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All change in Cagliari

Deep-sea and feeder services rejigged at CICT

Cagliari International Container Terminal (CICT), Contship Italia’s transhipment hub in Sardinia, has seen a number of changes in the pattern of ship calls as a result of the increasing global co-operation between the Grand Alliance and the New World Alliance. Read More »

Containership order book drops

The ratio of container teu capacity on order compared to the trading fleet has been eroded to below 20% this month (June), as the industry takes delivery of record volumes of capacity this year, reports Braemar Seascope. Read More »

MOL Comfort breaks up

Cracks appeared amidships on the ‘MOL Comfort’
[Picture - sahilonline.org]

The containership ‘MOL Comfort’ has broken up after the vessel was fractured in two parts after cracks appeared amidships during inclement weather while the vessel was under way from Singapore to Jeddah in the Indian Ocean yesterday (17th June). Read More »

5,000th Kalmar straddle rolls out

Kalmar’s 5,000th straddle carrier

A Kalmar Autostrad – one of 44 electric straddle carriers to be delivered to Asciano's Patrick Port Botany terminal in Sydney, Australia early in 2014 – will roll out of the assembly plant in Stargard Szczecinski, Poland, this week to become the 5,000th machine manufactured by the company. Read More »

EU objects to new Panamanian law

The European Union (EU) has objected to a controversial Panamanian law, recently passed, affecting current and future investments by foreign companies, believing that it violates commitments made to Europe relating to the principle of national treatment in the provisions of services. Read More »

BCNT attracts feeders

The ‘Lantau Bee’ alongside at BCNT

Busan New Container Terminal (BNCT) received its first call of the Heung-A’s KJCS service with the arrival of the containership ‘Lantau Bee’ last Friday. Read More »

Maher’s systemic delays

Maher Terminals in the Port of New York and New Jersey has had to extend container free time and freeze demurrage charges as it clears a backlog caused by computer glitches during the changeover to its new Navis terminal operating system (TOS). Read More »

APM Terminals’ African port investment strategy

Nigerian Minister Aganga visits Hague

Senior APM Terminals leaders have met with the Nigerian Federal Minister of Industry, Trade & Investment, Olusegun Aganga and a delegation of government officials and advisors in The Hague as part of ongoing discussions on port infrastructure investment to promote Nigerian economic development through access to world-class logistics capabilities. Read More »

Global shipping’s sustained oversupply keeps outlook negative

The outlook for the global shipping industry will remain negative over the next 12-18 months, as the supply of vessels will likely continue to outstrip demand in most shipping services, says Moody's Investors Service in its latest "Global Shipping Industry: Sustained Oversupply Keeps Outlook Negative" report. The global shipping industry's outlook has been negative since July 2011. Read More »