Archive for the ‘Container shipping’ Category

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

Emma Mærsk calls at Damen Shiprepair Brest for Special Survey works

Emma Mærsk calls at Damen Shiprepair Brest for Special Survey works
Emma Maersk at DSBr The Emma Mærsk, one of Maersk Line’s longest container vessels, has recently departed from Damen Shiprepair Brest (DSBr) following drydock services, a Special Survey and maintenance works. DSBr, located in Brest, Northern France, is conveniently positioned along Emma Mærsk’s...
March 16th, 2016 | Container shipping, Shiprepair | Read More

2016 Annual Statistical Data on Greek Controlled Shipping

2016 Annual Statistical Data on Greek Controlled Shipping
GREEK CONTROLLED SHIPPING   Αn information paper based on data provided to the GSCC by Lloyd’s Register of Shipping – Fairplay For the 29th consecutive year the GSCC presents statistical data, in the form of 11 tables, attached hereto, on Greek controlled ships over 1, 000 GT, registered under...
March 11th, 2016 | Associations, Container shipping, Dry Bulkcarriers, Flags, Gas Carriers, LNG, LPG, News, Reefer ships, Ro-Ro and Passenger Ferries, Statistics, Tankers | Read More

MacGregor delivers optimised cargo system upgrades for CSCL in China

MacGregor delivers optimised cargo system upgrades for CSCL in China
The MacGregor Cargo Boost upgrade allows the ship’s payload capacity to increase by 300 high cube FEU on deck and increases cargo system flexibility CARGOTEC CORPORATION, 9 MARCH 2016 AT 10 AM EET – MacGregor, part of Cargotec, has carried out optimised cargo system upgrades for two 14,...
March 9th, 2016 | Container shipping, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Ship Conversions | Read More

Container shipper CMA CGM signs agreement with GAC Norway

Container shipper CMA CGM signs agreement with GAC Norway
Deal to provide agency, husbandry and NOx reporting at Oslo Oslo, 29 February 2016 – The Scandinavian arm of the world’s third largest container shipping company CMA CGM has signed an agency, husbandry and NOx reporting agreement with GAC Norway for its ships calling at the port of Oslo. The CMA...
February 29th, 2016 | Container shipping, Containers, Emissions, Environment, News, Pollution, Ship Agencies | Read More

RUSCON container traffic grows despite overall Russian slump

RUSCON container traffic grows despite overall Russian slump
Vladimir Bychkov, Chairman of Ruscon RUSCON, one of the leading multimodal transport companies in Russia, has shown strong growth in 2015 despite a significant fall in the country’s overall container traffic. The company reported a 32% increase in export traffic, compared with the Russian total of...
February 29th, 2016 | Container shipping, Containers, Logistics, Markets, Ports & Terminals, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Diana Containerships sells panamax contship “Hanjin Malta”

Diana Containerships sells panamax contship “Hanjin Malta”
DIANA CONTAINERSHIPS INC. ANNOUNCES THE SALE OF A PANAMAX CONTAINER VESSEL, THE M/V HANJIN MALTA  ATHENS, GREECE, February 17, 2016 – Diana Containerships Inc. (NASDAQ: DCIX), (the “Company”), a global shipping company specializing in the ownership of containerships, today announced that yesterday...
February 17th, 2016 | Container shipping, Markets, Sales and Purchases, Ship Demolitions, Stock Markets | Read More

Intermodal operator Ruscon edges forward in tough market

Intermodal operator Ruscon edges forward in tough market
Vladimir Bychkov, Chairman of Ruscon The third quarter results for Intermodal operator Ruscon shows that the company continues to increase its market share in Russia maintaining a strong position in a country which has seen imports fall by over 20% in the last 12 months. By the end of the third quarter...
January 4th, 2016 | Company Profiles, Container shipping, Logistics, Ports & Terminals, Reports | Read More

New Year World Record Breaker Sails to Britain’s DP World London Gateway Port

New Year World Record Breaker Sails to Britain’s DP World London Gateway Port
UASC’s Al Muraykh UASC’s MV Al Muraykh has sailed to UK’s new premier hub port and logistics park carrying a world record 18, 601 TEU. London, UK, 2nd January 2016:– DP World London Gateway Port has welcomed one of the world’s largest container ships carrying a recorded 18, 601...
January 2nd, 2016 | Container shipping, Logistics, News, Ports & Terminals | Read More

