Haun, Eric

Haun, Eric

Eric Haun is editor of Marine News. He has covered the commercial maritime and offshore industries for MarineLink.com and Maritime Reporter & Engineering News since 2013, and was previously managing editor of Offshore Engineer and Marine Technology Reporter.
New York, USA • Email: [email protected]

Four Carnival Brands to Debut New Ships in 2018

Jan 04, 2018

Carnival Corporation & plc will roll out four new ships in 2018 across four of its 10 global brands, as the company will add 18 new cruise liners to its fleet between 2018 and 2022. The new vessels to set sail in 2018 will be for Carnival Cruise Line…


Dec 15, 2017

French shipping line CMA CGM Group has launched “SERENITY by CMA CGM”, designed to help clients deal with and be better protected from unforeseen events during freight transport. Elie Zeenny, Vice President in charge of Development Projects…

XPO’s Jacobs Receives 2017 Connie Award

Dec 13, 2017

XPO Logistics chief executive officer Bradley Jacobs received the Containerization and Intermodal Institute’s (CII) 2017 Connie Award during a ceremony December 11 in Newark, N.J. Each year, the Connie Award recognizes individuals for their contributions…

APL Launches Container Tracking Mobile App

Dec 13, 2017

APL has launched a mobile application to help shippers track containers from place of loading to delivery destinations.   APL Box Track, available for download from both the Apple iTunes and Google Play stores, is designed to offer convenience and visibility…

Box Ship Breaks from Mooring in Boston

Dec 07, 2017

The U.S. Coast Guard said it is investigating how a containership broke free from its mooring in Boston on Wednesday morning. The Coast Guard, along with Massport Fire Department, Boston Police Department, Massachusetts State Police and port tugs responded to 1…

Port of LA on Pace to Surpass 9 Mln TEU in 2017

Nov 14, 2017

The Port of Los Angeles said it is on pace to become the Western Hemisphere’s first-ever port to move 9 million 20-foot equivalent units (TEU) in a single year, following strong box volumes in the month of October. Although October 2017 container volumes were down 8…

Former Maersk Boss Named Unifeeder Chairman

Nov 14, 2017

Nils Smedegaard Andersen has been appointed Chairman of the Board of Directors of Denmark based feeder and shortsea operator Unifeeder, taking up his first directorship within the logistics and shipping industry after stepping down from his position as Group Chief Executive Officer of A…

Container Service Returns to Port of Portland

Nov 13, 2017

Hong-Kong based carrier Swire Shipping will offer general, non-containerized cargo and container service at Oregon’s sole international port from January 2018.A new call at Port of Portland's Terminal 6, which will likely be monthly and…

CMA CGM among the Top Companies for Trainees

Oct 20, 2017

French based CMA CGM Group is one of the world’s largest maritime transport firms. It is also a top company for trainees, a recent survey found.After ranking 11th last year, CMA CGM reached 7th place in the Happy Trainees ranking, which…

Containership Receives a Special Welcome

Oct 20, 2017

The world’s largest containership received a special greeting when it arrived for the first time at Germany’s sole deepwater port. On October 16, EUROGATE welcomed the 21,413 TEU OOCL Germany at its container terminal in Wilhelmshaven, where…

Trump Waives Jones Act for Puerto Rico Relief

Sep 28, 2017

President Trump has waived shipping restrictions for Puerto Rico on Thursday at request of the island's governor Ricardo Rosselló and after an outcry from Congress about the scarcity of fuel, food and emergency supplies following Hurricane Maria…

NYC Jobs Plan Aims to Bolster Freight Network

Jun 16, 2017

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio today unveiled a series of initiatives aiming to spur 100,000 high-paying jobs over the coming decade across a number of sectors, including the City's maritime and intermodal freight and logistics industries…

Port of Charleston Cleared after Bomb Scare

Jun 15, 2017

A container terminal at the Port of Charleston has resumed normal operations after being cleared of a potential bomb threat aboard a containership. At approximately 8 p.m. Wednesday authorities were informed of a potential threat in a container…

Kirby Corp Acquires Stewart & Stevenson

Jun 14, 2017

Houston based tank barge operator Kirby Corporation said it has signed an agreement to acquire the assets and businesses of Stewart & Stevenson LLC for approximately $710 million.The agreement was signed on June 13 by the companies’ executive chairmen…

Maersk Sells Mercosul Line to CMA CGM

Jun 13, 2017

An agreement between two container carrier giants will see CMA CGM acquire Maersk Line owned Mercosul Line, a player in Brazil’s domestic container shipping market. The price of the sale was not made public. The transaction is subject to…

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