Archive for the ‘Container shipping’ Category

BIMCO December Market Outlook: Container Shipping 28 Nov 2019

BIMCO December Market Outlook: Container Shipping 28 Nov 2019
Peter Sand BIMCO December Market Outlook: Container Shipping 28 Nov 2019 Container Shipping Pressure remains despite some of the trade war damage being offset by a reshuffling of manufacturing in Asia With fleet growth of 3.7%, compared to global container shipping demand growth of only 1%, even blanked...
November 28th, 2019 | Associations, BIMCO, Container shipping, Containers, Markets, Reports | Read More

The BDI falls a point that could be a turning point unless the war begins…

The BDI falls a point that could be a turning point unless the war begins…
John Faraclas The BDI falls a point that could be a turning point unless the war begins… The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) lost a point and now stands at 1,801 points despite the upwards Capes’ mode as all other indices fall. Very cynically, unless we see a war – any war, which we believe that same will...
October 29th, 2019 | Academia, Art and auctions, Chartering, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Container shipping, Containers, Events, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions, IT and Communications, Markets, Military, Paintings and Sculpture, Politics and Government, Shipping Indices, Special Surveys, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Technical, Technology, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Containership fires: it is time to take action, says IUMI

Containership fires: it is time to take action, says IUMI
Helle Hammer, IUMI Policy Forum Chair Containership fires: it is time to take action, says IUMI This year has already seen an alarming number of container ship fires including Yantian Express, APL Vancouver, Grande America, E.R. Kobe and KMTC Hong Kong. The escalation is of growing concern to IUMI (International...
October 18th, 2019 | Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Container shipping, Events, Marine Insurance, Maritime Accidents, News | Read More

Performance Shipping sells post-panamax contship “Pucon”

Performance Shipping sells post-panamax contship “Pucon”
.. PERFORMANCE SHIPPING INC. ANNOUNCES the sale of A  POST-panamax container VESSEL, the m/v PUCON ATHENS, GREECE, September 27, 2019 – Performance Shipping Inc. (NASDAQ: DCIX), (the “Company”), a global shipping company specializing in the ownership of vessels, today announced that it has signed,...
September 27th, 2019 | Container shipping, Sales and Purchases | Read More

Hybridization is an attractive option for feeder vessels

Hybridization is an attractive option for feeder vessels
. Hybridization is an attractive option for feeder vessels Dear Viewers, The shipping industry must cut GHG emissions. A new joint study demonstrates how hybrid power systems can make a difference. MAN Energy Solutions, DNV GL and Corvus Energy looked into hybridization options for larger cargo vessels...
September 20th, 2019 | Classification Societies, Container shipping, Containers, Emissions, Energy, Environment, Markets, Pollution, Technical, Technology | Read More

BIMCO Shipping Market Outlook: Container shipping sector and Macroeconomics September 2019

BIMCO Shipping Market Outlook: Container shipping sector and Macroeconomics September 2019
Peter Sand BIMCO Shipping Market Outlook: Container shipping sector and Macroeconomics September 2019 MACROECONOMICS Low growth persists amid trade tensions and a slowdown in global manufacturing Global economic growth continues to slow with recession warnings sounding in many corners of the world, none...
September 16th, 2019 | BIMCO, Container shipping, Markets, Reports | Read More

Performance Shipping Inc., reports financial results for the second quarter and six months ended June 30, 2019

Performance Shipping Inc., reports financial results for the second quarter and six months ended June 30, 2019
PERFORMANCE SHIPPING INC. REPORTS FINANCIAL RESULTS  FOR THE SECOND QUARTER AND SIX MONTHS ENDED JUNE 30, 2019 ATHENS, GREECE, July 29, 2019 – Performance Shipping Inc. (NASDAQ: DCIX), (the “Company”), a global shipping company specializing in the ownership of vessels, today reported a net loss...
July 29th, 2019 | Accountancy, Company Profiles, Container shipping, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers | Read More

The BDI@1,082; Supras “spoil” the broth…

The BDI@1,082; Supras “spoil” the broth…
The BDI@1,082; Supras “spoil” the broth… John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) ended up 16 points earlier on today following the long weekend due to the spring Holiday as well as due to end of the European Union’s election process. Now if we have so far stressed the perplexed and enigmatic...
May 28th, 2019 | Arctic Shipping, Art and auctions, Associations, Charity, Chartering, Classification Societies, Climate, Construction, Consumers Market, Container shipping, Containers, Cruise Ferry, Cruise Industry, Dry Bulkcarriers, Emissions, Energy, Environment, European Union, Holidays, HR, IMO, Insurance and Reinsurance, IT and Communications, LNG, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Marinas, Maritime Art, Maritime Education and Training, Maritime Tourism, Markets, Mediterranean Shipping, News, Oceanology, Oil Industry, Organisations, Paintings and Sculpture, People and Places, Piracy and Terrorism, Politics and Government, Pollution, Ports & Terminals, Press and Media, Religion, Reports, Sailing, Shipping Centers, Shipping Indices, Short-sea shipping, Sports, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Tourism, Trade and Commerce, Weather, Yachting | Read More

