QUESTIONS have been raised whether the Port of Houston is ready to handle an additional 500,000 TEU a year expected when the flood of plastic resin exports begins to flow. These concerns were raised at the JOC Gulf Shipping Conference earlier this month despite the commencement of two transpacific services to the US Gulf last.. read more →

Latest ‘World’s Largest Containership’ Delivered to Maersk Line April 12, 2017 by Mike Schuler 3.7K SHARES madrid maersk world’s largest containership Just two weeks after the delivery of the first containership to surpass the 20,000 TEU mark, the record for the world’s largest containership has been broken yet again with the delivery of the Madrid.. read more →

All of you may have seen the markings on a container, specially the door when it comes to your warehouse for packing or unpacking.. Each of these markings plays a very significant role in the transportation of the container and provides vital information to all entities in the supply chain relating to the monitoring and.. read more →

Shipping and freight is a diverse industry with various cargoes being carried across various trade lanes by many modes of shipping such as Dry Bulk, Wet Bulk, Container and General Purpose trades.. While most of the above trades are homogeneous in nature, the containerised trade maybe considered to be the most versatile of all of.. read more →

As global warming melts sea ice across the Arctic, shipping routes once thought impossible — including directly over the North Pole — may open up by midcentury. But high costs may keep the new routes from being used right away. 2045 to 2060 2015 to 2030 Predicted fastest shipping routes through the Arctic Ice-breaking ships.. read more →