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Hapag-Lloyd adds low-carbon refrigerant containers from Maersk Container Industry

Hapag-Lloyd adds low-carbon refrigerant containers from Maersk Container Industry
Niklas Ohling The company invests in 1,000 Star Cool Integrated™ containers chilled by the environmentally friendly R513A refrigerant system. To maintain and expand its container fleet, Hapag-Lloyd, a global container line, has purchased 3,700 Star Cool Integrated™ containers as part of their recent...
November 21st, 2017 | Containers, Emissions, Environment, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Markets, Reefer Containers, Technical, Technology | Read More

All indices fell except the BCI…

All indices fell except the BCI…
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) was for a second day slightly up thanks to the as ever volatile Capers; Geopolitics continue to be sour… John Faraclas’ midweek brief recap: The BDI ended the day at 1,486 points – nine more since yesterday… The Capers’ BCI gained 158 points driving...
November 8th, 2017 | Chartering, Containers, Dry Bulkcarriers, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions, Markets, News, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Tankers, Tourism | Read More

The BDI@1,476: when the balloon goes up…

The BDI@1,476: when the balloon goes up…
John Faraclas The Markets lacks sustainability and hope the winter climate reverses the current downfall although the fall doesn’t correlates with the freight earnings for both  Dries and Wets. Geopolitics as you possible notice become day by day more than crucial and all governments must put their...
November 3rd, 2017 | Chartering, Containers, Dry Bulkcarriers, Insight, Markets, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Maersk Container Industry appoints new CEO

Maersk Container Industry appoints new CEO
Sean S. Fitzgerald Accomplished international manufacturing leader to spearhead continued market expansion, technology development and efficient operations. Maersk Container Industry (MCI) announced today that it has appointed Sean S. Fitzgerald as Chief Executive Officer effective 1 January 2018. Maersk...
November 3rd, 2017 | Company Profiles, Containers, Markets, News, Person Profiles | Read More

Crowley to launch weekly ocean cargo and logistics solutions between Wilmington, N.C., and Central America Nov. 21

Crowley to launch weekly ocean cargo and logistics solutions between Wilmington, N.C., and Central America Nov. 21
Crowley’s Pegasus J (PEJ) (JACKSONVILLE, Fla.; Nov. 2, 2017) Crowley Maritime Corporation announced today that it will begin offering weekly, fixed-day, full and less-than-container-load (LCL) shipping and logistics services between Wilmington, N.C., Guatemala and Honduras, effective with...
November 2nd, 2017 | Containers, Liner Shipping and Trade, Logistics | Read More

The BDI@1,522: controlled fall amid geopolitical chaos

The BDI@1,522: controlled fall amid geopolitical chaos
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) lost another dozen points earlier on today, but still the situ is controlled. John Faraclas’ market briefing amid the coming Geopolitical Chaos The Capers’ BCI gained two points – the only size with “gains” and now at 3,219 expects the volatile certain...
October 31st, 2017 | Chartering, Containers, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, News, Piracy and Terrorism, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

20th COA Members Meeting (Amsterdam, Monday 27 November)

20th COA Members Meeting (Amsterdam, Monday 27 November)
20th COA Members Meeting (Amsterdam, Monday 27 November) – Updated Conference Programme Published AMSTERDAM 2017 20th COA Members Meeting, Amsterdam – Monday 27 November 2017: AGENDA PUBLISHED, PLAN NOW TO PARTICIPATE 2017 COA Flexitank Division Meeting in Amsterdam COA Container Pavilion at...
October 31st, 2017 | Associations, Containers, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions | Read More

The BDI@1,586: …recalibration..?

The BDI@1,586: …recalibration..?
John Faraclas With eight points plus the BDI (Baltic Dry Index) opened this week’s dry market …deliberations, thanks to the Capers as all the other dry sizes remained more or less stagnant… The Geopolitical situation smells of more gun powder… John Faraclas’ daily recap: The Capers’ BCI was...
October 23rd, 2017 | Chartering, Containers, Dry Bulkcarriers, European Union, Maritime Accidents, Markets, Military, News, Piracy and Terrorism, Politics and Government, Reports, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Shipping Indices, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce, UN | Read More

Transmar Corporation, a Carrier Focused on the Middle East and Africa, Joins INTTRA’s Network

