SM Shipping Company Forges Alliance With Vinalines

SM Shipping Company Forges Alliance With Vinalines

SM Lines, a leading container carrier in South Korea, forged a strategic alliance with Vietnam National Shipping Lines (Vinalines), a state-owned shipping firm, in an effort to secure a stable foothold in Southeast …
Sep 13, 2018 /  Curious
Drewry: Turkey Lira Crisis May Affect Asia-Med Growth

Drewry: Turkey Lira Crisis May Affect Asia-Med Growth

Rising Asia to Mediterranean freight rates might not last long as economic crisis engulfs Turkey, Europe’s fifth largest importer of goods from Asia, according to Drewry’s latest weekly insight. As …
Aug 21, 2018 /  Finance
ZIM reveals details of the new Asia - America network

ZIM reveals details of the new Asia - America network

ZIM reported yesterday that following the announcement of the new Strategic Partnership Agreement with the 2M alliance, details of the new improved Asia - U.S. East Coast – Asia network are now …
Aug 10, 2018 /  Curious
Hafnia Tankers concludes sale and leaseback with Sole Shipping

Hafnia Tankers concludes sale and leaseback with Sole Shipping

Hafnia Tankers Ltd (Hafnia) has successfully completed two sale and leaseback transactions with Skaatholmen Shipping Ltd, a company owned by Sole Shipping Special Opportunities Fund II L.P. of its 2010 built LR1 tankers, …
Aug 2, 2018 /  Vessels
OCEAN ALLIANCE - CMA CGM to reshuffle its CIMEX 6 service

OCEAN ALLIANCE - CMA CGM to reshuffle its CIMEX 6 service

CMA CGM announced yesterday the revamping of dedicated CIMEX 6 service linking Asia and the Middle East Gulf with Umm Qasr call replacing Bandar Abbas as from Shanghai ETA on August 6th, 2018. Caption: Containership …
Jul 20, 2018 /  Curious
APL Adds Port Calls to West Asia Express Service

APL Adds Port Calls to West Asia Express Service

APL yesterday announced that the West Asia Express (WAX) service will be calling the additional ports of Xingang, Busan and Sohar as part of its service rotation. This refinement marks APL’s commitment to provide a …
Jul 17, 2018 /  Curious
ZIM ranked first in schedule reliability on the Asia - US East Coast trade

ZIM ranked first in schedule reliability on the Asia - US East Coast trade

According to the recent Seaintel Global Liner Performance Report for June 2018, ZIM is the best performing carrier on the Asia - US East Coast trade among the top-19 companies reviewed.   ***** ZIM President …
Jul 5, 2018 /  Curious
SeaBird Exploration secures contract for works in Asia Pacific region

SeaBird Exploration secures contract for works in Asia Pacific region

SeaBird Exploration announced yesterday that it has received a letter of award to provide a source vessel for an upcoming seismic project in the Asia Pacific region.   Caption: Research Vessel Voyager …
Jul 5, 2018 /  Vessels
ReCAAP Information Sharing Centre and World Maritime University Strengthen Cooperation in Fight against Piracy and Sea Robbery

ReCAAP Information Sharing Centre and World Maritime University Strengthen Cooperation in Fight against Piracy and Sea Robbery

ReCAAP Information Sharing Centre (ISC) and World Maritime University (WMU) Monday signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to strengthen the cooperation between the two organisations in the shared interest in …
Jul 5, 2018 /  Piracy
Evergreen Strengthens Asia – East Africa Service

Evergreen Strengthens Asia – East Africa Service

In order to meet increasing and diverse market demands, Evergreen Line has announced enhancements to its current Asia – East Africa service (AEF) – adding to its direct calls in Central & Southern …
Jul 3, 2018 /  Vessels