Archive for the ‘Containers’ Category

Brexit Boosts Shipping Industry

Brexit Boosts Shipping Industry
Grace Garland Data released this week from one of the world’s leading international relocations shipping container comparison sites MoveHub.com shows that uncertainty around Brexit has triggered an huge increase in people wanting to relocate – bringing a surprise boost to the shipping industry...
June 27th, 2017 | Containers, HR, Logistics, News | Read More

BoxTech database reaches 5 million containers

BoxTech database reaches 5 million containers
The BoxTech database contains details of around 20% of the global container fleet – approximately 5 million containers Hundreds of shippers, forwarders, terminals and other organizations are moving towards digitalization with access to details of around 5 million containers through BoxTech, the database...
June 15th, 2017 | Container shipping, Containers, Markets, News | Read More

Maersk Container Industry launches energy meter to power cold chain transparency in Star Cool containers

Maersk Container Industry launches energy meter to power cold chain transparency in Star Cool containers
Catja Hjorth Rasmussen Star Cool™ refrigerated containers are now fitted with a new embedded digital feature that offers visibility and precise knowledge of actual energy consumption. To provide transparency into actual energy consumption throughout the transportation window, over land and sea, Maersk...
June 13th, 2017 | Consumers Market, Containers, Emissions, Energy, Environment, Liner Shipping and Trade, Markets, News, Reefer Containers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

BLOK Container System set to improve efficiency for Singamas QSOE

BLOK Container System set to improve efficiency for Singamas QSOE
… A leading company based in China, Singamas QSOE is to transport containers in BLOKs in a bid to dramatically speed up loading and unloading empty containers by up to 400 per cent. Singamas is one of the world’s leading container manufacturers, an operator of terminals and container depots and...
June 5th, 2017 | Containers, Marine Equipment Products and Services | Read More

Diana Containerships announces sale of post-panamax contship “Doukato”

Diana Containerships announces sale of post-panamax contship “Doukato”
Diana Containerships “Doukato” DIANA CONTAINERSHIPS INC. ANNOUNCES THE SALE OF A PANAMAX CONTAINER VESSEL, THE M/V DOUKATO ATHENS, GREECE, May 31, 2017 – Diana Containerships Inc. (NASDAQ: DCIX), (the “Company”), a global shipping company specializing in the ownership of containerships,...
May 31st, 2017 | Containers, Markets, Sales and Purchases, Stock Markets | Read More

Oslo Børs: Listing of MPC Container Ships AS at Merkur Market

Oslo Børs: Listing of MPC Container Ships AS at Merkur Market
Listing date: 31/05/2017 Ticker: MPCC-ME MPC Container Ships AS was formed in April 2017 with a management that has been active in the shipping industry for decades. Its main business activity is to own and operate a fleet of container ships, focusing on the feeder segment between 1,000...
May 31st, 2017 | Container shipping, Containers, Markets, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Diana Containerships announces T/C for “Puelo” with Mitsui O.S.K. Lines

Diana Containerships announces T/C  for “Puelo” with Mitsui O.S.K. Lines
The “Puelo” ATHENS, GREECE, May 25, 2017 – Diana Containerships Inc. (NASDAQ: DCIX), (the “Company”), a global shipping company specializing in the ownership of containerships, today announced that, through a separate wholly-owned subsidiary, it has entered into a time charter contract...
May 25th, 2017 | Chartering, Container shipping, Containers, News, Stock Markets | Read More

Diana Containerships Inc. Announces Receipt of NASDAQ Notice

Diana Containerships Inc. Announces Receipt of NASDAQ Notice
ATHENS, GREECE, May 25, 2017 – Diana Containerships Inc. (NASDAQ: DCIX), (the “Company”), a global shipping company specializing in the ownership of containerships, announced today it has received written notification from The Nasdaq Stock Market (“Nasdaq”) dated May 22, 2017, indicating...
May 25th, 2017 | Containers, Markets, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Widen losses as the BDI@934 causes concerns; the wets balancing act…

Widen losses as the BDI@934 causes concerns; the wets balancing act…
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index)  lost 15 points since yesterday and now stands at 934 thanks, once again, to the volatility of the Capers; Geopolitics continue their enigmatic course and development amid Terrorists mess. John Faraclas’ midweek recap: The Capers’ BCI 2014 lost 52 points...
May 24th, 2017 | Chartering, Comment, Container shipping, Containers, Cruise Industry, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, Military, News, Piracy and Terrorism, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers | Read More

