Archive for the ‘Containers’ Category

Wärtsilä low pressure dual-fuel engines…

Wärtsilä low pressure dual-fuel engines…
The series of new 1400 TEU container vessels being built for GNS Shipping GmbH & Co KG managed by Nordic Hamburg, will feature 7-cylinder Wärtsilä RT-flex50DF dual-fuel 2-stroke main engines. Wärtsilä low pressure dual-fuel engines chosen to power Container feeder vessels for Baltic sea operations Wärtsilä...
September 8th, 2014 | Container shipping, Containers, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More

DNVGL: Technical Update 10-2014‏

DNVGL: Technical Update 10-2014‏
APPLICATION OF LC AND RSCS NOTATIONS AND ACCEPTANCE OF CONTAINER SECURING EQUIPMENT 1 GL LEGACY NOTATIONS LC AND RSCS The GL legacy notation LC (Lashing Computer) provides requirements related to the strength safety of the stowage and lashing of containers on container ships in worldwide service, based...
September 2nd, 2014 | Classification Societies, Containers, Technical | Read More

Passenger surprise at Dover Port

Passenger surprise at Dover Port
l to r:Tim Waggott, Chief Executive Port of Dover, David and Jenny Young, Andy Gross, P&O Ferries; and PC Paul Skinner, Port of Dover Police. 1 September, 2014 – 2.3 million tourist passengers passed through the Port of Dover this summer, making it a fantastic year for Europe’s leading ferry...
September 1st, 2014 | Associations, Company Profiles, Containers, Cruise Ferry, Holidays, Logistics, Maritime Tourism, Ports & Terminals, Ro-Ro and Passenger Ferries | Read More

COA August 2014 Newsletter

COA August 2014 Newsletter
COA Members Newsletter: Issue 81, August 2014   COA North America Meeting: Register now – just one month to go IT options to be discussed in San Francisco Flexitank round-table at COA North America Meeting Sponsorship Opportunities at Intermodal Europe 2014 Banner and Website Advertising...
August 27th, 2014 | Associations, Containers, Environment, HR, Markets, Press and Media, Reports | Read More

Special focus conference sessions added to Intermodal Europe 2014 programme

Special focus conference sessions added to Intermodal Europe 2014 programme
More than 30 conference sessions have already been confirmed for Intermodal Europe 2014, from 11-13 November at the Rotterdam Ahoy. “We are well ahead of schedule with a conference programme divided into topic groups providing more focus for delegates to help maximise their time at the event” explains...
August 21st, 2014 | Associations, Automobiles, Chartering, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Containers, Exhibitions, Markets, Trade and Commerce | Read More

The shipping markets: Volatility knocks…

The shipping markets: Volatility knocks…
John Faraclas We have numerous times in our previous reports over the last three years stressed the fact that volatility is the worse factor on all counts in the shipping markets/indices, as well as the fact when one or two sizes within the Baltic indices move up or down with extreme volatility, as it...
August 15th, 2014 | Containers, Markets, News, Shipping Indices, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Container growth cheers mixed first-half at Marseilles Fos

Container growth cheers mixed first-half at Marseilles Fos
Port of Marseille 28 July 2014   Port news from Marseilles Fos   –  First-half container traffic at leading French port Marseilles Fos totalled 583, 287 teu – up 7% on the first six months last year – marked by a 10% increase at the deepsea Fos terminals.    Dry bulk and cruise passenger...
July 28th, 2014 | Associations, Car trade, Containers, Gas, Gas Carriers, Liner Shipping and Trade, LNG, Logistics, LPG, Maritime Tourism, Markets, Ports & Terminals, Reefer ships, Statistics, Stock Markets, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Diana Shipping Inc., announces equity investment in Diana Containerships Inc.

