Archive for the ‘Containers’ Category

Global tank container fleet reaches 652,350 units

Global tank container fleet reaches 652,350 units
As part of its mission to attract a new generation of professionals to the tank container industry, ITCO has recently donated a tank to the Shanghai Maritime University, which will be used for educational and training purposes Global tank container fleet reaches 652,350 units ITCO, the International...
March 6th, 2020 | Containers, Reports | Read More

Container throughput of CTSP in 2019 grew by 5.1% to 758,610 TEUs

Container throughput of CTSP in 2019 grew by 5.1% to 758,610 TEUs
… Container throughput of CTSP in 2019 grew by 5.1% to 758,610 TEUs In 2019, Container Terminal Saint-Petersburg CJSC (CTSP) handled 758,610 TEUs, that exceeds the result of 2018 by 5.1%. Imports grew by 6.1%, year-on-year, to 369,650 TEUs including 82,980 TEUs of loaded reefer containers. Exports...
March 5th, 2020 | Containers, Ports & Terminals, Statistics | Read More

Davies Turner is back on track with Express China rail freight service for containers

Davies Turner is back on track with Express China rail freight service for containers
Davies Turner is back on track with Express China rail freight service for containers Davies Turner reports that its fixed-day, weekly direct rail import service from China to the UK will re-commence in mid-March. Tony Cole, head of supply chain services at the UK’s leading independent freight and...
March 4th, 2020 | Containers, Logistics, Rail, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Hempel coatings protect over 20,000 ISG containers

Hempel coatings protect over 20,000 ISG containers
Photo courtesy of Intermodal Solutions Group (ISG) Hempel coatings protect over 20,000 ISG containers In just eight years, worldwide coating manufacturer Hempel has painted 20,000 mining containers for Intermodal Solutions Group (ISG). The milestone 20,000th coating was completed in January 2020. ISG...
February 28th, 2020 | Containers, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Technical, Technology | Read More

BIMCO Shipping Market Outlook Feb 2020: Dry Bulk and Container Shipping

BIMCO Shipping Market Outlook Feb 2020: Dry Bulk and Container Shipping
Peter Sand BIMCO Shipping Market Outlook Feb 2020: Dry Bulk and Container Shipping Today BIMCO publishes the 2nd half of the February Shipping Market Overview & Outlook 2020 with focus on Dry Bulk and Container Shipping The 1st half of the report went out yesterday with focus on Oil Tanker Shipping...
February 26th, 2020 | BIMCO, Chartering, Containers, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, Reports | Read More

The Markets: put up or shut up…

The Markets: put up or shut up…
John Faraclas The Markets: put up or shut up… With the BDI still under the 500 points threshold and despite logical optimism that same might rise around Posidonia 2020 in the region of at least 1,500 points, things might turn sour. We are witnessing a Market catastrophe coupled with just a few but...
February 21st, 2020 | Chartering, Container shipping, Containers, Dry Bulkcarriers, Events, Insight, Markets, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Performance Shipping Inc., update on Repurchases under the previously announced share buyback program

Performance Shipping Inc., update on Repurchases under the previously announced share buyback program
Performance Shipping Inc., update on Repurchases under the previously announced share buyback program ATHENS, GREECE, February 10, 2020 – Performance Shipping Inc. (NASDAQ: DCIX), (the “Company”), a global shipping company specializing in the ownership of vessels, today announced that, since the...
February 10th, 2020 | Company Profiles, Containers, Markets, Stock Markets, Tankers | Read More

Performance Shipping reports financial results for Q4 and year ended Dec. 2019; announces delivery of the Aframax m/t P.Fos

Performance Shipping reports financial results for Q4 and year ended Dec. 2019; announces delivery of the Aframax m/t P.Fos
  Performance Shipping Inc. reports financial results for the fourth quarter and year ended December 2019; announces delivery of the Aframax tanker vessel, the m/t P.Fos ATHENS, GREECE, January 28, 2020 – Performance Shipping Inc. (NASDAQ: DCIX), (the “Company”), a global shipping company...
January 28th, 2020 | Accountancy, Containers, Stock Markets, Tankers | Read More

Performance Shipping announces sale of post-Panamax contship “Rotterdam”