Contained loses with the BDI@957 points

Contained loses with the BDI@957 points
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) ended the day at 957 points, that’s down three, thanks to the volatile  Capers which where strengthened with 48 plus points and the BCI 2014 is now standing at 1,638 points; Geopolitics take more than ten twists and turns… John Faraclas’ daily recap: The...
May 18th, 2017 | Arctic Shipping, Chartering, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Containers, Dry Bulkcarriers, Events, Markets, Piracy and Terrorism, Ports & Terminals, Ro-Ro and Passenger Ferries, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Technical, Technology, Trade and Commerce | Read More

The time for ocean shippers to digitize is now, says INTTRA

The time for ocean shippers to digitize is now, says INTTRA
A.I., predictive analytics, and greater network connectivity to drive industry forward PARSIPPANY N.J. – May 18, 2017 – Digitization is rapidly transforming the ocean container shipping industry, according to INTTRA, the world’s ocean shipping electronic marketplace.   In a new...
May 18th, 2017 | Containers, IT and Communications, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Technical, Technology | Read More

The BDI falls yet again below the 1,000 points

The BDI falls yet again below the 1,000 points
John Faraclas The BDI is losing steam, no comments on this; we have warned you! The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) closed earlier on today at 994  points, that’s minus 20 since last Friday’s the 12th of May closing sending a multiple of messages around. The Geopolitical aspects are a cause of major concern;...
May 15th, 2017 | Chartering, Containers, Dry Bulkcarriers, IT and Communications, Markets, News, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Peel Ports appoints new port director for container business

Peel Ports appoints new port director for container business
Jouke Schaap, Container Director Peel Ports – Company also hires 22 new recruits from within 15m radius of port – Peel Ports, owner and developer of the £400m Liverpool2 deep-water container terminal, has appointed APM Terminals’ Jouke Schaap to head up its entire container operations. The...
May 11th, 2017 | Company Profiles, Container shipping, Containers, HR, Markets, People and Places, Person Profiles, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Struggling BDI clinches six points; Geopolitics getting sour…

Struggling BDI clinches six points; Geopolitics getting sour…
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) at 1,007 points – thanks once again to the as ever volatile Capers, “managed” to maintain the psychological 1,000-point-threshold… The geopolitical situation gets day by day worse and it will only be that special momentum of explosion in a global scale…...
May 9th, 2017 | Containers, Dry Bulkcarriers, Insight, Markets, Military, Piracy and Terrorism, Reports, Sales and Purchases, Shipping Indices, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

New member joins CSSF at latest meeting in Dubai

New member joins CSSF at latest meeting in Dubai
Hamburg, 09 May 2017. 14 out of 15 member companies of the Container Ship Safety Forum (CSSF) held the first of their biannual meetings in 2017 in Dubai, U.A.E. from 3rd to 4th May. United Arab Shipping Company kindly hosted the meeting. As the latest new member, Taiwanese Wan Hai Lines Ltd. joined the...
May 9th, 2017 | Associations, Containers, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Safety and Security | Read More

The BDI@1,004: has the market …lost the plot?

The BDI@1,004: has the market …lost the plot?
John Faraclas The fall of all indices continued today with …no exemption; unless something spectacular happens, tomorrow we are going to see the BDI  (Baltic Dry Index) below the 1,000 mark. Geopolitics all over are in a mess. John Faraclas’ daily recap: With minus 30 points since yesterday  the...
May 4th, 2017 | Chartering, Containers, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, Military, News, Oil Industry, Piracy and Terrorism, Reports, Sales and Purchases, Ship Demolitions, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Capital Ship Management Corp. takes delivery of the vessel C/V ‘ATHENIAN’

Capital Ship Management Corp. takes delivery of the vessel C/V ‘ATHENIAN’
The ex “Hanjin China” now the “Athenian” Piraeus, Greece, May 2, 2017. Capital Ship Management Corp. took successful delivery today of the vessel C/V ‘ATHENIAN’ (ex name C/V ‘HANJIN CHINA’), a 118,835 dwt / 9,954 TEU, Post-Panamax container carrier, built in 2011 by Samsung...
May 2nd, 2017 | Containers, Sales and Purchases | Read More

