CMA CGM and Shanghai port develop cold ironing infrastructure

French liner CMA CGM and Shanghai International Port Group (SIPG) have signed today a long-term strategic collaboration to develop the mass scale use of cold ironing technology, the use of onshore power supply for containerships at the Port of Shanghai. From today all fully-fitted CMA CGM containerships calling at

Engine Manufacturers Get Ready for the Green Transition

More than anyone else in the maritime world, engine OEMs have to prepare for a future without fossil fuels, and they are working hard to build diesel power systems that are future-proof and ready to make the leap. Since the future fuel mix is not yet known for certain,

China: Exporters gain from lower sea freight rates

Lower sea freight rates will benefit China’s export-oriented companies in the fourth quarter, which can be a practical driver to stimulate demand in the global market, said analysts and exporters. These comments came after spot rates for container shipments from Shanghai plunged 10.6 percent to $2,399 per forty-foot equivalent

What does KPI mean in logistics?

There’s a lot to shipping and getting it right for client satisfaction and company profitability. One way to ensure success is to monitor key performance indicators for the shipping industry. A key performance indicator (KPI) is a measure used to track and understand the shipment process and supply chain metrics. KPIs allow the shipping managers

World Maritime News

Middle East container ports most efficient globally in 2021: index Ports in the Middle East were the most efficient in the world in 2021 amid widespread disruption stemming from a pandemic-induced spike in volumes flowing from Asia to North America and Europe, according to the second edition of the

World Maritime News

Chinese measures against COVID-19 impact logistics Cargo flows at China’s largest ports continue to face disruption as a new wave of coronavirus infections across the country poses a threat to the global supply chain. Key port cities, including Shanghai and Ningbo, are facing logistics bottlenecks as China is grappling with its worst spate