China’s Ningbo-Zhoushan port reported a container throughput of 26m teu in 2018, pushing it up into the ranks world’s top three container port for the first time.

PSA International (PSA) has handled increased container volumes globally for 2018 over the previous year on the back of a slow but steady pace of container trade growth.

China’s Shanghai International Port Group (SIPG) retained its top position as the world’s busiest container port for the ninth consecutive year.

The Singapore Maritime Foundation (SMF) has affirmed its efforts on talent development and enhancing collaboration with start-ups and adjacent industries, according to chairman Andreas Sohmen-Pao.

A project to evaluate methanol as a marine fuel is starting in Singapore, driven by Methanol Institute and Nanyang Technological University (NTU) of Singapore.

Tanker owner DHT Holdings co-ceos have swapped the Norwegian winter for eternal summer on the equator relocating from Norway to Singapore.

Keppel Offshore & Marine (Keppel O&M), through its two subsidiaries, have clinched marine contracts worth a combined value of approximately SGD300m ($219m).

Ocean Network Express (ONE) is forming a joint venture with PSA in Singapore for a 4m teu capacity container terminal.

Singapore port container volumes have inched up in November compared to year-ago levels, putting the republic on track to achieve a historic high throughput this year.

Dutch tank storage firm Vopak is developing innovation pilots in Singapore with the use of drones and robots to achieve smart tank terminal operations.

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