Shanghai’s lead over its rival ports based on annual cargo throughput tightens as other Asian terminals record strong growth.

Anchor Chang, Evergreen Marine chairman
Evergreen joins rush for feeder vessels, more ships to be taken under long charter.

A SAL yard
According to Toepfer Transport’s head of research, Nicolas Breiding, tonnage demand from operators slowed down due to a combination of factors

Intan
Oversupply in Bangladesh and weakening currencies halt sales

LNG
Traditionally focusing on financial products, BGC looks set to expand into oil and gas with Poten & Partners acquisition

Laem Chabang
Sale highlights company's poor profitability; third consecutive loss looming

Its profit for the first nine months is EUR3.9 million, down from EUR4.7 million last year, but this level might not be maintained until the end of the year.

DP World Jeddah
Capacity utilisation at the terminal is currently 62.5%, while throughput last year passed the 1 million teu mark.

A Wan Hai Lines container ship
Following a substantial newbuilding order for 20 feeder ships, Taiwanese intra-Asia carrier has contracted 16,100 containers.

Spartacus at the Krimpen launch. Credit Bert Visser
On 10 November 2018, the powerful cutter suction dredger (CSD) ever built was launched at the shipyard of Royal IHC in Krimpen aan den IJssel, The Netherland.

Fleet to transport coal for German energy group RWE.

Eems Cobalt
The wedged cargo ships have been separated and brought under control, according to Havariekommando.

Rates have been buoyed by increased US exports and a rebound in the crude tanker market, according to Danish owner Torm