Archive for the ‘Liner Shipping and Trade’ Category

Crowley to launch weekly ocean cargo and logistics solutions between Wilmington, N.C., and Central America Nov. 21

Crowley to launch weekly ocean cargo and logistics solutions between Wilmington, N.C., and Central America Nov. 21
Crowley’s Pegasus J (PEJ) (JACKSONVILLE, Fla.; Nov. 2, 2017) Crowley Maritime Corporation announced today that it will begin offering weekly, fixed-day, full and less-than-container-load (LCL) shipping and logistics services between Wilmington, N.C., Guatemala and Honduras, effective with...
November 2nd, 2017 | Containers, Liner Shipping and Trade, Logistics | Read More

Hapag-Lloyd is the First Ocean Carrier in the UK to Offer Avantida’s reUse Container Management Services

Hapag-Lloyd is the First Ocean Carrier in the UK to Offer Avantida’s reUse Container Management Services
Antwerp, Belgium and the United Kingdom, October 17, 2017–Avantida has announced that Hapag-Lloyd has become the first ocean carrier in the United Kingdom to offer its reUse container management services through the Avantida platform. The application allows the re-use of import containers for...
October 17th, 2017 | Containers, Liner Shipping and Trade, Logistics, Markets | Read More

Rickmers-Line and RZ Carrier certified according to latest ISO standards

Rickmers-Line and RZ Carrier certified  according to latest ISO standards
“RICKMERS ANTWERP is one of nine identical sister vessels employed in the Rickmers-Line Round-The-World Pearl String Service. She is here pictured loading yachts in Bodrum, Turkey.” Photo: Rickmers-Line Hamburg, 12-OCT-2017. RZ Carrier and Rickmers-Line, both companies of Zeaborn Group, have successfully...
October 16th, 2017 | Liner Shipping and Trade, Markets, News, Regulatory | Read More

This Year’s Innovation in Safety Award Goes to …. Hapag Lloyd

This Year’s Innovation in Safety Award Goes to …. Hapag Lloyd
(l-r) Peregrine Storrs-Fox, Risk Management Director, TT Club; Ken Rohlmann, Senior Director Cargo Service, Hapag-Lloyd (Winner: Hapag-Lloyd Cargo Patrol) ; Joseph Westwood Booth, IMO’s Senior Deputy Director, Maritime Safety The TT Club Innovation in Safety Award was presented earlier this week to...
October 5th, 2017 | Anniversaries, Awards, Company Profiles, Health and Safety, HR, Liner Shipping and Trade, Markets, P and I Clubs, Safety and Security | Read More

AAL Japan appoints CPC Asia as its new country-wide commercial agent!

AAL Japan appoints CPC Asia as its new country-wide commercial agent!
(L-R) Lars Feller, Yuko Kimura, Kyriacos Panayides – AAL Japan 3 October 2017 – AAL Japan is terminating its Commercial Agency cooperation with Keystone Logistics and has nominated CPC (Consolidated Pool Carriers (Asia) Co. Ltd) as its new Commercial Agent in the Country. Yuko Kimura, AAL’s...
October 4th, 2017 | Liner Shipping and Trade, Logistics, Markets, Ship Agencies | Read More

The BDI@1,328: learning to operate in turbulent waters

The BDI@1,328: learning to operate in turbulent waters
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) lost another 28 points since last Friday and now stands at 1,328 points; Geopolitics continue to get sour on all fronts everywhere on Planet Ocean. John Faraclas’ daily recap: The Capers lost 67 points with the BCI now reading 2,671 points… The Panamaxes’...
October 2nd, 2017 | Alternative Sources of Energy, Banking, Container shipping, Containers, Cruise Ferry, Cruise Industry, Dry Bulkcarriers, Energy, European Union, Gas, Insight, Liner Shipping and Trade, LNG, LPG, Markets, Mergers and Acquisitions, News, Piracy and Terrorism, Politics and Government, Ports & Terminals, Reefer Containers, Reefer ships, Shipfinance, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

“K” Line Donate to help restore the World’s Oldest Railway Station

“K” Line Donate to help restore the World’s Oldest Railway Station
Daisuke Arai and Ross Nagle, Heighngton Railway Station Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha, Ltd. (“K” LINE) recently gave a donation to Newton Aycliff plant of Hitachi Rail Europe, Ltd (HRE) for the restoration work of Heighington Station, County Durham in the UK – the world’s oldest railway station....
September 28th, 2017 | Charity, Liner Shipping and Trade, Rail | Read More

Stena Line to strengthen freight network on the North Sea…

Stena Line to strengthen freight network on the North Sea…
Stena Line to strengthen freight network on the North Sea between Rotterdam and the UK by adding further capacity London, 28 September 2017 – Earlier this year Stena Line announced the increase to their freight capacity on the route Rotterdam (Europoort) to Harwich January 2018 by replacing the current...
September 28th, 2017 | Liner Shipping and Trade, Logistics, Ports & Terminals, Trade and Commerce | Read More

“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