ECSA: CO2 emission reduction measures must be global and apply equally to all ships

ECSA: CO2 emission reduction measures must be global and apply equally to all ships

“We believe that shipping, together with all other industry sectors, must be part of the solution to limit the increase in global temperature, as we clearly are a global contributor to carbon emissions”, …
Jun 23, 2016 /  Curious
Ninety Six Crowley Vessels Honored with Jones F. Devlin Awards in Recognition of 639 Combined Years of Safe Operations

Ninety Six Crowley Vessels Honored with Jones F. Devlin Awards in Recognition of 639 Combined Years of Safe Operations

Ninety-six Crowley Maritime Corporation owned or managed vessels recently received the Chamber of Shipping of America (CSA)’s annual Jones F. Devlin Awards in recognition of their outstanding safety records in …
Jun 23, 2016 /  Curious
European shipowners invite EU policy-makers to offshore study-trip

European shipowners invite EU policy-makers to offshore study-trip

European shipowners last week organised a two-day study-trip to Bergen, Norway for a group of EU decision makers from the European Commission, the European Parliament and Member States. “Our aim was to give …
Jun 10, 2016 /  Curious
European seafarers and shipowners oppose the sentencing of Captain Mangouras

European seafarers and shipowners oppose the sentencing of Captain Mangouras

The European Social Partners in Maritime Transport - ETF and ECSA - are extremely concerned about the recent Court decision in the Prestige case as it unexpectedly overturned the judgment by the Provincial Court of …
May 3, 2016 /  Curious
Hapag-Lloyd in Merger Talks with UASC

Hapag-Lloyd in Merger Talks with UASC

German container shipping group Hapag-Lloyd is in talks to merge with rival United Arab Shipping Company (UASC), German monthly Manager Magazin reported on Thursday (Apr 21). According to the report, which …
Apr 21, 2016 /  Curious
K-Line Manages To Agree Settlement Regarding Car Carrier Antitrust Suit

K-Line Manages To Agree Settlement Regarding Car Carrier Antitrust Suit

Attorneys appointed to represent a number of consumers and auto and truck and equipment dealerships regarding several antitrust claims filed against over 12 international shipping companies have managed to reach a …
Jul 24, 2015 /  Finance
Hapag-Lloyd orders five state-of-the-art containerships for Panama Canal

Hapag-Lloyd orders five state-of-the-art containerships for Panama Canal

Hapag-Lloyd has placed an order for five state-of-the-art container ships to serve for its South American trade. The new vessels will be build by the South Korean shipbuilder Hyundai Samho Heavy Industries (HSHI) …
Jun 3, 2015 /  Finance
 ECSA and ETF joined efforts to Increase Attractiveness of Seafaring Career

ECSA and ETF joined efforts to Increase Attractiveness of Seafaring Career

A joint position paper on the Commission’s Mid-Term Maritime Strategy Review was presented on May 22, declaring the social partnership between the European Community Shipowners’ Associations (ECSA) and the …
Jun 2, 2015 /  Curious
Maersk Line in second position with reliability score of 80.4%

Maersk Line in second position with reliability score of 80.4%

The global container division Maersk Line drops to second place with a reliability score of 80,4%, still remaining in the top positions. According to the maritime analyst SeaIntel, for the first quarter of 2015 a …
May 20, 2015 /  Finance
CMA CGM displays stronger credit profile than rival Hapag-Lloyd

CMA CGM displays stronger credit profile than rival Hapag-Lloyd

French container shipping company CMA CGM S.A. (CMA, B2 positive)’s credit profile is more robust when compared to that of German rival company Hapag-Lloyd AG (HL, B2 negative) when accounting its higher …
Feb 19, 2015 /  Finance