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Iran releases Maersk container ship seized in strait of Hormuz

Excerpts from The Guardian:

Iran has released a Marshall Islands-flagged container ship and its crew which were seized last week in one of the world’s major oil shipping lanes, the vessel’s operator has said.

The ship was diverted on 28 April by Iranian patrol boats in the strait of Hormuz, prompting the US to send […]


DP selling terminals in Belgium, Yemen

Two recent news items about DP World:

Dubai’s DP World is selling its breakbulk terminal in Antwerp to focus on its core container operations at the Belgian port. … DP World will concentrate its deep-sea container traffic in Antwerp, Europe’s third-largest box hub, at its 42.5 percent-owned Antwerp Gateway Terminal, which it operates in partnership […]