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Ports of LA, Long Beach to Fund Clean Air Technologies

April 19, 2018

Via: World Maritime News

The US ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach are offering new funding in an effort to boost the development of goods-movement technologies that improve air quality. This year’s 2018 call for projects requests concept papers for a variety of […]


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Report: 28 of 100 World’s Largest Ports Offer Incentives for Green Ships

April 18, 2018

Via: World Maritime News

Today, 28 of the 100 world’s largest ports in terms of total cargo volume handled offer incentives for environmentally-friendly ships, a new report released by the International Transport Forum (ITF) shows. Greenhouse gas emissions from shipping currently represent around 2.6% […]


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Pacific International Lines Delivered Profit in 2017

April 17, 2018

Via: World Maritime News

Singapore-based Pacific International Lines (PIL) returned to profitability in 2017 due to an increase in shipping revenue, container sales and initiatives which improved operational efficiency. The company reported a net profit of USD 119.5 million for the twelve-month period ended […]


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Port of Long Beach Delivers Record First Quarter

April 16, 2018

Via: World Maritime News

Marine terminals at the Port of Long Beach handled a total of 3.87 million TEUs during the first three months of 2018, marking its best-ever first quarter. For the three-month period ended March 31, the port’s volumes jumped by 19.1 […]


Impact & Regulations, Shipping

Panama Canal Authority to Sanction Tug Captains

April 13, 2018

Via: World Maritime News

The Panama Canal Authority launched a process to sanction certain tug captains that refused to transit ships through the expanded canal, thus impacting the traffic through the Neopanamax locks, the authority said. “The decision is based on the fact that […]


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Ocean Alliance Day Two Product Gets Underway

April 10, 2018

Via: World Maritime News

Ocean Alliance Day Two Product, the evolved service offering of the Ocean Alliance, has been launched. The service offering, announced in December last year, has a carrying capacity of around 3.1 million TEU with 331 containerships deployed on 41 services. […]


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Drewry: Multipurpose Shipping Starts 2018 with Optimism

April 6, 2018

Via: World Maritime News

Multipurpose shipping has started 2018 on a confident footing and is forecast to recover further on rising demand, contracting vessel supply and lessening threats from competing sectors. The multipurpose shipping market, which comprises both breakbulk and project cargo sectors, has […]


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Alphaliner: Total Volume at World’s Busiest Ports Rises in 2017

April 4, 2018

Via: World Maritime News

Combined throughput at the world’s 110 busiest container ports increased by 6.1% in 2017, driven by a recovery witnessed in global economy and trade during the year. According to a report from Alphaliner, the 110 busiest container ports in the […]


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Port of New York and New Jersey on 2018 Record Pace

April 2, 2018

Via: Transport Topics

Cargo volume is on a record pace for the Port of New York and New Jersey. The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey said in February it set a monthly record for cargo volume, and that it is […]


Shipping

COSCO Shipping Earnings Improve in 2017

March 30, 2018

Via: World Maritime News

China’s major COSCO Shipping Holdings delivered improved earnings in 2017 on the back of a broad economic recovery globally and increasing demand for container shipping services. The company informed that profit attributable to its equity holders for the year 2017 […]