Archive for the ‘Container shipping’ Category

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

Peel Ports appoints new port director for container business

Peel Ports appoints new port director for container business
Jouke Schaap, Container Director Peel Ports – Company also hires 22 new recruits from within 15m radius of port – Peel Ports, owner and developer of the £400m Liverpool2 deep-water container terminal, has appointed APM Terminals’ Jouke Schaap to head up its entire container operations. The...
May 11th, 2017 | Company Profiles, Container shipping, Containers, HR, Markets, People and Places, Person Profiles, 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

Whither container shipping? IMIF is told of “reasons to be cheerful”

Whither container shipping? IMIF is told of “reasons to be cheerful”
Ian Webber delivering his slides speech Emerging trends in the benighted container shipping sector offer some grounds for optimism, the International Maritime Industries Forum heard at its latest meeting. Ian Webber, chief executive of Global Ship Lease Inc, discerned what he called some “reasons to...
January 18th, 2017 | Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Container shipping, Containers, Markets, Reports, Ship Demolitions, Ship Finance, Statistics, Stock Markets, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Dangerous Market volatility and Geopolitics uncertainty

Dangerous Market volatility and Geopolitics uncertainty
John Faraclas Many times in the past we have explained that volatility is the stumbling block and the geopolitical mess bringing cataclysmic and destructive results in the entire shipping industry; John Faraclas’ midweek recap: The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) gained, thanks to the Capers, 16 points rising...
January 4th, 2017 | Comment, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Container shipping, Insight, Markets, News, Shipping Indices | Read More

Diana Containerships reports financial results for Q3 and nine months ended September 2016

Diana Containerships reports financial results for Q3 and nine months ended September 2016
DIANA CONTAINERSHIPS INC. REPORTS FINANCIAL RESULTS FOR THE THIRD QUARTER AND NINE MONTHS ENDED SEPTEMBER 30, 2016   ATHENS, GREECE, November 17, 2016 – Diana Containerships Inc. (NASDAQ: DCIX), (the “Company”), a global shipping company specializing in the ownership of containerships, today...
November 17th, 2016 | Accountancy, Container shipping, Markets, Shipmanagement, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Diana Containerships announces change in date for its 2016 Q3 financial results

Diana Containerships announces change in date for its 2016 Q3 financial results
DIANA CONTAINERSHIPS INC. ANNOUNCES CHANGE IN DATE FOR RELEASE OF ITS 2016 THIRD QUARTER FINANCIAL RESULTS  ATHENS, GREECE, November 16, 2016 – Diana Containerships Inc. (NASDAQ: DCIX), (the “Company”), a global shipping company specializing in the ownership of containerships, today announced...
November 16th, 2016 | Company Profiles, Container shipping, Containers, Markets, News, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

A new tourist destination beckons in Myanmar

A new tourist destination beckons in Myanmar
Myanmar’s message. A new tourist destination beckons in Myanmar By James Brewer Myanmar, seen by travel operators as one of the world’s most promising tourist magnets, attracted more than 5m international visitors in 2015. Hardly any of them got as far as the hilly eastern state of Kayah, but that...
November 11th, 2016 | Container shipping, Exhibitions, Maritime Tourism, Salvage, Towage, Wreck Removals, Tourism | Read More

Diana Containerships sells panamax contship “Angeles”

Diana Containerships sells panamax contship “Angeles”
DIANA CONTAINERSHIPS INC. ANNOUNCES THE SALE OF A PANAMAX CONTAINER VESSEL, THE M/V ANGELES  ATHENS, GREECE, November 3, 2016 – Diana Containerships Inc. (NASDAQ: DCIX), (the “Company”), a global shipping company specializing in the ownership of containerships, announced that it has signed today,...
November 3rd, 2016 | Company Profiles, Container shipping, Sales and Purchases, Stock Markets | Read More

Diana Containerships announces date for 2016 Q3 financial results, conference and web

