Maritime News

Long Beach Container Terminal, which will open a terminal early next year the Port of Long Beach has billed as the world’s greenest container terminal, received the Mayor’s Green Port award Wednesday at ceremonies marking the 10th anniversary of the Long Beach Green Port program.

LONDON – NOL Group swung to a net profit of $890 million in the second quarter from a $54 million loss a year ago, almost entirely due to the gain from the sale of APL Logistics to Japan’s Kintetsu World Express.

Matson plans to invest roughly $30 million in upgrades and new equipment into the new Alaska services it acquired from now-defunct Horizon Lines in May.

While politicians wrangle over the Greek debt crisis and economists speculate on the lasting impact to the European and global economy, a decision on who controls a container quay miles away from Athens could reshape European supply chains.

The Port of Townsville is set to receive a $403 million berth upgrade that will allow the northeastern Australian port to handle Panamax vessels, highlighting the movement of the majority of Australia’s trade from its southern to its northern ports.

Finnlines posted its best second quarter result in a decade as cost cuts offset the impact of a flat Baltic short-sea shipping market.

Captain Michael R. Watson, president of the American Pilots Association died July 23, 2015. He was 72.

No decision yet has been made on whether Hong Kong’s Competition Commission will grant the liner industry a block exemption from new rules to be enforced from December that will effectively render container shipping activity illegal.

Hapag-Lloyd has announced a general rate increase for shipments from the Middle East and the Indian subcontinent to the United States and Canada, as trade has grown by double-digits.

Three container ships sailed through the “new” Suez Canal over the weekend in the first trial run of a second shipping lane alongside the existing waterway ahead of the official opening next month.