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Weekly wrap-up for July 12, 2014
12 Jul 2014
The International Longshore and Warehouse Union and the Pacific Maritime Association surprised watchers by announcing a 72-hour hiatus in their negotiations so that the union could deal with unrelated talks in the Pacific Northwest, and by extending the expired coastwide contract during the suspension of negotiations.
Svendborg Maersk in December 2010. Photo from Flickr by Maersk Line.
18 Feb 2014
The Maersk Svendborg container ship lost a “significant number” of containers over board during “very rough” weather in the Bay of Biscay on Feb. 14, according to Maersk Line.
06 Feb 2014
Eurogate, Europe’s largest container stevedore, last year handled more than 14 million standard containers for the first time since the global recession in 2008, as a strong performance by its Mediterranean terminals outweighed a decline in its domestic German market.
Container train at HHLA
06 Feb 2014
HHLA boosted its share of ocean container traffic in the Hamburg-Le Havre range in 2013 and posted a significant growth in rail and road traffic to the European hinterland.
Duisport's D3T terminal at logport 1
06 Feb 2014
Duisburg, the world’s largest inland port, said its annual container capacity will reach 5 million TEUs by the end of the year.
Cocktails
10 Jan 2014
The global beverage trade will be a key contributor to shipping demand growth over the next five years, according to a new report.
Yusen Logistics’ new Duisburg facility.
10 Jan 2014
Yusen Logistics is expanding its warehousing operations in Duisburg, Germany.
CEVA Logistics employee
16 Dec 2013
CEVA Logistics has been beefing up its global operations with the expansion of a health care distribution center in Leipzig, Germany, and a new warehouse complex in Queensland, Australia.
Duisport
16 Dec 2013
The German port Duisburg said it expects to post a 16 percent increase in container traffic in 2013, which will consolidate its position as the world’s biggest inland box hub.
Building sinking offshore
11 Dec 2013
Germany’s top eight ship financiers face up to €16 billion euros ($22 billion) in credit losses in 2014 as an increasing number of shipping companies face difficulties in repaying their loans, according to Moody’s Investors Service.
Hapag-Lloyd reefer equipment
09 Dec 2013
Hapag-Lloyd views its merger talks with Chile’s CSAV as a springboard to deals with other ocean carriers aimed at catching up with the industry’s top three operators, the chief executive of the German container line said.

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