Ports News

Hamburg Completes Elbe Expansion to Accommodate Larger Ships 

Published Jan 28, 2022 8:27 PM by The Maritime Executive

The Port of Hamburg has completed and made available to ships an expansion of the waterway along the Elbe River connecting Hamburg...


Shanghai to Launch LNG Bunkering Hub with Avenir Vessel

Published Jan 24, 2022 8:20 PM by The Maritime Executive

Efforts are underway to develop Shanghai into an LNG bunkering hub to service the large containerships already calling at the port...


Yantian Limits Export Boxes as Chinese Ports Struggle with Congestion

Published Jan 21, 2022 3:48 PM by The Maritime Executive

China ports are continuing to struggle with the pressures on the supply chain with the challenges being compounded both by the rus...


Patrick Terminals Moves to End its Labor Contract With Longshoremen

Published Jan 20, 2022 4:58 PM by The Maritime Executive

Tensions between Australian dockers and ports operator Patrick Terminals are on the rise again after Patrick filed to terminate it...


Port of Vancouver Delays Old-Truck Ban Due to Supply Chain Issues

Published Jan 17, 2022 11:37 PM by The Maritime Executive

After a year of disruption in British Columbia - including fires, floods, COVID-19 and supply-chain congestion - the por...


Port of Boston Welcomes its Largest Boxship Ever

Published Jan 16, 2022 6:39 PM by The Maritime Executive

On Sunday, the Port of Boston welcomed the largest container ship it has hosted to date, the 12,000 TEU Ever Fortune.  It...


Worker Killed in Accident at Port of Long Beach

Published Jan 16, 2022 5:15 PM by The Maritime Executive

[Brief] On Saturday afternoon, a worker at the Port of Long Beach was struck by a vehicle and killed, the port confirmed to l...


New Security Risks Cast Shadow Over Kenya’s Struggling Lamu Port

Published Jan 14, 2022 10:23 PM by Njiraini Muchira

Authorities in Kenya are having difficulty in encouraging shipping lines to use the newly-built Lamu Port as rising security risks...


Shell Signs Contract for Green Hydrogen Plant in Rotterdam

Published Jan 14, 2022 8:24 PM by The Maritime Executive

Shell is proceeding with plans toward the development of one of the world’s largest green hydrogen facilities to be located...


Record TEU Cargo Handled Aboard MSC Ship at the Port of Felixstowe

Published Jan 14, 2022 5:04 PM by The Maritime Executive

Officials at the Port of Felixstowe in the U.K. are reporting that the terminal operated by Hutchinson Ports earlier this week han...

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