Archive for the ‘Liner Shipping and Trade’ Category

“K” Line Continues to be Selected as an Index Component Participant of the Dow Jones Sustainability Asia Pacific Index

“K” Line Continues to be Selected as an Index Component Participant of the Dow Jones Sustainability Asia Pacific Index
.. Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha, Ltd. (“K” Line) has been selected again as an Asia Pacific Index component company of the Dow Jones Sustainability Indices (DJSI), one of the leading global indices on Socially Responsible Investment (SRI)(*1). It has been “K” Line’s good fortune to have been selected...
September 11th, 2017 | Liner Shipping and Trade, Markets, Stock Markets | Read More

MSC maiden call at the Genoa IMT Terminal (Messina Group)

MSC maiden call at the Genoa IMT Terminal (Messina Group)
Vessel sharing agreement MAF1 Mediterranean -West Africa between Messina, MSC and Cosco. The Msc “Songa Alya”, a 3,100 teu (2480 @ 14t) container vessel, will stregthen the collaboration between the Genoese group Messina and the Geneva based company; this ship will call at the Genoa IMT terminal...
September 6th, 2017 | Containers, Liner Shipping and Trade, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Crowley Wins 15th “Best of the Best” Quest for Quality Award for Ocean Carriers

Crowley Wins 15th “Best of the Best” Quest for Quality Award for Ocean Carriers
(JACKSONVILLE, Fla.; Aug. 21, 2017) – Crowley Maritime Corporation’s liner services group has been honored with its 15th Quest for Quality Award by Logistics Management Magazine (LM),this year in the Ocean Carrier category. In bestowing the award, readers recognized Crowley as a 2017 “Best...
August 21st, 2017 | Awards, Liner Shipping and Trade | Read More

The Pros and Cons of the BDI@1,092 amid Geopolitical uncertainty

The Pros and Cons of the BDI@1,092 amid Geopolitical uncertainty
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) – thanks to the Capers and partly to the Panamaxes, managed to gain 42 points and now reads 1,092… The Geopolitical uncertainty which seems a bit extended, as well as alarming, due to the North Korean palaver, might produce a bit of everything…and affect...
August 10th, 2017 | Bribery and Corruption, Chartering, Containers, Dry Bulkcarriers, Liner Shipping and Trade, Markets, Military, News, Piracy and Terrorism, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers | Read More

The BDI loses steam again; Geopolitics in jeopardy…

The BDI loses steam again; Geopolitics in jeopardy…
John Faraclas With only two points plus the BDI (Baltic Dry Index) at 1,038 loses steam yet again and we reiterate the view that the need of an injection as we stressed yesterday, is a MUST. Geopolitics are so bad that the entire economy on Planet Ocean may actually collapse despite the figures you see...
August 8th, 2017 | Chartering, Container shipping, Containers, Dry Bulkcarriers, Immigration, Liner Shipping and Trade, Markets, News, Oil Industry, Politics and Government, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Crowley to Begin Direct, Weekly Service from Florida Ports to Costa Rica and Panama

Crowley to Begin Direct, Weekly Service from Florida Ports to Costa Rica and Panama
… (JACKSONVILLE, Fla.; Aug. 7, 2017) ­– To better connect customers’ U.S. and Central American supply chains, Crowley Liner Services will begin fixed-day, weekly sailings on Wednesday, Aug. 9, directly between Florida and Costa Rica and Panama. The new service offers fast transits to...
August 7th, 2017 | Container shipping, Liner Shipping and Trade, Markets, News | Read More

“K” Line Change of Executive Officers

“K” Line Change of Executive Officers
.. Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha, Ltd. (“K” Line) has decided on changes of Executive Officers. Changes of Executive Officers. (1) Retirement scheduled for September 30, 2017 Present Position Name After Retirement (scheduled for October 1, 2017) Managing Executive Officer Nobuo Ishida Ocean Network...
July 31st, 2017 | Company Profiles, Liner Shipping and Trade, Person Profiles | Read More

Dry gains and Wet losses… be cautious !

