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BIFA issues warning about the perils of containers abandoned overseas

BIFA issues warning about the perils of containers abandoned overseas
Robert Keen BIFA issues warning about the perils of containers abandoned overseas The British International Freight Association (BIFA), the trade association for UK freight forwarding and logistics companies, is warning its members about the cost of containers abandoned overseas for which they may be...
March 8th, 2019 | Chartering, Containers, Logistics, Markets, Trade and Commerce | Read More

ITCO 2019 Tank Container Fleet Survey published

ITCO 2019 Tank Container Fleet Survey published
ITCO 2019 Tank Container Fleet Survey published: Global tank container fleet reaches 604,700 units ITCO, the International Tank Container Organisation, has published its 7th Annual Tank Container Fleet Survey. This year’s Survey estimates that, at 1 January 2019, the global tank container fleet had...
March 6th, 2019 | Containers, Reports | Read More

Shipping Heavyweight orders World’s First Mega-Container vessel retrofit to LNG

Shipping Heavyweight orders World’s First Mega-Container vessel retrofit to LNG
With 222 modern ships and 9.8 million-teu transported per year, Hapag-Lloyd is a leading global liner shipping company. Pictured here, the ‘Sajir’ whose 9S90ME-C main engine will be converted to a dual-fuel MAN B&W ME-GI unit capable of running on HFO and LNG Hapag-Lloyd pilot gas-conversion...
March 6th, 2019 | Bunkering, Containers, LNG, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Markets, Ship Conversions, Technical, Technology | Read More

Crowley Christens LNG-Powered Ship MV Taíno in Puerto Rico

Crowley Christens LNG-Powered Ship MV Taíno in Puerto Rico
… sponsor Clara Crowley Crowley Christens LNG-Powered Ship MV Taíno in Puerto Rico, Heralding New Era of World-Class Supply Chain Service   (SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico; Feb. 22, 2019) – Crowley Maritime Corp. christened the U.S.-flag combination container/roll on-roll off (ConRo) ship MV Taíno...
February 22nd, 2019 | Bunkering, Containers, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, LNG | Read More

The BDI@608: Revival?

The BDI@608: Revival?
John Faraclas For a second day the BDI (Baltic Dry Index) saw a light improvement  since yesterday despite the continue fall of the Capes. Developments in Geopolitics must be watched as they might produce unwanted detrimental situations… John Faraclas’ brief daily recap: These 10 points today was...
February 13th, 2019 | Anniversaries, Art and auctions, Chartering, Containers, Dry Bulkcarriers, Emissions, Environment, Holidays, Markets, News, People and Places, Reports, Shipping Indices, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

The BDI@595: loud and clear!

The BDI@595: loud and clear!
John Faraclas – picture by ecopack77 The BDI  (Baltic Dry Index) lost, thanks to Posidon, just six points since last Friday the  8th of February, and let’s hope this disastrous skyfall will end soon. Geopolitics getting off hand. John Faraclas’ brief daily recap: The Capes still the big looser...
February 11th, 2019 | Chartering, Containers, Dry Bulkcarriers, Events, Markets, Military, News, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Box traffic at Container Terminal St.Petersburg in 2018 rose 12%

Box traffic at Container Terminal St.Petersburg in 2018 rose 12%
.. CONTAINER THROUGHPUT OF CTSP IN 2018 GREW BY 12%  In 2018, Container Terminal Saint-Petersburg CJSC (CTSP, member of UCL Holding) handled 722,000 TEUs, 12% more than in 2017. In the reporting period, exports totaled 373,600 TEUs, a 5-percent gain on 2017 figures. Imports grew by 21% y-o-y to 348,500...
February 11th, 2019 | Containers, Ports & Terminals, Reports, Trade and Commerce | Read More

New integrated service sets a higher standard behind the quality of Chiquita bananas

New integrated service sets a higher standard behind  the quality of Chiquita bananas
… London, England – February 11th, 2019 – Chiquita Brands International, the world’s leading banana company, has implemented a new, dedicated and integrated container service that sets an even higher standard to safeguard the premium quality of Chiquita bananas across the world.   The...
February 11th, 2019 | Containers, Food and Drink, Reefer ships | Read More

ZIM partners with Avantida to offer street turn services in the US

ZIM partners with Avantida to offer street turn services in the US
Luc de Clerck Avantida continues to grow its network in the US, with ZIM joining Maersk on the platform  Antwerp, Belgium, February 6, 2019 – Avantida, an E2open company, announced today that ZIM, one of the leading shipping lines, has partnered with Avantida to offer street turn services in the United...
February 6th, 2019 | Containers, Liner Shipping and Trade, Logistics, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Hooray hooray, the Panamaxes clinched a point…

Hooray hooray, the Panamaxes clinched a point…
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) lost just five points earlier on today and now stands at 629; Geopolitics still sour and the London Yacht Show makes waves. John Faraclas’ brief market recap: The Capes’ BCI  lost 12 points and now stands at 972… The Panamaxes,  even with just one...
February 5th, 2019 | Associations, Chartering, Containers, Dry Bulkcarriers, Events, Exhibitions, Markets, Military, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

The BDI@634: tough times never last, but tough shipowners do

The BDI@634: tough times never last, but tough shipowners do
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) losses were very much contained and let’s hope the reversal might come soon although the damage has been done… Geopolitics not just perplexed but explosive. John Faraclas daily recap: The Capes’ BCI although it lost the 1,000 points threshold – an expected ...
February 4th, 2019 | Chartering, Comment, Container shipping, Containers, Dry Bulkcarriers, Insight, Markets, Military, News, Piracy and Terrorism, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Capital Ship Management Corp. and Liberty One announce the acquisition of two high specification Container Vessels ‘Asterix’ and ‘Apostolos II’ by their Joint Venture: “Capital Liberty Invest”.