Performance Shipping announces sale of post-Panamax contship “Rotterdam”
PERFORMANCE SHIPPING INC. ANNOUNCES the sale of A  POST-panamax container VESSEL, the m/v ROTTERDAM ATHENS, GREECE, January 27, 2020 – Performance Shipping Inc. (NASDAQ: DCIX), (the “Company”), a global shipping company specializing in the ownership of vessels, today announced that it has signed,...
January 27th, 2020 | Containers, Markets, Sales and Purchases | Read More

Hot Port News fom GAC

Hot Port News fom GAC
Hot Port News from GAC 23-Jan-2020 ROCK EXCAVATION AND DREDGING IN KWAI TSING CONTAINER BASIN Hong Kong SUBMARINE OUTFALL MAINTENANCE WORKS OFF BLACK POINT POWER STATION Hong Kong Rock excavation and dredging in Kwai Tsing Container Basin Thursday, January 23, 2020, Hong Kong For approximately 5 months,...
January 23rd, 2020 | Construction, Containers, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

‘Book it Right and Pack it Tight’

‘Book it Right and Pack it Tight’
‘Book it Right and Pack it Tight’ Insurance mutuals urge the container shipping industry and participants in the global supply chain it serves to give ever more serious attention to the causes and consequences of ship fires, jointly issuing a guide outlining the responsibilities of all stakeholders...
January 22nd, 2020 | Containers, Marine Insurance | Read More

Container Owners Association elects new Chairman and Vice-Chairman

Container Owners Association elects new Chairman and Vice-Chairman
Container Owners Association elects new Chairman and Vice-Chairman 20 December 2019 – The Board of Directors of the Container Owners Association has elected Uffe Ernst-Frederiksen, Head of Cargo Management, AP Moller-Maersk, to the position of COA Chairman, effective 1 January 2020. He takes over...
December 20th, 2019 | Associations, Company Profiles, Containers, Person Profiles | Read More

Peter Sand to present BIMCO’s 2020 market outlook: JOC Webinar (5 Dec) and Lloyd’s List Forum (10 Dec)

Peter Sand to present BIMCO’s 2020 market outlook: JOC Webinar (5 Dec) and Lloyd’s List Forum (10 Dec)
Peter Sand Peter Sand to present BIMCO’s 2020 market outlook: JOC Webinar (5 Dec) and Lloyd’s List Forum (10 Dec) Peter Sand to present BIMCO’s 2020 market outlook 2020 marks a milestone for the shipping industry with the IMO 2020 Sulphur Cap set for implementation on 1 January 2020. Join BIMCO’s...
December 4th, 2019 | BIMCO, Containers, Markets | Read More

Industry project to design ammonia-fuelled 23k ULCS concept.

Industry project to design ammonia-fuelled 23k ULCS concept.
… Industry project to design ammonia-fuelled 23k ULCS concept.  LR collaborates with DSIC and Man Energy Solutions for first ammonia-fuelled ULCS in China. Lloyd’s Register (LR) has granted Approval in Principle to Dalian Shipbuilding Industry Co. (DSIC) and MAN Energy Solutions for an ammonia-fuelled...
December 3rd, 2019 | Classification Societies, Containers | Read More

BIMCO December Market Outlook: Container Shipping 28 Nov 2019

BIMCO December Market Outlook: Container Shipping 28 Nov 2019
Peter Sand BIMCO December Market Outlook: Container Shipping 28 Nov 2019 Container Shipping Pressure remains despite some of the trade war damage being offset by a reshuffling of manufacturing in Asia With fleet growth of 3.7%, compared to global container shipping demand growth of only 1%, even blanked...
November 28th, 2019 | Associations, BIMCO, Container shipping, Containers, Markets, Reports | Read More

Performance Shipping reports Financial Results for the Q3 and Nine Months ended September 30, 2019

Performance Shipping reports Financial Results for the Q3 and Nine Months ended September 30, 2019
.. Performance Shipping Inc. Reports Financial Results for the Third Quarter and Nine Months Ended September 30, 2019  ATHENS, GREECE, November 26, 2019 – Performance Shipping Inc. (NASDAQ: DCIX), (the “Company”), a global shipping company specializing in the ownership of containerships and tanker...
November 26th, 2019 | Accountancy, Containers, Markets, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers | Read More