Dry gains and Wet losses… be cautious !
John N. Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) gained 29 points earlier on today and now stands at 888 points; the Wets though …decided to dive further. On the geopolitical aspects, as we have always advised you, things are getting sour no matter …the fake news, but the propaganda spreading bubbles...
July 13th, 2017 | Chartering, Containers, Liner Shipping and Trade, Markets, News, Piracy and Terrorism, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Intermodal Europe 2017 – Forecast for 2018

Intermodal Europe 2017 – Forecast for 2018
Sophie Ahmed The Container Shipping Industry Gathers to Forecast for 2018 After a period of significant change, the container shipping industry is now moving towards a state of stability and growth. Although there are still some key challenges to be faced in the coming months, the industry is showing...
July 11th, 2017 | Associations, Automobiles, Containers, Cruise Ferry, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, International Chamber of Shipping, International Shipping Federation, Intertanko, Liner Shipping and Trade, Markets, Reefer Containers, Reefer ships, Ro-Ro and Passenger Ferries, Short-sea shipping, Statistics, Stock Markets, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha, Ltd: Change of Executive Officers

Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha, Ltd: Change of Executive Officers
.. Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha, Ltd. (“K” Line) has decided on changes of Executive Officers. Changes of Executive Officers. (1) Retirement scheduled for September 30, 2017 Present Position Name New Position(effective October 1, 2017) Executive Officer Takafumi Kido Representative Director/President,...
July 10th, 2017 | Company Profiles, Liner Shipping and Trade, Person Profiles | Read More

Evergreen named Best Asia-Africa Shipping Line

Evergreen named Best Asia-Africa Shipping Line
… July 06, 2017 — Evergreen Line has been awarded Best Shipping Line – Asia-Africa by Asia Cargo News at the 2017 Asian Freight, Logistics and Supply Chain Awards (AFLAS). The accolade was presented at a ceremony in Singapore last week and was accepted on behalf of the carrier by Ms. Molly...
July 6th, 2017 | Awards, Liner Shipping and Trade | Read More

Slight Dry gains amid geopolitical uncertainty

Slight Dry gains amid geopolitical uncertainty
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) gained 14 points earlier on today and now stands at 884. The Wets still low and Geops (Geopolitics) unpredictably predictable…lead to an all-out war!  John Faraclas daily briefing: The Capers managed to clinch 18 points and the BCI 2014 managed to go over and...
June 26th, 2017 | Comment, Energy, Environment, HR, Liner Shipping and Trade, Markets, Military, News, Piracy and Terrorism, Politics and Government, Reports, Shipfinance, Shipping Indices, Short-sea shipping, Statistics, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Evergreen rolls out sea freight services for Alibaba.com members

Evergreen rolls out sea freight services for Alibaba.com members
An Evergreen containerhsip June 21, 2017 — Evergreen Line has teamed up with Alibaba.com, a leading wholesale marketplace for global trade under Alibaba Group, to provide Alibaba.com members with the option of booking sea freight services online with guaranteed space and prices. Evergreen Line has...
June 21st, 2017 | Consumers Market, IT and Communications, Liner Shipping and Trade, Logistics, Marine Equipment Products and Services | 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

Notice of Trade Name and Location of New Container Shipping Joint Venture-

Notice of Trade Name and Location of New Container Shipping Joint Venture-
.. Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha, Ltd., Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, Ltd., and Nippon Yusen Kabushiki Kaisha have announced that their new joint venture (JV) will operate under the tradename “Ocean Network Express.” The establishment of this new JV, which will integrate the three companies’ container shipping...
May 31st, 2017 | Liner Shipping and Trade, Markets, Mergers and Acquisitions | Read More

Contained losses with the BDI@912; be alerted on Geopolitics and Terrorism…

Contained losses with the BDI@912; be alerted on Geopolitics and Terrorism…
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry index) lost six points given that there was a contained loss for both the Capers and Panamaxes; geopolitics are worsening and Terrorism of ANY kind must be curbed. John Faraclas’ daily and weekly report: The BDI was also down  44 points since last week’s closing...
May 26th, 2017 | Bribery and Corruption, Chartering, Climate, Container shipping, Dry Bulkcarriers, Emissions, Environment, European Union, Events, Health and Safety, Liner Shipping and Trade, Marine Insurance, Maritime Tourism, Markets, Military, News, Oceanology, Oil Industry, People and Places, Piracy and Terrorism, Politics and Government, Pollution, Ports & Terminals, Reports, Safety and Security, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce, UN | Read More

Evergreen recognized for Corporate Governance Excellence for the third consecutive year

