OCEAN FREIGHT NEWS
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Sep 28, 2022
Fresh Labor Strikes at the Ports of Felixstowe and Liverpool
On 27 September, workers at the Port of Felixstowe embarked on another strike for two weeks until 5 October after the union rejected an imposed pay deal. This strike comes amid the ongoing strike at the Port of Liverpool where over 500 port workers have been on a two-week strike which began on September 19 and will last until October 3.
Apr 18, 2022
Container Vessel Collides with Oil Tanker in the Bay of Bengal
A container vessel, Haian city, departing from the port of Chattogram and heading for Singapore, collided with an oil tanker near Kutubdai. The oil tanker, Orion Express, was inbound for the Port of Chattogram when the collision occurred.
Apr 14, 2022
Largest Port in South Africa Closed due to Flood
Operations at South Africa’s Largest Port, Port of Durban, were suspended on Monday following heavy torrential rains and mudslides.
Mar 18, 2022
SeaVantage Announces Direct Data Connection with MSC
SeaVantage, a fast-growing start-up in real-time ocean visibility solutions, has partnered with MSC Mediterranean Shipping Company, the world’s largest container carriers, to provide a direct data connection between their systems, delivering productivity and efficiency gains for its customers.
Mar 15, 2022
Port Congestion Around the Black Sea
A growing number of vessels are arriving at the Constanța South Container Terminal (CSCT) in the Port of Constanta. Here is what we know about the situation concerning port congestion around the black sea.