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Top 50 Global Container Ports 2018
09 Aug 2019
Asian gateways continued to dominate the global port market in 2018, handling more than three-quarters of the total throughput of the top 50 container ports worldwide.
Container shipping.
09 Jan 2019
The United Kingdom is scheduled to leave the European Union on March 29 but is struggling to reach a deal on trade that would limit disruption.
Dover port, United Kingdom.
19 Sep 2018
“Unfortunately, a no-deal scenario is still quite possible,” according to European Council President Donald Tusk. “But if we act responsibly, we can avoid a catastrophe.”
03 Sep 2018
The hub port of Felixstowe continues to face carrier fallout from delays experienced since Hutchison Port upgraded its terminal operating system in June.
Antwerp port.
21 Aug 2018
Along with trade tensions and the non-finalized new trade rules between the United States and the European Union, trade stakeholders are concerned about the condition of Turkey’s economy, a further deterioration of which would substantially hurt regional trade.
A container ship on the Mediterranean Sea.
31 Jul 2018
The leading container ports still call the shots — thanks to the schedules of the three powerful alliances — but rival smaller ports are adding business and in the process are giving shippers options to northern and southern Europe.
05 Sep 2016
European shippers and freight forwarders are stepping up efforts to stop ports and terminals demanding “excessive” fees to release containers unloaded from the vessels of Hanjin Shipping.
01 Jul 2016
There are no reports of disruption at Europe’s three largest container ports Friday as the SOLAS rule took effect.
26 May 2016
The Port of Felixstowe, the busiest in the United Kingdom, has outlined pricing for its container weighing service.
SOLAS VGM IMO container weight
11 Feb 2016
The Port of Felixstowe will offer a container weighing service to ensure UK shippers are able to comply with the new SOLAS container weight regulation that will be enforced from July 1, and to avoid potential export disruption.
10 Nov 2015
The port of Felixstowe has officially inaugurated an extended berth that will enable it to simultaneously handle two mega-container vessels of more 18,000 TEUs capacity.
08 Jan 2015
The world’s largest container ship, the 19,100 TEU CSCL Globe, sailed into the British gateway Port of Felixstowe this week to make its maiden European call in a loop that will include Rotterdam, Hamburg and Zeebrugge.
RTGs at Felixstowe.
19 Jun 2014
The Port of Felixstowe has converted four diesel rubber-tire gantry cranes to electric to improve its operational and environmental efficiency.
07 May 2014
Asia-to-Europe container shippers with tight supply chains are finding that ships are increasingly arriving late versus published schedules.
The Cosco England is Cosco's largest ship with a capacity of 13,400 20-foot-equivalent units.
11 Oct 2013
The 13,400-TEU Cosco England has made its maiden call at the U.K.’s Port of Felixstowe.
Port of Felixstowe handles 70 millionth TEU.
23 Aug 2013
The Port of Felixstowe has reached a milestone, handling its 70 millionth 20-foot-equivalent unit since container operations began at the England port in the mid-1960s.
15 Aug 2013
Felixstowe, the U.K.’s biggest container port, has stepped up hostilities in a war of words with the new London Gateway terminal that will open for business in a depressed market before the end of the year.
The new North Rail Terminal at the Port of Felixstowe.
07 Jun 2013
The Port of Felixstowe has opened a new rail terminal, doubling rail capacity at the U.K. container port.
A vessel calls at the Port of Felixstowe.
27 Mar 2013
The Port of Felixstowe has received delivery of three rail-mounted gantry cranes, which form part of a new rail terminal at the U.K. port.
28 Nov 2012
LONDON — Hutchison Ports withdrew an application to build a new container port in the U.K., throwing the $480 million fac
07 Nov 2011
Felixstowe’s container rail traffic hit a record 11,019 containers in a single week, as the UK’s largest box port reaps the benefits of a three-year investment in tracks, cranes and termin
04 Oct 2011
DP World said its London Gateway deep-sea container port will start operations in the fourth quarter of 2013 with an initial annual capacity of 1.6 million 20-foot equivalent container units.
28 Sep 2011
The port of Felixstowe inaugurated the first deep water berths in the U.K. able to handle the latest generation of mega container ships on Wednesday.
12 Sep 2011
Maersk Line is setting a standardized cut-off time for cargo being loaded on vessels on its Asia-Europe services, and the world's largest container line will pay shippers an unspecified compensation i
04 Mar 2011
The Port of Felixstowe met requirements for two certificates of quality in its policies and procedures.