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Antwerp Port Freight Volume Up

Oct 16, 2019

The total freight volume handled by Port of Antwerp rose from January through September 2019 by 1.1% compared with the same period last year. The container volume (in TEU) was up by as much as 6.4%.However the slowdown in the world economy reduced…

Rotterdam Port Joins Noah's Train

Oct 14, 2019

The Port of Rotterdam Authority has announced that it has participated in ‘Noah’s Train’ as part of the Rail Freight Forward (RFF) initiative, a collaborative effort to cut freight transport emissions by 30% by 2030.The longest mobile work of art and ambassador of the RFF initiative…

Hammerfest LNG Ships 1000th LNG Cargo

Oct 10, 2019

Norwegian energy company Equinor reached a milestone at its Hammerfest LNG facility on Melkøya Island, “the Snøhvit plant”,  by loading the 1000th cargo of the chilled fuel.The cargo consists of 140 500 cubic metres of liquefied natural gas (LNG)…

AWT Becomes PKP Cargo International

Oct 08, 2019

Polish rail freight operator PKP Cargo has rebranded its Czech subsidiary Advanced World Transport (AWT) to PKP Cargo International. Besides the new name, the Czech company has obtained a new corporate logo and colours.Advanced World Transport…

CMA CGM Set to Launch Guinea Gulf Express

Oct 08, 2019

French container transportation and shipping company CMA CGM plans to introduce its new product GUINEA GULF EXPRESS (GGX) service in complement of the current 6 weekly services as part of improving its  offer on the trade Europe and Mediterranean to West Africa strategic markets…

Yang Ming Launches CVK Service

Oct 08, 2019

Taiwanese ocean shipping company Yang Ming Marine Transport Corporation has announced the launch of CVK service (China-Vietnam-Cambodia Service) with effect from October 21st, 2019.'We are launching the service in light of the strong cargo volumes in the area of China…

NAT Bullish on Tanker Market

Oct 07, 2019

Bermuda-headquartered Nordic American Tankers (NAT) said that its tanker segment is on upswing mode following he strong market improvement for its Suezmax tankers.'However, seeing is believing and if anyone had doubts, last week, the international…

North Sea Port Connects to 12 New Destinations

Oct 06, 2019

North Sea Port and Lineas are joining forces to increase efficiency with 12 new rail connections to the European hinterland.According to a press note from the cross-border port that consolidates the port areas of Vlissingen, Terneuzen and Ghent…

Costa Rica Begins New Direct Shanghai Service

Oct 06, 2019

In just six months since the inauguration of the new Moín Container Terminal (MCT) in Costa Rica, highly-trained employees are meeting all productivity KPIs outlined in the concession contract.By reducing berthing times to an average of just 10 hours per vessel…

Hapag-Lloyd Expands Indian Services

Sep 29, 2019

German-based cargo container shipping line, Hapag-Lloyd AG expects Indian container market to grow further and it launches two new services.'In response to growing demand, Hapag-Lloyd will offer more services from and to India. Two new services…

India's Containerized Trade Growth Slows

Sep 24, 2019

India's container trade growth slowed to 1 percent (9% in the same period last year) in Q2 2019 on account of various factors like growing trade tensions and slump in manufacturing sector, Maersk said.'The slow down is due to a cocktail of international factors such as slowing trade growth…

Petrobangla Gets 1st Q-Flex LNG cargo from Qatargas

Sep 22, 2019

Qatargas made its first liquefied natural gas (LNG) cargo delivery (LNG) on a Q-Flex vessel to the Floating Storage and Regasification Unit (FSRU) named ‘Excellence’ and known as Moheshkali LNG Terminal (MLNG), located offshore Bangladesh.According…

Höegh Increases its Frequency to Australia

Sep 20, 2019

Nowegean provider of Ro/Ro (Roll On/Roll Off) deep sea transportation services Höegh Autoliners announce an increased frequency in its service to Australia. Starting in November, the company will offer five sailing per month to Australia from Europe…

Port Nelson Reports Continued Steady Growth

Sep 20, 2019

New Zealand Port Nelson said that continued growth in cargo volume has contributed to the port's delivering an operating profit of $30.5 million for the 2018/2019 financial year.This is an increase of $3.4 million compared to the $27.1 million reported in 2018…

Long Beach Port Cargo Volumes Dip in August

Sep 16, 2019

The Port of Long Beach last month had the fifth-busiest August in its 108-year history. However, the total of 663,992 twenty-foot equivalent units (TEUs) were handled in August, 2.3% less than a year ago.Imports slid 5.9% to 322,780 TEUs, exports rose 4…

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