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China Cargo starts new service to Budapest

CHINA Cargo Airlines has launched a new service to Budapest Airport that the eastern European hub hopes will support trade...
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Turkey to approve BYD plant to avoid anti-Chinese EU tariffs

TURKISH President Recep Tayyip Erdogan was expected to announce an agreement with BYD Co to build a US$1 billion plant...
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Hong Kong Customs detains US$13m in unmanifested goods

HONG KONG Customs has discovered large number of suspected smuggled electronic products, including printed circuit boards, smart phones, computer tablets,...
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Shipowner in Europe splurges US$220m on eco-friendly vessels in S Korea

SOUTH Korean shipbuilder HJ Shipbuilding & Construction (HJSC) has secured a contract worth US$220 million with an undisclosed European shipping...
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Shipping industry calls for action as Houthis sink second vessel

URGENT action must be taken in the Red Sea to stop attacks on merchant shipping by Yemen's Houthis, leading industry...
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78 newbuild orders placed in 2024, doubling LNG orders of 2023

THE number of LNG newbuilding orders have more than doubled from the same period last year where 34 orders were...
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Clean shipping fuel speeds global warming: NASA scientists

NEW shipping fuel regulations introduced in 2020 have led to a significant reduction in sulphur dioxide (SO2) pollution, but they...
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2M alliance swaps California terminal on Transpacific service

2M alliance has announced a terminal change on its TP 8/Orient service - a Transpacific service connecting Asia and the...
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1.7 million TEU extra needed to cope with Red Sea blockade

CONTAINER shipping lines could speed up vessels to make up for longer voyages, as they will require additional capacity to...
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ITF campaign identifies Bulgarian ‘ship of shame’ in Australia

THE International Transport Workers Federation continues to identify cases of crew mistreatment, wage theft, and deplorable conditions aboard ships operating...
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ONE joins the club with big drop in revenue and earnings

JAPAN's Ocean Network Express has joined the vast majority of leading container lines in reporting a massive drop in revenue...
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Germany’s new fortified Krone container launched

GERMAN manufacturer Krone has launched its next container generation of dry containers called the KRONE Dry Box that comes with...
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Hactl captures gongs for branding and design

HONG Kong Air Cargo Terminals Limited (Hactl) has received two Gold Awards among a total of six accolades, in the...
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Baltimore port opens temporary channel for bridge cleanup

COAST Guard officials have said that a secondary channel that is being created in the southwest channel of the Port...
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Red Sea attacks prompt 2 million TEU drop in Suez boxship traffic

THE redirection of container shipping services due to Houthi attacks in the Red Sea resulted in a significant decrease in...
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IMO chief opens MEPC81 calling for action to cut emissions

THE Secretary-General of the United Nations International Maritime Organisation (IMO), Arsenio Dominguez, has urged for a united effort to align...
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Red Sea shipping diversions start to boost bunker demand

THE International Energy Agency's (IEA) March report indicates a rise in demand for bunker fuel, the primary fuel for ships,...
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Empty container availability fears slide as demand slacks

CONCERNS over the availability of equipment in Asia and the limitations on the backhaul trades on the three major east-west...
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Airbus speeds development of A350F for service in 2025

AIRBUS is accelerating development of its A350 freighter as it works towards final assembly and first flight milestones in 2025,...
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Anyware Robotics unveils AI-powered truck unloaders

ANYWARE Robotics has introduced Pixmo, its AI-driven robotic solution designed for the unloading of containers and trucks, reports Supply &...
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