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Zim Offers Asia-US east coast service via Suez

Apr 25, 2015

Israeli liner carrier Zim Integrated Shipping Services is launching a new service between Asia and the U.S. East Coast via the Suez Canal at the end of May. The 10-ship loop will call in South China, Vietnam, Colombo, New York, Savannah and Norfolk…

Banks: Vessel Financing Increasingly Based on Energy Efficiency

Apr 22, 2015

Banks are beginning to recommend efficiency retrofits to shipowners, and are using energy-efficiency data in deciding which vessels they finance—and which they won’t, says a survey conducted by  Carbon War Room.  If this trend continues…

Taiwan's Yang Ming Marine to Add Bigger Vessels to its Fleet

Apr 19, 2015

Yang Ming Marine Transport Corporation, Taiwnanese global shipping and logistics services company,  will take delivery of 14 large-sized ships over the next two years, as it moves to expand its fleet of shipping vessels.  At the end of March…

Star Bulk Adds Jennifer

Apr 19, 2015

Star Bulk Carriers Corp has added M/V Star Jennifer (ex 'Ore Hansa), a 82,290 dwt Kamsarmax bulk carrier, built in 2006, to its fleet. The Company completed the acquisition of 34 vessels from Excel Maritime Carriers Ltd under an 'en bloc' transaction announced on August 19…

Georgia Port Increases Container Traffic

Apr 16, 2015

The Georgia Ports Authority increased containerized cargo in March by 27.8 percent compared to the same month a year ago, for an additional 72,499 20-foot equivalent container units (TEUs). “We are moving record volumes while maintaining excellent service levels for our customers…

CMA CGM Opens Corridor in Libreville

Apr 08, 2015

CMA CGM announced the opening of a new corridor to Gabon's inland destinations via the port of Libreville. Coverage of Gabon's major locations (Franceville, Lambarene, Mouila, Bitam, Moanda, Mitzic, Makokou) is provided by rail and by road.

Western Port Industry Leaders to Meet

Apr 07, 2015

Port authority CEOs and senior staff from throughout the Western Hemisphere, along with maritime industry leaders, influencers and policymakers are expected to converge on Washington, D.C., April 20-21, to attend the 2015 Spring Conference of…

Ship Management and Technology

Apr 02, 2015

Technology is central, not merely an add-on, to ship manager brand value.Ship managers who operate vessels on behalf of their owner clients, are the lynchpin of international shipping. As the industry has gone through rounds of relentless cost cutting…

Haycock is DCLI's New Chief Marketing Officer

Mar 31, 2015

Direct ChassisLink, Inc. (DCLI) has announced the appointment of Mr. Jeremy Haycock to the position of Senior Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer, effective April 15, 2015. Jeremy will have responsibility for DCLI's commercial team, growth of the business and development of new products…

GAC Sri Lanka Wins Award

Mar 30, 2015

GAC Sri Lanka’s liner arm, McLarens Shipping, has been named “Best Shipping Agent, Customer Service” at the 21st annual Institute of Chartered Shipbrokers (UK) national awards. The accolade was presented in recognition of its high standards of service for Wan Hai Lines in the Intra-Asia sector…

Ravenna Port to Test Faster ICT-Based Controls

Mar 30, 2015

The EU's TEN-T Program will back with over $976,000 a study and pilot deployment of automated road and rail gates in the Port of Ravenna in Italy. The new ICT-based solutions will speed up the commercial, operational and customs controls of trucks and trains entering and exiting the port…

Columbus Transit: the Sum of Experience & Professionalism

Mar 29, 2015

Columbus Transit is a forwarding company that has been growing for 21 years at the Port of Barcelona, is among the latest companies to obtain Port of Barcelona Efficiency Network quality certification.The company was founded by a group…

Long Beach, LA Collaborate to Improve Cargo Flow

Mar 26, 2015

Executives from the ports of Long Beach and Los Angeles held a kickoff meeting earlier this week to begin working together to focus on cargo conveyance strategies that will enhance velocity and efficiency throughout their gateway’s supply chain…

Senate Confirms Doyle to Another Term

Mar 25, 2015

The United States Senate confirmed William P. Doyle to another term in office as a Federal Maritime Commissioner on the evening of March 23, 2015.  The vote was a unanimous 89 in favor, 0 opposed, and 11 senators not voting. Upon confirmation…

CEVA Opens Distribution Center in Italy

Mar 25, 2015

CEVA Logistics, one of the world's leading supply chain companies, has today announced the opening of a local distribution center for Magneti Marelli After Market Parts and Services, a division dedicated to the independent spare parts network and after sales market…

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ICTSI Breaks Ground on New Berth at Manila International Container Terminal

ICTSI Breaks Ground on New Berth at Manila International Container Terminal

DP World Cut Carbon Emissions by 5% in 2022

DP World Cut Carbon Emissions by 5% in 2022

Port of Windsor Gets Funding for Infrastructure Upgrades

Port of Windsor Gets Funding for Infrastructure Upgrades

CMA CGM Sees Profit Easing as Demand Wanes, New Ship Supply

CMA CGM Sees Profit Easing as Demand Wanes, New Ship Supply

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