Africa

Africa

16 Nov 2022
A new production facility in South Dakota will supply Maersk with 100,000 tons of green methanol a year as the carrier signs yet another deal to lock in the supply of alternative fuels.
04 Nov 2022
The availability of green fuels in sufficient quantities and at cost-competitive price levels remains the main challenge for the decarbonization of global shipping, says Maersk.
20 Oct 2022
Carriers will continue to skip calls at South African ports next week even with the end of the strike, which has caused widespread disruption to terminal operations with cargo backlogs and omitted calls on key services.
17 Oct 2022
The Transnet-UNTU agreement will put pressure on South Africa’s second-largest dockworker union to agree to a deal after it rejected a proposal over the weekend.
13 Oct 2022
South Africa’s state-owned terminal operator said Thursday it has offered striking dockworkers a wage package that includes a 15.1 percent pay increase over three years.
19 Sep 2022
Port terminals in Alexandria, Sokhna, Port Said, and Damietta are edging closer to full utilization, prompting operators to expand existing facilities and build new ones.
01 Sep 2022
Container carriers are adding incremental capacity to their regional and feeder liner services with MPV and other non-container ships, maritime analyst Alphaliner says.
22 Aug 2022
The global super-heavy carrier fleet is at 91 percent utilization as governments accelerate energy investments amid the rush to cut ties with Russia.
29 Jul 2022
The enormous challenges of transitioning global shipping from fossil fuels to zero-carbon alternatives are coming into view, none more important than aligning private investors and governments to ensure decarbonization targets are met.
29 Jun 2022
Old-fashioned breakbulk and supply chain skills have served shippers well in the “spillover” market, and some practices may linger after the container market normalizes.
12 Apr 2022
Although rates could plateau or slide as global stressors impact the MPV market, underlying demand will not soften as the energy transition accelerates.