Evergreen recognized for Corporate Governance Excellence for the third consecutive year
Evergreen Group founder and chairman Dr. Y.F. Chang May 24, 2017 – The Taiwan Stock Exchange (TWSE) recently announced the result of its third annual corporate governance evaluation of both listed and Over-The-Counter (OTC) companies in Taiwan.  Evergreen Marine Corporation (EMC) is ranked among...
May 24th, 2017 | Awards, Liner Shipping and Trade, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Achilles FPAL recognises HANSA HEAVY LIFT as a trusted partner supplier for the oil and gas market

Achilles FPAL recognises HANSA HEAVY LIFT as a trusted partner supplier for the oil and gas market
Hamburg, Germany, Monday, 22nd May 2017 – HANSA HEAVY LIFT has received a qualification certifying the company as a trusted partner for the oil and gas market from the Achilles FPAL Verify network, an industry-run assessment body that supports the European oil and gas industry. The Achilles FPAL qualification...
May 22nd, 2017 | Awards, Liner Shipping and Trade, Regulatory | Read More

K” Line Group to Merge Two Ship Management Companies

K” Line Group to Merge Two Ship Management Companies
.. “K” Line Group to Merge Two Ship Management Companies- Reorganization of the Group’s Ship Management System for More Secure Services – Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha Ltd. (“K” Line) takes pleasure in announcing that two of its subsidiaries, Taiyo Nippon Kisen Co., Ltd. and Escobal Japan...
May 12th, 2017 | Company Profiles, Liner Shipping and Trade, Mergers and Acquisitions | Read More

General cargo leads Marseille Fos Q1 results

General cargo leads Marseille Fos Q1 results
Marseilles passenger terminal – picture credits Anny Zade First-quarter cargo throughput at leading French port Marseille Fos was marked by strong growth in general cargo – container, ro-ro and conventional traffic – which totalled 4.98 million tonnes for an 11% increase on January-March last...
May 12th, 2017 | Automobiles, Automobiles, Car trade, Coastal Shipping, Container shipping, Cruise Ferry, Cruise Industry, Dry Bulkcarriers, Gas, Liner Shipping and Trade, LNG, LPG, Maritime Tourism, Markets, Oil Industry, Ports & Terminals, Reefer Containers, Reports, Statistics, Tankers | Read More

“K”Line: Management Policy and Medium-term Management Plan

“K”Line: Management Policy and Medium-term Management Plan
.. Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha, Ltd. (“K” Line) is pleased to introduce “K” Line Group’s new management policy and medium-term management plan: ’”Revival for Greater Strides” – ”K” Line Value for our Next Century –‘ which runs for three years from April 2017 toward our 100th anniversary...
April 28th, 2017 | Company Profiles, Liner Shipping and Trade | Read More

“K” Line: Financial Highlights for FY2016

“K” Line: Financial Highlights for FY2016
Following  from “K” Line and distributed Portcare International Ltd: Please be advised that we, “K” Line Tokyo Head Office, published the following press release today. Please click the following addresses to read our reports. ・Financial Highlights for FY2016 http://www.kline.co.jp/en/ir/library/bs/__icsFiles/afieldfile/2017/04/28/fh2016_4con_e_final_1.pdf ・Differences...
April 28th, 2017 | Accountancy, Company Profiles, Liner Shipping and Trade | Read More

“K” Line: Changes of Directors and Audit & Supervisory Board Member Change of Executive Officers

“K” Line: Changes of Directors and Audit & Supervisory Board Member  Change of Executive Officers
.. Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha, Ltd. (“K” Line) has decided during board meeting held today on changes of Executive Officers as per the attached announcements… Viewers can log herebelow in the attached PDF’s and read same: 170428 Change of Executive Officers    and 170428 Changes of Directors...
April 28th, 2017 | Company Profiles, Liner Shipping and Trade, Person Profiles, Reports | 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

New Container Service between Cork and Liverpool

New Container Service between Cork and Liverpool
BG Freight Line, a fully-owned subsidiary of Peel Ports Group, is introducing a new weekly container service between Cork and Liverpool. This is the first time the two ports have been connected directly, with the service starting on Monday 27 March. It is intended that the new route will offer greater...
March 22nd, 2017 | Container shipping, Containers, Liner Shipping and Trade | Read More