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Fairview Container Terminal Completes $200 Million Project

August 29, 2017 12:05 am Published by Comments Off on Fairview Container Terminal Completes $200 Million Project

DP World’s Fairview Container Terminal celebrated the completion of a two year, $200 million project to expand its annual container handling capacity to 1.35 million TEUs from 776,412 TEUs. The project, which added three Malacca-max cranes to Fairview’s operation, allows …


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Maersk Q2 2017 Performance Was Mainly Driven By Maersk Line

August 28, 2017 12:05 am Published by Comments Off on Maersk Q2 2017 Performance Was Mainly Driven By Maersk Line

A.P. Moller-Maersk's performance in Q2 was mainly driven by a profitable Maersk Line. This can be attributed to continued recovery in the container market, as well as the company's focus on a return to profitability.

Maersk Line is again profitable


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Russia and South Korea Have Major Ambitions For Arctic Route

August 22, 2017 12:05 am Published by Comments Off on Russia and South Korea Have Major Ambitions For Arctic Route

For years, Korean companies have actively taken part in several unique shipping operations in the Russian Arctic and the Northern Sea Route. The first ever container shipment on the Northern Sea Route was made in 2013 when the 19,000 ton …


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One Year After Container Shipping’s Worst-Ever Crisis

August 21, 2017 12:05 am Published by Comments Off on One Year After Container Shipping’s Worst-Ever Crisis

One year after excess capacity caused the $500 billion global container shipping industry’s worst-ever crisis, a massive consolidation is underway and the survivors are enjoying big economies of scale and increased demand. As a result, shipping rates are climbing, and …


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Port Manatee’s Shipping Container Volume is up 47 Percent

August 15, 2017 12:05 am Published by Comments Off on Port Manatee’s Shipping Container Volume is up 47 Percent

During the 10 month period from October 1st, 2016, through July 31st, 2017, Port Manatee saw the movement of 32,907 twenty-foot-equivalent container units (TEU). This is significantly more than the Florida Gulf port’s full-year high mark of 30,431 TEUs established in …


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Container Shipping Mergers Will Leave Only 5 or 6 Survivors

August 14, 2017 12:05 am Published by Comments Off on Container Shipping Mergers Will Leave Only 5 or 6 Survivors

In the past 24 months, eight of the top 20 container shipping lines has been acquired or gone bankrupt. And, according to the chief executive of AP Moller-Maersk, container shipping companies will continue to do deals; leaving only five or …


Investors Invested More Into UK Companies Than Ever Before

August 9, 2017 12:05 am Published by Comments Off on Investors Invested More Into UK Companies Than Ever Before

New research from  Beauhurst shows that during the first half of 2017, investors put more money into British companies than ever before. In total, UK-headquartered unlisted companies attracted a record £3.03 billion of equity investment, during the first six months …


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South Korean Companies Establish Korea Shipping Partnership

August 8, 2017 12:05 am Published by Comments Off on South Korean Companies Establish Korea Shipping Partnership

In a move that is expected to ensure the South Korea's container shipping companies stay competitive in the wake of Hanjin Shipping's collapse, 14 container shipping companies will sign a MOU to establish the Korea Shipping Partnership (KSP). KSP operations …


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Abu Dhabi Ports is Discussing a Possible Deal in Africa

August 7, 2017 12:05 am Published by Comments Off on Abu Dhabi Ports is Discussing a Possible Deal in Africa

To take advantage of the continent’s growing trade with Asia, Abu Dhabi Ports is discussing a possible deal in Africa.

According to company officials, container shipping and general cargo volumes are rising year over year at their facilities.

There are


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SOHAR Port Container Volume Grew by 11 Percent in Q2 2017

August 4, 2017 12:05 am Published by Comments Off on SOHAR Port Container Volume Grew by 11 Percent in Q2 2017

According to new figures published by SOHAR, the port had a solid first-half of 2017. In fact, container volumes in Q2 of 2017 grew by 11 percent, from the same quarter last year (2016). This can partially be attributed to …