ICS launches new brand

The International Chamber of Shipping announced the launch of a new brand identity, to better serve its role as the global trade association representing 37 countries and over 80% of the world merchant fleet.

Drewry: BCOs should adapt strategy ahead of market change

International transport and logistics executives using container shipping are facing the biggest shift in their ocean provider base for 20 years and must adapt their procurement and contract strategy, according to Drewry Supply Chain Advisors.

Largest capacity boxship transits Panama Canal's expanded locks

On August 22, the Panama Canal welcomed the largest capacity vessel to ever transit the expanded locks, the CMA CGM Theodore Roosevelt. The Neopanamax containership, which began its voyage from Asia, will be making stops along the U.S. East Coast.

Damen's first dredger for Australia on way to Gippsland Ports

A Damen Trailing Suction Hopper Dredger 650 has successfully completed sea trials in Shanghai and is now underway to new owner, Gippsland Ports in Australia, on her own keel, Damen announced. The TSHD, named Tommy Norton, is the company’s first dredger built for Australia.

Port of Los Angeles reaches 9 million TEU record

This week, Evergreen Line’s Ever Sigma container ship discharged the 9 millionth TEU (twenty-foot equivalent unit) to pass through the Port of Los Angeles in the span of 12 months, setting a new annual record for the most container throughput of any port in the western hemisphere.

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