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Norwegian shipper to launch service at Port of LA

A small shipping start-up called The Containership Co. will launch weekly service next month at the Port of Los Angeles, bolstering shipments by an estimated 250,000 cargo containers annually, officials announced Friday. The Norwegian company will operate from the port’s TraPac terminal, handling cargo shipped directly from the small industrial Chinese port of Taicang, located […]


‘No frills’ container shipping to start China-CA service

The new no-frills service will connect California with the Taicang Gateway, 60 km north of Shanghai.

At a time when only the bravest might consider a major investment in container shipping by way of a brand new venture as a bright idea, next month TCC – The Containership Company – say they will launch […]