DATA captured by the Cargo Incident Notification System (CINS) shows that the mis-declaration of dangerous goods was to blame for 27 per cent of incidents on ships between 2013 and 2014, second only to poor packaging.
HONG KONG's Orient Overseas Container Line (OOCL) has announced the cancellation of transpacific sailing in anticipation of low demand in October.
KAWASAKI Kisen Kaisha ("K" Line) has announced new China-India-Pakistan loops, the PMX (SWACO-K1) on August 28 and the PIX (SWACO-K2) on September 8.
COSCO Shipping Ports, formerly Cosco Pacific, has reported an eight per cent decline in first half net profit to US$171.9 million drawn on revenues of $275 million, down 0.6 per cent year on year.
SHIPPING container costs continue to fall as cheap steel and weakening demand drives prices ever lower, says London's Drewry Maritime Research.
Last Monday UK-based Mick Carroll was passing through the town of Market Drayton when he spotted an unusual sight – a man cruising down the canal with the help of a tiny remote-controlled tug boat.
HONG KONG's Orient Overseas Container Line (OOCL) has announced the cancellation of transpacific and Asia-Europe sailings in anticipation of low demand in October.
ONE of the world's biggest containerships - the 17,859-TEU CMA CGM Vasco Da Gama - has now been inspected for damage after it ran aground off Southampton.