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Hapag-Lloyd Expands Atlantic Loop 3

Nov 11, 2019

German international shipping and container transportation company Hapag-Lloyd AG announced that it is expanding fleet on Atlantic Loop 3 service between the US and Europe.'Our Atlantic Loop 3 Service (AL3) fleet is growing with the addition of the 4…

MSC Isabella, Largest Boxship to Call in Singapore Port

Nov 10, 2019

The 23,656 teu MSC Isabella became the largest containership to call the Port of Singapore when it berthed on 10 November 2019.The MSC’s Gülsün-Class of container vessels is currently the world’s largest series of container ships.To date, MSC…

Gothenburg Port Reports Steady Rise

Nov 04, 2019

The Swedish container market had a slight downturn during H1 2019, with a 1% fall, but the Port of Gothenburg has reported a steady rise in both market share and volume.Between January and September this year, the figure stood at four per cent…

Oldendorff in Bulker Deal with Bangladesh

Nov 03, 2019

German bulk carrier company Oldendorff Carriers  signed a Coal Transportation Agreement (CTA) with  Bangladesh Chinese Power Company limited(BCPCL).Oldendorff will provide a full transportation solution to BCPCL, which includes coal transportation…

Lydia Oldendorff Sets Record

Nov 03, 2019

The largest German bulk carrier company Oldendorff Carriers GmbH, which operates around 700 ships, said that its Lydia Oldendorff (207,562 tdw built 2015) has set a record as the largest vessel to load coal at Puerto Bolivar, Colombia.The Newcastlemax…

Europe Establishes Waterborne TP

Oct 30, 2019

The European Commission and Member States will establish a co-programed partnership zero-emission waterborne transport in the framework of Horizon Europe (the EU’s future research and innovation program).According to a press note, Waterborne…

Yang Ming to Launch New ITS Service

Oct 29, 2019

Taiwanese ocean shipping company Yang Ming Marine Transport Corporation said that encouraged by the steady economic growth and foreign trade in between Indonesia, Singapore, Malaysia and Thailand, it  continues to enhance its Southeast Asia…

Boom in Container Shipping: VesselsValue

Oct 29, 2019

The Containership market has been showing some significant gains across both earnings and values, particularly in the Post Panamax and New Panamax segments, says VesselsValue.The US China trade war has had a negative impact on vessel demand…

Virgin Hyperloop to Add $4Bln to S. Arabia

Oct 27, 2019

Virgin Hyperloop One (VHO) is anticipated to pile in a potential US$4 billion into Saudi Arabia as it strives to make hyperloop transportation a reality.A 35-kilometer test and certification track will be built 100 kilometers north of the Red Sea port of Jeddah…

Duisburg to Open New Trimodal Terminal

Oct 25, 2019

The largest trimodal  container terminal in the European hinterland is being developed in the Port of Duisburg.Duisburger Hafen AG (duisport) is set to build a US$111.2mln  new 220,000 m² trimodal container terminal on the site of its current…

Costamare Charters 14 Vessels in Q3

Oct 23, 2019

Costamare, owners and providers of containerships for charter, said that it has chartered in total 14 vessels over the quarter ended September 30, 2019.According to Gregory Zikos, Chief Financial Officer of the Marshall Islands corporation,…

Essar Ports Posts 20% Cargo Growth

Oct 22, 2019

Essar Ports, India's second-largest, private-sector port and terminal company by capacity and throughput, posted a record 20 per cent cargo growth in April-September period of the ongoing financial year (ending March 31, 2020) with a throughput of 27…

Rotterdam Port Continues to Grow in Q3

Oct 22, 2019

The Port of Rotterdam announced  a 1% rise in cargo handing, after it handled 112.4 million tonnes of freight, meaning that the total of 353.5 million tonnes were transmitted up to the end of the third quarter.Volume growth was mainly driven by containers…

CAA Welcomes MSC 's Shelving Arctic Routes

Oct 21, 2019

Clean Arctic Alliance has welcome MSC Mediterranean Shipping Company's decision to avoid Arctic shipping route as a new short cut between northern Europe and Asia.Clean Arctic Alliance lead advisor Dr Sian Prior was responding to the announcement…

ITF Expands into Asia Pacific

Oct 16, 2019

The International Transport Workers' Federation (ITF) has established its latest Contacts Network, covering Bangladesh, Cambodia, Malaysia, Myanmar, Pakistan, Papua New Guinea, the Solomon Islands and Thailand.ITF has seen a significant increase…

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