Cosco Shipping Ports (CSP) was helped by support from the alliances as well as parent China Cosco Shipping Corporation to a 38% rise in first quarter throughput to 27.2m teu from 19.8m teu in the previous corresponding quarter.

PSA International (PSA) will work with CrimsonLogic unit Global eTrade Services (GeTS) Asia to develop a global common trade and supply chain platform called CALISTA™ – an initialism for CArgo Logistics, Inventory Streamlining & Trade Aggregation – to facilitate trade and help shippers to better manage the physical movement of goods, trade financing and compliance.

The development of Singapore as an LNG servicing centre was highlighted at the Sea Asia LNG Forum as a panel discussed the shipping and regasification market.

There was a butane gas leak after a very large gas carrier (VLGC) and an aframax tanker collided in Singapore waters early on Tuesday morning.

Royal Boskalis Westminster Boskalis and Penta Ocean Construction have received a Letter of Award from Singapore’s  Housing & Development Board (HDB)  for the development of a polder type land reclamation at the north western tip of Pulau Tekong.

The founder of Pacific International Lines (PIL) YC Chang has stood down as chairman with his son and the company’s managing director SS Teo taking over.

The theme of change runs through port operating group PSA’s annual results announcement, along with an intrinsic awareness of both the challenges and opportunities this presents.

The US warship John S McCain involved in a fatal collision with the tanker Alnic MC in the Singapore Strait last August was caused by the naval vessel making a sudden turn to port according investigating authorities in Singapore.

The Instititute of Chartered Shipbrokers Singapore Branch held its annual prize giving and cocktail reception at the Tanglin Club last week.

Netherland-based Royal Boskalis Westminster (Boskalis) has received a Letter of Award from the Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA) for the port development project Tuas Terminal Phase II in Singapore, also referred to as Tuas Terminal Finger Pier 3, the company announced Wednesday. 

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