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News & Analysis

20 Jan 2017
The group at the Danish Maritime Forum called for the establishment of an industry taskforce to come up with a plan to reduce the emissions in a unified and global context.  
05 Jun 2015
ST PETERSBURG — Western sanctions and the fall in oil prices that devalued the rouble have devastated Russian container volume and sent shockwaves through the sectors dependent on the business. But there is some hope that fortunes will begin to improve in the coming months.
05 Jun 2015
LONDON –The intra-Asia trade will continue to drive container ship demand as carriers launch new services across the region, according to Alphaliner.
05 Jun 2015
Shipping Corporation of India has revamped its intra-regional SCI Middle East India Liner Express service deployment to include additional domestic port coverage. The change provides a big push to the Narendra Modi-led government’s “sagar-mala” project, which is designed to upgrade the national freight transportation system via coastal shipping.
04 Jun 2015
The U.S. and European Union are in talks over a new trade deal that could give shipping lines greater bargaining power over port services and give multimodal operators priority to tap inland freight connections, according to documents shared Wednesday by Wikileaks.
04 Jun 2015
Unmanned cargo ship will usher in a whole new era in shipping, requiring a rethink of operations and business models in the industry, according to panelists at Nor-Shipping in Norway.
04 Jun 2015
Airbus is using multipurpose ships to transport large components from Hamburg, Germany, to Mobile, Alabama, for production of the European aircraft manufacturer’s first U.S.-built planes.
04 Jun 2015
LONDON – Eurotunnel, the operator of the rail tunnel between the U.K. and France, announced its exit from shipping operations between the two countries in July, ending a bitter three year battle with British competition regulators.
04 Jun 2015
China United Lines, part of Unitrans Group, has become the latest ocean carrier to try to tap growing demand on the intra-Asia trade lane by introducing a direct service between India and China.
03 Jun 2015
CaroTrans is launching a new weekly less-than-container-load service between Southeastern U.S. and Japanese markets, cutting out transshipment and avoiding congestion at ports in Los Angeles and Busan.
03 Jun 2015
Zim Integrated Shipping Services has restructured its participation in two U.S. Gulf-east coast of South America services it shares with other carriers.