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Happy Birthday, Dear Box!

Container shipping is 60 years old next week. From its origins in the first seaborne transportation of containers on board Malcolm McLean’s Ideal-X on 26 April 1956, containerized shipment has become the glue that holds together today’s globalised economy. 457 more words


Office Space Squeeze

Would you rather have a private office or a hot desk that you have to share with others? In a recent article, the Tertiary Education Union (TEU)  voiced concerns about the loss of private office space in the upcoming move of the University of Canterbury’s College of Education from the Dovedale Campus to the Ilam Campus. 260 more words

University Of Canterbury

A Super Transhipment Port for South Africa?

Recently while reading of Transnet’s terminal capex expansion plans, I came across this interesting if not highly improbable plan featured in an article by Harry Valentine on… 978 more words

South Africa

Singapore Builds Transshipment Capacity

Two new container berths capable of serving large container ships will be operated by COSCO-PSA Terminal in Singapore in 2017.

COSCO-PSA Terminal (CPT), a joint venture company formed by COSCO Pacific Limited and PSA Corporation, is investing in the new berths, and will move from its current two-berth terminal to three new mega berths as part of a Pasir Panjang Terminal expansion project. 162 more words

International Shipping

Rotterdam Maasvlakte II - World's first Remote-Controlled Container Port

APM Terminals has released drone footage of its Rotterdam Maasvlakte II terminal. The terminal set a loading record last month on the Madison Maersk with 17,152 TEU loaded, including ten high above deck stowage. 231 more words

International Shipping

JaxPort is Driving Industrial Demand in Northeast Florida

The popularity of JaxPort (No. 1 in the state in terms of TEU’s handled; more automobile exports than any port in the country) is driving growth in the industrial warehouse market in Jacksonville. 68 more words


Have Mega Containerships reached their Size Limit?

Container shipping lines are poised to take delivery of a new generation of “megaships” over the next two years, just as the growth of world trade is slowing down, contributing to massive overcapacity in the market. 1,252 more words

International Shipping