Industry Sectors - Carriers


Friday Focus: Compliance Doubts Around SOLAS VGM

 21 Jul 2017

A year after the new SOLAS VGM rules were established on July 1, 2016, Strainstall has found that many countries are still not implementing the International Maritime Organization (IMO) regulation properly

  Carriers, Container Handling, Global Issues, Health and Safety, Security, Surveillance and Detection, Shipping, Supply Chain


Four Men Found in Container on OOCL Ship

 21 Jul 2017

Canadian authorities are treating the discovery on Thursday of four men hiding in a shipping container at the Port of Montreal as a case of illegal entry, officials have told Reuters.

  Carriers, Global Issues, Health and Safety, Port Focus, Security, Surveillance and Detection, Shipping


Shell Lubricates World’s Biggest Containership

 21 Jul 2017

Orient Overseas Container Line (OOCL) has appointed Shell Marine to provide its integrated marine solutions, which include lubricants and services for the 21,413 TEU OOCL Hong Kong, the biggest containership in the world

  Carriers, Health and Safety, Mega Ship Ready, Shipping


BSM Managing Megaship ‘MOL Tribute’

 21 Jul 2017

Mitsui OSK Lines (MOL) has placed Bernhard Schulte Shipmanagement (BSM) in charge of managing the 20,146 TEU containership, MOL Tribute.

  Carriers, Shipping


Infographic: Saving Killer Whales from Noisy Ships

 20 Jul 2017

Fifty-three marine shipping industry organizations have committed to participate in a first-of-its-kind voluntary study focusing on the relationship between slower vessel speeds, underwater noise levels and effects on killer whales

  Carriers, Environment and Sustainability, Port Focus, Shipping



Alphaliner’s Shipping Consolidation Crosshairs Fall on PIL

 20 Jul 2017

Alphaliner has pegged Singapore’s Pacific International Lines (PIL) as the next container shipping company as the “only unencumbered candidate” for another bout of industry consolidation

  Carriers, Shipping


HMM Cuts Capacity by 28%

 20 Jul 2017

HMM slashed its containership capacity in operation by 28% between April and the end of June amid a ‘fleet rationalization’

  Carriers, Shipping


Ocean Carrier Cuts Emissions by Nearly Half

 18 Jul 2017

American President Lines (APL) has recorded its highest recorded fleet carbon dioxide emissions reduction of 48% in 2016, compared to its base level in 2009

  Carriers, Environment and Sustainability, Global Issues, Shipping


Largest Ship Transits Raised Bayonne Bridge

 18 Jul 2017

New York and New Jersey Port has welcomed a New Panamax-sized containership OOCL Berlin after it slipped under the recently elevated Bayonne Bridge on July 17, 2017

  Carriers, Mega Ship Ready, Port Focus, Port Planning & Finance, Shipping


China Port Plans Hit $20 Billion Mark

 17 Jul 2017

Chinese entities have doubled the value of overseas port projects targeted for investment since last year, potentially expanding China’s maritime and soft economic power at a rapid rate

  Carriers, Port & Maritime Training, Port Focus, Port Planning & Finance, Shipping