Evergreen Terminal Evacuated after Container Explosion

A shipping container exploded on Tuesday evening, October 30, at the Evergreen Terminal, located under the Vincent Thomas Bridge, in the Los Angeles Harbor in the U.S. state of California. “The Evergreen Terminal has been evacuated. All other terminals remain open. The explosion is believed to be an industrial accident,” the U.S. Coast Guard said. As informed,
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Freight volumes passing through the Port of Gothenburg during the year to date are as follows. Container traffic is up 20% compared with the preceding year, and energy product flows remain consistently strong. New car figures rose by 4% but now appear to be levelling off, albeit at a high level. Growth in container volumes
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NEW DELHI: The Union Shipping Ministry is awaiting Revenue Department’s response on allowing domesticated containers to carry export-import cargo for export-import routes, a top official said at an ASSOCHAM event held in New Delhi. “We have taken this issue with Department of Revenue, generally they feel that they would also require to consult transportation stakeholders
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COSCO SHIPPING Ports Limited, the world’s leading ports operator, announced third quarter results of the Company and its subsidiaries (the “Group”) for the three months ended 30 September 2018. 2018 Third Quarter Results Highlight – Revenue surged by 62.6% to US$253.0 million – Gross profit increased by 33.5% to US$75.8 million – Net profit rose
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Inland Waterways Authority of India (IWAI) will transport container cargo belonging to the food and beverage giant PepsiCo (India) from Kolkata to Varanasi on river Ganga (National Waterway-1) on 30 October 2018. This would be the country’s first container movement on inland vessel post-independence, and a milestone moment in the history of India’s IWT sector.
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Victoria International Container Terminal (VICT), Melbourne, is now the regular recipient of large container vessel calls, bringing the port into line with its peers on the east coast of Australia – Sydney and Brisbane – and delivering multiple benefits to importers and exporters. VICT was developed as part of the Port of Melbourne’s, Port Capacity
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TUTICORIN: The vessel call of CHX Service by Maersk Line India Private Limited at the newly developed Adani Ennore Container Terminal at Kamarajar Port Limited has been inaugurated on 20.10.2018. The first mainline container vessel M.V. Leonidio has been berthed in AECTPL at KPL on 20.10.2018 @ 12.45 hrs. The Gross Tonnage of the vessel
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QATAR: Milaha, one of the leading maritime and logistics conglomerates, has announced that its Container Shipping business has more than doubled within a short span of time. The remarkable growth achieved, both in terms of the number of vessels as well as the volume of containers handled, got accelerated over the last couple of years,
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The FIATA Multimodal Transport Institute Working Group Sea recently announced the release of its first “Best Practice Guide” focusing on the charging of demurrage and detention. The guide provides best practices that may help reduce unnecessary supply chain costs and inefficient operations leading to unnecessary detention and demurrage charges. FIATA acknowledges that demurrage and detention
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LONDON: Container terminal capacity expansion in the next five years has fallen to not much more than 10% of existing capacity, the lowest proportion ever, according to shipping consultancy Drewry. The key factors impacting investment in new projects are lower returns on investments and increasing risks from both the industrial and geopolitical perspectives. The prospects
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