Archive for the ‘Containers’ Category

Naming of UASC containership Barzan sees first vessel with DNV GL’s new GAS READY class notation hit the water

Naming of UASC containership Barzan sees first vessel with DNV GL’s new GAS READY class notation hit the water
Naming ceremony of Barzan on 29th April at Hyundai Samho Heavy Industries in Mokpo, South Korea. The DNV GL classed vessel will operate on the Asia-Europe trade (Photo: Courtesy of UASC) Hamburg, 11th May 2015 – Barzan, the first in a series of six 18, 800 TEU container vessels ordered by UASC, was...
July 6th, 2015 | Classification Societies, Containers, Environment, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical | Read More

TT Talk – The opportunity of weighting

TT Talk – The opportunity of weighting
As should be expected when regulations are tightened, attention is turning to solution providers to deliver accurate measurement of gross mass at various points through the container supply chain. TT Club would welcome hearing from potential providers so as to keep its membership informed. While the...
July 2nd, 2015 | Containers, Regulatory, Safety and Security, Technology | Read More

Crowley acquires more than 4, 300 additional pieces of liner services equipment

Crowley acquires more than 4, 300 additional pieces of liner services equipment
(JACKSONVILLE, Fla.; June 29, 2015) – In response to continuing high customer demand, Crowley Maritime Corporation’s liner services group has placed orders for additional equipment, including hundreds of new chassis and containers for use in the company’s U.S., Puerto Rico, Caribbean and Central...
June 29th, 2015 | Containers, Liner Shipping and Trade, Marine Equipment Products and Services | Read More

Global Container Shipping Industry Report 2015

Global Container Shipping Industry Report 2015
The Global Container Industry Report 2015 is a professional and in-depth study on the current state of the container industry.  The report provides a basic overview of the industry including definitions, classifications, applications and industry chain structure. The container market analysis is provided...
June 29th, 2015 | Associations, Containers, Markets, Reports | Read More

New Bromine ISO tank container announced by WEW

New Bromine ISO tank container announced by WEW
Company uses skills in developing high integrity tanks to produce an 8000 litre unit Weitefeld, Germany, 26th June 2015: Providing solutions for transporting some of the most highly corrosive liquid chemicals is an everyday occurrence for WEW.  A newly launched product, the 8, 350 litre / 2, 205 US...
June 26th, 2015 | Containers, Logistics, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Regulatory, Stores and Provisions, Technical, Technology | Read More

Elme Spreaders and Timars Svet swell PEMA ranks

Elme Spreaders and Timars Svet swell PEMA ranks
Ottonel PopescoPort The Port Equipment Manufacturers Association (PEMA), the global industry body for port equipment and technology, has welcomed two new Swedish member companies,  Elme Spreaders and Timars Svet. Both companies specialise in the design and manufacture of container spreaders and...
June 23rd, 2015 | Associations, Company Profiles, Containers, Marine Equipment Products and Services | Read More

Evonik and Duisburger Hafen: Joint venture for the development of Evonik’s Lülsdorf location

Evonik and Duisburger Hafen: Joint venture for the development of Evonik’s Lülsdorf location
Evonik and duisport signing the new joint venture* – Copyright Duisport Essen/Duisburg, 17 June 2015 – Evonik Industries AG and Duisburger Hafen AG (duisport) are preparing to establish a jointly controlled company for the future development of Evonik’s Lülsdorf location. The 50:50...
June 17th, 2015 | Canals, Company Profiles, Construction, Containers, Inland Waterways, Logistics, News, Ports & Terminals, Trade and Commerce | Read More

TT Club Calls for ‘Utmost Good Faith’ in the Container Supply Chain

TT Club Calls for ‘Utmost Good Faith’ in the Container Supply Chain
Kevin King Speaking at the TOC Container Supply Chain Conference in Rotterdam last week, freight insurance specialist TT Club’s Kevin King called for all parties to take responsibility for minimising the risks inherent in container freight transportation. London 16 June 2015 – As a leading provider...
June 16th, 2015 | Associations, Containers, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Logistics, P and I Clubs | Read More