China’s first giants – DNV GL to class SWS built ULCS

China’s first giants – DNV GL to class SWS built ULCS
l to r: Torgeir Sterri, DNV GL Vice President and Regional Manager in Greater China, Tao Ying, Technical Director of SWS, Shi Yongxin, Deputy General Manager of COSCON’s Safety & Technology Management Division, and Xu Li, Vice President of CCS’ Shanghai Branch, signed a newbuilding classification...
December 2nd, 2015 | Classification Societies, Company Profiles, Container shipping, News, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More

Diana Containerships announces drawdown of an additional US$25, 5 mio from the term loan facility with RBS

Diana Containerships announces drawdown of an additional US$25, 5 mio from the term loan facility with RBS
DIANA CONTAINERSHIPS INC. ANNOUNCES DRAWDOWN OF AN ADDITIONAL US$25.5 MILLION FROM THE TERM LOAN FACILITY WITH THE ROYAL BANK OF SCOTLAND PLC         ATHENS, GREECE, November 19, 2015 – Diana Containerships Inc. (NASDAQ: DCIX), (the “Company”), a global shipping company specializing in the...
November 19th, 2015 | Banking, Container shipping, Containers, Shipfinance, Weather | Read More

Shipping Market’s downfall reaches its …”climax”… amidst continued geopolitical chaos…

Shipping Market’s downfall reaches its …”climax”… amidst continued geopolitical chaos…
John Faraclas Our forty-sixth weekly recapitulation of the shipping markets, their respective main indices and world geopolitics affecting same in 2015 and beyond, tonight Friday the 13th of November 2015, with John Faraclas of AllAboutShipping in London. The BDI, the Baltic Dry Index, closed down...
November 13th, 2015 | Container shipping, Events, Exhibitions, Markets, News, Organisations, Piracy and Terrorism, Politics and Government, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Tourism | Read More

Diana Containerships announces date for its 2016 AMS…

Diana Containerships announces date for its 2016 AMS…
DIANA CONTAINERSHIPS INC. ANNOUNCES DATE FOR ITS 2016 ANNUAL MEETING OF SHAREHOLDERS AND DEADLINE FOR SUBMITTING SHAREHOLDER PROPOSALS  ATHENS, GREECE, November 13, 2015 – Diana Containerships Inc. (NASDAQ: DCIX), (the “Company”), a global shipping company specializing in the ownership of containerships,...
November 13th, 2015 | Company Profiles, Container shipping, Containers, Markets, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Diana Containerships Inc. Reports financial results for the Q3 and nine months ended September 30, 2015; Declares Cash Dividend of $0.0025 per Share for the Q3

Diana Containerships Inc. Reports financial results for the Q3 and nine months ended September 30, 2015; Declares Cash Dividend of $0.0025 per Share for the Q3
ATHENS, GREECE, November 10, 2015 – Diana Containerships Inc. (NASDAQ: DCIX), (the “Company”), a global shipping company specializing in the ownership of containerships, today reported a net loss of $9.1 million for the third quarter of 2015, compared to net income of $1.4 million for the respective...
November 10th, 2015 | Company Profiles, Container shipping, Containers, Markets, News, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Creativity will truly set out to sea in 2016…

Creativity will truly set out to sea in 2016…
Curve. Photo Maayan Strauss, 2011. Creativity will truly set out to sea in 2016 with ZIM’s Container Artist Residency project By James Brewer Commercial cargo shipping and fine art are getting together in a unique project called Container Artist Residency 01. The initiative comes from one of the top...
November 10th, 2015 | Art and auctions, Container shipping, Events, Exhibitions, Maritime Art, Paintings and Sculpture, People and Places, Photography | Read More

Diana Containerships announces date for 2015 Q3 financial results, conference call and webcast

Diana Containerships announces date for 2015 Q3 financial results, conference call and webcast
DIANA CONTAINERSHIPS INC. ANNOUNCES THE DATE FOR THE 2015 THIRD QUARTER FINANCIAL RESULTS,  CONFERENCE CALL AND WEBCAST  ATHENS, GREECE, October 30, 2015 – Diana Containerships Inc. (NASDAQ: DCIX), (the “Company”), a global shipping company specializing in the ownership of containerships, today...
October 30th, 2015 | Accountancy, Company Profiles, Container shipping, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Realize potential for Newbuildings and existing vessels

Realize potential for Newbuildings and existing vessels
Jarle Coll Blomhoff DNV GL CONTAINER FORUM Realize potential for newbuildings and existing vessels On Thursday, October 8th 2015, a Container Forum was hosted at the training auditorium of DNV GL Piraeus. The forum, which was attended by representatives of important Greek Container ship Owning and Managing...
October 9th, 2015 | Classification Societies, Container shipping, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Shipbuilding and Shipyards | Read More