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Cargo plan for Peruvian Wharf

Peruvian Wharf in Newham is set to return to cargo operations after being acquired by the Port of London Authority.

ESC joins GSF to tackle container shipping consolidation

The European Shippers’ Council has joined the Global Shippers’ Forum to promote the findings of new research and analysis commissioned by GSF into the impacts of new alliances being formed by container shipping lines and the growing use of mega-ships.

Container shipping changes demand new approaches

Radical changes to the shape and structure of the container shipping market mean ship operators and their customers need to develop new commercial approaches, the Global Shippers Forum argues in a new report.

Fox opens Liverpool terminal

Liam Fox, the international trade secretary, has officially opened Liverpool2, the £400 million deep-water terminal at the Port of Liverpool.

Ocean Alliance sets out service plans

The Ocean Alliance of container shipping lines has set out its plans to operate 40 services on the east-west trades covering about 100 ports of call using 350 ships with 3.5 million teu capacity.

Liverpool joins forces with Panama Canal to boost trade

The Port of Liverpool has formed a strategic alliance with the Panama Canal Authority with the aim of generating new business by promoting trade routes between Liverpool and the west coast of South America via the Canal.

SOLAS rules ‘misused’, says GSA

Container shipping lines could to lose $5bn

Container shipping lines are set to lose $5 billion this year, according to shipping consultancy Drewry. However, it expects profitability to recover next year thanks to improving freight rates and slightly higher cargo volumes.

SOLAS rules ‘misused’, says GSA

VMO ‘settling-in period’ ends

A three-month ‘settling-in’ period for SOLAS weighing rules has come to an end. The rules, which came into force on 1 July, require containers to be weighed before being shipped via ocean freight.