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DOCKERS AT UK’S LARGEST CONTAINER PORT VOTE TO STRIKE IN AUGUST

DOCKERS AT UK’S LARGEST CONTAINER PORT VOTE TO STRIKE IN AUGUST

03/08/22

Felixstowe workers vote in favour of industrial action after Unite union rejected 5% pay rise

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Six mega vessels call at Yantian port

Six mega vessels call at Yantian port

27/07/22

HUTCHISON Ports Yantian (Yantian) has for the first time hosted six 400-metre-long vessels simultaneously, which is a rare occurrence for any global port to receive such sizable vessels at the same time.

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CMA CGM admits to a stack collapse on APL Vanda

CMA CGM admits to a stack collapse on APL Vanda

20/07/22

CMA CGM has at last cleared up the mystery of the APL Vanda, finally acknowledging that the vessel suffered a stack collapse that saw 55 containers lost overboard.

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Shanghai Covid scare raises spectre of further lockdown disruption

Shanghai Covid scare raises spectre of further lockdown disruption

13/07/22

With mass testing again underway, there are renewed fears that Shanghai could go back into lockdown and disrupt peak season.

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MSC puts its faith in Le Havre as a hub port and takes over two terminals

MSC puts its faith in Le Havre as a hub port and takes over two terminals

13/07/22

MSC subsidiary Terminal Investment Ltd (TiL) has taken full ownership of two of the three container terminals at the French port of Le Havre.

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Shippers to pay the penalty as ONE becomes first to apply overweight charge

Shippers to pay the penalty as ONE becomes first to apply overweight charge

29/06/22

Asia-Europe ocean carriers are cracking down on rogue shippers who incorrectly declare westbound booking container weights and make last-minute verified gross mass (VGM) amendments.

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German dock talks break down, first docker strike in decades

German dock talks break down, first docker strike in decades

15/06/22

HAMBURG port users are bracing for a docker strike after wage talks ended with the union rejecting the employers' offer as "inadequate", reports London's Loadstar.

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Who's on top? MSC overtakes Maersk on the Asia-Europe trade lane

Who's on top? MSC overtakes Maersk on the Asia-Europe trade lane

01/06/22

THE Mediterranean Shipping Co (MSC) has overtaken its 2M partner Maersk as the largest carrier on the Asia-Europe route in terms of tonnage, according to Alphaliner.

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