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U.S. questions COSCO’s takeover of Long Beach terminal

Cosco Shipping Ports inks deal to build $3bn port in Chancay, Peru

Cosco Shipping Ports Limited and Peruvian mining company Volcan have signed an agreement Monday in Lima to build the $3bn Chancay Multipurpose Port Terminal. The signing...

ABS, CINS to jointly reduce dangerous goods stowage risks

More ocean carriers join Digital Container Shipping Association

One month since it was created, the Digital Container Shipping Association (DCSA) has welcomed five more members with the aim of enabling digital standardization in the...

South Africa to prosecute Chilean shipping company for cartel conduct

South Africa to prosecute Chilean shipping company for cartel conduct

A Chilean car shipping company has been referred to the Competition Tribunal of South Africa for prosecution for collusive tendering, price fixing and market division....

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...

Alphaliner raises fresh hopes for container shipping recovery 

10 important shipping terms you should know

COD, CYCY, DM, and DT. Say what? For an untrained ear, this is just gibberish. To international shippers, however, it is a different story. Understanding shipping terms...

Kitack Lim

IMO beams spotlight on women in shipping 

The International Maritime Organization (IMO) said it was “putting the spotlight on women in the maritime sector” as part of the 2019 International Women’s Day...

Dr. Maikanti Baru

NNPC GMD markets Nigerian shipping firm in London

The Group Managing Director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), Dr. Maikanti Baru, has urged partners involved in the Direct Sale Direct Purchase...

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Shipping correspondents to unveil book on Buhari’s achievements

The Shipping Correspondents Association of Nigeria (SCAN) is set to unveil a new book detailing the achievements of the President Muhammadu Buhari-led administration in...

Port of Rotterdam moves to develop autonomous navigation

Port of Rotterdam unveils incentives for climate-friendly shipping

The Port of Rotterdam Authority has launched a new financial scheme supporting projects intended to reduce the shipping sector’s CO2 emissions. Interested parties can...

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Shipping confidence slowing down, says Moore Stephens

Shipping confidence dipped slightly in the three months to end-November 2018, shipping adviser Moore Stephens said. The average confidence level expressed by respondents...

Shipping contributes more to Greek economy as markets improve

Shipping contributes more to Greek economy as markets improve

The contribution of shipping to the economy of Greece in the first nine months of the year have shown a significant recovery, according to latest Bank of Greece (BoG)...

Shipping companies to suspend demurrage for 3 months, says Task Force chief

Shipping companies to suspend demurrage for 3 months, says Task Force chief 

Starting December 1, 2018, multinational shipping companies operating in Nigeria will suspend the collection of container deposits and demurrage from importers, says...