Industry Sectors:Containers


Regional Container Lines (RCL), Gold Star Line, KMTC, TS Line and SM Line, are launching a new service connecting China, Pakistan and the Middle East.
While the there is an inherent attraction to order megavessel newbuildings in the current financing and market environment, it is still unclear as to how they benefit the lines.
After the intense turbulence of 2016, the container shipping industry is in a rare sweet spot at the moment but the next year could prove challenging.
DP World is to build a new 400 m berth at the port of Caucedo in the Dominican Republic.
Nearly all of the Port of Durban had reopened to marine operations by 4pm on Thursday, however, some issues remained with terminal handling equipment damaged in Tuesday’s storms.
The Chinese port of Shanghai has handled more containers in September compared to the year-ago period, but volumes fell on a month-on-month comparison, according to statistics from Shanghai International Port…
The full container load (FCL) is dying, declared IDS Medical Systems North Asia regional md Tommy Lui. With e-commerce worth some $1.9trn at comprising slightly less than 9% of total…
While the top 10 lines at the moment look relatively stable, smaller regional lines that focus on just the Pacific trades for example, would be the next likely candidates for…
The Port of Durban is expected to re-open at midday on Thursday after surveys to assess damage from Tuesday's storms that left three vessels grounded and sank a floating dock.
Ports having to deal with mega-vessels potentially have to face all the challenges but with little of the upside from any increase in call size.
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