Containers

All the latest news from the region about containers and container shipping

The new weighbridges are expected to reduce delays to truck traffic moving in and out of KBSP

APM Terminals Bahrain invests ...

APM Terminals Bahrain...

As part of its ongoing efforts to improve facilities at Khalifa Bin Salman Port (KBSP), APM Terminal...
As part of its ongoing efforts to...
SSL Mumbai making its maiden call into the BMCT facility on October 16th this year

Shreyas starts Mumbai terminal...

Shreyas starts Mumbai...

Bharat Mumbai Container Terminals (BMCT) has welcomed Shreyas Shipping and Logistics as a new custom...
Bharat Mumbai Container Terminals...
The first ship-to-shore container cranes arriving at the new Cosco Shipping Ports facility in Khalifa Port, Abu Dhabi

First Cosco Shipping terminal ...

First Cosco Shipping ...

An important milestone in the development of the new Cosco Shipping Abu Dhabi Terminal was reached r...
An important milestone in the dev...
Venta Maersk recently completed a pioneering voyage on the Northern Sea route

Maersk trials Suez Canal alter...

Maersk trials Suez Ca...

Towards the end of September the 3500 teu containership Venta Maersk called at the port of Saint Pet...
Towards the end of September the ...
BMCT has set a new productivity record

Productivity rises at PSA’s Mu...

Productivity rises at...

PSA’s Bharat Mumbai Container Terminals (BMCT) has achieved a new vessel productivity benchmark of 1...
PSA’s Bharat Mumbai Container T...
Maersk has developed new guidelines for dangerous goods stowage

Maersk Honam tragedy triggers ...

Maersk Honam tragedy ...

Following the fatal fire on the container vessel Maersk Honam in the Indian Ocean earlier this year,...
Following the fatal fire on the c...
Transmar has added extra capacity on its Egypt-Saudi Arabia trades with the deployment of the containership Viking Merlin.

Transmar increases capacity on...

Transmar increases ca...

Leading Egyptian container line, Transmar, has upgraded a key service running out of the port of Ada...
Leading Egyptian container line, ...
Khor Fakkan will be used to transship containers on the new East African operation

CMA CGM upgrades Middle East-A...

CMA CGM upgrades Midd...

The French shipping line CMA CGM is upgrading its services connecting the Middle East to East Africa...
The French shipping line CMA CGM ...
Umm Qasr will be served through a new direct connection with Asian ports provided by APL

APL adds Iraq port call

APL adds Iraq port ca...

APL’s Gulf Asia Express 2 (GA2) will shortly start calling the port of Umm Qasr, in Iraq. The servic...
APL’s Gulf Asia Express 2 (GA2)...
Container volumes at the port of Dammam are down this year compared with 2017 levels

Mixed results for Saudi ports

Mixed results for Sau...

Container throughput figures for leading state-controlled Saudi ports over the first half of 2018 ha...
Container throughput figures for ...
Maersk sees Nepal as a market with significant growth potential

Maersk Line boosts presence in...

Maersk Line boosts pr...

Maersk Line has opened its new commercial office in Kathmandu, Nepal. Since its entry into the Nepal...
Maersk Line has opened its new co...

CMA CGM shuffles Middle East s...

CMA CGM shuffles Midd...

The French carrier, CMA CGM, is revising its Asia-Middle East services from the end of July 2018. Th...
The French carrier, CMA CGM, is r...
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