Diana Shipping Inc., announces equity investment in Diana Containerships Inc.
ATHENS, GREECE, July 28, 2014 – Diana Shipping Inc. (NYSE: DSX), (the “Company”), a global shipping company specializing in the ownership of dry bulk vessels, today announced that it has entered into an agreement to purchase shares of the common stock of Diana Containerships Inc. (NASDAQ: DCIX)...
July 28th, 2014 | Container shipping, Containers, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, News, Shipping Indices, Stock Markets | Read More

Maersk Successfully Demonstrates BELCO Marine Scrubber Technology

Maersk Successfully Demonstrates BELCO Marine Scrubber Technology
PARSIPPANY, N.J., July 24, 2014 – (Marine NewsWire) Belco Technologies Corporation (BELCO®), a wholly owned subsidiary of DuPont, has partnered with the Maersk Group to successfully demonstrate BELCO® Marine Scrubber technology aboard the Maersk Tukang, a container ship with max TEU Capacity of 8,...
July 24th, 2014 | Containers, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Shiprepair | Read More

Diana Containerships 2014 Q2 financial results, conference call and webcast

Diana Containerships 2014 Q2 financial results, conference call and webcast
DIANA CONTAINERSHIPS INC. ANNOUNCES THE DATE FOR THE 2014 SECOND QUARTER FINANCIAL RESULTS,  CONFERENCE CALL AND WEBCAST  ATHENS, GREECE, July 8, 2014 – Diana Containerships Inc. (NASDAQ: DCIX), (the “Company”), a global shipping company specializing in the ownership of containerships, today...
July 8th, 2014 | Company Profiles, Container shipping, Containers, Markets | Read More

Russian shipping market changing to meet new challenges

Russian shipping market changing to meet new challenges
A recent arrival at Novorossiysk. Part of the China Shipping Line new deep-sea service from the Far East to Russia Russian shipping market changing to meet new challenges,  says DELO Group Over the past three years, DELO Group, one of Russia’s leading private transport companies, has implemented a...
June 30th, 2014 | Associations, Container shipping, Containers, Dry Bulkcarriers, Logistics, Markets, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Experts warn at WISTA-UK Liverpool Forum of dangers of extra-heavy shipping containers…

Experts warn at WISTA-UK Liverpool Forum of dangers of extra-heavy shipping containers…
  Chris Evans speaking at the WISTA-UK forum To weigh or not to weigh, that is the question: experts warn at WISTA-UK Liverpool Forum of dangers of extra-heavy shipping containers LONDON 26 June 2014 – Maritime experts are deeply divided on how to curb the menace of overweight shipping containers,...
June 26th, 2014 | Associations, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Containers, HR, Marine Insurance, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

Cargotec’s MacGregor secures USD 50 million of orders…

Cargotec’s MacGregor secures USD 50 million of orders…
MacGregor believes it is time to think differently, overturning the long-held assumption that cargo profile, cargo handling and cargo securing are considered only at the end of the main ship design process Cargotec’s MacGregor secures USD 50 million of orders for further high efficiency cargo handling...
June 26th, 2014 | Containers, Marine Equipment Products and Services, News, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More

Shipping lines ‘takers, not makers’, TOC Europe delegates hear

Shipping lines ‘takers, not makers’, TOC Europe delegates hear
A view at the exhibition hall at London’s ExCel Container liner service levels are simply not meeting customers’ expectations, delegates at TOC Europe 2014 are told London, 25.06.2014 – Container shipping lines are not performing up to the standards required of them by their customers, delegates...
June 25th, 2014 | Associations, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Containers, Events, Exhibitions, Liner Shipping and Trade, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Ports & Terminals, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Intermodal Asia 2015 dates announced

Intermodal Asia 2015 dates announced
Intermodal Asia- 2014 opening ceremony Event organisers have announced the next Intermodal Asia will take place from 24-26 March 2015, following the successful launch of Intermodal Asia 2014 at the Shanghai World Expo Center in April. The success of Intermodal Asia 2014 helped to establish the event...
June 18th, 2014 | Associations, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Containers, Events, Exhibitions, Logistics | Read More

Speculation gets squeezed out of boxship market — a view from Posidonia

Speculation gets squeezed out of boxship market — a view from Posidonia
Speculation gets squeezed out of boxship market — a view from Posidonia,  By James Brewer Structural change in the containership market heralds better times ahead, the Capital Link Shipping Forum heard. Many of the owning partnerships which fuelled the ordering boom “do not exist as they used...
June 4th, 2014 | Container shipping, Containers, Liner Shipping and Trade, Markets, Mergers and Acquisitions | Read More