Capital Ship Management Corp. and Liberty One announce the acquisition of two high specification Container Vessels ‘Asterix’ and ‘Apostolos II’ by their Joint Venture: “Capital Liberty Invest”.
The “ASTERIX” Athens, Leer, January 30, 2019. Capital Liberty Invest, the joint venture between Capital Ship Management and Liberty One, recently acquired its first two high specification feeder container vessels which will come under the technical management of Liberty Blue in Leer, Germany.  The...
January 30th, 2019 | Container shipping, Containers, Markets, News | Read More

Crowley continues strong start to 2019 with arrival of 1,500 new containers

Crowley continues strong start to 2019 with arrival of 1,500 new containers
  Crowley’s containers (JACKSONVILLE, Fla.; Jan 28, 2019) ­– To better serve its diverse customer base, Crowley Logisticshas invested almost $30 million in new cargo carrying equipment over the last year. The latest arrivals under this acquisition include 1,500, 45-foot (102-inch wide) dry...
January 28th, 2019 | Containers, Markets, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Lisa LoManto Aurichio named Executive Director of the Containerization & Intermodal Institute

Lisa LoManto Aurichio named Executive Director of the Containerization & Intermodal Institute
l to r: CII Senior Advisor Barbara Yeninas; CII Executive Director Lisa Aurichio Lisa LoManto Aurichio Named Executive Director Of The Containerization & Intermodal Institute BSY Associates Inc. President to Manage Trade Association CRANFORD, NJ (January 16, 2019) –  The Containerization...
January 16th, 2019 | Associations, Containers, HR, Logistics, Person Profiles | Read More

Diana Containerships Inc. announces receipt of NASDAQ Notice

Diana Containerships Inc. announces receipt of NASDAQ Notice
.. ATHENS, GREECE, January 15, 2019 – Diana Containerships Inc. (NASDAQ: DCIX), (the “Company”), a global shipping company specializing in the ownership of containerships, today announced that it has received written notification from The Nasdaq Stock Market LLC (“Nasdaq”) dated January 10,...
January 15th, 2019 | Company Profiles, Containers, Markets, Stock Markets | Read More

Maersk is the First Ocean Carrier to Offer Street Turn (Container Triangulation) services in the United States and Canada

Maersk is the First Ocean Carrier to Offer Street Turn (Container Triangulation) services in the United States and Canada
Luc de Clerck US and Canada-based transporters will now be offered the flexibility, efficiency and cost-effectiveness reUse brings to their planning and container fleet management Antwerp, Belgium, January 15, 2019 – Avantida, an E2Open company, today announced that Maersk, one of the world’s largest...
January 15th, 2019 | Containers, Logistics | Read More

Crowley adds additional sailing to North Atlantic Puerto Rico service increasing schedule integrity and capacity

Crowley adds additional sailing to North Atlantic Puerto Rico service increasing schedule integrity and capacity
… (JACKSONVILLE, Fla.; Jan. 9, 2019) ­– Crowley Logistics announced today that it has expanded its North Atlantic network of vessels, adding velocity to customer supply chains operating between the Northeastern U.S., Puerto Rico, the Dominican Republic and the islands of the Caribbean Basin....
January 9th, 2019 | Containers, Land Trasnport, Liner Shipping and Trade, Logistics, Reefer Containers | Read More

Diana Containerships Inc. announces share repurchase program

Diana Containerships Inc. announces share repurchase program
.. ATHENS, GREECE, January 9, 2019 – Diana Containerships Inc. (NASDAQ: DCIX), (the “Company”), a global shipping company specializing in the ownership of containerships, today announced that its Board of Directors authorized a share repurchase program to purchase up to an aggregate of US$6.0 million...
January 9th, 2019 | Container shipping, Containers, Markets, Stock Markets | Read More

Diana Containerships Inc. announces date for its 2019 Annual Meeting of Shareholders

Diana Containerships Inc. announces date for its 2019 Annual Meeting of Shareholders
.. ATHENS, GREECE, December 17, 2018 – Diana Containerships Inc. (NASDAQ: DCIX), (the “Company”), a global shipping company specializing in the ownership of containerships, announced today that its Board of Directors (the “Board”) has scheduled the Company’s Annual Meeting of Shareholders...
December 17th, 2018 | Container shipping, Containers, Markets, Stock Markets | Read More

Diana Containerships Inc. reports financial results for the Third Quarter and Nine Months ended September 30, 2018

Diana Containerships Inc. reports financial results for the Third Quarter and Nine Months ended September 30, 2018
.. ATHENS, GREECE, November 23, 2018 – Diana Containerships Inc. (NASDAQ: DCIX), (the “Company”), a global shipping company specializing in the ownership of containerships, today reported a net loss of $6.3 million for the third quarter of 2018, compared to a net loss of $8.7 million for the same...
November 23rd, 2018 | Accountancy, Company Profiles, Container shipping, Containers, Markets, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

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