Carriers News

     

  22 Sep 2017
AP Moller-Maersk has signed an agreement to sell Maersk Tankers to its controlling shareholder for US$1,171 Million in an all-cash transaction.

  22 Sep 2017
Krishnapatnam Port Container Terminal has deepened its draft to 16 meters to create one of India’s deep-draft container ports and added transhipment services

  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

  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

Credit: 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

  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

GenMar Victory entering Port of Rotterdam   21 Sep 2017
International standards for nautical port information have taken a leap forward this week due to the efforts of the Rotterdam Port Call Optimisation Task Force

  20 Sep 2017
Mediterranean Shipping Company (MSC) has renewed its contract with Kalmar, part of Cargotec, by ordering new container-handling equipment as part of a fleet renewal programme in five terminal locations across South Africa

  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

  20 Sep 2017
A North Korea-linked ship appeared to arrive at a major Chinese bulk terminal in Beilun Harbor

  19 Sep 2017
Maersk line’s Yiwu Port Weekly Train service in China has opened with a ceremony

  19 Sep 2017
DP World has agreed to acquire two fellow state-owned maritime assets including shipyard and an industrial zone in Dubai from a parent company for total cash consideration of US$405 million

  19 Sep 2017
Artificial intelligence is to become part of CMA CGM’s ongoing digital transformation after the third largest container shipping company revealed that Infosys will help develop its business model

  18 Sep 2017
Drewry has warned beneficial cargo owners (BCOs) that they need to re-think their contract negotiation strategy for freight rates after the price to move their products by container increased for a fourth consecutive quarter

Left to right:
•Giordano Bruno Guerrini Chairman of the Board for the BIC
•Ken Rohlmann of Hapag-Lloyd, Vice-Chairman of CINS
•Jean-Christophe Triat of the Mediterranean Shipping Company (MSC), member of CINS
•Douglas Owen Secretary General of the BIC
  18 Sep 2017
The Bureau International des Containers (BIC) has announced that the BIC Award has gone to the Cargo Incident Notification System (CINS) in recognition of the progress its made in sharing information and improving safety aboard vessels and throughout...

  18 Sep 2017
Vancouver Fraser Port Authority has been awarded for a marine environment protection initiative that calls upon shipping operators to slow their speed when transiting whale feeding grounds

  18 Sep 2017
Global terminal operator DP World has opted not to renew its operating contract for PT Terminal Petikemas Surabaya (TPS) in Indonesia at the end of the agreement in 2019 despite its 20-year investment there

  18 Sep 2017
CMA CGM has confirmed its latest ship order after sharing impressive first half results for 2017, with a strong increase in shipping volumes driving revenue by 56.8% in comparison with Q2 2016 to reach US$ 5.55 billion

  18 Sep 2017
Hapag-Lloyd has promised to make investments to maintain and expand its container fleet by ordering a total of 7,700 refrigerated containers, or ‘Reefers’, of the latest generation

  15 Sep 2017
Cargo shipping is the transport of goods by ships from one location to another