Port of Savannah sees container drop but gains national market share

Port of Savannah in Georgia, US moved approximately 395,000 TEUs in the previous month, marking Georgia Ports Authority’s (GPA’s) second-busiest February on record following 2022 when it carried 460,400 TEUs. The port saw its box volumes drop compared with January numbers, when Savannah moved 421,714 TEUs. “Inflation, increasing interest rates, and high storage supplies are […]

ONE orders ten New Panamax container ships

Ocean Network Express Pte. Ltd (ONE) has ordered ten new container vessels with a carrying capacity of over 13,700 TEUs. The new boxships will be delivered in 2025 and 2026. The Singapore-headquartered ocean carrier said this new order is in line with the company’s medium-term strategy announced in March 2022 and follows the 10 vessels ordered […]

YILPORT upgrades its train shuttle network in Sweden

During the autumn and winter of 2022, YILPORT expanded the initial configuration of its train shuttle between Gävle and Stockholm from 540 meters to 630 meters. Additionally, the Turkey-based operator has unveiled plans to increase the frequency of the Swedish train connection between the two aforementioned terminals from three to four trains per week. YILPORT […]

SITC realised nearly US$2 billion profit in 2022

SITC International Holdings, the holding company of Hong Kong-based intra-Asia carrier SITC Container Lines, has announced that its net profit went up by 67% on-year in 2022, to US$1.9 billion. The Hong Kong-listed group said that its turnover was up 37% year-on-year, to US$4.1 billion, as it carried 4% more containers, amounting to 3.26 million […]

MSC receives the largest container ship in the world

Shanghai-based Hudong-Zhonghua Shipbuilding (Group) built and delivered the largest container vessel in the world to Mediterranean Shipping Company (MSC). MSC Tessa has a container capacity of 24,116 TEUs and is the first of four same-size container ships purchased by the largest container line in the world. According to Hudong-Zhonghua, a unit of China State Shipbuilding […]

Port of Vancouver boosts container capacity

Construction on the Centerm Expansion Project at the Port of Vancouver is now complete, according to the Vancouver Fraser Port Authority. The expansion project was delivered in partnership with terminal operator DP World. Work completed includes expanding the terminal footprint to the west and east, reconfiguring and expanding the container yard, building state-of-art truck gates, expanding […]

Port of Antwerp-Bruges receives final approval for drone network

The Port of Antwerp-Bruges and its partners Dronematrix, Skeydrone, and Proximus received approval to start their drone in a box network D-Hive. This means that an operational authorisation was given for BVLOS (Beyond Visual Line of Sight) automated drone flights to take place on a daily basis in the Antwerp port area. Representatives of European […]

ZIM withdraws China – Los Angeles loop

Israel’s major container carrier ZIM will cancel its Transpacific ZIM eCommerce Xpress (ZEX) service, according to the latest DynaLiners report. ZEX service launched in July 2020 and was operated by five container vessels with a box capacity of 5,000 TEUs. The port rotation of ZIM’s service was the following: Ningbo (China) – Xiamen (China) – […]