The Port of Los Angeles moved 581,665 TEUs in May, a 29.8% decrease compared to last year’s record-setting May, said Port Executive Director Gene Seroka in a news briefing. Five months into 2020, overall cargo volumes have decreased 18.6% compared to 2019.
Port of Rotterdam is about to mark a new record concerning its container ships calls. In fact, the terminal is expecting “Marseille Maersk”, which left the APMT 2 terminal in Princess Amaliahaven on 4 June.
Container handling in the port of Antwerp is a complex process involving many players. In order to guarantee security and improve the operational efficiency and transparency, Port of Antwerp has introduced a new procedure, namely Certified Pick up.
Konecranes along with Fluidmesh Networks shake their hands and carried out proof-of-concept testing of fully wireless communication for the Konecranes Automated RTG system.
A recently launched paper by S. Li, Z.Q. Hu & S.D. Benson, Newcastle University, UK, presents a strength assessment for a damaged container ship suffered from side-collision. In the meantime, a study was conducted to identify the most critical damaged scenario.
On 27th May, the very first container ship “SCA Tunadal ” arrived at Sweden’s newest freight terminal, at the Stockholm Norvik Port.
Amid the COVID-19 crisis, MPC Container Ships reported that is experiencing significantly reduced charter rates and utilization of its fleet due to lower containerized freight volumes globally.
Container shipping lines’ ability to provide cargo space as needed showed a marginal improvement in 2019, but this gain will have been dramatically reversed by the end of the first half of this year, says the fourth annual shipper satisfaction survey of Drewry and the European Shippers’ Council (ESC).
The North Carolina State Ports recently marked a milestone, following the delivery of the largest containership arrived to the Port of Wilmington.
Following the COVID-19 pandemic situation, Port of Antwerp marked a slight increase by 0.4% in its total cargo volume during the first four months of 2020, in comparison to the same period last year.
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