August 9, 2018

Drewry Expects Container Throughput to Increase

According to Drewry’s latest five-year container port demand forecast, volumes are set to increase on average by just under 6% a year. This would add 240m teu to global container port throughput by 2022 – 45m teu a year – “broadly equivalent to the size…


June 14, 2018

ONE Receives First New Container Vessel

Ocean Network Express Pte. Ltd. (ONE) has taken delivery of its first new container vessel, the 14,000 TEU ONE Stork. According to ONE, the ship was built at the Kure Shipyard of Japan Marine United Corporation and features the Japanese…


April 23, 2018

Singapore’s Maritime Week Has Opened

The 13th annual Singapore Maritime Week (SMW), themed “Positioning for Future Growth – Driving Connectivity, Innovation and Talent”, has officially opened. SMW seeks to generate greater public awareness of Singapore’s maritime sector and feature outreach activities that highlight its vibrancy…


April 18, 2018

WTO Forecasts Global Growth

The World Trade Organization (WTO) is forecasting global trade growth of 4.4% in 2018 after a 4.7% increase in 2017, the strongest performance in six years. (source: Sandler, Travis & Rosenberg)