Archive for the ‘Containers’ Category

Highest Valued Bulker Company

Highest Valued Bulker Company
                                                   
August 19th, 2015 | Associations, Chartering, Company Profiles, Containers, Fixtures, Gas, Markets, Oil Industry, Reports, Sales and Purchases, Ship Demolitions, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers | Read More

ICHCA seminar to explore implementation of new IMO container weight rules

ICHCA seminar to explore implementation of new IMO container weight rules
03.08.2015 – New IMO regulations requiring verification of a freight container’s gross mass will become mandatory from 1 July 2016. But many organisations – and nations – are not prepared for this significant change to global container operations. With time running short for industry sectors...
August 7th, 2015 | Containers, IMO, Logistics, Regulatory, Technology | Read More

Diana Containerships Inc. Reports Financial Results for the Second Quarter and Six Months Ended June 30, 2015

Diana Containerships Inc. Reports Financial Results for the Second Quarter and Six Months Ended June 30, 2015
DIANA CONTAINERSHIPS INC. REPORTS FINANCIAL RESULTS FOR THE SECOND QUARTER AND SIX MONTHS ENDED JUNE 30, 2015 DECLARES CASH DIVIDEND OF $0.0025 PER SHARE FOR THE SECOND QUARTER   ATHENS, GREECE, July 30, 2015 – Diana Containerships Inc. (NASDAQ: DCIX), (the “Company”), a global shipping company...
July 30th, 2015 | Containers, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Diana Containerships Inc., announces agreement to acquire two Post-Panamax container vessels

Diana Containerships Inc., announces agreement to acquire two Post-Panamax container vessels
ATHENS, GREECE, July 30, 2015 – Diana Containerships Inc. (NASDAQ: DCIX), (the “Company”), a global shipping company specializing in the ownership of containerships, today announced that yesterday it signed, through two separate wholly-owned subsidiaries, two Memoranda of Agreement to purchase...
July 30th, 2015 | Container shipping, Containers, Markets, News, Sales and Purchases, Stock Markets | Read More

Diana Containerships Inc. Announces the Sale of a Panamax Container Vessel, the m/v Cap Domingo

Diana Containerships Inc. Announces the Sale of a Panamax Container Vessel, the m/v Cap Domingo
ATHENS, GREECE, July 28, 2015 – Diana Containerships Inc. (NASDAQ: DCIX) (the “Company”), a global shipping company specializing in the ownership of containerships, today announced that it has signed, through a separate wholly-owned subsidiary, a Memorandum of Agreement to sell to an unaffiliated...
July 28th, 2015 | Container shipping, Containers, Markets, Sales and Purchases, Stock Markets | Read More

Korea unveils plans to create major trans-shipment port at Busan

Korea unveils plans to create major trans-shipment port at Busan
Busan Port aims to handle 13 million TEU of trans-shipment cargo by 2020 ranking it number two in the world. The Korean Ministry of Ocean and Fisheries together with the Busan Port Authority announces a long-term vision and strategy to develop Busan Port into a global trans-shipment hub port. In recent...
July 27th, 2015 | Containers, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Investec complete maiden container box deal

Investec complete maiden container box deal
Following the launch of its specialist container finance offering, Investec Asset Finance plc (“Investec”) is today pleased to announce the completion of its first container finance deal. Working in partnership with international container lessor Blue Sky Intermodal, Investec has provided South Korean...
July 20th, 2015 | Banking, Company Profiles, Containers, Finance, Logistics, Shipfinance | Read More

Diana Containerships Inc. Announces the Date for the 2015 Second Quarter Financial Results, Conference Call and Webcast

Diana Containerships Inc. Announces the Date for the 2015 Second Quarter Financial Results, Conference Call and Webcast
ATHENS, GREECE,  July 15, 2015 – Diana Containerships Inc. (NASDAQ: DCIX), (the “Company”), a global shipping company specializing in the ownership of containerships, today announced that its financial results for the second quarter ended June 30, 2015 are scheduled to be released before the...
July 15th, 2015 | Container shipping, Containers, Markets, News, Shipmanagement, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
New $24m cranes commissioned July 10, 2015, Australia, Adelaide Two new ship-to-shore container cranes have been fully commissioned at Flinders Adelaide Container Terminal, Outer Harbor. The new cranes, which cost $24 million, are essential for South Australia to secure the direct shipping services...
July 10th, 2015 | Containers, Ports & Terminals | Read More

TT Club urges immediate action on box weighing

TT Club urges immediate action on box weighing
TT Club welcomes the initiative of the World Shipping Council (WSC) in its recent publication of guidelines to the industry in relation to implementing the SOLAS requirements that become mandatory on 1 July 2016. Unlike the CTU Code, which forensically seeks to identify the chain of responsibility for...
July 9th, 2015 | Containers, Logistics, Safety and Security | Read More

ABS to Class Maersk’s Largest Boxships

ABS to Class Maersk’s Largest Boxships
Tony Nassif Class society leverages experience in ULC market for second generation of Triple-E containerships Houston) ABS, a leading provider of maritime shipping and offshore classification services, has been selected to class 11 ultra-large containerships (ULCs) for Maersk Line A/S of Denmark. The...
July 8th, 2015 | Classification Societies, Containers | Read More

The Trumpet from VesselsValue.com 8 July 2015

The Trumpet from VesselsValue.com 8 July 2015
  Generating 400, 000 valuations a year and rising Wednesday 8 July 2015 Scrap Dominance Emma Svensson, one of our Research Analysts at the opening ceremony of the Island games – and she’s even valuing a ship...
July 8th, 2015 | Chartering, Containers, Dry Bulkcarriers, Fixtures, Gas Carriers, Liner Shipping and Trade, LNG, LPG, Markets, Reefer Containers, Reefer ships, Ro-Ro and Passenger Ferries, Sales and Purchases, Ship Demolitions, Shipfinance, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers | Read More

Container giant Maersk Line appoints GAC for husbandry services in Hong Kong

Container giant Maersk Line appoints GAC for husbandry services in Hong Kong
GAC will handle more than 1, 000 calls by Maersk Line and MCC vessels per year at all ports and terminals in Hong Kong. GAC Hong Kong to handle more than 1, 000 vessel calls per year. Hong Kong, 8 July 2015 –The world’s largest container shipping company, Maersk Line, has appointed GAC to provide...
July 8th, 2015 | Company Profiles, Containers, HR, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Ports & Terminals, Shipbuilding and Shipyards | Read More

Hempel unveils new brand on 100 year anniversary

Hempel unveils new brand on 100 year anniversary
Leading world-wide marine coatings manufacturer Hempel has rebranded on its 100 year anniversary and renewed its drive to offer complete coating solutions for its customers. As one of the fastest growing companies in the world, Hempel is on a roll with 2015 marking a 100 years in business and the company...
July 7th, 2015 | Company Profiles, Containers, Yachting | Read More

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