With its capacity of 19,900 TEU, the “Barzan” is a container giant – Hapag-Lloyd has six ships of this class in its fleet. Credit: Hapag-Lloyd   09 Feb 2018
As of 1 January 2018, 451 ultra-large containerships (ULCS) were operating, while another 129 were on order for delivery into 2020, according to container sector credit risk analyst DynaLiner.

  24 Jan 2018
Haifa Port, the largest of Israel's three major international seaports, has recorded a new record after moving 223 containers per ship hour

  23 Jan 2018
Port of Philadelphia in the US has released a video of the moment it received its largest containership to ever call at the port on January 14, 2018

Søren Leth Johannsen, Chief Commercial Officer of Maersk Container Industry   21 Dec 2017
Søren Leth Johannsen, CCO of MCI, shares his thoughts on how the company and the reefer industry is progressing

Durban harbour mouth   19 Dec 2017
Mediterranean Shipping Company (MSC) has announced that operations to mitigate damage caused by a nurdle spill in the Durban harbour will continue into 2018

  06 Dec 2017
Mediterranean Shipping Company (MSC) has commissioned engineering services and solutions company MacGregor, part of Cargotec, to optimise the container carrying capabilities of 31 vessels.

Diego Aponte signing Buckingham Declaration   03 Nov 2017
Mediterranean Shipping Company has signed the Buckingham Palace Declaration to combat illegal wildlife trafficking at a ceremony in London

Durban Harbour and cityscape   03 Nov 2017
Mediterranean Shipping Company is removing plastic pellets from the Durban harbour in South Africa after a freak storm caused a nurdles spill

  24 Oct 2017
Landmark orders for 18,000 and 22,000 TEU vessels have helped to double the average containership size compared to what it was two decades ago

Bangkok Barge Terminal (BBT), the river barge terminal joint venture between MOL and Sahathai Terminal, has been authorized by the Thai Customs Department to operate an Inland Container Depot (ICD), starting from July 21, 2017.   13 Oct 2017
The CEO of Sahathai Terminal in Thailand, one of Thailand’s leading private port operators, has revealed that there are plans to invest over $24 million to expand its commercial port capabilities

  12 Oct 2017
Contship Italia’s La Spezia Container Terminal has handled its 1 millionth TEU but plans to increase further through a tour of Asia

  10 Oct 2017
The Panama flagged MSC Ines has been grounded in the Durban storm that continues to cause chaos for the South African city

  09 Oct 2017
South Korea's Hyundai Merchant Marines (HMM) is the best carrier line in the world for being on-time for port calls, according to SeaIntel's latest report

  29 Sep 2017
New research has valued the global container fleet market at US$14.4 billion by 2025, up from $8.8 billion in 2016

  22 Sep 2017
Mediterranean Shipping (MSC) has, according to multiple reports, confirmed a deal for 11 22,000-TEU vessels — the largest vessel order in the company’s 47-year history and one of the biggest ever in the containership industry

GenMar Victory entering Port of Rotterdam   21 Sep 2017
International standards for nautical port information have taken a leap forward this week due to the efforts of the Rotterdam Port Call Optimisation Task Force

  20 Sep 2017
Mediterranean Shipping Company (MSC) has renewed its contract with Kalmar, part of Cargotec, by ordering new container-handling equipment as part of a fleet renewal programme in five terminal locations across South Africa

Left to right:
•Giordano Bruno Guerrini Chairman of the Board for the BIC
•Ken Rohlmann of Hapag-Lloyd, Vice-Chairman of CINS
•Jean-Christophe Triat of the Mediterranean Shipping Company (MSC), member of CINS
•Douglas Owen Secretary General of the BIC
  18 Sep 2017
The Bureau International des Containers (BIC) has announced that the BIC Award has gone to the Cargo Incident Notification System (CINS) in recognition of the progress its made in sharing information and improving safety aboard vessels and throughout...

Hutchison Ports Port of Felixstowe is strategically located on the UK's southeast coast and within easy reach of major ports in North West continental Europe   14 Sep 2017
Hutchison Ports' Port of Felixstowe will welcome an 18,000-plus TEU vessel of 2017 today (September 14, 2017) when Maersk Line's 18,270 TEU Matz Maersk visits on its 2M Alliance service between Europe and Asia

Simha: “We are pitched a lot of ideas and have developed a good sense of what is just another hype.”   07 Sep 2017
The Chief Information Officer of Mediterranean Shipping Company (MSC) has said that the global shipping industry will improve its approach to technological change through greater collaboration

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