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Ports & Logistics

Stay informed with the latest news, analysis and market insight from the ports and logistics sector through our expert coverage

Mediterranean ports hit by multiple challenges

Volumes are growing significantly but growth is not unlimited. Ports are having to adapt to an environment in which predictability and reliability cannot be guaranteed

Red Sea Risk Containers

Dammam increases capacity to 3.2m teu with new equipment

Port operator Saudi Global Ports has committed to investing $1.8bn over its 30-year concession to develop both container terminals at King Abdulaziz Port Dammam

Containers Ports and Logistics

Shippers seek to crack box terminals’ black box

Terminal operators have contracts with carriers but not with the owners of the cargo that transits their docks. More collaborations between shippers and terminals could help ease bottlenecks

Containers Ports and Logistics

India approves giant port project near Mumbai

The joint venture project is majority owned by Jawaharlal Nehru Port Authority, and will cost nearly $10m

Containers Ports and Logistics

Trains fail to take the strain amid delay pain

Geopolitical strains have brought rail back into the range of options for shippers. But the volumes and cost mean it will only ever be a niche product

Containers Ports and Logistics

MSC becomes latest line to return to Ukraine

Container services are slowly returning to Ukraine, with MSC joining Hapag-Lloyd as major lines return to the country

Political Risk and Trade Containers

Port congestion spreads to northern Europe

After taking its toll on ports in Asia and the Mediterranean, congestion is coming to northern range ports. This will reduce capacity as ships take longer to return to Asia

Containers Ports and Logistics

MSC signs 25,000 teu container leasing deals amid box shortage

Many factors, including disruptions caused by the Red Sea crisis, port congestion and an unexpected surge in demand, has contributed to the container shortage

Containers Mediterranean Shipping Co

Cameroon ranked worst-performing flag state by Paris MOU

Tanzania and Cameroon were named ‘very high risk’ by the port state control agreement, with Cameroon the worst-performing flag for the third year running

Risk and Compliance Ports and Logistics

South Korea announces shipping aid for exporters amid Red Sea fallout

South Korea’s government said it would give financial and shipping aid to its exporters amid rising ocean freight rates

Red Sea Risk Containers

Box freight rates set to stay high as ports return to pandemic-level congestion

The ripple effect from the Red Sea has led to pandemic-level congestion in ports. That is soaking up capacity and pushing rates ever upwards

Red Sea Risk Containers
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