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Shake Up In West Coast - East Asian Shipping Services

The Port of Laem Chabang, Thailand, will soon add links to Los Angeles and Oakland.

The New World Alliance (TNWA), which includes shipping lines Mitsui O.S.K. Lines (MOL), APL and Hyundai Merchant Marine, is adding the Thai port of Laem Chabang to its Pacific Southwest Express (PSX) service to provide a freight container link […]


Hyundai Heavy develops eco-friendly marine engine

Hyundai Heavy Industries Co., the world’s No. 1 shipbuilder, said Thursday it has developed an environmentally friendly marine engine that meets toughened regulations on greenhouse gas emissions. The Korean company said it is the world’s first marine engine that meets the new standards of the International Maritime Organization. “The new engine reduces emissions of nitrogen […]