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Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
30-Oct-2018 WORKS OFF MARINA EAST Singapore THIRD QUARTER FIGURES SHOW CONTAINER VOLUME GROWTH Rotterdam, Netherlands Works off Marina East Tuesday, October 30, 2018, Singapore The working period for works being conducted south of Marina East has been extended. The works will now be carried out from...
October 30th, 2018 | Containers, Logistics, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Norddeutsche Reederei H. Schuldt joins V.Group

Norddeutsche Reederei H. Schuldt joins V.Group
Norddeutsche Reederei is one of the leading players in the Hamburg market with 150 years of history, managing a container fleet of 46 vessels, representing 229.847 TEU Hamburg and London, 16 October 2018 – Norddeutsche Vermögen Group and V.Group have signed an agreement for Norddeutsche Reederei...
October 16th, 2018 | Containers, Mergers and Acquisitions | Read More

Medlink Ports recognition for waterways box shippers

Medlink Ports recognition for waterways box shippers
Mineral water and dairy powder specialists Danone and Euroserum have become the latest container shippers to be recognised by the Medlink Ports association for their regular use of the river network between the Rhone-Saone corridor and the French Mediterranean coast.  They join 25 previously cited companies,...
October 10th, 2018 | Containers, Inland Waterways, Logistics, Markets, Ports & Terminals | Read More

ROTTERDAM 2018: Everything you need to know about the COA Members Meeting and the COA Container Pavilion

ROTTERDAM 2018: Everything you need to know about the COA Members Meeting and the COA Container Pavilion
. ROTTERDAM 2018      22nd COA Members Meeting (5 November 2018)      COA Container Pavilion at Intermodal Europe 2018 (6-8 November 2018) Update and Practical Information The next COA Members Meeting and Intermodal Europe 2018 will take place in just over four weeks’ time. Please find below...
October 5th, 2018 | Containers, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions, Logistics, Markets, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Rail | Read More

Ports America’s Napoleon Container Terminal puts customers first with Navis N4 implementation

Ports America’s Napoleon Container Terminal puts customers first with Navis N4 implementation
Terminal Upgraded TOS to Handle Growing Container Volumes & Managing Evolving Customer Demands Oakland, CA, October 3, 2018 –Navis, a part of Cargotec Corporation and provider of operational technologies and services that unlock greater performance and efficiency for the world’s leading...
October 3rd, 2018 | Containers, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Markets, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Trade and Commerce | Read More

2020 Fuel surcharges could be reduced says Fuelsave

2020 Fuel surcharges could be reduced says Fuelsave
Marc Sima, President and co-founder of Germany’s FUELSAVE The fuel surcharges some container shipping companies are intending to pass on to customers as they look to meet the 2020 sulphur cap could be reduced for the mutual benefit of shipowners and operators, as well as their customers, given the...
September 28th, 2018 | Bunkering, Container shipping, Containers, Emissions, Environment | Read More

Contained rise for the BDI@1,450…

Contained rise for the BDI@1,450…
John Faraclas The BDI’s rise earlier on today was more or less …trimmed with a 16 points plus whilst at the UN things were heating up… John Faraclas’ brief report: All indices were on the plus but with minimal or no change… The Capes’ BCI  rose just four points to 1,868… The Panamaxes...
September 25th, 2018 | Chartering, Containers, Dry Bulkcarriers, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Insight, Markets, News, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Edward DeNike, President of SSA Containers Presented with 2018 Connie Award

Edward DeNike, President of SSA Containers Presented with 2018 Connie Award
l to r: Michael DiVirgilio, CII President; Ed DeNike, President of SSA Containers; Mrs. DeNike; Ronald J. Forest, President of Matson Navigation and Sue Coffey, CII Treasurer Edward DeNike, President of SSA Containers presented with 2018 Connie Award in Long Beach, CA Long Beach, CA (September 21, 2018)...
September 21st, 2018 | Awards, Containers, Markets | Read More

Transmar increases service levels with extra tonnage to Jeddah

Transmar increases service levels with extra tonnage to Jeddah
The “Viking Marlin” Transmar has upgraded its Adabiya departure services with the addition of a new vessel – the MV Viking Merlin – on the company’s Red Sea Service (RES) with a scheduled first departure from Adabiya on Thursday 20 September, 2018. This increased tonnage on the RES...
September 17th, 2018 | Containers, Liner Shipping and Trade, Markets | Read More