The Swedish Club Points Bridge Crew in the Right Direction

The Swedish Club Points Bridge Crew in the Right Direction
Lars A. Malm, Director Strategic Business Development & Client Relations, The Swedish Club The Swedish Club Points Bridge Crew in the Right Direction Containers tumbling into the sea, environmental damage – with reports of navigational error a seeming fact of life The Swedish Club has launched...
November 20th, 2019 | Containers, HR, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Maritime Accidents, P and I Clubs | Read More

Shipping number of the week: -3.7% laden container imports onto LA and Long Beach

Shipping number of the week: -3.7% laden container imports onto LA and Long Beach
Shipping number of the week: -3.7% laden container imports onto LA and Long Beach The two largest ports on the USWC have experienced a 3.7% drop in laden imports over the first ten months of the year, as the effects of the trade war set in. Exports have fallen even more and are down by 6.4%. Laden container...
November 14th, 2019 | Associations, BIMCO, Containers, Logistics, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Container Terminal StPb nine-month box volumes

Container Terminal StPb nine-month box volumes
… Container Terminal StPb nine-month box volumes CONTAINER THROUGHPUT OF CTSP IN 9 MONTHS RISES 5.7% TO 581,600 TEUS In January-September of 2019, Container Terminal Saint-Petersburg JSC (CTSP) handled 581,600 TEUs, which represents a 5.7% growth on in the same period a year earlier. Container...
November 5th, 2019 | Containers, Ports & Terminals, Statistics | Read More

Dynamar Publication BREAKBULK V (2019)

Dynamar Publication BREAKBULK V (2019)
Dynamar Publication BREAKBULK V (2019) Dynamar’s new BREAKBULK V report delves into the status of the world’s major operators of multipurpose/project/heavy-lift ships and their fleets… and their disruptors; those carrying breakbulk cargoes with vessels not specifically designed for that task  ...
November 4th, 2019 | Containers, Dry Bulkcarriers, Fishing Trawlers, Liner Shipping and Trade, Markets, Reefer ships, Reports, Ro-Ro and Passenger Ferries, Statistics | Read More

Performance Shipping Inc announces appointment of deputy CEO

Performance Shipping Inc announces appointment of deputy CEO
.. PERFORMANCE SHIPPING INC. ANNOUNCES APPOINTMENT OF DEPUTY CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER ATHENS, GREECE, October 31, 2019 – Performance Shipping Inc. (NASDAQ: DCIX), (the “Company”), a global shipping company specializing in the ownership of vessels, today announced that its board of directors has...
October 31st, 2019 | Company Profiles, Containers, Markets, Person Profiles, Stock Markets, Tankers | Read More

The BDI falls a point that could be a turning point unless the war begins…

The BDI falls a point that could be a turning point unless the war begins…
John Faraclas The BDI falls a point that could be a turning point unless the war begins… The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) lost a point and now stands at 1,801 points despite the upwards Capes’ mode as all other indices fall. Very cynically, unless we see a war – any war, which we believe that same will...
October 29th, 2019 | Academia, Art and auctions, Chartering, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Container shipping, Containers, Events, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions, IT and Communications, Markets, Military, Paintings and Sculpture, Politics and Government, Shipping Indices, Special Surveys, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Technical, Technology, Trade and Commerce | Read More

BIMCO’s Peter Sand to offer container market insight in Athens

BIMCO’s Peter Sand to offer container market insight in Athens
Peter Sand BIMCO’s Peter Sand to offer container market insight in Athens BIMCO’s Chief Shipping Analyst, Peter Sand, will be speaking and providing the audience with unique insights on the container market at the European Shipping Seminar on 27 November 2019 in Athens, Greece. The European Shipping...
October 16th, 2019 | BIMCO, Containers, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Markets | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
Hot Port News from GAC 02-Oct-2019 PORT AUTHORITY INTRODUCES TRACK & TRACE CONTAINERS Rotterdam, Netherlands Port Authority introduces track & trace containers Wednesday, October 2, 2019, Rotterdam, Netherlands The Port of Rotterdam Authority launched ‘Boxinsider’ today (2 October)....
October 2nd, 2019 | Containers, IT and Communications, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

CSSF publishes free Guide to Safe Container Ship Operations

CSSF publishes free Guide to Safe Container Ship Operations
CSSF publishes free Guide to Safe Container Ship Operations Hamburg, 26 September 2019. The Container Ship Safety Forum e.V. (CSSF), a global business-to-business network and industry association aiming to improve safety performance and management practices in the container shipping industry, today...
September 26th, 2019 | Books, Containers | Read More