Port Equipment

Read the latest on port equipment news and stories, including chassis supplies and chassis pools. 

Commentary

Cleaning up shipping and its emissions is a hot topic, pushing the whole industry and its regulators towards a greener future. Since January, the latest regulations require shipowners to use low-sulphur fuel oils in emission control areas or to retrofit their vessels with scrubbers or use alternative energy sources.

News & Analysis

18 May 2017
“We’re angry that the port authority is acting like a real estate broker instead of trying to help the industry.”
11 May 2017
“But with the size of vessels being cascaded over to ECSA trades rising almost annually, we had to find a solution to this increase in size.”
09 May 2017
A free container database shows how the sharing of electronic information can help the supply chain from BCOs to marine terminals.
05 May 2017
More accurate predictions on chassis demand are needed to reduce equipment dislocations at container terminals.
03 May 2017
TRAC, Flexi-Van, and DCLI now operate competing pools that don’t share equipment.
19 Apr 2017
The fight underscores how explosive the petition is becoming.
18 Apr 2017
The largest cranes at the ports of Kobe and Osaka can now serve ships with 22 rows and 18 rows of containers, respectively.
03 Apr 2017
Proposed Canadian legislation would allow EU-based carriers to reposition empty containers between domestic ports.
30 Mar 2017
Singamas has reported a full orderbook for the first quarter as carriers and container lessors try to avoid any shortages in boxes.
28 Mar 2017
A decline in production numbers and China regulations on paint look set to limit the availability of containers, which could spell trouble when demand picks up in peak periods.