THE Port of Boston's Paul W Conley Container Terminal ended the 2016 fiscal year at the end of June with a total throughput volume of 247,329 TEU, a 12 per cent increase from the 2015 fiscal year, reports American Shipper.
MACGREGOR, part of Cargotec, is to hold an open innovation 'hackathon" event at the Interschalt Marine Centre near Hamburg, Germany on November 11-13, to boost the development of intelligent cargo handling.
FINLAND's Cargotec, together with other companies, will establish the world's first system aimed at creating autonomous ships in the Baltic by 2025.
TO keep up with stiff competition in Southeast Asia, Malaysian ports must retain their status as transshipment hubs and continue to raise efficiency levels to keep costs low.
SRI LANKA's Colombo International Container Terminal (CICT) recently docked Mediterranean Shipping Company's 19,224-TEU MSC Maya, the biggest ship ever to call at Colombo.
WEAKNESS in key regions and rising protectionism has give global trade its slowest growth since the 2008 financial crisis, says the World Trade Organisation (WTO).
CHINA's economy is showing fresh signs of strength, from increased business confidence to an expansionary factory gauge reading.
HONG KONG's Orient Overseas Container Line (OOCL) has announced the suspension of the China East Coast Express 2 (CEC2) from Week 45 as part of its winter programme.