Archive for the ‘Containers’ Category

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

Hooray hooray, the Panamaxes clinched a point…

Hooray hooray, the Panamaxes clinched a point…
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) lost just five points earlier on today and now stands at 629; Geopolitics still sour and the London Yacht Show makes waves. John Faraclas’ brief market recap: The Capes’ BCI  lost 12 points and now stands at 972… The Panamaxes,  even with just one...
February 5th, 2019 | Associations, Chartering, Containers, Dry Bulkcarriers, Events, Exhibitions, Markets, Military, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

The BDI@634: tough times never last, but tough shipowners do

The BDI@634: tough times never last, but tough shipowners do
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) losses were very much contained and let’s hope the reversal might come soon although the damage has been done… Geopolitics not just perplexed but explosive. John Faraclas daily recap: The Capes’ BCI although it lost the 1,000 points threshold – an expected ...
February 4th, 2019 | Chartering, Comment, Container shipping, Containers, Dry Bulkcarriers, Insight, Markets, Military, News, Piracy and Terrorism, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Capital Ship Management Corp. and Liberty One announce the acquisition of two high specification Container Vessels ‘Asterix’ and ‘Apostolos II’ by their Joint Venture: “Capital Liberty Invest”.

Capital Ship Management Corp. and Liberty One announce the acquisition of two high specification Container Vessels ‘Asterix’ and ‘Apostolos II’ by their Joint Venture: “Capital Liberty Invest”.
The “ASTERIX” Athens, Leer, January 30, 2019. Capital Liberty Invest, the joint venture between Capital Ship Management and Liberty One, recently acquired its first two high specification feeder container vessels which will come under the technical management of Liberty Blue in Leer, Germany.  The...
January 30th, 2019 | Container shipping, Containers, Markets, News | Read More

Crowley continues strong start to 2019 with arrival of 1,500 new containers

Crowley continues strong start to 2019 with arrival of 1,500 new containers
  Crowley’s containers (JACKSONVILLE, Fla.; Jan 28, 2019) ­– To better serve its diverse customer base, Crowley Logisticshas invested almost $30 million in new cargo carrying equipment over the last year. The latest arrivals under this acquisition include 1,500, 45-foot (102-inch wide) dry...
January 28th, 2019 | Containers, Markets, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Lisa LoManto Aurichio named Executive Director of the Containerization & Intermodal Institute

Lisa LoManto Aurichio named Executive Director of the Containerization & Intermodal Institute
l to r: CII Senior Advisor Barbara Yeninas; CII Executive Director Lisa Aurichio Lisa LoManto Aurichio Named Executive Director Of The Containerization & Intermodal Institute BSY Associates Inc. President to Manage Trade Association CRANFORD, NJ (January 16, 2019) –  The Containerization...
January 16th, 2019 | Associations, Containers, HR, Logistics, Person Profiles | Read More

Diana Containerships Inc. announces receipt of NASDAQ Notice

Diana Containerships Inc. announces receipt of NASDAQ Notice
.. ATHENS, GREECE, January 15, 2019 – Diana Containerships Inc. (NASDAQ: DCIX), (the “Company”), a global shipping company specializing in the ownership of containerships, today announced that it has received written notification from The Nasdaq Stock Market LLC (“Nasdaq”) dated January 10,...
January 15th, 2019 | Company Profiles, Containers, Markets, Stock Markets | Read More

Maersk is the First Ocean Carrier to Offer Street Turn (Container Triangulation) services in the United States and Canada

Maersk is the First Ocean Carrier to Offer Street Turn (Container Triangulation) services in the United States and Canada
Luc de Clerck US and Canada-based transporters will now be offered the flexibility, efficiency and cost-effectiveness reUse brings to their planning and container fleet management Antwerp, Belgium, January 15, 2019 – Avantida, an E2Open company, today announced that Maersk, one of the world’s largest...
January 15th, 2019 | Containers, Logistics | Read More

Crowley adds additional sailing to North Atlantic Puerto Rico service increasing schedule integrity and capacity

Crowley adds additional sailing to North Atlantic Puerto Rico service increasing schedule integrity and capacity
… (JACKSONVILLE, Fla.; Jan. 9, 2019) ­– Crowley Logistics announced today that it has expanded its North Atlantic network of vessels, adding velocity to customer supply chains operating between the Northeastern U.S., Puerto Rico, the Dominican Republic and the islands of the Caribbean Basin....
January 9th, 2019 | Containers, Land Trasnport, Liner Shipping and Trade, Logistics, Reefer Containers | Read More