Bridging the gap between food production and perishable logistics

Bridging the gap between food production and perishable logistics
Chayenne Wisterke, Managing Director, Wiskerke Onions Rabobank, CMA CGM and Wiskerke will join the annual Cool Logistics Global Conference LONDON, 15.06.2015 – Food demand and price patterns can have a critical impact on perishable logistics and transport productivity.  Thought-provoking presentations...
June 15th, 2015 | Associations, Canals, Chartering, Containers, Dry Bulkcarriers, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Food and Drink, Inland Waterways, Land Trasnport, Liner Shipping and Trade, Logistics, Markets, Ports & Terminals, Reefer Containers, Reefer ships, Ro-Ro and Passenger Ferries, Trade and Commerce | Read More

New IACS Unified Requirement (UR) for Large Container Ships further improves the safety regime for these vessels

New IACS Unified Requirement (UR) for Large Container Ships further improves the safety regime for these vessels
MV Mærsk Mc-Kinney Møller passing Port Said, Egypt, on its maiden voyage through the Suez Canal in 2013. (Capacity 18270 TEU) The International Association of Classifications Societies (IACS) is pleased to announce the adoption of new Unified Requirements that will further improve the safety of Large...
June 12th, 2015 | Associations, Classification Societies, Containers, IACS | Read More

Asia-Europe trades to remain sluggish, TOC Europe learns

While global container growth shows signs of recovery, Asia-Europe trades will likely be behind the pack, the Container Supply Chain conference at TOC Europe hears Rotterdam,  11.06.2015 – Developments in the critically important Asia-Europe trades provided much of the focus of Day 2 of TOC Europe...
June 11th, 2015 | Containers, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Logistics, Ports & Terminals | Read More

TOC Europe hears next wave of giant container ships already being planned

TOC Europe hears next wave of giant container ships already being planned
Container vessels of 20, 000+ TEU might not be far away, the Container Supply Chain conference at TOC Europe is told London,  10.06.2015 – Following the recent order by Maersk Line of eleven 19, 630 TEU vessels, it appears that plans are already under way for the next stage in container vessel...
June 10th, 2015 | Associations, Containers, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More

Significant growth for CV show 2015

Significant growth for CV show 2015
CV Show visitor numbers up 5% year-on-year Nearly 20, 000 attendees from across the haulage and logistics industries Show dates of 26-28 April confirmed for 2016 Almost 20, 000 visitors from across the road transport, fleet and logistics industries attended the 2015 Commercial Vehicle Show, according...
June 5th, 2015 | Associations, Automobiles, Containers, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions, Land Trasnport | Read More

WEW supplies catalyst tanks to Dow Chemical Co.

WEW supplies catalyst tanks to Dow Chemical Co.
  WEW has supplied 5m3 tanks fitted with agitators to Dow Chemicals to transport industrial catalyst. Pictured here is one of the units ready to be delivered. 5000 Litre tanks with agitators provided to ensure safe and reliable catalyst during transportation Weitefeld, Germany,  5th June 2015:...
June 5th, 2015 | Containers, Dry Bulkcarriers, Gas, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Waterborne coatings: “increasing numbers, but still limited”, says latest COA Report

Waterborne coatings: “increasing numbers, but still limited”, says latest COA Report
A new Report from the Container Owners Association (COA) shows that the use of waterborne coatings on shipping containers is on the rise, compared to last year. However, the COA says that despite this increase, usage is still limited. Since the 2014 COA Report, the number of dry cargo containers manufactured...
June 4th, 2015 | Containers, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Pollution, Reports | Read More

Unitor XFlow mobile water mist products promise quick-fire response to container blaze risk

Unitor XFlow mobile water mist products promise quick-fire response to container blaze risk
Designed for protection of on-deck containers, unique Unitor XFlow mobile water monitor and water mist lance comply with revised SOLAS regulations Oslo, Norway,  3rd June, 2015. Wilhelmsen Technical Solutions (WTS) and Wilhelmsen Ships Service (WSS) have launched the Unitor XFlow mobile water monitor...
June 3rd, 2015 | Containers, Maritime Accidents, Markets, Safety and Security | Read More

Wärtsilä launches four new fuel efficient Container Feeder Vessel designs at Nor-Shipping

Wärtsilä launches four new fuel efficient Container Feeder Vessel designs at Nor-Shipping
The four new Wärtsilä container feeder vessel designs feature exceptionally low and best-in-class fuel consumption Wärtsilä Corporation, Trade press release, 2 June 2015 at 10.15 am EET – Wärtsilä is launching a series of four new container feeder vessel designs at this year’s Nor-Shipping...
June 2nd, 2015 | Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Container shipping, Containers, Events, Exhibitions, Marine Equipment Products and Services, News, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More