Transmar Corporation, a Carrier Focused on the Middle East and Africa, Joins INTTRA’s Network
Parsippany, N.J., and New Cairo, Egypt, October 23, 2017– INTTRA, the ocean container shipping industry’s largest neutral network, and Transmar Corporation, a wholly-owned subsidiary of IACC Holdings and a leading carrier, today announced a new relationship for electronic booking and shipping...
October 23rd, 2017 | Containers, IT and Communications, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Trade and Commerce | Read More

The BDI@1,552: still cruel to be kind…

The BDI@1,552: still cruel to be kind…
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) gained another 29 points since yesterday thanks mainly to the Capers and to a leaser extend to all the other dry indices. Geopolitics still very perplexed. John Faraclas’ market briefing: The Capers gained another 100 points – to be precise 99 points and now...
October 17th, 2017 | Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Containers, Dry Bulkcarriers, News, Piracy and Terrorism, Reports, Sales and Purchases, Ship Finance, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Shipmanagement, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Hapag-Lloyd is the First Ocean Carrier in the UK to Offer Avantida’s reUse Container Management Services

Hapag-Lloyd is the First Ocean Carrier in the UK to Offer Avantida’s reUse Container Management Services
Antwerp, Belgium and the United Kingdom, October 17, 2017–Avantida has announced that Hapag-Lloyd has become the first ocean carrier in the United Kingdom to offer its reUse container management services through the Avantida platform. The application allows the re-use of import containers for...
October 17th, 2017 | Containers, Liner Shipping and Trade, Logistics, Markets | Read More

The BDI@1,405: a controlled correction…?

The BDI@1,405: a controlled correction…?
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) and in general the markets do not surprise us at all with their performance and behaviour so far needless to say their volatility; the Geopolitics are so perplexed and enigmatic that either you consult …the oracle or use your own shipping business intuition...
October 6th, 2017 | Chartering, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Containers, Dry Bulkcarriers, Events, Markets, Military, Oil Industry, Organisations, Piracy and Terrorism, Politics and Government, Ports & Terminals, Reefer Containers, Reefer ships, Reports, Sales and Purchases, Ship Demolitions, Ship Finance, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Diana Containerships Inc. announces agreement to sell up to seven vessels

Diana Containerships Inc. announces agreement to sell up to seven vessels
ATHENS, GREECE, October 5, 2017 – Diana Containerships Inc. (NASDAQ: DCIX), (the “Company”), a global shipping company specializing in the ownership of containerships, today announced that it has entered into an agreement to sell up to seven of its containership vessels for an aggregate purchase...
October 5th, 2017 | Containers, Sales and Purchases, Stock Markets | Read More

Africa Express Line advances energy efficiency with new order for Star Cool containers

Africa Express Line advances energy efficiency with new order for Star Cool containers
Star Cool Controlled Atmosphere offers high energy efficiency and effective care of perishables The shipping line aims to reduce operating costs and meet sustainability objectives through energy efficiency, effective cargo control and cold chain transparency. Africa Express Line Ltd (AEL) is expanding...
October 3rd, 2017 | Containers, Emissions, Environment, Markets, News, Reefer Containers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

The BDI@1,328: learning to operate in turbulent waters

The BDI@1,328: learning to operate in turbulent waters
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) lost another 28 points since last Friday and now stands at 1,328 points; Geopolitics continue to get sour on all fronts everywhere on Planet Ocean. John Faraclas’ daily recap: The Capers lost 67 points with the BCI now reading 2,671 points… The Panamaxes’...
October 2nd, 2017 | Alternative Sources of Energy, Banking, Container shipping, Containers, Cruise Ferry, Cruise Industry, Dry Bulkcarriers, Energy, European Union, Gas, Insight, Liner Shipping and Trade, LNG, LPG, Markets, Mergers and Acquisitions, News, Piracy and Terrorism, Politics and Government, Ports & Terminals, Reefer Containers, Reefer ships, Shipfinance, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Let’s be blunt: the markets and geopolitics are in trouble

Let’s be blunt: the markets and geopolitics are in trouble
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) closed down earlier on today at 1,356 points – 35 points down since yesterday and 146 since last Friday’s closing when the general index stood at 1,502 points. Geopolitics might become a times two Armageddon.  John Faraclas’ daily and weekly recap: Whatever...
September 29th, 2017 | Chartering, Containers, Dry Bulkcarriers, Insight, Markets, Military, News, Statistics, Stock Markets, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Diana Containerships Inc. announces one-for-three reverse stock split

