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Container volume at Shanghai rises by 12.4%

Container volume at Shanghai rises by 12.4%

China’s Shanghai port has recorded a 12.4% increase in container handling volumes in March compared to the year-ago period, according to Shanghai International...

Maersk to introduce a virtual assistant  

Maersk, MSC, Hapag-Lloyd, ONE form digital container shipping association

Four container shipping giants, Maersk, MSC, Hapag-Lloyd and Ocean Network Express (ONE), established the Digital Container Shipping Association (DCSA) on Wednesday last...

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Port of Long Beach container volumes drop in Q1

The Port of Long Beach container volumes fell 4.7 percent in the first quarter of 2019 compared last year as the rush to beat tariffs eased. The Port of Long Beach...

Saudi Ports Authority to slash container dwell time to 3 days 

Saudi Ports Authority to slash container dwell time to 3 days 

Mawani, the Saudi Ports Authority, will reduce container time at its ports to three days by 2020 even as it plans to more than double handling by 2030, as part of the...

Singapore container port volumes up 8.7% in 2018

Container volumes drop at Port of Singapore 

The Port of Singapore handled lower container volumes in February, according to preliminary estimates released by the Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA)....

US container imbalance worsening, says Alphaliner

US container imbalance worsening, says Alphaliner

The imbalance of US container imports over exports has worsened despite the implementation of protectionist trade policies by the US administration, according to...

Ningbo Zhoushan port to add container berth

Ningbo Zhoushan port to add container berth

China’s fast growing Ningbo-Zhoushan port is expanding its Chuanshan port area to further increase container handling capacity. The expansion project includes a new...

DP World increases capacity of Jebel Ali terminal

DP World: Container volume growth slows to 1.9% in 2018

Dubai-based container port operator DP World handled 71.4 million TEUs across its global portfolio of container terminals in the full year of 2018, with gross container...

Container volume hits 7m TEU at Port of New York and New Jersey

Container volume hits 7m TEU at Port of New York and New Jersey

The Port of New York and New Jersey witnessed a record-breaking year as it handled over 7 million TEU in 2018 for the first time in its history. The record-setting...

Italy impounds $631m cocaine in container, cargo ship

Italy impounds $631m cocaine in container, cargo ship

Italian police on Thursday said it has seized 2.7 tons of cocaine worth an estimated $631million in a container and aboard a cargo ship. It is the country’s largest...

APM Terminals contributes N186bn annually to Nigeria's economy – Report 

APM Terminals moves to end container backlogs at U.S. ports 

APM Terminals says it is working to relieve the high backlog of containers that are at its two largest marine terminals in North America.  The news comes as shipping...

Container-laden truck kills woman in Ibadan

Container-laden truck kills woman in Ibadan

A truck laden with a 40ft container lost control at Molete, Ibadan, Oyo State on Friday, killed an unidentified woman and injured others. A witness said the tragedy...