DUBAI's global port operator, DP World has announced that it handled 31.4 million TEU, up 2.5 per cent year on year at all its container terminals during the first half, reported TradeArabia News Service.
CHINA scored a diplomatic victory as Southeast Asian nations dropped a US-backed proposal to mention a landmark international court ruling against Beijing's territorial claims in the South China Sea in a joint statement, Reuters reports.
HORIZON Lines has been ordered to pay by a US Department of Labour Administrative Law judge more than US$1 million in damages to captain John Loftus who was sacked in 2013, after reporting safety violations on the ship on which he served.
THE Halifax Port Authority's second quarter container throughput was up 12.5 per cent year on year to 121,000 TEU, reported the Halifax Chronicle Herald.
COSCO-China Shipping's (COCOCS) 8,530-TEU Xin Mei Zhou, the biggest ship to call at Boston Harbour successfully docked at the Conley terminal, reported the American Journal of Transportation, of Plymouth, Massachusetts.
RESEARCH Associate at the Tyndall Centre, University of Manchester Michael Traut, has said that while switching to liquefied natural gas (LNG) bunkers may solve the shorter term problem of reducing certain ship emissions such as SOx, but will not address the wider challenge of reducing greenhouse gas emissions (GHGs).
The "Kolin 5" ran aground in the Dardanelles off Kepez Limani late at night on July 26, 2016.
THE Mediterranean Shipping Co (MSC) and Maersk Line will reduce the number of direct port calls across their Asia-North Europe network.