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Smart Ports:

Taking technology beyond the terminal


Schedule reliability plagues shippers and carriers

Clearer insight into shipper demand could benefit on-time deliveries, but major challenges remain

International Containers Ports and Logistics

Maersk navigates global challenges

Søren Skou charts a course between global tensions, slowing growth and volatile fuel prices

International Maersk Group Containers

Newbuilds breathe life into conventional reefer shipping

The conventional reefer fleet could fall to as low as 300 units by 2030, but reefers’ strength on niche trades suggests the sector still has a future despite dwindling numbers

International Containers Reefers

Back on track

Linton Nightingale


Strong growth returns to the upper echelons of the container port premier league, with China leading the way

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Market insight

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GRIs halt transpacific rate slide

Asia-US west coast and Asia-US east coast spot rates on the SCFI have climbed to $1,626 and $2,634 per feu, respectively

Asia Pacific North America

Transpacific rate misery marches on

Transpacific carriers could restrict capacity additions altogether in an attempt to balance the market, analysts suggest

Asia Pacific North America

Idle numbers keep box charter market in check

The acid test for the charter market will be its ability to absorb some of the idle ships holding back rate development

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Ports and Logistics

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Fortescue takes production hit due to cyclone

The miner expects to ship 165m to 170m tonnes of iron ore in the full-year

Dry Bulk Asia Pacific

Matson invests $1bn in Honolulu terminal upgrade

Matson said the new cranes were equipped with fibre-optic cabling, enabling faster and more accurate communication of data in its container tracking system

Asia Pacific US States

LA port commissioners take a recess from voting on automation

The mayor’s request for a recess was approved unanimously by the commissioners, but the vote was met with catcalls and jeers from a number of the 2,000 or so spectators at the meeting

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From the Newsdesk: It's more complicated than we thought

BIMCO secretary-general Angus Frew has blasted the European Union’s policies on ship recycling, digital disruption will hit seafarers hard... what will the future look like?

International Containers

Maritime cyber-crime under the spotlight

Criminals are beginning to focus on shipping, and specifically ports, as their centralised systems provide fraudsters with a wealth of target information

International Containers

Matson invests $1bn in Honolulu terminal upgrade

Matson said the new cranes were equipped with fibre-optic cabling, enabling faster and more accurate communication of data in its container tracking system

Asia Pacific US States

Panama Canal opens up to larger boxships

An increase in the maximum beam restriction will see containerships of up to 20 rows wide transiting the Panama Canal

Panama Evergreen

Shipowners weigh options over new EU ship recycling rules

Some 80% of the world’s recycling yards are based in Pakistan, India and Bangladesh but all are excluded from the EU’s approved list

Europe Asia Pacific

Zim joins Maersk's blockchain platform

Israel-based line becomes third carrier to sign up for Maersk/IBM distributed ledger programme

Europe Middle East and Africa
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