at a wind tunnel...

Terex in Big ICTSI Order. Source: iStock   3 days ago
Terex Port Solutions has received an order from a subsidiary of International Container Terminal Services in Iraq for two ship to shore cranes and three rubber-tyred gantry cranes

BIMCO’s Anti-Corruption Shipping Drive. Source: BIMCO   3 days ago
BIMCO, the world’s largest international shipping organisation, has now launched an anti-corruption clause for charter parties

BIMCO Announce Shipping KPI Plan. Source: iStock   3 days ago
Diesel levels are currently 100 to 1,000 times higher than the benchmark in the state of New Jersey, US, which could have links to the Port of New Jersey and surrounded polluted areas

Brazil’s $10bn Port Master Vision. Source: iStock   3 days ago
A new National Plan for Port Logistics (PNLP) is being proposed by Brazil’s Special Ports Ministry (SEP) which aims to outline more than US$10 billion in investments for the port sector

Chinese Crash to Spark Wave of Mergers. Source: iStock   3 days ago
The slow recovery seen in the Chinese economy could lead to massive shipping unions within the industry, as carriers seek to ensure that they can survive the turbulence seen in recent months

Damen’s Big Sharjah Venture. Source: Damen Shipyards   3 days ago
Sharjah Ports Authority has taken delivery of a Damen Azimuth Stern Drive (ASD) Tug 2411, named Al Luolo’ Aya, with a ceremony held at Damen Shipyards, Sharjah