Shipping News

  12 Jun 2017
PTI has released the latest edition of The Journal of the Ports and Terminals which has a focus on artificial intelligence (AI) and automation for the first ever time

  08 Jun 2017
Port Technology is proud to publish the latest US Port Report for 2016 with partner Descartes Datamyne

  26 Jun 2017
The Port of Esbjerg in Denmark has reported that it expects increased activity towards 2030, both within existing and new business areas, and will start to review expansion possibilities to enable the port and its customers to continue to generate...

  23 Jun 2017
Lars Jensen’s book, Liner Shipping 2025, succinctly defines container shipping market dynamics in the current turbulent period, stressing the role of digitization

  23 Jun 2017
China COSCO Shipping plans to expand its container fleet with 14 new container ships and will be adding routes from Asia to Europe, according to China Daily.

  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.

  23 Jun 2017
the biggest container shipping company by number of chartered and owned ships in its fleet is APM-Maersk with 636 ships in service

  23 Jun 2017
A drone has captured the moment that the world's largest container ship, the 21,413 TEU OOCL Hong Kong, made its maiden call at Port of Felixstowe

  22 Jun 2017
The infographic below has been produced as part of a new BPI survey ‘Competitive Gain in the Ocean Supply Chain: Innovation That's Driving Maritime Operational Transformation’, carried out in coordination with Navis and XVELA — both part...

  22 Jun 2017
A new BPI survey has found that a lack of cross-industry collaboration and inefficiencies in ocean supply chain technology is creating costly inefficiencies

  22 Jun 2017
Gulftainer’s US subsidiary GT USA has a new container terminal at a Florida port, Port Canaveral, in the US Government’s In-transit Cold Treatment Pilot Program.

  22 Jun 2017
Rotterdam Port has said freight transport railway line Betuwe Route has significantly contributed to the growth of throughput in Rotterdam and the Dutch Economy, and must not be impeded by construction detours.

  22 Jun 2017
University Of Gothenburg has chosen Kongsberg Maritime's 'state-of-the-art' HUGIN Autonomous Underwater Vehicle (AUV) to expand Sweden's capabilities in the field of marine research using unmanned platforms

  22 Jun 2017
A new alliance between port logistics specialist 1-Stop Connections and TBSx3 is integrating blockchain into security architecture to prevent fake medicines from reaching public consumption

  21 Jun 2017
Hamburg Süd is meeting transportation requirements for pharmaceutical products specified by the World Health Organization as well as the European Commission by installing software developed by the container manufacturer Carrier

  21 Jun 2017
Evergreen Line has teamed up with Alibaba, the Chinese e-commerce giant, to provide booking for sea freight services online and cater for the needs of smaller volume shippers by allowing them to search for freight rates and reserve cargo space...

  21 Jun 2017
An EU-funded traffic management system has been tested at shore centres to speed sharing of route data between ship navigational systems and shore centres.

  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

  21 Jun 2017
Drewry has reported that the top five carriers will control a little under 60% of the world’s containership fleet by 2021. In 2005, the same bracket of carriers held around 37%.

The new efficient and environmentally sustainable tankers for Erik Thun AB will feature Wärtsilä propulsion and fuel supply solutions   20 Jun 2017
Technology group Wärtsilä has been contracted to supply the engines, propellers, and fuel supply systems for four new tanker vessels