Industry Sectors - Carriers


Drewry Reefer Club Combats Freight Rate Uncertainty

 25 Sep 2017

Global shipping consultancy Drewry has launched a Reefer Benchmarking Club to meet the growing concerns of shippers about rising freight rates and reduced service levels at a time of carrier consolidation

  Carriers, Global Issues, Shipping, Supply Chain


Multiple Reports Confirm Biggest Containership Order

 22 Sep 2017

Mediterranean Shipping (MSC) has, according to multiple reports, confirmed a deal for 11 22,000-TEU vessels — the largest vessel order in the company’s 47-year history and one of the biggest ever in the containership industry

  Carriers, Shipping


NYK Group Tests Shipping IoT

 22 Sep 2017

Carrier NYK Group and Norwegian digital platform provider Dualog have planned a proof-of-concept experiment involving an onboard Internet of Things (IoT) platform for ships

  Automation and Optimisation, Carriers, Port & Maritime Training, Port Focus, Port Planning & Finance, Shipping


K Line Ship Carrying VW Cars Stopped by Greenpeace

 21 Sep 2017

Greenpeace volunteers in kayaks and boats have boarded K Line’s 23,498-tonne Elbe Highway car carrier on its major import route bringing Volkswagen diesel cars into the UK

  Carriers, Environment and Sustainability, Port Focus, Security, Surveillance and Detection, Shipping


French Port Le Havre Blocked by Protest

 21 Sep 2017

Amid nationwide protest against the reform of French labor codes, port workers have blocked the road entrances to France’s largest container port, Le Havre

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



Polish and Qatari Ports to Cooperate

 21 Sep 2017

Polish Port of Gdansk (PGA SA) has signed a memorandum of cooperation with Qatar, and announced its intention to cooperate with Ukraine on transport

  Carriers, Container Handling, Port & Maritime Training, Port Focus, Port Planning & Finance


Kingston Freeport Searches for Third Major Player

 20 Sep 2017

The CEO of Kingston Freeport Terminal (KCT) in Jamaica is trying to entice a third major container shipping company to reduce its reliance on ZIM and CMA CGM, according to the Jamaica Gleaner

  Carriers, Port Focus, Port Planning & Finance, Shipping, Terminal Focus


North Korean Freight May Still Reach Ports

 20 Sep 2017

A North Korea-linked ship appeared to arrive at a major Chinese bulk terminal in Beilun Harbor

  Carriers, Global Issues, Port & Maritime Training, Port Focus, Port Planning & Finance


Infographic: Beginner’s Guide to Blockchain

 19 Sep 2017

Blockchain has presented itself as the new way to keep records of monetary transactions in the shipping industry

  Automation and Optimisation, Carriers


Maersk Line Adds Ningbo Port Rail Service

 19 Sep 2017

Maersk line’s Yiwu Port Weekly Train service in China has opened with a ceremony

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