The falling Markets are here to stay unless…

The falling Markets are here to stay unless…
John Faraclas Another falling day AND week when the BDI (Baltic Dry Index) and the Wets too lost steam… Geopolitics are now in point of NO return; John Faraclas’ daily and weekly recap …all in one: The BDI lost 25 points and now reads 1,109; on a weekly basis it lost 86 points – from last week’s...
April 28th, 2017 | Chartering, Containers, Dry Bulkcarriers, Events, Markets, Military, News, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers | Read More

Diana Containerships fixes “Sagitta” on period to Hapag-Lloyd AG

Diana Containerships fixes “Sagitta” on period to Hapag-Lloyd AG
DIANA CONTAINERSHIPS INC. ANNOUNCES TIME CHARTER  CONTRACT FOR M/V SAGITTA WITH HAPAG-LLOYD         ATHENS, GREECE, April 28, 2017 – Diana Containerships Inc. (NASDAQ: DCIX), (the “Company”), a global shipping company specializing in the ownership of containerships, today announced that,...
April 28th, 2017 | Chartering, Company Profiles, Containers, Markets | Read More

Falling Markets and dangerous Geopolitics

Falling Markets and dangerous Geopolitics
John Faraclas The fall continued today both for the Dry and the Wets; the BDI (Baltic Dry Index) lost 13 points and now stands at 1,134. On the Geopolitical front things are getting all over Planet Ocean sour and let’s hope diplomacy is resurrected. John Faraclas’ daily recap: The Capers were the...
April 27th, 2017 | Chartering, Containers, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, Mergers and Acquisitions, Military, News, Piracy and Terrorism, Reports, Sales and Purchases, Ship Demolitions, Ship Finance, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Trade and Commerce | Read More

The BDI@1,195: what next…

The BDI@1,195: what next…
John Faraclas Time and again we have warned that the markets – both dry and wets, are more than volatile and uncertain and numerous times we have expressed concerns, due to the volatility and uncertainty, on the issue of valuations. How can we get it right and avoid this time the second biggest coming...
April 21st, 2017 | Chartering, Containers, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, Mergers and Acquisitions, Military, News, Oil Industry, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Rickmer’s Group worth USD 740 million

Rickmer’s Group worth USD 740 million
Yesterday (2017-04-19) Rickmers Holding AG released a statement that an understanding had been reached regarding restructuring of the Rickmers Group. This follows on from news in that last month that Singapore Based Rickmers Maritime Trust is to be wound-up. It is understood that the sole shareholder,...
April 20th, 2017 | Banking, Company Profiles, Containers, Markets, Shipfinance | Read More

Market drops amid falling Tomahawk…

Market drops amid falling Tomahawk…
John Faraclas The Dry and Wet Market fell further on a turbulent week; Geopolitics might get sour. John Faraclas’ weekly recap: Thanks to the Panamaxes – our favourite size (and most versatile size and type of vessel so far) which clinched 40 points since yesterday,  the BDI closed up eight points...
April 7th, 2017 | Containers, Dry Bulkcarriers, LNG, Markets, News, Piracy and Terrorism, Safety and Security, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

The BDI@1,215 – survival under the 2,000 points…

The BDI@1,215 – survival under the 2,000 points…
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) closed earlier on eight points down since yesterday  at 1,215 – five consecutive days of falling… Geopolitics flair up…. John Faraclas brief daily report: The Capers lost 45 points and the BCI 2014 reads 2,184 points. The Panamaxes’ BPI gained 16 points...
April 6th, 2017 | Chartering, Containers, Cruise Ferry, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, News, Shipping Indices, Stock Markets, Tankers | Read More

Salerno Container Terminal – Maiden voyage for three new services

Salerno Container Terminal – Maiden voyage for three new services
The Italian container terminal, Salerno Container Terminal (SCT),  controlled by the Gallozzi group, has attracted three of the world’s leading container players. In a week’s time, the terminal located in Southern Italy, in the Naples region, will see the debut of three container services that will...
April 6th, 2017 | Containers, Liner Shipping and Trade, Logistics, Ports & Terminals | Read More