Archive for the ‘Containers’ Category

MacGregor designs innovative cargo system for the world’s largest containership, MSC Gülsün

MacGregor designs innovative cargo system for the world’s largest containership, MSC Gülsün
MSC Gülsün MacGregor designs innovative cargo system for the world’s largest containership, MSC Gülsün CARGOTEC CORPORATION,  5 SEPTEMBER 2019 AT 9.00 AM EEST – MacGregor, part of Cargotec, has designed the cargo system for the world’s largest containership, MSC Gülsün, which was...
September 5th, 2019 | Containers, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Ship Conversions, Technical, Technology | Read More

Keep Cool and Carry On – summer special expiring soon

Keep Cool and Carry On – summer special expiring soon
 Keep Cool and Carry On – summer special expiring soon Cool Logistics Global, 17-19th September 2019, Valencia, Spain From farm to fork, production to sale, global leaders and innovators in perishables logistics, cold supply chain operations and reefer transport are coming to Valencia...
August 9th, 2019 | Consumers Market, Containers, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions, Logistics, Markets, Ports & Terminals, Reefer Containers, Reefer ships | Read More

Bruce A. Fenimore to Receive 2019 Connie Award in Newark, NJ Sara Mayes to Be Honored with the Lifetime Achievement Award

Bruce A. Fenimore to Receive 2019 Connie Award in Newark, NJ Sara Mayes to Be Honored with the Lifetime Achievement Award
Bruce A. Fenimore and Sara Mayes Chief Executive Officer, Columbia Group President and CEO, Gemini Shippers Group respectively Bruce A. Fenimore to Receive 2019 Connie Award in Newark, NJ Sara Mayes to Be Honored with the Lifetime Achievement Award Luncheon to be held December 9, 2019 at the Renaissance...
August 5th, 2019 | Awards, Containers, Logistics | Read More

Markets surge further… amid uncertainty

Markets surge further… amid uncertainty
John Faraclas Markets surge further… amid uncertainty The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) was up 65 points earlier on today and now stands at 1,446; geopolitical uncertainty coupled with the US$ 250 (USDollarstwohundredandfifty) trillion debt being the stumbling block for Planet Ocean’s prosperity. John Faraclas...
July 2nd, 2019 | Chartering, Containers, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, Reports, Shipping Indices, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Three New Container Vessel Operators Partner with Navis for Loading Computer in Newbuildings

Three New Container Vessel Operators Partner with Navis for Loading Computer in Newbuildings
Three New Container Vessel Operators Partner with Navis for Loading Computer in Newbuildings Twenty newly built container vessels in the size ranging from feeder segment 2,300 TEU to 15,100 TEU have been selected to be equipped with MACS3   Oakland, CA and Flensburg, Germany—July 2nd, 2019—Navis,...
July 2nd, 2019 | Containers, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Shipbuilding and Shipyards | Read More

Container Owners Association to launch telematics interoperability standard for shipping containers

Container Owners Association to launch telematics interoperability standard for shipping containers
Container Owners Association to launch telematics interoperability standard for shipping containers London, United Kingdom – 6 June 2019 – The Container Owners Association, the international organisation representing the common interests of freight containers owners, has announced today that...
June 6th, 2019 | Associations, Containers, Markets | Read More

The BDI@1,082; Supras “spoil” the broth…

The BDI@1,082; Supras “spoil” the broth…
The BDI@1,082; Supras “spoil” the broth… John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) ended up 16 points earlier on today following the long weekend due to the spring Holiday as well as due to end of the European Union’s election process. Now if we have so far stressed the perplexed and enigmatic...
May 28th, 2019 | Arctic Shipping, Art and auctions, Associations, Charity, Chartering, Classification Societies, Climate, Construction, Consumers Market, Container shipping, Containers, Cruise Ferry, Cruise Industry, Dry Bulkcarriers, Emissions, Energy, Environment, European Union, Holidays, HR, IMO, Insurance and Reinsurance, IT and Communications, LNG, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Marinas, Maritime Art, Maritime Education and Training, Maritime Tourism, Markets, Mediterranean Shipping, News, Oceanology, Oil Industry, Organisations, Paintings and Sculpture, People and Places, Piracy and Terrorism, Politics and Government, Pollution, Ports & Terminals, Press and Media, Religion, Reports, Sailing, Shipping Centers, Shipping Indices, Short-sea shipping, Sports, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Tourism, Trade and Commerce, Weather, Yachting | Read More

South America Container Trades (2018)

