Ships & Ports

Egypt announces incentives for shipping companies 

Egypt announces incentives for shipping companies 

The Egyptian government has announced a new package of incentives and discounts for shipping companies in a bid to ensure the sustainability of shipping lines’...

Piracy-attacks

Turkey says it’s working with Nigeria, Ghana to free abducted sailors

The Turkish government says it is taking measures with Ghana and Nigeria to secure release of its citizens kidnapped by pirates suspected to be Niger Delta militants. A...

China ranked best connected to other countries by sea — UNCTAD 

China ranked best connected to other countries by sea — UNCTAD 

China has retained its lead as the country best connected to others by sea, according to the liner shipping connectivity index (LSCI) from United Nations Conference on...

Asia records 3 armed robbery attacks against ships in January

Asian piracy incidents drop in first half of 2019

Asian piracy watchdog ReCAAP ISC has warned ship, particularly tug boat, owners to stay alert while transiting the Singapore Strait. The center urged ship crews to...

English court stops Djibouti’s termination of DP World concession

DP World to slash 10% of its Australian workforce

Dubai-owned port operator DP World Australia revealed plans to slash more than 10 per cent of its workforce, with 100 more jobs scheduled to be cut at both Melbourne and...

APM Terminals Callao rolls out Peru’s 1st digital customer platform

APM Terminals Callao rolls out Peru’s 1st digital customer platform

APM Terminals Callao has become the first Peruvian terminal to introduce a customer platform that logs, streamlines and coordinates general cargo operations in the Port...

Lisbon to modernize operation at Alcantara port

Lisbon to modernize operation at Alcantara port

The Alcantara container terminal in Lisbon announced this week plans to invest 122 million euros (137.4 million U.S. dollars) by 2038 to modernize and streamline the...

Shanghai eyes 10% growth in rail-sea container transport

Shanghai eyes 10% growth in rail-sea container transport

Shanghai municipal government has announced plans to promote rail-sea transport to optimise local multi-modal transportation in the city. It is aiming for a 10% annual...

Maersk opens new possibilities in shipping of perishable goods

Maersk opens new possibilities in shipping of perishable goods

Maersk, the global integrator of container logistics, completed its first successful shipment of mangoes from Nhava Sheva in Mumbai, to Felixstowe, London. Exporter,...

Emmanuel Macron

Macron names transport minister as new ecology minister

French President Emmanuel Macron appointed transport minister Elisabeth Borne as new ecology minister to replace Francois de Rugy, who was forced to step down after a...

Germany accedes to ship recycling convention

Germany accedes to ship recycling convention

Germany is the latest country to accede to IMO’s treaty for safe and environmentally-sound ship recycling – the Hong Kong Convention. The Convention covers the...

U.S. arrests four more people in MSC ship Gayane cocaine bust

U.S. releases MSC Gayane on $50m bond after seizing 20 tons of cocaine

U.S. authorities have released MSC Gayane, the ship caught with one billion dollars worth of cocaine in Philadelphia, after a USD50 million bond was posted. USD10...

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