CMA CGM creates Ze Box, its first international startup incubator based in Marseilles

CMA CGM creates Ze Box, its first international startup incubator based in Marseilles

An accelerator of the Group’s digital strategy Ze Box will start in June 2018 as part of Aix-Marseilles University’s Cité de l’innovation et des savoirs A dozen startups welcome at the …
Jan 30, 2018 /  Curious
Race Boat to Attempt US-Cuba Speed Record

Race Boat to Attempt US-Cuba Speed Record

An upcoming world speed record attempt by Nigel Hook and the crew of SilverHook will be a two-for-one as they set out to achieve the fastest crossing from the U.S. to Cuba, and then back. Captain Hook has chosen August …
Jul 20, 2017 /  Curious
Pearl Seas Cruises Sails First Ship to Cuba from Port Everglades

Pearl Seas Cruises Sails First Ship to Cuba from Port Everglades

The first cruise ship to sail to Cuba from Broward County's Port Everglades since the 1950s departed this week on a 10-day cultural voyage to Havana and several other ports of call on the island. Pearl Seas …
Jan 25, 2017 /  Cruise
CMA CGM debuts the new INDIGO service dedicated to Mexico and the Caribbean

CMA CGM debuts the new INDIGO service dedicated to Mexico and the Caribbean

CMA CGM, a leading worldwide shipping Group, announced yesterday the new service offer INDIGO which directly connects Mexico, Cuba, Jamaica and the Dominican Republic. Container ship CMA CGM Jules Verne - Image …
Nov 10, 2016 /  Vessels
Port of New Orleans Signs MoU With Cuba Pledging Joint Efforts To Expand Trade And Commerce

Port of New Orleans Signs MoU With Cuba Pledging Joint Efforts To Expand Trade And Commerce

Port NOLA officials joined Gov. Edwards in the 50-member Louisiana delegation to the Caribbean nation Port of New Orleans Chief Operating Officer Brandy Christian joined Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards in signing a …
Oct 11, 2016 /  Curious
U.S. eases security measures on visiting Cuban vessels

U.S. eases security measures on visiting Cuban vessels

The U.S. Coast Guard is lifting security measures on vessels arriving in the United States from Cuba after the communist country showed it has "effective security measures in their ports." The Coast Guard said it is …
Mar 20, 2016 /  Curious
Two North Korean seafarers jailed in Panama for arms trafficking

Two North Korean seafarers jailed in Panama for arms trafficking

Two North Korean nationals have been jailed in Panama for 12 years for attempting to smuggle Cuban weapons through the Panama Canal. Captain Ri Yong-Il and the ship first mate Hong Yong-Hyon, were working on the North …
Jun 15, 2015 /  Vessels
Cuban Port Of Mariel May Change Country’s Economy

Cuban Port Of Mariel May Change Country’s Economy

At about twenty-eight miles west of the city of Havana in Cuba’s northern part is one of the country’s most potentially fruitful projects – the new Mariel Special Development Zone and the Mariel Port. …
Jun 10, 2015 /  Finance
Colombia gives permission to Chinese ship with undeclared weapons to sail

Colombia gives permission to Chinese ship with undeclared weapons to sail

Colombian court has authorized a Chinese ship to set sail to Havana after it was caught with undeclared weapons on board. On Tuesday, representative of the prosecutor’s office said that the ship captain was still …
Apr 22, 2015 /  Vessels