Ports

An artist's impression of Busan New Port

Foreign trade-related container throughput at ports in South Korea expanded by 10.5% year on year in April on the back of the highest monthly growth in the value of exports since mid-2011.


Cargo handling

The UK-based start-up seeks to improve efficiency in the supply chain for both ships and their managers


New figures from the Shanghai Shipping Exchange show the world’s busiest container port handled 3.27 million teu in April, a year-on-year rise of 5%. Neighbouring Ningbo-Zhoushan took in more than 2 million containers in the same month, a year-on-year rise of nearly 17%.


 Port of Valencia

The dockers, who had been due to start industrial action this week, have cancelled the strikes they were due to stage on 24, 26, 29, 31 May, and 2 June.


A Chinese construction company was engaged to deepen the approach channel and alongside depth of the Ukrainian port of Yuzhny, as the government steps up efforts to secure investment under the Belt and Road programme. 


Algeciras port.

The government secured a 174-165 vote in favour of the decree on Thursday, after having failed to muster a majority in a previous vote.


Vladivostok port

Profits to fall at Russian ports following unprecendented fines.


Shekou terminal

Hong Kong’s Tsing Ma Bridge restriction is hurting mega-ships clearance.


South Korea's Incheon port.

South Korea's Ministry of Oceans and Fisheries announces its plans to upgrade 10 new ports in a move to revitalise the local shipping and logistics scene.


Hong Kong's Tsing Ma Bridge

Container industry stakeholders are pressing the Hong Kong government to adjust the air draught clearance restriction of an iconic Hong Kong suspension bridge spanning a key shipping channel, which they say is impacting calls by mega-vessels to the Shenzhen and Hong Kong port cluster.