Cargill and Maersk Tankers join forces in the Medium Range segment

Cargill and Maersk Tankers join forces in the Medium Range segment

Partnership increases scale, improves customer service, supports sustainable shipping and boosts earnings for partners Cargill and Maersk Tankers announce a strategic partnership that will improve flexibility for …
Sep 16, 2019 /  Curious
Heroin Worth $148 million males U.K. Biggest Ever Seizure

Heroin Worth $148 million males U.K. Biggest Ever Seizure

UK authorities seized almost 1.3 tons of heroin with a street value of £120 million ($148 million) from a container ship, in the nation's largest ever bust involving the drug. Officers from the …
Sep 5, 2019 /  Curious
SCCT announces plans to open reefer repair hub to all brands

SCCT announces plans to open reefer repair hub to all brands

The Suez Canal Container Terminal (SCCT), strategically located at the mouth of the Suez Canal in Egypt, has announced its intention to open its reefer container inspection and repair hub to all brands. The terminal will …
Aug 20, 2019 /  Curious
Departures between Nansha and Rotterdam increase twofold

Departures between Nansha and Rotterdam increase twofold

The Elly Maersk departed from Nansha for Rotterdam on 28 July; the first departure of the new 2M service, doubling the number of direct departures from Nansha to Rotterdam. The Ocean Alliance also already has direct …
Aug 12, 2019 /  Vessels
Port of Rotterdam Authority launches new company PortXchange to make digital shipping app Pronto available to ports worldwide

Port of Rotterdam Authority launches new company PortXchange to make digital shipping app Pronto available to ports worldwide

On August 8th 2019, the Port of Rotterdam Authority will launch its new company PortXchange Products BV (PortXchange). This entity is set up to offer the Pronto platform and application to ports around the world over the …
Aug 8, 2019 /  Curious
Performance Shipping Inc. Announces Delivery of the Aframax Tanker Blue Moon

Performance Shipping Inc. Announces Delivery of the Aframax Tanker Blue Moon

Performance Shipping Inc. (NASDAQ: DCIX), a global shipping company specializing in the ownership of vessels, today announced that, through a separate wholly-owned subsidiary, it has taken delivery of the m/t Blue Moon …
Aug 5, 2019 /  Vessels
Port of Nansha doubles direct connection with North Europe

Port of Nansha doubles direct connection with North Europe

On July 28, the first sailing of Elly Maersk in the port of Nansha marked a new upgrade of AE7/CONDOR of 2M alliance from Asia to Europe. Customers in Nansha can enjoy another direct service to Europe and West …
Aug 5, 2019 /  Vessels
MAWANI issues a unified license for the largest container fleet operator in the world

MAWANI issues a unified license for the largest container fleet operator in the world

Saudi Ports Authority (MAWANI) has issued a unified license valid to operate in all Saudi ports for Maersk Saudi Arabia, a subsidiary of Maersk, the largest container fleet operator in the world. ***** This comes as …
Jul 30, 2019 /  Curious
Fremantle Port welcomes first of two giant container ships

Fremantle Port welcomes first of two giant container ships

Two of the largest-capacity container ships to ever visit Australia are making calls to the Fremantle Inner Harbour this month and the first, Maersk Skarstind, arrived in Fremantle Monday night (15 July). MSC Elma …
Jul 17, 2019 /  Vessels
ZIM is Launching two Direct Services between Asia and the US Gulf, Further Expanding its Strategic Operational Cooperation with the 2M Alliance

ZIM is Launching two Direct Services between Asia and the US Gulf, Further Expanding its Strategic Operational Cooperation with the 2M Alliance

ZIM announced yesterday (Jul03) further expansion of its Strategic Cooperation with the members of the 2M Alliance, Maersk & MSC, to the Asia - US Gulf Trade. The new agreement includes two new strings: ZGC - ZIM …
Jul 4, 2019 /  Curious