Industry Sectors - Carriers


K Line Sends Emergency Vehicles to El Salvador

 24 Apr 2017     Carriers, Health and Safety, Shipping

Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha (K Line) is providing free ocean transportation of a fire engine and two ambulances donated by Japan Firefighters Association to the Republic of El Salvador

Eco-Friendly Carrier Lines Awarded by Port of Vancouver

 24 Apr 2017     Carriers, Environment and Sustainability, Port Focus

Fourteen marine carriers are being recognized by the Vancouver Fraser Port Authority with Blue Circle Awards for their voluntary efforts to reduce air emissions in the Port of Vancouver

Rickmers Maritime’s Entire Fleet Acquired

 21 Apr 2017     Carriers, Shipping

Navios Maritime Partners, an international owner and operator of dry bulk and container vessels, has agreed to acquire the entire container fleet of Rickmers Maritime for about US$113.0 million.

US Freight Carriers Not Seeing Profits

 18 Apr 2017     Carriers, Port Focus, Shipping

Shipping volume may not be translating into profits for US freight carriers

Blockchain Technology for Ports

    Automation and Optimisation, Carriers, Container Handling, Global Issues, Port Focus, Security, Surveillance and Detection, Shipping

This paper examines the suitability of blockchain and blockchain-based distributed ledger technology (DLT) to the port, harbour, and terminal industries. DLT has the potential to drastically change the...


Watch: Maersk Opens Doors to Digital Start-Ups

 18 Apr 2017     Carriers, Shipping

Maersk is partnering with Silicon Valley-based Plug and Play, an accelerator that helps connect start-up companies with corporations, to help find and develop innovative ideas in transport and logistics

Algeciras Port Adds Atlantic Routes

 18 Apr 2017     Carriers, Port Focus, Shipping, Terminal Focus

Spanish Algeciras Bay Port has been chosen for three new container shipping services, including one connecting TTI Algeciras’s semiautomatic terminal with ports in the Atlantic markets of Cuba and Eastern Canada

MOL Triumph Arrives in Shanghai

 13 Apr 2017     Carriers, Port Focus

MOL Triumph, now the world's second largest containership, has successfully arrived at Yangshan Port in Shanghai on April 10, 2017

MOL Triumph Toppled as Largest Containership by Maersk

 13 Apr 2017     Carriers, Mega Ship Ready, Shipping

Maersk has taken delivery of 20,568 TEU Madrid Maersk from Korean shipyard DSME

Alphaliner: Major Ocean Carriers in the Red

 12 Apr 2017     Carriers, Global Issues, Shipping

The average operating margins of 13 main container carriers remained negative in the second half of 2016 despite the freight rate improvements that followed the collapse of South Korea's Hanjin Shipping in late August, according to research by Alphaliner