Making way for mega boxships

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The pace at which the new generation of containerships of 12,000 TEU and above have been ordered this year has taken everyone by surprise. H...

Songyu Phase 1 comes on stream

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AP Moller-Maersk Group and Xiamen Port (Group) held a grand opening ceremony this month for the Xiamen Songyu Phase I Container Terminal at ...

Zim buys AGT stake

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Zim Integrated Shipping Services has acquired AP Moller-Maersk’s 20% stake in Antwerp Gateway Terminal (AGT) for US$18M. AP Moller-Maersk ...

Maersk extends containership envelope

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EMMA MAERSK is the world’s first ultra-large container ship. The vessel’s cargo-carrying and propulsion system capabilities are setting ...

Large boxship operations under scrutiny

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In the latest in a series of articles on large container ships, current concerns about two key operational safety issues, cargo fires and co...

First Nigerian port tender

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The process of awarding private sector contracts to manage Nigeria Ports Authority (NPA)’s facilities has finally begun. The Bureau of Pub...