Ships & Ports

Port of Los Angeles

Port of Los Angeles maintain record container volumes 

  Cargo volumes at the United States’ busiest port hit near-record levels, despite lingering tensions from the U.S.-China trade war. Executive Director at the...

Tanker collision: Coast Guard ends search for missing fishermen

Tanker collision: Coast Guard ends search for missing fishermen

  A unified command of the Unites States Coast Guard (USCG) has suspended the search for two missing fishermen from the 81-foot fishing vessel Pappy’s Pride that...

Report: Why CMA CGM ship lost 137 containers at sea 

Report: Why CMA CGM ship lost 137 containers at sea 

  Inaccurate container weight declarations were partially to blame for the loss of 137 containers overboard from a CMA CGM containership underway in the North...

shanghai port

Shanghai remains world’s busiest container port 

  China’s Shanghai port has retained its rank as the world’s busiest container port, having handled 43.3 million twenty-foot equivalent units last year, Xinhua...

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Hong Kong port container volumes dip by 6.3% 

  Once the world’s largest container port, Hong Kong volumes declined last year by 6.3% to 18.36 million TEU.  In a year that saw the formation of the Seaport...

ReCAAP calls for increased patrols in Singapore Strait 

ReCAAP calls for increased patrols in Singapore Strait 

  The Regional Cooperation Agreement on Combating Piracy and Armed Robbery against Ships in Asia (ReCAAP) has called for increased patrols in the Singapore Strait...

Tanker collides with fishing vessel; 1 dead, 2 missing

Bow Fortune: Coast Guard intensifies search for missing fishermen 

  The United States Coast Guard (USCG) is continuing its search for two fisherman missing from a collision with the chemical tanker Bow Fortune in Galveston, which...

US, China reach phase one trade deal

US, China reach phase one trade deal

  The United States and China have signed a “phase one” economic and trade agreement that is expected to ease trade tensions between the largest two economies...

DP World kicks against termination of concession agreement by Djibouti  

DP World wins another ruling against Djibouti over container terminal 

  Dubai-based port and terminal operator DP World has won a further legal hearing against the Government of Djibouti over the Doraleh Container Terminal. The London...

Tanker collides with fishing vessel; 1 dead, 2 missing

Tanker collides with fishing vessel; 1 dead, 2 missing

  Odfjell’s 600-foot chemical tanker Bow Fortune collided with a fishing vessel on Tuesday, December 14, in Galveston, Texas. The 81-foot fishing vessel Pappy’s...

Container shipping

Global container shipping fleet to grow 3.5% in 2020 – Alphaliner

  The global container shipping fleet is expected to grow 3.5% in 2020 to hit 24.05 million TEU, according to analyst Alphaliner. The fleet ended 2019 with a total...

India arrests Nigerian, four others with 120g of drug

Travel agent arraigned over alleged N1.2m Canadian visa fraud

  A travel agent, Adeyemi Aladetoyinbo, 42, on Tuesday appeared before an Ikeja Chief Magistrates’ Court for allegedly obtaining N1.2 million to secure a Canadian...