Maersk-owned shipping line Hamburg Süd has announced the christening of “Polar Ecuador”, its latest addition to a fleet of reefer-fitted container vessels
The governments of Japan, India and Sri Lanka have struck a deal to jointly develop a terminal at the Port of Colombo in order to meet the growing importance of the Indian Ocean to world trade
Saudi Arabia has announced the departure of its first blockchain-powered cargo as it looks to establish itself as one of the world’s premier logistics and trade hub.
Four months after a severe blaze ripped through it the boxship has finally reached its Canadian destination, delivering some of the containers that survived the fire. The Hapag-Lloyd vessel arrived in the Port of Halifax on the eastern seaboard of Canada yesterday, having spent nearly four months...
Cogoport, India’s leading digital freight logistics business, has announced a major expansion of services as it looks to accommodate a growing Asian market.
The Container Terminal Automation Conference was a key forum for debate within the maritime automation community, bringing together industry leaders
National South Korean carrier Hyundai Merchant Marine (HMM) has launched what it calls a new Corporate Identity (CI) in order to reflect what it describes as its “vision and ambition”.
The Jebel Ali Free Zone (Jafza), the Middle East’s leading special economic zone in the Middle East and home to Dubai’s main container shipping port, has announced that it will refund approximately US$354 million in cash fines and bank guarantees owed by its clients.
HMM, South Korea’s flagship carrier formerly known as Hyundai Merchant Marine, has unveiled a rebrand. The new logo is meant to represent a huge ship, but some wags have said the rebrand gives the struggling carrier the look of flatlining. The rebrand was unveiled in Seoul today by president...
The global merchant fleet has surpassed the 2bn dwt mark for the first time, doubling in size in just 13 years, and could be on track to hit 3bn dwt by 2033, according to data from Clarkson Research. Clarkson data shows that at the start of this year the global shipping fleet capacity stood at […]