´╗┐Hamburg launches Smart Port network

Hamburg is spearheading an international network of ports to exchange information and develop solutions to pressing problems facing the industry. ChainPORT will provide an information network between partner ports - , Felixstowe, Busan, Singapore, Shenzhen, Los Angeles and Antwerp and at the same time create a basis for joint development of innovative solutions. Hamburg Port Authority says it wants to go beyond traditional bilateral port partnerships, with a small group of ... [+]

Iranian line restarts

Islamic Republic of Iran Shipping Lines (IRISL) has resumed its regular European Container Line (ECL) service between Northern Europe and ports in the Persian Gulf following its closure in mid-2010 on account of sanctions. The new service will be operated by 2,500teu vessels calling at Hamburg and Antwerp, Genoa, Istanbul, ... [+]

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