Diana Containerships announces date for 2016 Q3 financial results, conference and web
DIANA CONTAINERSHIPS INC. ANNOUNCES THE DATE FOR THE 2016 THIRD QUARTER FINANCIAL RESULTS, CONFERENCE CALL AND WEBCAST ATHENS, GREECE, October 25, 2016 – Diana Containerships Inc. (NASDAQ: DCIX), (the “Company”), a global shipping company specializing in the ownership of containerships, today...
October 25th, 2016 | Company Profiles, Container shipping, Markets, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Next generation of feeder vessels: Con-Green 2000

Next generation of feeder vessels: Con-Green 2000
Optimizing the hull form based on wave patterns to minimize resistance is an important step towards achieving high operational efficiency. The largest container vessels are designed for the greatest possible efficiency – maximum intake, minimum fuel consumption. Their smaller cousins, however,...
October 21st, 2016 | Classification Societies, Container shipping, Environment, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Shipbuilding and Shipyards | Read More

Maersk Container Industry manufactures 4,000 new integrated reefers for Seatrade

Maersk Container Industry manufactures 4,000 new integrated reefers for Seatrade
Star cool reefers being loaded onto Seatrade Orange in the Port of Qingdao Seatrade has selected Maersk Container Industry as the main supplier for its expanding reefer container fleet. The 4,000 new Star Cool Integrated™ reefers will be equipped with the latest technology to protect perishable cargo...
October 19th, 2016 | Company Profiles, Container shipping, Containers, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Markets, Technical, Technology, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Time is running out to file claims against Hanjin Shipping, IUMI conference is told

Time is running out to file claims against Hanjin Shipping, IUMI conference is told
Mike Roderick of Clyde & Co. Time is running out to file claims against Hanjin Shipping, IUMI conference is told By James Brewer Shipowners, charterers, cargo interests, forwarders and other parties have been advised to expedite their claims against stricken Hanjin Shipping. The warning comes...
September 20th, 2016 | Associations, Breaking News, Company Profiles, Container shipping, Containers, Marine Insurance, Markets, Stock Markets | Read More

Boxship sector teetering “like house of cards” says IUMI committee chief

Boxship sector teetering “like house of cards” says IUMI committee chief
Nick Derrick Boxship sector teetering “like house of cards” says IUMI committee chief by James Brewer Container shipping globally is as fragile as “a house of cards” in the wake of the collapse of South Korea-based Hanjin Shipping, a leading member of the International Union of...
September 18th, 2016 | Associations, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Container shipping, Marine Insurance, News | Read More

Diana Containerships Inc. Announces Amendment to Loan Agreements

Diana Containerships Inc. Announces Amendment to Loan Agreements
ATHENS, GREECE, September 14, 2016 – Diana Containerships Inc. (NASDAQ: DCIX), (the “Company”), a global shipping company specializing in the ownership of containerships, today announced that it has amended its US$148 million loan agreement with The Royal Bank of Scotland plc dated September 10,...
September 14th, 2016 | Banking, Company Profiles, Container shipping, Containers, Markets, News, Shipfinance, Stock Markets | Read More

Transport Minister visits Liverpool2 development

Transport Minister visits Liverpool2 development
  Transport Minister Chris Grayling with Peel Ports Chief Executive Mark Whitworth – Chris Grayling MP met with operators Peel Ports to view the latest developments at the £400m investment in the city’s deep-water container terminal – The new Secretary of State for Transport, Chris...
August 5th, 2016 | Associations, Container shipping, Inland Waterways, Land Trasnport, Logistics, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Rail, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Diana Containerships Inc. Reports Financial Results for the Second Quarter and Six Months Ended June 30, 2016

Diana Containerships Inc. Reports Financial Results for the Second Quarter and Six Months Ended June 30, 2016
ATHENS, GREECE, July 27, 2016 – Diana Containerships Inc. (NASDAQ: DCIX), (the “Company”), a global shipping company specializing in the ownership of containerships, today reported a net loss of $8.0 million for the second quarter of 2016, compared to a net income of $0.9 million for the respective...
July 27th, 2016 | Accountancy, Container shipping, Containers, Markets, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Diana Containerships fixes “March” on period charter to Seago Line