The BDI’s fall continues; so what…

The BDI’s fall continues; so what…
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) lost another 36 points earlier on today and now stands at 1,477 – below the 1,500 point threshold… Geopolitics still messy and the massacre of civilians spreads… John Faraclas’ midweek recap: The Capes were down and below the 2,500 point mark, an issue...
September 5th, 2018 | Banking, Chartering, Containers, Dry Bulkcarriers, Earthquakes, Tsunamis, Cyclones and Typhoons, Energy, Immigration, Markets, Military, News, Reports, Safety and Security, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers | Read More

FUELSAVE introduces containerised version of its engine optimisation and emissions abatement system

FUELSAVE introduces containerised version of its engine optimisation and emissions abatement system
The FS MARINE + Container has been designed to provide ship operators with a more cost-effective, plug-in and play version of its engine combustion optimisation and emissions abatement system FUELSAVE will unveil a containerised version of its revolutionary FS MARINE+ technology during the SMM 2018 trade...
August 23rd, 2018 | Containers, Emissions, Energy, Environment, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Markets, Technical, Technology | Read More

David F. Doorley named CFO of SeaCube Container Leasing Ltd.

David F. Doorley named CFO of SeaCube Container Leasing Ltd.
David F. Doorley (WOODCLIFF LAKE, NJ) August 22, 2018 –  SeaCube Container Leasing Ltd. (“SeaCube”), is pleased to announce the promotion of David F. Doorley to the position of Chief Financial Officer. This promotion was announced by Robert Sappio, CEO, SeaCube Container Leasing Ltd. Prior...
August 22nd, 2018 | Company Profiles, Containers, Markets, Person Profiles | Read More

Diana Containerships fixes Pamina on period t/c with HMM

Diana Containerships fixes Pamina on period t/c with HMM
.. DIANA CONTAINERSHIPS INC. ANNOUNCES TIME CHARTER  CONTRACT FOR M/V PAMINA WITH HMM ATHENS, GREECE, August 9, 2018 – Diana Containerships Inc. (NASDAQ: DCIX), (the “Company”), a global shipping company specializing in the ownership of containerships, today announced that, through a separate...
August 9th, 2018 | Container shipping, Containers, Shipmanagement, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Peak season promises better box freight rates but limited charter market upside

Peak season promises better box freight rates but limited charter market upside
MSI has redesigned its Container Shipping Forecaster, increasing the focus on freight and charter markets and enhancing data on mainlane deployment and bunker charges London, 08 August, 2018. After a pattern of divergence at the start of the year, July saw a modest realignment between charter and freight...
August 8th, 2018 | Chartering, Containers, Dry Bulkcarriers, Fixtures, Markets, Reports, Statistics | Read More

Rising to the digital challenge in shipping

Rising to the digital challenge in shipping
Joint TT Club & McKinsey report concludes that the future is digital   ‘Brave new world?’ examines two potential future digital scenarios, one of which is termed ‘Digital reinvention’ Industry experts, looking at the future for the container transport industry over the next 25 years,...
August 6th, 2018 | Containers, IT and Communications, P and I Clubs, Technical, Technology | Read More

Diana Containerships reports financial results for Q2 and six months ended 30 June 2018

Diana Containerships reports financial results for Q2 and six months ended 30 June 2018
.. DIANA CONTAINERSHIPS INC. REPORTS FINANCIAL RESULTS  FOR THE SECOND QUARTER AND SIX MONTHS ENDED JUNE 30, 2018 ATHENS, GREECE, July 27, 2018 – Diana Containerships Inc. (NASDAQ: DCIX), (the “Company”), a global shipping company specializing in the ownership of containerships, today reported...
July 27th, 2018 | Accountancy, Company Profiles, Containers, Markets, News, Reports, Shipmanagement | Read More

Dry Market’s twists and turns

Dry Market’s twists and turns
John Faraclas It was a bit odd yesterday to witness the figures of all the BDI (Baltic Dry Index) indices. Geopolitics still messy. John Faraclas’ brief market report: The BDI lost 64 points and now reads 1,708… The Capes’ BCI lost 159 points re-confirming once again how volatile this size is....
July 26th, 2018 | Chartering, Containers, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, Military, News, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Diana Containerships completes sale of post panamax contship “Hamburg”

