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Port of Hamburg handles more cargo in 2016

Port of Hamburg will not lose cargo due to liner service changes

  Germany’s Port of Hamburg said it is not expecting a reduction in container throughput caused by liner service changes announced by Ocean Alliance and Maersk....

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Ningbo port handles record 1.1bn tonnes of cargo in 2019 

  Ningbo Zhoushan port, China’s busiest port, saw cargo throughput exceed 1.1 billion tonnes in 2019, official statistics showed. This makes the port in eastern...

Bala Usman, Hameed Ali brainstorm on overtime cargo at Lagos port

PHOTOS: Bala Usman, Hameed Ali brainstorm on overtime cargo at Lagos port 

Longstanding containers, otherwise known as overtime cargo, have become a major clog in the wheel of progress at the nation’s seaports. So many containers and...

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Nigerian ports handle 38.8m metric tons of cargo in six months 

  Nigerian ports handed a cargo throughput of 38.5 million metric tons in the first half of 2019.  The volume represents an increase of eight percent over the...

Port of Baltimore sets new cargo records in Q2

Port of Baltimore sets new cargo records in Q2

For the first time ever, Baltimore’s port saw more than 11 million tons of cargo pass through its terminals in the last fiscal year, breaking the record set in the...

Cargo volumes rise by 4.1% at Port of Hamburg 

Cargo volumes rise by 4.1% at Port of Hamburg 

Germany’s Port of Hamburg remains on a growth course, achieving a 4.1 percent advance to 69.4 million tons in seaborne cargo handling in the first half of 2019. A...

Saudi Ports handle 133 million tons of cargo in H1

Saudi Ports handle 133 million tons of cargo in H1 

The total tonnage cargo handled in Saudi ports during the first half of 2019 was over 133 million tons with an increase of 4.32%.  The number of handling containers...

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N68bn worth of cargo exported through Tin Can port in six months

The Tin Can Island Area Command of the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) said it recorded a total of 150,930.7 metric tonnes of export with Free on Board (FOB) value of N68...

Hapag-Lloyd slams global vessel risk surcharge on Arabian Gulf cargo

German container shipping company Hapag-Lloyd has decided to implement a vessel risk surcharge (VRS) following recent maritime incidents in the Gulf of Oman. The company...

India, Maldives ink deal for passenger, cargo services

India, Maldives ink deal for passenger, cargo services

  A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU), signed between India and the Maldives for the establishment of passenger and cargo services by sea, has received approval...

Customs gives ‘Strike Force’ powers to seize cargo inside port 

Customs begin transfer of overtime cargo to Ikorodu terminal

The Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) said it has commenced evacuation of all overtime cargoes currently littering the ports to Ikorodu Lighter Terminal, beginning with PTML...

Hapag-Lloyd says Yantian Express fire under control

Yantian Express cargo discharge to take at 12 days

The discharge of undamaged containers from the fire hit Yantian Express has started in the Port of Halifax, Nova Scotia and is expected to take at least 12 days. The...