News Archive

  • Judge Probing Beirut Port Blast Must Be Allowed To Pursue Truth
    Lebanon’s top Christian cleric called on Sunday for the judge struggling to investigate the Beirut port explosion to be able to pursue his work and get help from any outside authority to pinpoint those...
    Published on: 2023-01-31
  • It’s practically impossible to destroy the Ukrainian railway network
    It’s practically impossible to destroy the Ukrainian railway networkThe Ukrainian railways sector continues to develop, amidst an ongoing military conflict with Russia, and the associated massive damage to the country’s railways infrastructure. As Yulia...
    Published on: 2023-01-30
  • 2M Breakup Leaves Maersk in a Tight Spot
    Drewry believes MSC’s biggest size makes it better positioned to go it alone in the competitive market for container shipping, while Maersk’s focus on integrated logistics over capacity will leave it in a tight...
    Published on: 2023-01-27
  • Emirates completes engine ground testing with 100% Sustainable Aviation Fuel
    Emirates has successfully completed the ground engine testing for one of its GE90 engines on a Boeing 777-300ER using 100% Sustainable Aviation Fuel (SAF). The objective of the ground testing and analysis is to...
    Published on: 2023-01-26
  • This Swedish port keep seeing freighttrains rolling in
    The Swedish port of Gothenburg saw its rail freight operations grow in 2022, following the established trend of the past few years. The 515,000 TEUs of container traffic transported by rail in 2022 signalled...
    Published on: 2023-01-25
  • Aviation Industry Welcomes Pause on Roll-Out of New Border System for EU
    ACI EUROPE, A4E, ERA and IATA welcome the decision to postpone the implementation of the EU’s new smart border system for non-EU nationals (i.e. Entry Exit System, EES). The EES system will be a...
    Published on: 2023-01-24
  • Shipping Still in the Dark on ‘Green’ Fuels
    Shipping companies are still waiting for “real green” fuel solutions as part of decarbonisation efforts to clean up the industry, a leading industry official said. Shipping, which transports around 90% of world trade and accounts...
    Published on: 2023-01-23
  • India Determined to Become Global Manufacturing and Trade Hub
    India is blessed with over 7500 km long coastline along the Indian Ocean region. India is the host to one of the world’s most important trade crossings —connecting the Far East with Europe. Nearly...
    Published on: 2023-01-20
  • New ICAO recommendations issued on COVID-19 risk assessment and mitigation for international air travel
    ICAO has issued reinforced recommendations for countries on risk management and the introduction of COVID-19 related national air travel requirements. Issued in a new ICAO bulletin from its Collaborative Arrangement for the Prevention and Management of Public...
    Published on: 2023-01-19
  • Digital Systems Simplify the Complexity of International Supply Chains
    Let’s talk some more about what should be expected from the digital transformation.  What does digitization offer that is so compelling?    The long and short answer is that it should offer simplicity; it should...
    Published on: 2023-01-19
  • Chinese New Year traffic peaks, but cargo flows remain stable
    Preparations for the Spring Festival (Chinese New Year) in China are in full swing. The festive period that will peak on Sunday, 22 January, is traditionally the busiest transport period in China. This year,...
    Published on: 2023-01-18
  • November 22 Results Show Continued robust growth in passenger travel in contrast to weakness in cargo markets
    Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia – Preliminary November 2022 traffic figures released today by the Association of Asia CASA calls for key maritime reforms to boost shipping industryThere has been much talk about how Sri Lanka...
    Published on: 2023-01-17
  • Asia Pacific Airlines November 2022 Traffic Results
    Continued robust growth in passenger travel in contrast to weakness in cargo markets Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia – Preliminary November 2022 traffic figures released today by the Association of Asia Pacific Airlines (AAPA) showed robust...
    Published on: 2023-01-16
  • Coast Is (Almost) Clear as Port Congestion Fades Even Further
    Progress for remaining queues What a difference a year makes. At this time in 2022, over 100 container ships were stuck waiting off the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach, California, with around...
    Published on: 2023-01-13
  • ‘Too soon to scrap away broad gauge tracks’, says Latvia
    ‘Too soon to scrap away broad gauge tracks’, says Latvia The decision of EU transport ministers that all EU member states should devise a plan to adopt the 1435mm railway gauge by 2025-2026 keeps...
    Published on: 2023-01-12
  • Looking Ahead, Supply Chain Normalization in 2023?
    Is it time for the logistics industry to finally exhale? Maybe. Shippers and transportation providers enter 2023 in a landscape far less tumultuous than what marked the past couple years as economic softening eases some of the supply chain headaches...
    Published on: 2023-01-11
  • Container shipping’s tricky 2023 outlook
    Liner shipping will make just 5% of 2022’s mega profits, and up to 25% of the massive container orderbook will likely be postponed. These are the headline predictions in a unique survey carried out today...
    Published on: 2023-01-09
  • Indian Ports End 2022 on a Promising Note as Box Volumes Stay Resilient
    According to the latest exclusive port data collected by Container News, the flow of containers in and out of Indian ports is showing signs of a resurgence after a brief period of slowing trends. Countrywide...
    Published on: 2023-01-08
  • Supply Chains Undergoing Digital Transformation ‘Golden Age’
    When the pandemic arrived in the leafy lakeside town of Holland, Michigan, office-furniture company Haworth Inc. needed more than hustle to avoid a supply-chain meltdown. Global Logistics Director Crystal Feasby and her team hurried...
    Published on: 2023-01-06
  • Cold Comfort: Global Reefer Trade Continues to Grow British-based Drewry, a consultancy to the global maritime and shipping industry, says it expects trade in the seaborne, temperature-controlled cargo sector “to accelerate over the coming...
    Published on: 2023-01-04