Some of the worlds top container shipping line are banding together to form an association seeking to drive new digital technology standards to boost efficiency for shipping lines and customers. The Digital Container Shipping Association was officially launched in Amsterdam on April 10 after gaining regulatory approval from the U.S. Federal Maritime Commission last month.
The Panama Canal is set to receive its first 20-row across boxship transit. The 14,424 teu Triton, which Evergreen has on charter, will head through the waterway on May 15, marking another milestone in the evolution of the enlarged canal.
Incidents of piracy and armed robbery against ships in Asia have dropped to a 13-year low in the first quarter of this year, according to latest figures released by the ReCAAP Information Sharing Centre (ISC).
Kerry Logistics KLN Singapore subsidiary is to develop a dry port in Laoss Vientiane Logistics Park with Sitthi Logistics. The move is part of Kerrys push into the Asean region and its intention to develop an integrated Greater Mekon Region covering Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar and Thailand.