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May 5, 2021

The anticipated box crunch at European ports following the closure of the Suez Canal at the end of March has been less severe than expected, according to Container xChange.

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April 26, 2021

More than 200,000 seafarers worldwide are either still stranded on ships or waiting to board them as the coronavirus pandemic rages on, said International Maritime Organisation (IMO) secretary-general Kitack Lim yesterday.

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April 22, 2021

Authorities in South Africa have unveiled an ambitious $7 billion plan to modernize the Port of Durban, aiming to improve its efficiency and reclaim its status as the best-performing port in Africa.

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April 16, 2021

Container volumes handled by Mundra Port in the Indian state of Gujarat expanded by 18 percent in its 2021 fiscal year, overtaking Mumbai's Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust (JNPT). Mundra handled nearly 5.7 million TEU of cargo over the course of the fiscal year ending March 31, while JNPT handled only around 4.7 million TEUs over the same period - a decline of seven percent year-on-year.

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April 12, 2021

The Shipping Deputy Ministry announced on Thursday the inclusion of Cyprus in the Seabourn Cruise Line`s programme, which is a member of the Carnival Cruise Line.

Read More about Seabourn receives approval from Cyprus and Greece to relaunch luxury cruises from July 2021

April 11, 2021

Bergen LNG, Norway’s first LNG bunkering ship, has been completed and is now ready for its gas trials.

The conversion project was announced back in August 2019  as part of Bergen Tankers’ long-term charter with Gasnor, a part of Royal Dutch Shell.

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April 7, 2021

The Cyprus ministry for shipping, upgraded from a government department with a Cabinet presence since March 2018, is preparing a strategy that will determine the future of the maritime sector for decades to come.

Read More about Cyprus shipping plans ‘new’ strategic vision

April 6, 2021

The container and cargo throughput via Hamad, Doha and Al Ruwais ports recorded strong growth momentum in the first quarter (Q1) of 2021, hinting at a rebound in Qatar, whose economy is expected to grow fastest at 5% for the whole of this year, according to the official figures.

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April 2, 2021

The rapid recovery of the global economy that started at the end of the first wave has come with a much faster rebound in global trade than initially expected. This has come with significant supply chain disruptions causing many different types of shortages that have plagued the manufacturing sector over the winter months. 

Read More about Container and shipping shortage piles pressure on prices

March 29, 2021

The Suez Canal Authority (SCA) said the grounded containership had been successfully re-floated with the stern of the vessel now 102 m from the bank of canal rather just 4 m previously.

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