Maersk Hamburg Sets a surprising new Record for Israel when entered this weekend to Haifa Port

Maersk Hamburg Sets a surprising new Record for Israel when entered this weekend to Haifa Port
The Maersk Hamburg; picture credit: Warhaftig Venezian Maersk Hamburg Sets a surprising new Record for Israel when entered this weekend to Haifa Port The largest ship ever to arrive in Israel – the Maersk Hamburg container ship, with the immense capacity of 15,300 TEUs called Haifa Port this weekend....
May 6th, 2019 | Container shipping, Containers, Markets, Ports & Terminals | Read More

The BDI@634: tough times never last, but tough shipowners do

The BDI@634: tough times never last, but tough shipowners do
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) losses were very much contained and let’s hope the reversal might come soon although the damage has been done… Geopolitics not just perplexed but explosive. John Faraclas daily recap: The Capes’ BCI although it lost the 1,000 points threshold – an expected ...
February 4th, 2019 | Chartering, Comment, Container shipping, Containers, Dry Bulkcarriers, Insight, Markets, Military, News, Piracy and Terrorism, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Capital Ship Management Corp. and Liberty One announce the acquisition of two high specification Container Vessels ‘Asterix’ and ‘Apostolos II’ by their Joint Venture: “Capital Liberty Invest”.

Capital Ship Management Corp. and Liberty One announce the acquisition of two high specification Container Vessels ‘Asterix’ and ‘Apostolos II’ by their Joint Venture: “Capital Liberty Invest”.
The “ASTERIX” Athens, Leer, January 30, 2019. Capital Liberty Invest, the joint venture between Capital Ship Management and Liberty One, recently acquired its first two high specification feeder container vessels which will come under the technical management of Liberty Blue in Leer, Germany.  The...
January 30th, 2019 | Container shipping, Containers, Markets, News | Read More

Diana Containerships Inc. announces share repurchase program

Diana Containerships Inc. announces share repurchase program
.. ATHENS, GREECE, January 9, 2019 – Diana Containerships Inc. (NASDAQ: DCIX), (the “Company”), a global shipping company specializing in the ownership of containerships, today announced that its Board of Directors authorized a share repurchase program to purchase up to an aggregate of US$6.0 million...
January 9th, 2019 | Container shipping, Containers, Markets, Stock Markets | Read More

Samskip leads the way for Norway’s next generation of sustainable shortsea shipping

Samskip leads the way for Norway’s next generation of sustainable shortsea shipping
Seashuttle 1 Samskip takes the lead in ambitious initiative to develop autonomous, zero-emissions container ships that also compete on cost Europe’s largest multimodal operator has been named lead partner in ‘Seashuttle’, a project seeking to bring emissions-free, autonomous container ships to...
December 21st, 2018 | Container shipping, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Markets, News, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Short-sea shipping, Technical, Technology | Read More

Diana Containerships Inc. announces date for its 2019 Annual Meeting of Shareholders

Diana Containerships Inc. announces date for its 2019 Annual Meeting of Shareholders
.. ATHENS, GREECE, December 17, 2018 – Diana Containerships Inc. (NASDAQ: DCIX), (the “Company”), a global shipping company specializing in the ownership of containerships, announced today that its Board of Directors (the “Board”) has scheduled the Company’s Annual Meeting of Shareholders...
December 17th, 2018 | Container shipping, Containers, Markets, Stock Markets | Read More

Diana Containerships Inc. reports financial results for the Third Quarter and Nine Months ended September 30, 2018

Diana Containerships Inc. reports financial results for the Third Quarter and Nine Months ended September 30, 2018
.. ATHENS, GREECE, November 23, 2018 – Diana Containerships Inc. (NASDAQ: DCIX), (the “Company”), a global shipping company specializing in the ownership of containerships, today reported a net loss of $6.3 million for the third quarter of 2018, compared to a net loss of $8.7 million for the same...
November 23rd, 2018 | Accountancy, Company Profiles, Container shipping, Containers, Markets, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

CMA CGM and SHONE capture SHIPPINGInsight Innovative Technology Award

CMA CGM and SHONE capture SHIPPINGInsight Innovative Technology Award
l to r: Jim Rhodes, Balentin Perret, Clément Renault, Frank Soccoli, and Carleen Lyden Walker Award Presented at 7th SHIPPINGInsight Fleet Optimization & Innovation Conference STAMFORD, Conn. – Oct. 17, 2018 – The prestigious SHIPPINGInsight Award for 2018 was presented today to CMA CGM Group...
October 18th, 2018 | Awards, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Container shipping, Events, IT and Communications, People and Places, Technology | Read More

Long standing Chinese relationship pays off as major shipping line announces Liverpool call