Diana Containerships fixes “March” on period charter to Seago Line
DIANA CONTAINERSHIPS INC. ANNOUNCES TIME CHARTER CONTRACT FOR M/V MARCH WITH SEAGO LINE         ATHENS, GREECE, June 15, 2016 – Diana Containerships Inc. (NASDAQ: DCIX), (the “Company”), a global shipping company specializing in the ownership of containerships, today announced that, through...
June 15th, 2016 | Chartering, Container shipping, Containers, Fixtures, Markets | Read More

Diana Containerships Inc., announces split ratio for reserve stock split

Diana Containerships Inc., announces split ratio for reserve stock split
ATHENS, GREECE, June 6, 2016 – Diana Containerships Inc. (NASDAQ: DCIX), (the “Company”), a global shipping company specializing in the ownership of containerships, today announced that its Board of Directors has determined the split ratio for the previously announced reverse stock split of the...
June 6th, 2016 | Company Profiles, Container shipping, Containers, Markets, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Diana Containerships Inc. announces Reverse Stock Split

Diana Containerships Inc. announces Reverse Stock Split
ATHENS, GREECE, June 1, 2016 – Diana Containerships Inc. (NASDAQ: DCIX), (the “Company”), a global shipping company specializing in the ownership of containerships, today announced that its Board of Directors (the “Board”) has determined to effect a reverse stock split of the Company’s common...
June 1st, 2016 | Company Profiles, Container shipping, Markets, News, Stock Markets | Read More

SOLAS container mass verification requirements – FAQ – MSC circ on VGM now online

SOLAS container mass verification requirements – FAQ – MSC circ on VGM now online
The declaration of the accurate gross mass of a packed container is critical to maritime safety.   What are the new rules? On 1 July 2016, new requirements to verify the gross mass of a packed container enter into force under the International Convention for the Safety of Life at Sea (SOLAS). Why have...
May 25th, 2016 | Associations, Container shipping, Containers, IMO, Regulatory | Read More

Diana Containerships report financial result for Q1 2016

Diana Containerships report financial result for Q1 2016
DIANA CONTAINERSHIPS INC. REPORTS FINANCIAL RESULTS FOR THE FIRST QUARTER ENDED MARCH 31, 2016 DECLARES CASH DIVIDEND OF $0.0025 PER SHARE FOR THE FIRST QUARTER  ATHENS, GREECE, May 17, 2016 – Diana Containerships Inc. (NASDAQ: DCIX), (the “Company”), a global shipping company specializing...
May 17th, 2016 | Container shipping, Markets, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Diana Containerships fixes m/v Puelo on period to MSC

Diana Containerships fixes m/v Puelo on period to MSC
DIANA CONTAINERSHIPS INC. ANNOUNCES TIME CHARTER CONTRACT FOR M/V PUELO WITH MSC  ATHENS, GREECE, May 4, 2016 – Diana Containerships Inc. (NASDAQ: DCIX), (the “Company”), a global shipping company specializing in the ownership of containerships, today announced that, through a separate wholly-owned subsidiary,...
May 4th, 2016 | Chartering, Container shipping, Markets, Stock Markets | Read More

MacGregor signs loose lashings contract…

MacGregor signs loose lashings contract…
The MacGregor cargo handling solution for container vessels will ensure that Hapag Lloyd will get the most cargo efficient containerships of its size in the world, optimised for the actual operation conditions. MacGregor signs loose lashings contract to complete the optimised cargo handling solution...
April 1st, 2016 | Container shipping, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More

Diana Containerships announces the filling of its annual report on Form 20-F

Diana Containerships announces the filling of its annual report on Form 20-F
DIANA CONTAINERSHIPS INC. ANNOUNCES THE FILING OF ITS ANNUAL REPORT ON FORM 20-F  ATHENS, GREECE, March 22, 2016 – Diana Containerships Inc. (NASDAQ: DCIX), (the “Company”), a global shipping company specializing in the ownership of containerships, today announced that yesterday it filed its...
March 22nd, 2016 | Company Profiles, Container shipping, Markets, Stock Markets | Read More