Archive for the ‘Containers’ Category

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

Evergreen Line Renews Investment in Carrier Transicold PrimeLINE® System with 3,000-Unit Order

Evergreen Line Renews Investment in Carrier Transicold PrimeLINE® System with 3,000-Unit Order
… SINGAPORE, July 2, 2018 – As one of the world’s leading shipping lines, Evergreen Line, is enhancing its operations with 3,000 containers refrigerated by Carrier Transicold PrimeLINE® units, chosen for their refrigeration performance and power efficiency. Carrier Transicold is part of...
July 2nd, 2018 | Containers, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Reefer Containers, Technical, Technology | Read More

Navios joins CSSF and free membership for smaller ship management companies

Navios joins CSSF and free membership for smaller ship management companies
Hamburg, 2 July 2018. Navios joins the Container Ship Safety Forum (CSSF) as the latest full member. With now 17 members, the CSSF represents more than 36% of the TEU capacity of the global container ship fleet. Furthermore, the CSSF offers the option of a free membership to companies managing a container...
July 2nd, 2018 | Containers, Health and Safety, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Safety and Security | Read More

Diana Containerships sells post panamax contship “Puelo”

Diana Containerships sells post panamax contship “Puelo”
.. Diana Containeships Inc., announces completion of sale of a post-panamax container vessel and delivery to her new owners ATHENS, GREECE, June 29, 2018 – Diana Containerships Inc. (NASDAQ: DCIX), (the “Company”), a global shipping company specializing in the ownership of containerships, announced...
June 29th, 2018 | Company Profiles, Container shipping, Containers, Markets, Sales and Purchases | Read More

INTTRA sets record transaction volume

INTTRA sets record transaction volume
Parsippany, NJ, June 14, 2018 – INTTRA, the largest neutral network, software and information provider at the center of the ocean shipping industry, today announced that May 2018 was a record month with more than four million requests for container bookings or shipping instructions processed on its...
June 15th, 2018 | Containers, IT and Communications | Read More

Establishment of the Terminal Industry Committee 4.0 (TIC 4.0)

Establishment of the Terminal Industry Committee 4.0 (TIC 4.0)
Recognizing the need for the container terminal industry to prepare for the 4th industrial revolution and to further advance digitalization, an open group of 15 global private container terminal operators and port equipment manufacturers has recently met in Brussels on 30th May 2018 at FEPORT (The...
June 13th, 2018 | Containers, IT and Communications, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Peel Ports hires 25 staff at Port of Liverpool

Peel Ports hires 25 staff at Port of Liverpool
Jouke Schaap Peel Ports has hired 25 full time staff to work at the Port of Liverpool as part of a local recruitment drive. Ten staff started at the port in May, with additional groups due to start work throughout June and July. All new staff will be employed on a full time and permanent basis, and will...
June 6th, 2018 | Company Profiles, Containers, HR, Ports & Terminals | Read More