Industry Sectors:Containers

Containers

China’s Shanghai port has started 2017 with a rise in container throughput in January over the year-ago period, according to data released by Shanghai International Port (Group) Co (SIPG).
The Panama Canal has set another record with transporting 36.1m of tonnes (Panama Canal tonnes PC/UMS) during the month of January 2017. During the month the canal registered the transit…
Containers on an APL operated boxship off South Africa are on fire as firefighting tugs tackle the blaze.
The 2M alliance of Maersk Line and MSC is launching new Asia – Europe and transpacific services to provide space for volumes from Hyundai Merchant Marine and Hamburg Sud.
China-focussed Hong Kong-listed ports operator China Shipping Ports (CSP) has agreed to take a bigger stake in Qingdao Port International, the main operator at Port of Qingdao, through a combination…
Despite the difficult shipping markets in 2016 traffic in the world’s busiest shipping lane – the Straits of Malacca and Singapore (SOMS) – were up 3.4% to a new all…
Long-running environmental objections to further dredging of the Elbe river serving the Port of Hamburg were dismissed by Germany’s Federal Administrative Court in Leipzig yesterday.
Major Malaysian port operator Westports Holdings had a good year, seeing 2016 net profit rise 26% to MYR637.0m ($143.4m) from MYR504.9m previously, as revenue rose 21% to MYR2.03bn from MYR1.68bn…
Hong Kong and south China-focussed container terminal operator HPH Trust saw throughput at its ports fall 6% in 2016 from the year before as a combination of lower transhipment cargoes…
China’s state-owned entities China Cosco Shipping Corporation Limited (Cosco Shipping) and China Baowu Steel Group have inked a comprehensive strategic cooperation.