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17 January 2020

Hapag-Lloyd signs space charter with 2M Alliance

German international shipping company Hapag-Lloyd has signed a space charter agreement with Maersk and MSC on the Aisa-North Europe trade, according to a 17 January announcement made by the company.

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16 January 2020 Digital

UK releases CMA CGM Washington report

The UK government has released its report after investigating the UK-flagged CMA CGM Washington, which lost 137 containers following the collapse of three container bays in January 2018.

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13 January 2020 Digital

HMM to launch mega-ships from Busan

Hyundai Merchant Marine (HMM) is planning to launch the world's largest container ships in April 2020, according to national media.

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9 January 2020 Digital

Hapag-Lloyd opens Quality Service Center in Mauritius

Hapag-Lloyd, the fifth largest container shipping line in the world by market share, has announced it will look to grow and develop its presence in Africa with a new Quality Service Center (QSC) in Mauritius.

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8 January 2020 Digital

COSCO says lithium battery started vessel fire

The fire that broke out on the COSCO Pacific on January 6 2020 was caused by the spontaneous combustion of a lithium ion battery, according to widely reported update from the Chinese carrier.

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7 January 2020

Report casts doubt on new NSR port

Plans to build a new container port on the Northern Sea Route (NSR) could be reviewed after the University of Iceland's Institute of Finance and Economic Studies published a report cast doubt on the project's commercial viability.

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3 January 2020 Digital

Russia unveils NSR infrastructure update

The Russian government has announced a major infrastructure development plan for the Northern Sea Route (NSR) as part of its efforts to make the Arctic a commercially viable shipping lane.

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2 January 2020

Hyundai Merchant Marine outlines 2020 plans

Despite a ‘sluggish market’ in 2019 South Korean container line Hyundai Merchant Marine (HMM) said it has laid a ‘solid foundation’ to improve mid-to-long term portability in the last 12 months.

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30 December 2019

2019 in review: Shipping

The past 12 months have seen significant change in the maritime industry. Shipping has seen major progress in a number of areas including the expansion of the global mega-ship fleet, examination of the Northern Sea Route (NSR) and US-China trade all continuing to affect the fortunes of ports, carriers and stakeholders.

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