Care packages and carolers are on their way to the crew of the Hanjin Scarlet, some of whom have been stuck onboard their vessel in B.C. waters for three and a half months.
Maersk Line and MSC, who make up the 2M network, have moved to snaffle up business that was previously controlled by defunct Hanjin Shipping.
Maersk Line is introducing a new service between Asia and the United States West Coast starting on 15 September. The TP1 service will be calling Yantian, Shanghai, Busan and Los Angeles/Long […]
From The Northern View:
New evidence that container shipping lines are choosing Prince Rupert has popped up recently, with the shipping line ‘MSC’ and a new brand of containers coming through the gateway in late 2015 and now in early 2016.
MSC (part of the 2M Alliance consisting of Maersk Line and MSC) has serviced […]
From World Grain:
Prince Rupert Port Authority announced on Jan. 22 that a 26% surge in container volumes and the continued success of grain and wood pellet terminals at the Port of Prince Rupert helped stabilize overall 2015 results in the wake of declining coal volumes and international commodity markets.
“The 2015 cargo volumes achieved […]
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From KING 5:
This week, the Northwest Seaport Alliance got the go ahead from the Federal Maritime Commission. The commission signed off on the […]
In an editorial titled ”Olympia keeps local rail upgrades on track,” The Daily News applauds Washington State’s investment in a rail corridor project that will help Longview attract cargo.
The Legislature worked into triple overtime this year, but it did finally deliver our corner of Washington some great news: It committed the state to contributing […]
DP World Limited has agreement to acquire Maher Terminal’s Fairview Container Terminal (Fairview) in Prince Rupert, British Columbia, Canada from Deutsche Bank.
Fairview is a purpose built terminal with a sea-rail link and has a current capacity of 850,000 TEU (twenty-foot equivalent container units), with a just-announced phase two expansion that will take capacity to […]
Excerpts from The Northern View:
A company owned by the government of Dubai is set to purchase Fairview Terminal from Deutsche Bank for $580 million.
DP World Ltd. announced today its intention to purchase the operations, with the transaction and expected to be complete in the second half of this year.
The agreement is subject […]
While overall cargo volumes increased last month, terminals within the Port of Prince Rupert have handled less cargo so far this year.
All together the terminals moved five per cent more tonnage month-over-month, with 2,102,694 tonnes being handled this July in comparison to 1,999,971 last July. However, year-over-year there has been a six per cent […]
Port of Long Beach officials estimate a loss of $3.3 million to $4.9 million a year due to the dockage waiver program, but the measure is expected to attract additional cargo to Long Beach, and help to offset the costs with an increase in revenue from other fees.
In a statement announcing the incentives, Long […]
Two Seattle Port commissioners Friday toured Port of Tacoma facilities as guests of the Port of Tacoma Commission as the two traditionally rival ports begin efforts to attract new business to both Puget Sound ports.
The two ports have been rivals for decades, stealing each other’s customers from time to time, but seldom generating larger […]
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