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  • 20 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    The recent implementation of no-shows fine by shipping liners could result in ‘accounting nightmares’ for freight forwarders, according to online freight forwarding company iContainers. In recent months, shipping liners including Danish major Maersk, France-based CMA CGM, and Germany’s Hapag-Lloyd have started implementing no-shows fines on shipments that fail to show up on vessels. iContainers warned […]

  • 26 February 2018
    Business & Finance

    The consolidation drive in the container shipping sector through mergers and acquisitions to slow down in 2018.

  • 22 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    New shipping alliances set to come into effect next week will lead to a shortage of options for freight forwarders, online freight forwarder iContainers said. Starting April 1 the previous four alliances will be regrouped to three, namely THE Alliance, Ocean Alliance and 2M. The effect of this new reshuffle is a reduction of shipping […]

  • 10 August 2017
    Business & Finance

    The ocean freight forwarding industry should embrace technology, according to online freight forwarding company iContainers. “As shippers press on with their demand for speed, transparency, and efficiency, the freight forwarding strives hard to find a quick enough and appropriate response. The solution to this equation lies before our eyes: Technology,” Klaus Lysdal, Vice President of Sales […]

  • 17 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    Container carriers’ schedule reliability has seen a slight increase in the third quarter but there has not been a strong enough push to prioritize schedule integrity due to the high costs involved, online freight forwarder iContainers said. On-time performance was up by a mere 0.2% to 74.7% in the third quarter of 2017 from the second […]

  • 23 March 2018
    Business & Finance, Rules & Regulation

    iContainers: the Honam fire underscores the importance of always investing in cargo insurance.

  • 3 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    The ocean freight and freight forwarding industries are ‘ill-prepared’ for cyber attacks, online freight forwarding company iContainers has warned. In the wake of last week’s ransomware virus attack on Maersk, iContainers reported being left temporarily limited in terms of taking bookings and managing operations related to merchandise on the Danish shipping giant’s vessels. Two days […]

  • 10 April 2018
    Business & Finance

    iContainers says ONE’s start of operations will be tested by its capability to harness synergies from the three liners.

  • 30 January 2019

    The outcomes of US-China trade war & Brexit to have significant repercussions on the ocean freight industry.

  • 3 May 2017

    New shipping alliances that came into effect a month ago are unlikely to increase ocean freight competitiveness between the United States and its North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) partners, freight forwarder iContainers said.  According to data released by the US Department of Transportation’s Bureau of Transportation Statistics, the dollar value of US-NAFTA goods shipped […]

  • 15 January 2020
    Business & Finance

    Onboard fires caused by misdeclared cargoes is a growing issue that needs to be addressed this year, iContaines says.

  • 23 August 2019
    Business & Finance

    IMO 2020 sulphur cap, earlier than usual 2020 Chinese New Year would “further disrupt and unsettle supply chains.”

  • 17 December 2015

        Quiz Courtesy: iContainers

  • 6 September 2007

    Maersk Group and Xiamen Port (Group) held a grand opening ceremony today for the Xiamen Songyu Phase I Container Terminal at Songyu Port, Xiamen. Madam Wu Yi, Vice Premier of the State Council, presided over the opening ceremony in the presence of Madam Ma Xiuhong, Vice Minister of Commerce. More than 200 people attended the […]

  • 11 October 2011
    Business & Finance

    CHEC signed an EPC general contract for Cabello Port New Container Wharf Project with VBOLIPUERTOS, S.A. on October 3. The value of the contract is approximately USD 520 million, with the total construction duration of 36 months. The Cabello New container Port will be constructed in three phases. The current contract has been executed for […]

  • 11 October 2011

    CHEC signed an EPC general contract for Cabello Port New Container Wharf Project with VBOLIPUERTOS, S.A. on October 3. The value of the contract is approximately USD 520 million, with the total construction duration of 36 months. The Cabello New container Port will be constructed in three phases. The current contract has been executed for […]

  • 18 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    At the North Adriatic Ports Association’s assembly, held on 17th July in Koper, the Presidents of NAPA ports were acquainted with the recent decision of the TEN-T’s (Trans European Transport Network) Financial Board to financially support projects which NAPA members. These projects focus on the development requirements of the Northern Adriatic ports, including their rail […]

  • 24 February 2016
    Business & Finance

    Chinese Ningbo-Zhoushan port and shipping conglomerate A.P. Møller Mærsk Co have signed an agreement to expand cooperation and accelerate joint development projects. According to the agreement, the port and Maersk will establish comprehensive strategic cooperative partnership and deepen cooperation mainly in port-shipping business, terminal operation, logistic projects, personnel training and communication. The port said that it will be […]

  • 5 June 2012
    Business & Finance

    APM Terminals has signed a lease agreement for a new world headquarters at the De Kroon office building in The Hague. The company will lease 3,500 m² office space for an initial duration of ten years, with occupancy set for Q4 2012. APM Terminals chose the site based on its city center location, providing employees, […]

  • 9 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    The 18,000 TEU Maersk Mc-Kinney Moller has blazed a trail of record productivity as the world’s largest ship has visited a number of container terminals in the APM Terminals network. Latest example was a visit to Tangier at Morocco’s Tanger-Med port facility, where a vessel record of 7804 TEUs was handled during the port call. […]

  • 20 December 2013

    Luka Koper has commenced construction of a 6,840 m2 storage area behind berth 7C, at the head of the Pier I Container Terminal of the Port of Koper. This 8,390,000 euro (inclusive of VAT) investment – referred to as Dilatacija (Expansion) 2 and 3 in the project documentation – shall be capable of storing an […]

  • 15 July 2013
    Business & Finance

    The International Chamber of Shipping (ICS), whose member national shipowners’ associations negotiated the text of the ILO Maritime Labour Convention (MLC), has issued advice to shipowners to help them pre-empt port state control problems when the Convention enters in force, next month, on 20 August. The advice – contained in a brochure which can be […]