Advice to container shippers: make hay while the sun shines

Advice to container shippers: make hay while the sun shines
In the run-up to the TOC Container Supply Chain conference at TOC Europe 2014, veteran maritime industry analyst Ben Hackett questions the basic economics behind mega-vessels. London, 03.06.2014 – “As long as carriers are unwilling or unable to reduce their excessive capacity, make hay and negotiate...
June 3rd, 2014 | Containers | Read More

UK forwarders ‘not surprised’ by further US climbdown on 100 percent container scanning

UK forwarders ‘not surprised’ by further US climbdown on 100 percent container scanning
Peter Quantrill According to Peter Quantrill, Director General of the British International Freight Association (BIFA), it was ‘hardly surprising’ to hear the recent news that the USA has delayed new rules requiring all cargo containers entering the USA to be security scanned prior to departure from...
May 29th, 2014 | Container shipping, Containers, Marine Insurance, Safety and Security | Read More

Drewry and OCS analyse big ships and alliances at TOC CSC Europe

Drewry and OCS analyse big ships and alliances at TOC CSC Europe
As the next wave of ultra-large container carriers comes on-stream, coupled with mega-alliances, two senior industry analysts taking part in this year’s TOC CSC Europe give their views on the impact for shippers and ports. London, 29.05.2014 – The advent of ultra-large container carriers and mega-alliances...
May 29th, 2014 | Containers, Liner Shipping and Trade | Read More

BIFA welcomes IMO container weighing decision

BIFA welcomes IMO container weighing decision
Peter Quantrill London – May 21, 2014 – The British International Freight Association (BIFA) welcomes yesterday’s announcement by the International Maritime Organization that its Maritime Safety Committee (MSC) has approved the draft amendments to the Safety of Life at Sea (SOLAS), Chapter...
May 21st, 2014 | Associations, Containers, IMO, Regulatory | Read More

Carrier Transicold Introduces Anti-Tamper Refrigerant Seal System

Carrier Transicold Introduces Anti-Tamper Refrigerant Seal System
Carrier Transicold’s optional new anti-tamper seal system for container refrigeration units. SYRACUSE, N.Y., May 20, 2014 — Carrier Transicold’s new anti-tamper refrigerant seal system will help ensure a higher level of refrigerant integrity and traceability for container refrigeration systems....
May 20th, 2014 | Claims, Containers, Marine Equipment Products and Services, News, Reefer Containers, Reefer ships, Safety and Security | Read More

Diana Containerships announces results of 2014 AMS

Diana Containerships announces results of 2014 AMS
DIANA CONTAINERSHIPS INC. ANNOUNCES RESULTS OF 2014 ANNUAL MEETING OF SHAREHOLDERS  ATHENS, GREECE, May 12, 2014 – Diana Containerships Inc. (NASDAQ: DCIX), (the “Company”), a global shipping company specializing in the ownership of containerships, announced today that the Company’s Annual...
May 12th, 2014 | Company Profiles, Containers, Markets, Stock Markets | Read More

TOC CSC Asia – Post show review

TOC CSC Asia – Post show review
    Over-capacity and schedule reliability under scrutiny at TOC CSC Asia Delegates at the 18th annual TOC Container Supply Chain Asia heard that container shipping lines were still engaged a battle to fill larger and larger vessels with potentially damaging consequences for schedule...
May 1st, 2014 | Containers, Markets, Ports & Terminals | Read More

COA launches Global Container Depot Directory

COA launches Global Container Depot Directory
Robin Meech The Container Owners Association (COA) has launched the first online, publicly available, Global Container Depot Directory. “The COA has made it easy for shipping lines and container asset owners to locate a container depot anywhere in the world, with the introduction of a new directory...
April 24th, 2014 | Associations, Books, Bunkering, Containers | Read More

Evergreen Line Enhances Red Sea Service

Evergreen Line Enhances Red Sea Service
An Evergreen containerhsip April 24, 2014 – In preparation for the coming peak season, Evergreen Line is implementing service enhancements for the Red Sea market. The carrier will adjust the port rotation of its Far East – Red Service (FRS) and launch a new feeder loop. In addition, the line...
April 24th, 2014 | Container shipping, Containers, Liner Shipping and Trade | Read More