Global Container Shipping Industry Report 2015

Global Container Shipping Industry Report 2015
The Global Container Industry Report 2015 is a professional and in-depth study on the current state of the container industry.  The report provides a basic overview of the industry including definitions, classifications, applications and industry chain structure. The container market analysis is provided...
May 22nd, 2015 | Containers, Markets, Reports | Read More

Seagull Maritime launches Container Industry Competence Standard

Seagull Maritime launches Container Industry Competence Standard
Seagull Maritime launches Container Industry Competence Standard Seagull Maritime AS is launching the shipping industry’s first Container Industry Competence Standard (CICS), a unique assessment and training system covering container vessel operations. The programme brings new consistency to competency...
May 13th, 2015 | Associations, Container shipping, Containers, Maritime Education and Training, Technical, Technology | Read More

Diana Containerships financial results for Q1 ended 3/2015

Diana Containerships financial results for Q1 ended 3/2015
DIANA CONTAINERSHIPS INC. REPORTS FINANCIAL RESULTS FOR THE FIRST QUARTER ENDED MARCH 31, 2015 DECLARES CASH DIVIDEND OF $0.0025 PER SHARE FOR THE FIRST QUARTER  ATHENS, GREECE, May 12, 2015 – Diana Containerships Inc. (NASDAQ: DCIX), (the “Company”), a global shipping company specializing in...
May 12th, 2015 | Company Profiles, Container shipping, Containers, Markets, News, Stock Markets | Read More

The shipping markets: Down and out?

The shipping markets: Down and out?
John Faraclas Our nineteenth weekly recapitulation of the shipping markets, their respective main indices and world geopolitics affecting same in 2015 and beyond, tonight Friday the 8th of May 2015, with John Faraclas of AllAboutShipping in Athens. The BDI was up just a point since yesterday at 574...
May 8th, 2015 | Anniversaries, Chartering, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Containers, Dry Bulkcarriers, Energy, European Union, Events, Exhibitions, Fixtures, Gas, HR, Intertanko, Jobs, London Shipping Law Centre, Markets, Mediterranean Shipping, Military, News, Ocean Shipping, Oil Industry, Oil Platforms and Rigs, People and Places, Piracy and Terrorism, Politics and Government, Ports & Terminals, Reefer Containers, Sales and Purchases, Ship Demolitions, Ship Finance, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tourism | Read More

Evergreen Launches Vietnam-Singapore-Malaysia service

Evergreen Launches Vietnam-Singapore-Malaysia service
An Evergreen containerhsip May 08, 2015 – In light of the increasing capacity demand, Evergreen Line will launch its new Vietnam-Singapore-Malaysia service (VSM) this month.   The dedicated feeder loop will utilize two A-type containerships of 1, 164 TEU.  The first sailing of the weekly service...
May 8th, 2015 | Associations, Containers, Liner Shipping and Trade | Read More

Diana Containerships fixes on period charter m/v Pamina with ZIM

Diana Containerships fixes on period charter m/v Pamina with ZIM
DIANA CONTAINERSHIPS INC. ANNOUNCES TIME CHARTER CONTRACT FOR M/V PAMINA WITH ZIM         ATHENS, GREECE, May 5, 2015 – Diana Containerships Inc. (NASDAQ: DCIX), (the “Company”), a global shipping company specializing in the ownership of containerships, today announced that, through a separate...
May 5th, 2015 | Chartering, Container shipping, Containers, Markets, News, Stock Markets | Read More

Busan port unveils port expansion plans

Busan port unveils port expansion plans
The Korean government has announced plans to add a further 15 berths to its flagship Busan New Port in the south of the country to increase container capacity by 15.8 million TEU. The new facilities will be a mix of container terminals, feeder terminals and multi-purpose terminals and work will begin...
April 29th, 2015 | Containers, Politics and Government, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Carrier Transicold Helps Shipping Industry Reduce Greenhouse Gas Emissions

Carrier Transicold Helps Shipping Industry Reduce Greenhouse Gas Emissions
Carrier Transicold’s PrimeLINE container refrigeration unit. Carrier Transicold Helps Shipping Industry Reduce Greenhouse Gas Emissions with Environmentally Sustainable Container Refrigeration Units   SYRACUSE, N.Y., April 22, 2015 – Energy efficient container refrigeration systems introduced...
April 22nd, 2015 | Associations, Containers, Energy, Environment, Reefer Containers, Reefer ships | Read More