Industry Sectors:Containers

Containers

IMO secretary-general Kitack Lim launched the theme for World Maritime Day 2017, “Connecting ships, ports and people” at the Port of Felixstowe on Wednesday.
As merger mania continues to grip container shipping Taiwan’s Yang Ming Marine Transport Corp has ruled out that it will merge with another line.
Dunkirk, France’s third busiest port, has released strong traffic results for 2016, confirming its ambition to become a multi-traffic hub for northern France and beyond.
China Cosco Shipping Corporation Limited (Cosco Shipping) is reportedly a contender to buy Hong Kong-based Orient Overseas Container Line (OOCL) in a deal valued at more than $4bn, Wall Street…
International Container Terminal Services Inc's (ICTSI) unit Operadura Portuaria Centroamericana has inked a deal to expand Puerto Cortes in Honduras.
Malaysia's latest Carey Island project is something of a wild card but is not expected to change the port scene in Southeast Asia too much.
Containership scrapping could hit a record 750,000 teu of capacity in 2017 according to analyst Alphaliner.
With growth of 10.8% to 13.2m teu in 2016 compared with 11.9m teu the year before, Port Klang is expected to move up one spot to 11th in the World…
DP World is further expanding in central Asia signing a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Kazakhstan government to develop an economic zone in Aktau.
Annual container volumes increased by 8% to 1.4m teu at Saudi Arabia’s King Abdullah Port in 2016, according to newly released figures.