Archive for the ‘Container shipping’ Category

Diana Containerships sells panamax containerhip “New Jersey”

Diana Containerships sells panamax containerhip “New Jersey”
Diana Containerships Inc. Announces the Sale of a Panamax Container Vessel, the m/v New Jersey ATHENS, GREECE, February 13, 2018 – Diana Containerships Inc. (NASDAQ: DCIX), (the “Company”), a global shipping company specializing in the ownership of containerships, today announced that it has signed,...
February 13th, 2018 | Container shipping, Sales and Purchases, Stock Markets | Read More

Container traffic at Container Terminal St. Petersburg rises 15% to 643,700 TEUs

Container traffic at Container Terminal St. Petersburg rises 15% to 643,700 TEUs
… In January-December 2017, Container Terminal Saint-Petersburg CJSC (CTSP, a company of UCL Holding) handled 643,700 TEUs, which is 15.4% more than in 2016, which is the highest volume of containers ever handled by CTSP. In 2017, CTSP retained its leading position among container terminals of...
February 7th, 2018 | Container shipping, Containers, Logistics, Markets, Ports & Terminals | Read More

First ever container ship to receive cyber enabled ship descriptive note ‘Cyber AL3 SECURE PERFORM (Energy Management System)’ is delivered

First ever container ship to receive cyber enabled ship descriptive note ‘Cyber AL3 SECURE PERFORM (Energy Management System)’ is delivered
An image of MV COSCO Shipping Aries 20K TEU container ship built by NACKS has an energy management system cyber-certified by LR 16 January 2018 – MV COSCO Shipping Aries, delivered to COSCOS today, is the first ever container ship to receive LR’s Cyber-enabled ship (CES) descriptive note ‘Cyber...
January 16th, 2018 | Classification Societies, Container shipping, News, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More

“K” Line has been selected as the winner of the Container Liner Shipping Award 2017 in the Netherlands for the second time

“K” Line has been selected as the winner of the Container Liner Shipping Award 2017 in the Netherlands for the second time
Left Rogier Spoel of EVO FENEDEX, Middle Steven Lak Chairman EVO FENEDEX and to the right Fer Penders Managing Director “K” Line (Nederland) B.V receiving the Award. It was announced that “K” Line has been selected by EVO FENEDEX* as the winner of the Container Liner Shipping Award 2017. It is...
December 28th, 2017 | Awards, Container shipping, Liner Shipping and Trade | Read More

Diana Containerships fixes the “Rotterdam” to Wan Hai Lines

Diana Containerships fixes the “Rotterdam” to Wan Hai Lines
DIANA CONTAINERSHIPS INC. ANNOUNCES TIME CHARTER  CONTRACT FOR M/V ROTTERDAM WITH WAN HAI LINES    ATHENS, GREECE, December 22, 2017 – Diana Containerships Inc. (NASDAQ: DCIX), (the “Company”), a global shipping company specializing in the ownership of containerships, today announced that,...
December 22nd, 2017 | Chartering, Container shipping, Containers, Fixtures, Markets | Read More

Diana Containerships Inc. reports Financial Results for Q3 and Nine Months ended September 30, 2017

Diana Containerships Inc. reports Financial Results for Q3 and Nine Months ended September 30, 2017
ATHENS, GREECE, November 17, 2017 – Diana Containerships Inc. (NASDAQ: DCIX), (the “Company”), a global shipping company specializing in the ownership of containerships, today reported a net loss of $8.7 million for the third quarter of 2017, compared to a net loss of $126.8 million for the same...
November 17th, 2017 | Accountancy, Company Profiles, Container shipping, News, Reports, Shipmanagement, Statistics, Stock Markets | 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

Capers volatility lift the BDI and Wets too amid nature’s tempest…

Capers volatility lift the BDI and Wets too amid nature’s tempest…
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) gained another 36 points earlier on and now reads 1,332; on a weekly basis it was up 150 points raising hopes but we want you all to stay put until the BDI goes over and above the  2,200 points – the December 2013 level! The Wets were also up but with very...
September 8th, 2017 | Chartering, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Container shipping, Containers, Dry Bulkcarriers, Earthquakes, Tsunamis, Cyclones and Typhoons, Energy, Environment, Events, Exhibitions, Markets, Military, News, Oil Industry, People and Places, Piracy and Terrorism, Pollution, Ports & Terminals, Safety and Security, Sailing, Shipping Indices, Sports, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Weather, Yachting | Read More

Wärtsilä to supply extensive scope of solutions for 6 + 6 new container feeder ships

Wärtsilä to supply extensive scope of solutions for 6 + 6 new container feeder ships
Wärtsilä will supply an extensive range of products and solutions for six new 1160TEU container feeder vessels to be built at the Fujian Mawei shipyard in China. Wärtsilä Corporation,  25 August 2017 at 10 am EET The technology group Wärtsilä will supply an extensive range of products and solutions...
August 25th, 2017 | Container shipping, Containers, Environment, Marine Equipment Products and Services, News, Pollution, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More

The BDI@1,200: tough…

The BDI@1,200: tough…
John Faraclas Some say it is a curse for the Capers and Panamaxes to dive following a week of “euphoria”; our interpretation is that you haven’t seen anything yet. John Faraclas’ daily briefing: The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) lost 22 points earlier on today and now stands at 1,200 points – 1-1,100...
August 24th, 2017 | Container shipping, Corruption, Markets, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Diana Containers fixes “Pamina” to OOCL on period