South America Container Trades (2018)
.. South America Container Trades (2018) Dynamar is proud to present its latest Container Trades & Markets study: SOUTH AMERICA (worldwide) CONTAINER TRADES 2018 This publication builds on previous individual studies on both the East Coast of South America and the Andean Coast of the same continent....
May 28th, 2019 | Books, Containers, Markets, Ports & Terminals | Read More

The BDI@1,059 …and the world goes round

The BDI@1,059 …and the world goes round
John Faraclas The BDI@1,059 …and the world goes round      The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) gained ten points earlier on today, thanks mainly to the Capes and to a lesser extent to the Panamaxes amid the approaching Armageddon in all fronts; John Faraclas’ midweek market brief: The Capes’ BCI gained...
May 22nd, 2019 | Anniversaries, Chartering, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Containers, Dry Bulkcarriers, Emissions, Environment, Events, Markets, Military, Pollution, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

Container throughput of CTSP in Q1 2019 grew by 20%

Container throughput of CTSP in Q1 2019 grew by 20%
The Saint Petersburg container terminal Container throughput of CTSP in Q1 2019 grew by 20%  In the first quarter of 2019, Container Terminal Saint-Petersburg ZAO (CTSP, a company of UCL Holding) handled 202,300 TEUs, 20% more as compared with the result achieved in the first three months of the previous...
May 17th, 2019 | Company Profiles, Containers, Logistics, Ports & Terminals, Statistics, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Maersk Hamburg Sets a surprising new Record for Israel when entered this weekend to Haifa Port

Maersk Hamburg Sets a surprising new Record for Israel when entered this weekend to Haifa Port
The Maersk Hamburg; picture credit: Warhaftig Venezian Maersk Hamburg Sets a surprising new Record for Israel when entered this weekend to Haifa Port The largest ship ever to arrive in Israel – the Maersk Hamburg container ship, with the immense capacity of 15,300 TEUs called Haifa Port this weekend....
May 6th, 2019 | Container shipping, Containers, Markets, Ports & Terminals | Read More

‘Chartering Manual’ makes a big splash

‘Chartering Manual’ makes a big splash
. ‘Chartering Manual’ makes a big splash By John Faraclas This specialist shipbroking book is now the fifth volume* residing on my bedside table! You all know how particular I become – and I am on many issues and in relation to the many books I read and then study – also for reviewing same...
May 5th, 2019 | Books, Chartering, Containers, Dry Bulkcarriers, Fixtures, Insight, Liner Shipping and Trade, Markets, Reefer Containers, Reefer ships, Sales and Purchases, Ship Demolitions, Ship Finance, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

ABS Teams with Industry Leaders to Improve Container Vessel Safety

ABS Teams with Industry Leaders to Improve Container Vessel Safety
ABS Teams with Industry Leaders to Improve Container Vessel Safety ABS and representatives from the Cargo Incident Notification System (CINS) form a joint industry project to develop best practices for carriage of dangerous goods  ABS and leaders representing the Cargo Incident Notification System (CINS)...
April 24th, 2019 | Classification Societies, Containers, Safety and Security | Read More

PERFORMANCE SHIPPING INC. Announces the Date for Reporting the 2019 FIRST Quarter Financial Results

PERFORMANCE SHIPPING INC. Announces the Date for Reporting the 2019 FIRST Quarter Financial Results
PERFORMANCE SHIPPING INC. Announces the Date for Reporting the 2019 FIRST Quarter Financial Results  ATHENS, GREECE, April 12, 2019 – Performance Shipping Inc. (NASDAQ:DCIX), (the “Company”), a global shipping company specializing in the ownership of containerships, today announced that its financial...
April 12th, 2019 | Containers, Markets, Stock Markets | Read More

TOC Asia 2019: heavy weather blows liner schedules off course

TOC Asia 2019: heavy weather blows liner schedules off course
TOC Asia 2019: heavy weather blows liner schedules off course Singapore, 9 April 2019 – An escalating number of typhoons and adverse weather events is playing havoc with carrier schedules, leaving a “major challenge” for the industry to recover from the record-low levels in schedule reliability...
April 9th, 2019 | Containers, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Weather | Read More

Performance Shipping Inc. Announces Expiration of Series B-2 Preferred Warrants

Performance Shipping Inc. Announces Expiration of Series B-2 Preferred Warrants
Performance Shipping Inc. Announces Expiration of Series B-2 Preferred Warrants ATHENS, GREECE, March 26, 2019 – Performance Shipping Inc. (NASDAQ:DCIX), (the “Company”), a global shipping company specializing in the ownership of containerships, today announced that its Series B-2 Preferred Warrants...
March 26th, 2019 | Company Profiles, Containers, Reports | Read More

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