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February 28, 2022

The Greek port of Thessaloniki will increase its container handling capabilities through the €150 million (US$168 million) project "Expansion of the Marine Works Infrastructure of Pier 6", which has been awarded to a joint venture of the companies Mytilineos SA, Rover Maritime SL and HDK SA.

Read More about Port of Thessaloniki proceeds with Pier 6 expansion project

February 25, 2022

The International Chamber of Shipping (ICS), representing 80% of the worlds merchant fleet, has warned of supply chain disruption should the free movement of Ukrainian and Russian seafarers be impeded.

Read More about Russian and Ukrainian seafarers make up 14.5% of global shipping workforce, according to the International Chamber of Shipping

February 21, 2022

Shipping has a vital role to play in post pandemic recovery for the EU but must not be ignored in reforms to the bloc’s trade policy, said speakers at the latest Leadership Insights Live.

Read More about The Role of Maritime Trade in the Post-COVID Recovery Europe Focus round-up

February 17, 2022

ICC, DCSA, BIMCO, FIATA and SWIFT have launched the Future International Trade Alliance and signed a memorandum of understanding to standardise digitalisation of international trade. Together, the industry associations will collaborate on the development and adoption of relevant standards to facilitate the use of electronic bills of lading.

Read More about Future International Trade Alliance launched

February 9, 2022

The Dutch zero-emissions vessel owner Future Proof Shipping (FPS) has joined Flagships, a European innovation project, to bring its second zero-emissions inland container vessel, FPS Waal, to Europe’s waterways.

Read More about Future Proof Shipping joins European hydrogen project with another zero-emissions inland vessel

January 31, 2022

After crisis talks with the Transport Ministry, one of the three concessionaires at Limassol port announced they would slash a planned increase on tariffs by two thirds, while a second postponed any hikes.

Read More about Companies hold back Limassol port tariff hike

January 24, 2022

All-inclusive container shipping rates from North Asia to North America held steady in the week to Jan. 21 as cancelled sailings to counterbalance a pocket of weaker demand around February’s Lunar New Year holiday in Asia kept carrying capacity in short supply.

Read More about Rates remain at peak levels despite escalating uncertainty

January 19, 2022

Cyprus is taking its drive for total involvement of all shipping stakeholders a step further through the creation of an online communication platform which encourages all stakeholders involved in the maritime transport supply chain as well as the civil society to share thoughts and ideas with Cyprus.

Read More about Cyprus launches maritime exchange platform

January 14, 2022

The Los Angeles Harbor Commission has voted 5-0 to extend the implementation of the container dwell fee directed at ocean carriers in an effort to improve cargo movement on container terminals.

Read More about LA/LB put container dwell fee on hold until 29 April

January 10, 2022

Loading and discharge of container vessels is proceeding normally at the Port of Ningbo, but backlogs there are in the forecast because lockdown restrictions and mass testing requirements have impacted manufacturing and trucking in the Chinese city.

Read More about Ningbo port congestion risk grows amid COVID crackdown
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