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Maritime partnership celebrates historic milestone

Hapag-Lloyd and DP World Southampton have marked a milestone in the history of the two companies this week, when the ‘Basle Express’ called at the UK container terminal almost exactly 150 years to the day that the very first Hapag-Lloyd vessel called at the Port of Southampton. Read More »

Melbourne to dredge channel

The Port of Melbourne Corporation (PoMC) is to dredge the South Channel of a naturally occurring build-up of sand during February and March next year (2012) to ensure the safe operation of shipping to and from the Ports of Melbourne and Geelong. Read More »

Haifa implements Navis SPARCS N4

Haifa Port Company (HPC) in Israel has ‘gone live’ with a Navis SPARCS N4 terminal operating system (TOS) to support its long-term growth goals at the port’s four container terminals Haifa West, Haifa East, Kishon and the new Carmel terminal. The new system replaces a 20-year-old container management system. Read More »

BREAKING NEWS – MUNZ increases Auckland’s pain

Ports of Auckland has received a third strike notice – for two periods just before and over Christmas - from the Maritime Union of New Zealand – Local 13 (MUNZ) just one day after Maersk Line announced that because of the industrial action it was permanently moving its Southern Star service to the Port of Tauranga from this weekend. Read More »

CSAV denies sale rumours

According to Alphaliner, the Chilean shipping line CSAV has denied rumours that it is planning to exit the liner market and that it has appointed an advisor to find a buyer for its container shipping unit. Read More »

DPW to create new capacity at Jebel Ali

DP World is to further expand its flagship port Jebel Ali in the UAE by creating an additional four million teu capacity, increasing the total capacity at the port to 19m teu by 2014. Read More »

MSC and CMA CGM sign partnership agreement

The world’s second and third-largest container shipping companies –the family-owned Italian Mediterranean Shipping Company (MSC) and French CMA CGM - have signed an operating partnership agreement. Read More »

Maersk quits Auckland

In the face of on-going industrial action at the Port of Auckland, New Zealand, Maersk Line has permanently moved its Southern Star service to Tauranga. Read More »