Diana Containers fixes “Pamina” to OOCL on period
Diana Containerships Inc. Announces the Reactivation and the Time Charter Contract for m/v Pamina with OOCL ATHENS, GREECE, August 21, 2017 – Diana Containerships Inc. (NASDAQ: DCIX), (the “Company”), a global shipping company specializing in the ownership of containerships, today announced that...
August 21st, 2017 | Container shipping, Containers, Fixtures, Markets | Read More

Diana Containerships charters “Domingo” on period with CMA CGM

Diana Containerships charters “Domingo” on period with CMA CGM
Diana Containerships Inc. Announces Time Charter Contract for m/v Domingo with CMA CGM ATHENS, GREECE, August 18, 2017 – Diana Containerships Inc. (NASDAQ: DCIX), (the “Company”), a global shipping company specializing in the ownership of containerships, today announced that, through a separate...
August 18th, 2017 | Container shipping, Containers, Markets | Read More

Capers rise and geopolitics go under…

Capers rise and geopolitics go under…
John Faraclas The BDI gained 40 points and now reads 1,247 – more or less 1,000 less from the end of December 2013 level. The Geopolitics following today’s atrocities in Barcelona, Spain, might take a big twist and turn. John Faraclas’ daily recap: The Capers not only were on a …top up situ,...
August 17th, 2017 | Container shipping, Containers, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, Military, Piracy and Terrorism, Religion, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Tourism, Trade and Commerce | 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

Diana Containerships Inc. Announces One-for-Six Reverse Stock Split

Diana Containerships Inc. Announces One-for-Six Reverse Stock Split
ATHENS, GREECE, July 26, 2017 – 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...
July 26th, 2017 | Company Profiles, Container shipping, Stock Markets | Read More

Diana Containerships reports financial results for the Q2 and six months ended June 30, 2017

Diana Containerships reports financial results for the Q2 and six months ended June 30, 2017
Diana Containerships Inc. Reports Financial Results for the Second Quarter and Six Months Ended June 30, 2017 ATHENS, GREECE, July 25, 2017 – Diana Containerships Inc. (NASDAQ: DCIX), (the “Company”), a global shipping company specializing in the ownership of containerships, today reported net...
July 25th, 2017 | Company Profiles, Container shipping, Containers, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

E.R. Schiffahrt wins further management contract from Maersk Line

E.R. Schiffahrt wins further management contract from Maersk Line
Nils Aden E.R. Schiffahrt, the Hamburg-based ship manager, has been appointed by Danish Maersk Line with the ship management of three further vessels. The new contract comprises the management of three 8,400 teu container vessels and includes the crew and technical management, as well as additional services...
July 14th, 2017 | Container shipping, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Shipmanagement | Read More

Diana Shipping Inc. Agrees to a Loan of US$82.6 Million to Diana Containerships Inc.

Diana Shipping Inc. Agrees to a Loan of US$82.6 Million to Diana Containerships Inc.
ATHENS, GREECE, July 5, 2017 – Diana Shipping Inc. (NYSE: DSX) (the “Company”), a global shipping company specializing in the ownership of dry bulk vessels, today announced that it has agreed to refinance its existing loan facility with Diana Containerships Inc. (NASDAQ: DCIX), having an outstanding...
July 5th, 2017 | Company Profiles, Container shipping, Containers, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, News, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Diana Containerships Inc. agrees to pay US$85.0 Million in full and final settlement of the US$128.9 million outstanding amount with RBS

Diana Containerships Inc. agrees to pay US$85.0 Million in full and final settlement of the US$128.9 million outstanding amount with RBS
ATHENS, GREECE, July 5, 2017 – Diana Containerships Inc. (NASDAQ: DCIX), (the “Company”), a global shipping company specializing in the ownership of containerships, today announced that it has paid an aggregate of US$85.0 million for full and final settlement of its US$148.0 million secured loan...
July 5th, 2017 | Container shipping, Markets, News, Shipfinance, Stock Markets | Read More

BoxTech database reaches 5 million containers

BoxTech database reaches 5 million containers
The BoxTech database contains details of around 20% of the global container fleet – approximately 5 million containers Hundreds of shippers, forwarders, terminals and other organizations are moving towards digitalization with access to details of around 5 million containers through BoxTech, the database...
June 15th, 2017 | Container shipping, Containers, Markets, News | Read More

Port of Hull secures new Polish/Baltic sailing with Unifeeder

Port of Hull secures new Polish/Baltic sailing with Unifeeder
Andy Ellis of Unifeeder meets with ABP’s Chris Vause outside the Hull Container Terminal (Image courtesy of David Lee Photography Ltd / ABP ABP have today announced that market leader for container transportation, Unifeeder have confirmed their second Polish/Baltic sailing to the Humber will call at...
June 12th, 2017 | Container shipping, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Oslo Børs: Listing of MPC Container Ships AS at Merkur Market

Oslo Børs: Listing of MPC Container Ships AS at Merkur Market
Listing date: 31/05/2017 Ticker: MPCC-ME MPC Container Ships AS was formed in April 2017 with a management that has been active in the shipping industry for decades. Its main business activity is to own and operate a fleet of container ships, focusing on the feeder segment between 1,000...
May 31st, 2017 | Container shipping, Containers, Markets, Statistics, Stock Markets | 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

Diana Containerships announces T/C for “Puelo” with Mitsui O.S.K. Lines

Diana Containerships announces T/C  for “Puelo” with Mitsui O.S.K. Lines
The “Puelo” ATHENS, GREECE, May 25, 2017 – 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, it has entered into a time charter contract...
May 25th, 2017 | Chartering, Container shipping, Containers, News, Stock Markets | Read More