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Hapag Lloyd, Brazil – Dangerous Goods

As informed on March 29, 2016 the Brazilian authorities decided to apply stringent measures for the handling of dangerous goods in Brazilian ports (ANTAQ Res. 2239 dated of 15/09/2011). We would like to remind you that in order to comply with Brazilian legislation, with effect from April 10, 2016, it will be necessary that shippers […]

SOHAR breaks container throughput record

SOHAR breaks container throughput record Containers show double-digit year-on-year growth in Q2/2017 Over threefold growth in container throughput in just five years SOHAR Port and Freezone developing as key regional hub SOHAR has released new figures showing a solid first-half of 2017, as both the Port and Freezone continue to play a crucial role in […]

Port of Los Angeles Ends Fiscal Year with Western Hemisphere Record Volumes of 9.2 Million TEUs

The Port of Los Angeles closed its 12-month fiscal year with total cargo volumes of 9.2 million Twenty-Foot Units (TEUs), a new annual record for most container throughput for a Western Hemisphere port. Volumes increased 8.1 percent in June compared to the same period last year, marking the second busiest June in the Port’s 110-year […]

Maersk says too early to predict financial impact of cyber attack

Maersk said it was too early to predict the financial impact of last month’s global Petya cyber attack that hit the shipping giant’s computers and delayed cargoes, but added that normal operations had resumed at its ports. A.P. Moller-Maersk, Danish owner of the world’s biggest container shipping line, operates 76 ports via its APM Terminal […]