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Patrick & DP World Terminals MUA AGM – Tuesday 24/11/2020

The purpose of this notice is to inform you that Patrick and DP World Terminals Australia Wide will cease ship and yard operations for the…

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Stepped-up prevention helps reduce loss of containers at sea

The World Shipping Council (WSC) in its 2020 report shows that an average of 779 containers were lost at sea in the three-year period between…

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Intra-Asia interest sparked by empty container shortage

Rising rates on intra-Asia routes to five-year highs amid a capacity crunch born of an acute shortage of empty containers, has commanded fresh attention in…

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Sweeper ships await Sydney congestion to ease to retrieve empties

Congestion in Sydney has stranded about 50,000 TEU (twenty foot equivalent units) of empties, according to liner lobby Shipping Australia, reports IHS Media. “Congestion will…

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Shanghai world’s first port to handle 4 million TEU in one month

The Port of Shanghai has broken its own monthly container handling record, becoming the first port in the world to handle more than four million…

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2020-21 BMSB season – two months in!

We are now two months into this BMSB season. The number of detections of BMSB are increasing as we head into some of the busiest…

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Update from Svitzer Australia: Notification of Protected Industrial Action by CFMMEU

October 29, 2020 0 Comments

Please find below an announcement from Svitzer Australia (tug boat operators) of the intended Protected Industrial Action by members of the Maritime Union of Australia…

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China Empty Container Shortage – 40’GP/40’HC — CRITICAL

The situation in China regarding empty containers has become critical.  The majority of shipping lines in main port China (Shanghai/Ningbo/Qingdao/Yantian/Shekou), along with some of the…

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Singapore welcomes world’s largest LNG powered containership

The world’s largest LNG-powered containership – the 23,000 TEU CMA CGM Jacques Saade – made its maiden call in Singapore early this month. The first…

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Ocean rates still rising alongside ‘major problems’ for those on the front line

On the 16th October the Shanghai Containerized Freight Index (SCFI) showed a further 10.65-point gain in its comprehensive index to 1,448.87 – 71% higher than…

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