Long standing Chinese relationship pays off as major shipping line announces Liverpool call
Aerial view of Liverpool The Port of Liverpool has demonstrated the strength of its relationships with China by announcing it will welcome a vessel call from COSCO on Wednesday 17 October. The MV Jork will call at Liverpool after a stop in Rotterdam before returning with UK exports. Once in Liverpool...
October 15th, 2018 | Container shipping, Liner Shipping and Trade, Logistics, News, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Trade and Commerce | Read More

2020 Fuel surcharges could be reduced says Fuelsave

2020 Fuel surcharges could be reduced says Fuelsave
Marc Sima, President and co-founder of Germany’s FUELSAVE The fuel surcharges some container shipping companies are intending to pass on to customers as they look to meet the 2020 sulphur cap could be reduced for the mutual benefit of shipowners and operators, as well as their customers, given the...
September 28th, 2018 | Bunkering, Container shipping, Containers, Emissions, Environment | Read More

On Three-Year Anniversary: Early LNG Adopter Praises Performance of ME-GI Engine

On Three-Year Anniversary: Early LNG Adopter Praises Performance of ME-GI Engine
The world’s first ME-GI engine, an MAN B&W 8L70ME-GI type now acting as main engineaboard TOTE’s ‘Isla Bella’, pictured at the works of MAN Energy Solutions’ licensee,Doosan, in Korea TOTE’s world-first, LNG-powered containerships prove reliability of mature, dual-fuel technology American...
September 7th, 2018 | Container shipping, LNG, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More

Diana Containerships fixes Pamina on period t/c with HMM

Diana Containerships fixes Pamina on period t/c with HMM
.. DIANA CONTAINERSHIPS INC. ANNOUNCES TIME CHARTER  CONTRACT FOR M/V PAMINA WITH HMM ATHENS, GREECE, August 9, 2018 – Diana Containerships Inc. (NASDAQ: DCIX), (the “Company”), a global shipping company specializing in the ownership of containerships, today announced that, through a separate...
August 9th, 2018 | Container shipping, Containers, Shipmanagement, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Crowley Adds Greater Velocity to U.S. Mainland-Puerto Rico Supply Chain with First Sailing of new LNG-Powered ConRo Ship

Crowley Adds Greater Velocity to U.S. Mainland-Puerto Rico Supply Chain with First Sailing of new LNG-Powered ConRo Ship
The “El Coqui” (San Juan, Puerto Rico; July 31, 2018) – Crowley Maritime Corp.’s new container/roll on-roll off “ConRo” ship El Coquí successfully delivered its first cargo from Jacksonville, Fla., to the company’s modernized Isla Grande Terminal in San Juan yesterday – a...
July 31st, 2018 | Bunkering, Container shipping, LNG | Read More

Diana Containerships extends “Domingo’s” period t/c CMA CGM

Diana Containerships extends “Domingo’s” period t/c  CMA CGM
.. DIANA CONTAINERSHIPS INC. ANNOUNCES DIRECT CONTINUATION OF TIME CHARTER CONTRACT FOR M/V DOMINGO WITH CMA CGM ATHENS, GREECE, July 10, 2018 – Diana Containerships Inc. (NASDAQ: DCIX), (the “Company”), a global shipping company specializing in the ownership of containerships, today announced...
July 10th, 2018 | Chartering, Container shipping, Containers, Fixtures, Markets | Read More

Diana Containerships sells post panamax contship “Puelo”

Diana Containerships sells post panamax contship “Puelo”
.. Diana Containeships Inc., announces completion of sale of a post-panamax container vessel and delivery to her new owners ATHENS, GREECE, June 29, 2018 – Diana Containerships Inc. (NASDAQ: DCIX), (the “Company”), a global shipping company specializing in the ownership of containerships, announced...
June 29th, 2018 | Company Profiles, Container shipping, Containers, Markets, Sales and Purchases | Read More

New Joint Asia – Australia Service Beefs Up Evergreen’s Offering

New Joint Asia – Australia Service Beefs Up Evergreen’s Offering
The “Ever Bliss” June 14, 2018 – Evergreen is expanding its container transport choices for customers between Asia and Australia by teaming up with Hyundai Merchant Marine (HMM) and APL to provide a new weekly Central & South China-Australia Express (CAE) service. Five classic Panamax...
June 14th, 2018 | Container shipping, Liner Shipping and Trade | Read More

Diana Containerships Inc. Announces the Sale of Another Post-Panamax Container Vessel, the m/v Puelo

Diana Containerships Inc. Announces the Sale of Another Post-Panamax Container Vessel, the m/v Puelo
.. Diana Containerships Inc. Announces the Sale of Another Post-Panamax Container Vessel, the m/v Puelo ATHENS, GREECE, May 21, 2018 – Diana Containerships Inc. (NASDAQ: DCIX), (the “Company”), a global shipping company specializing in the ownership of containerships, today announced that it has...
May 21st, 2018 | Container shipping, Sales and Purchases | Read More