Sunday 22nd Apr, 2018
OOCL Hong Kong

INDUSTRY OPINION: Big boys and big toys

What do bigger ships mean for shippers, asks DALE CRISP*

Image: International Maritime Organization

World Maritime Day is connecting ships, ports and people

TODAY is World Maritime Day, and this year, the International Maritime Organization (IMO) has chosen the theme “connecting ships, ports…
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Photo: Ports of Auckland

Auckland orders trio of container cranes

PORTS of Auckland has ordered three new container cranes for its new deep-water container berth at the north end of…
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Reefer container outlook strong, while specialised vessels on the decline: report

SPECIALISED reefer vessels are slowly going the way of the dodo as container shipping lines are increasing their share of…
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Photo: Lyttelton Port

Lyttelton’s big (half) year

TRADE through Lyttelton Port of Christchurch (LPC) has been picking up this year, and looks to only continue increasing with…
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Photo: Jim Wilson

Quick actions of crew avert major ship fire at Tauranga

FAST action by crew prevented a ship’s fire becoming a major conflagration, kiwi emergency services say. The fire on board…
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Photo: Port of Melbourne

INDUSTRY OPINION: Blame it on the Panama Canal; ships size growth costly for Port of Melbourne

IT WAS good to see Port of Melbourne CEO Brendan Bourke address the matter of ship sizes in his presentation to…
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