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Archives for January 2012
  • BREAKING NEWS – Rena stern section sinks

    The stern section of the grounded containership ‘Rena’ has sunk off the reef where it grounded three mont ...

    The stern section of the grounded containership ‘Rena’ has sunk off the reef where it grounded three months ago, after the vessel broke-up on Sunday having been pounded by six metre seas. The bow sect ...

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  • Rena breaks up

    The 47,000-tonne containership ‘Rena’, grounded on the Astrolabe Reef off New Zealand's Tauranga coast in ...

    The 47,000-tonne containership ‘Rena’, grounded on the Astrolabe Reef off New Zealand's Tauranga coast in October, has broken in two after being battered by up to six metre seas. At least 300 containe ...

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  • Maersk fined $31.9m over false claims

    Maersk Line has been fined US$31.9m after the US Department of Justice (DOJ) alleged that the line submit ...

    Maersk Line has been fined US$31.9m after the US Department of Justice (DOJ) alleged that the line submitted false claims to the United States in connection with contracts to transport containerised c ...

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  • BREAKING NEWS - Auckland turns the tables

    Ports of Auckland has advised the Maritime Union of New Zealand – Local 13 (MUNZ), which has called a num ...

    Ports of Auckland has advised the Maritime Union of New Zealand – Local 13 (MUNZ), which has called a number of strikes during the latter part of last year and a further 48-hour stoppage today (Monday ...

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  • Ups and downs of port dues

    The French Port of Le Havre has frozen its harbour dues for containerships this year for a third consecut ...

    The French Port of Le Havre has frozen its harbour dues for containerships this year for a third consecutive year, underlining its wish to offer ship-owning customers an attractive pricing policy in a ...

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  • Arise ‘APM Terminal Gothenburg’

    APM Terminals (APMT) has officially taken control of the Skandia Container Terminal Company at the port o ...

    APM Terminals (APMT) has officially taken control of the Skandia Container Terminal Company at the port of Gothenburg, which has been renamed APM Terminals Gothenburg AB to capitalise on the worldwide ...

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  • DP World Vancouver to operate Nanaimo port terminals

    DP World Vancouver and Canada’s Nanaimo Port Authority have signed a three year agreement giving DP World ...

    DP World Vancouver and Canada’s Nanaimo Port Authority have signed a three year agreement giving DP World Vancouver the right to operate the Port of Nanaimo’s facilities, including the general cargo D ...

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  • PTP posts strong growth for 2011

    Malaysia’s largest container terminal, the Port of Tanjung Pelepas (PTP) in Johor, handled 7.5m teu in 20 ...

    Malaysia’s largest container terminal, the Port of Tanjung Pelepas (PTP) in Johor, handled 7.5m teu in 2011, representing an increase of 15% over 2010. ...

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  • Action needed now at Auckland

    New Zealand’s Ports of Auckland has confirmed that Fonterra, the country’s largest exporter, has decided ...

    New Zealand’s Ports of Auckland has confirmed that Fonterra, the country’s largest exporter, has decided to move its export shipments from Auckland to other ports, from the end of January until furthe ...

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  • Stinis celebrates 45 years of spreader success

    When the first containers were being shipped between Europe and America in 1967, Netherlands-based Stinis ...

    When the first containers were being shipped between Europe and America in 1967, Netherlands-based Stinis sold its first container spreader and today, the company is preparing to celebrate to celebrat ...

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