Diana Containerships completes sale of post panamax contship “Hamburg”
.. DIANA CONTAINERSHIPS INC. ANNOUNCES COMPLETION OF SALE OF A POST-PANAMAX CONTAINER VESSEL WITH DELIVERY TO HER NEW OWNERS AND DEBT-FREE BALANCE SHEET ATHENS, GREECE, July 24, 2018 – Diana Containerships Inc. (NASDAQ: DCIX), (the “Company”), a global shipping company specializing in the ownership...
July 24th, 2018 | Company Profiles, Containers, Markets, Sales and Purchases | Read More

Diana Shipping announces the full repayment of the loan to Diana Containerships

Diana Shipping announces the full repayment of the loan to Diana Containerships
DIANA SHIPPING INC. ANNOUNCES THE FULL REPAYMENT OF THE LOAN TO DIANA CONTAINERSHIPS INC. ATHENS, GREECE, July 24, 2018 – Diana Shipping Inc. (NYSE: DSX), (the “Company”), a global shipping company specializing in the ownership of dry bulk vessels, today announced that on July 23, 2018, it received...
July 24th, 2018 | Company Profiles, Containers, Dry Bulkcarriers, Finance, Markets, News, Shipfinance | Read More

Crowley Takes Delivery of First LNG-Powered ConRo Ship Serving Puerto Rico

Crowley Takes Delivery of First LNG-Powered ConRo Ship Serving Puerto Rico
The “El Coqui” (PASCAGOULA, Miss.; July 20, 2018) ­– Crowley Maritime Corp. announced today that it has taken delivery of El Coquí, one of the world’s first combination container/roll on-roll off (ConRo) ships powered by liquefied natural gas (LNG), from shipbuilder VT Halter Marine...
July 20th, 2018 | Containers, News, Ro-Ro and Passenger Ferries, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Trade and Commerce | Read More

COA launches re-designed website

COA launches re-designed website
The Container Owners Association has launched its new, re-designed, website – Members and other interested organisations are invited to visit it. See: www.containerownersassociation.org The aim of the new design is to provide easy access to the various activities that are being undertaken by the...
July 13th, 2018 | Associations, Communication, Containers, IT and Communications | Read More

TOC Europe 2018 hits record attendance with focus on smart, collaborative future

TOC Europe 2018 hits record attendance with focus on smart, collaborative future
From the latest TOC London, 12 July 2018 – TOC Europe, the world’s leading exhibition and conference hub for global port and terminal operators, container supply chain professionals and technology providers, welcomed close to 4,000 industry executives at its 43rd edition in Rotterdam this June. The...
July 12th, 2018 | Automobiles, Canals, Containers, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions, Inland Waterways, Land Trasnport, Logistics, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Rail, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Market uncertainty drives down the BDI now at 1,555…

Market uncertainty drives down the BDI now at 1,555…
John Faraclas The BDI dropped further down earlier on today at 1,555 – minus 54 points amid a geopolitical mayhem! John Faraclas’ brief recap: The Capes’ BCI witnessed a three digit fall – 224 points and now stands at 2,792 points; CAUTION! If it wasn’t for the Panamaxes’ rise the BDI...
July 10th, 2018 | Chartering, Containers, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, Military, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

MAN to Deliver Propulsion Solution for LNG-Fuelled ME-GI Containerships

MAN to Deliver Propulsion Solution for LNG-Fuelled ME-GI Containerships
Rendering of the new Pasha Hawaii containership (picture courtesy Pasha Hawaii) MAN Energy Solutions has won the order to provide the propulsion systems for 2 × 2,525-teu containership newbuildings, which will join the fleet of Pasha Hawaii, the U.S. Jones Act carrier in the Hawaii trade lane. Each...
July 10th, 2018 | Containers, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Markets, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More

Diana Containerships extends “Domingo’s” period t/c CMA CGM

Diana Containerships extends “Domingo’s” period t/c  CMA CGM
.. DIANA CONTAINERSHIPS INC. ANNOUNCES DIRECT CONTINUATION OF TIME CHARTER CONTRACT FOR M/V DOMINGO WITH CMA CGM ATHENS, GREECE, July 10, 2018 – Diana Containerships Inc. (NASDAQ: DCIX), (the “Company”), a global shipping company specializing in the ownership of containerships, today announced...
July 10th, 2018 | Chartering, Container shipping, Containers, Fixtures, Markets | Read More