Qinhuangdao port.

Up to 265 vessels are being forced to sit outside the Chinese ports of Tianjin, Caofeidian, Jingtang, Qinhuangdao, and Huanghua 

Port of Los Angeles

Cargo volume growth and jobs are at stake as the United States and China continue trade retaliation measures.

Trade war between the US and China

Vessels may be unable to access ports while seafarers may also be barred from operating in certain nations in the event of a full-blown trade war.

Panama’s MIT

Caribbean transhipment terminals already have spare capacity and a raft of new projects is set to provide carriers with even more options.


Hong Kong port

Port operations in Hong Kong, the world’s sixth-largest container port, were slowly returning to normal on 17 September after being suspended ahead of the arrival of Super Typhoon Mangkhut

Signing ceremony of the Korea Shipping Partnership in 2017. Credit: Korea Shipowners' Association

Korea Shipping Partnership will operate terminals in Busan New Port come 2022, in collaboration with Busan Port Authority. 

Doraleh Container Terminal

Ongoing issues at the Port of Djibouti have highlighted the need for the marine market and investors to tread carefully, expert says.

Global Climate Action Summit in San Francisco

The ports issued their call as they launched the World Ports Climate Action Initiative at the Global Climate Action Summit in San Francisco, California.

Coast Guard officials finalise Hurricane Florence response plans in Charleston, South Carolina, on 12 September

Container line schedules are at risk as Hurricane Florence bears down on the US east coast.