Diana Containerships Inc. announces one-for-three reverse stock split
ATHENS, GREECE, September 22, 2017 – Diana Containerships Inc. (NASDAQ: DCIX), (the “Company”), a global shipping company specializing in the ownership of containerships, today announced that its Board of Directors (the “Board”) has determined to effect a reverse stock split of the Company’s...
September 22nd, 2017 | Company Profiles, Containers, Markets, Stock Markets | Read More

CSSF grows by two further members and prepares for the next meeting in Asia

CSSF grows by two further members and prepares for the next meeting in Asia
Hamburg, 20 September 2017. Piraeus (Greece) based shipping company Danaos Shipping Co. Ltd. joined the Container Ship Safety Forum (CSSF) in July 2017 and Nav-Tech B.V., the newly formed in-house ship management entity of Samskip from Rotterdam (The Netherlands), has been welcomed in the forum as...
September 20th, 2017 | Containers, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Safety and Security, Shipmanagement | Read More

Capers volatility lift the BDI and Wets too amid nature’s tempest…

Capers volatility lift the BDI and Wets too amid nature’s tempest…
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) gained another 36 points earlier on and now reads 1,332; on a weekly basis it was up 150 points raising hopes but we want you all to stay put until the BDI goes over and above the  2,200 points – the December 2013 level! The Wets were also up but with very...
September 8th, 2017 | Chartering, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Container shipping, Containers, Dry Bulkcarriers, Earthquakes, Tsunamis, Cyclones and Typhoons, Energy, Environment, Events, Exhibitions, Markets, Military, News, Oil Industry, People and Places, Piracy and Terrorism, Pollution, Ports & Terminals, Safety and Security, Sailing, Shipping Indices, Sports, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Weather, Yachting | Read More

Capers “lift” the BDI whilst Wets fell sharply

Capers “lift” the BDI whilst Wets fell sharply
  John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) gained 46 points and now stands at 1,296 – nearly 1,000 points below December’s 2013 closing. The Wets fell sharply and Geopolitics as we have predicted are about to create millions of MIGRANTS, more Terrorists and total chaos will be the name of the...
September 7th, 2017 | Chartering, Containers, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, Oil Industry, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers | Read More

Dry …“bounces” back; wets …“messy” and Geopolitics in chaos…

Dry …“bounces” back; wets …“messy” and Geopolitics in chaos…
  John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) closed earlier on at 1,250 points – that’s 35 points plus since yesterday… The Wets with more than mixed feeling following the …departure of Hurricane Harvey, and Irma’s passage right now… The Geopolitical spectrum, couldn’t be worse… John Faraclas’...
September 6th, 2017 | Chartering, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Containers, Markets, Military, News, Reports, Shipping Indices, Stock Markets, Trade and Commerce | Read More

MSC maiden call at the Genoa IMT Terminal (Messina Group)

MSC maiden call at the Genoa IMT Terminal (Messina Group)
Vessel sharing agreement MAF1 Mediterranean -West Africa between Messina, MSC and Cosco. The Msc “Songa Alya”, a 3,100 teu (2480 @ 14t) container vessel, will stregthen the collaboration between the Genoese group Messina and the Geneva based company; this ship will call at the Genoa IMT terminal...
September 6th, 2017 | Containers, Liner Shipping and Trade, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Dry Market stagnation continues and Wets rise …to the circumstances

Dry Market stagnation continues and Wets rise …to the circumstances
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) gained just four points earlier on and now reads 1,187 points! Wets get better all the time and Geopolitics are a tinder box ready to go off with incalculable repercussions for all; John Faraclas’ daily report: The Capers lost 21 points since last Friday the...
September 5th, 2017 | Chartering, Containers, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, News, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

The BDI reality @1,181; wets: buoyant

The BDI reality @1,181; wets: buoyant
John Faraclas stressing the importance for safe navigation in hte world’s dire straits- picture credits LISW2015 FLICKR The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) lost another 22 points earlier on today and now stands at 1,181… The wets are coming up due to other unexpected reason – situ in the US Gulf following...
August 30th, 2017 | Containers, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, News, Reports, Sales and Purchases, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Capers “rebound” fail to stop the falling BDI…

Capers “rebound” fail to stop the falling BDI…
John Faraclas With  nine points plus since yesterday standing now at 1,209 points and minus 51  from the 1,260 points of last week’s closing, the BDI (Baltic Dry Index) closed earlier on today sending respective messages to all for all intents and purposes in a very enigmatic, as we have branded...
August 25th, 2017 | Arctic Shipping, Chartering, Containers, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, Military, News, Piracy and Terrorism, Shipping Indices, Statistics | Read More