APL Adds Port Calls to China Philippines Express 1 Service

APL Adds Port Calls to China Philippines Express 1 Service

APL Friday announced that its China Philippines Express 1 (CP1) service will be making additional calls at the Chinese port of Xiamen and Batangas in the Philippines. This development extends the market coverage of the …
Apr 16, 2018 /  Curious
APL Introduces China Bangkok Express Service

APL Introduces China Bangkok Express Service

APL today announced the launch of the China Bangkok Express (CBX) service, a new shortsea service that directly links South China and Thailand each week. Characterised by competitive transit times, the CBX service …
Apr 4, 2018 /  Curious
China State Shipbuilding Corp started assembling China's first self-developed icebreaker

China State Shipbuilding Corp started assembling China's first self-developed icebreaker

On Wednesday, China State Shipbuilding Corp started assembling China's first self-developed icebreaker at a shipyard in Shanghai, which is expected to start its first scientific expedition to Antarctica next year. At a …
Mar 30, 2018 /  Vessels
Ice-Breaking LNG Carrier "Vladimir Rusanov" for Yamal LNG Started the First Loading Operation in the Yamal LNG Plant at Sabetta Port (Video)

Ice-Breaking LNG Carrier "Vladimir Rusanov" for Yamal LNG Started the First Loading Operation in the Yamal LNG Plant at Sabetta Port (Video)

Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, Ltd. (MOL) today announced that from March 27 to March 28 the first loading operation of the Ice-Breaking LNG Carrier Vladimir Rusanov, which was jointly ordered by MOL and China COSCO Shipping …
Mar 29, 2018 /  Vessels
APL Enhances Asia–Latin America Network with New Quetzal Express Service

APL Enhances Asia–Latin America Network with New Quetzal Express Service

APL yesterday announced the launch of the Quetzal Express (QEX) service, a new weekly service that directly connects the key markets of China, Mexico and West Coast South America. Caption: Container ship APL Columbus …
Mar 27, 2018 /  Vessels
Abu Dhabi Ports signs an agreement with the China Council for the Promotion of International Trade

Abu Dhabi Ports signs an agreement with the China Council for the Promotion of International Trade

The MoU aims to explore new business opportunities at KIZAD and KPFTZ Abu Dhabi Ports inked a new agreement with the China Council for the Promotion of International Trade to explore new commercial opportunities between …
Mar 26, 2018 /  Curious
Wallem Handles Viking Sun Call to Shanghai for Spectacular Christening

Wallem Handles Viking Sun Call to Shanghai for Spectacular Christening

Wallem Shipping China (Wallem Ship Agency) handled the call earlier this month of the Viking Sun (see also CruiseMapper) to Shanghai on its inaugural 2018 Viking World Cruise. Caption: Passenger (Cruise) Ship …
Mar 26, 2018 /  Cruise
Wan Hai Lines to Launch New China to Vietnam Service

Wan Hai Lines to Launch New China to Vietnam Service

Wan Hai Lines Ltd. announced earlier today its plan to expand its existing service network between China to Southeast Asia by launching a new weekly service from South China to Vietnam on 29th March 2018. Caption: …
Mar 20, 2018 /  Vessels
Moana Taka Partnership unfolds exciting recycling facilities for the Pacific islands

Moana Taka Partnership unfolds exciting recycling facilities for the Pacific islands

The China Navigation Company (CNCo) and the Secretariat of the Pacific Regional Environment Programme (SPREP) have today signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) to address critical waste management issues in the …
Mar 20, 2018 /  Vessels
Seaspan Acquires Greater China Intermodal Investments LLC

Seaspan Acquires Greater China Intermodal Investments LLC

Solidifies Seaspan’s Industry-Leading Position as Largest Independent Containership Owner Operator Acquisition Increases Seaspan’s Fleet Exposure in 10,000 TEU and 14,000 TEU Eco-Class Vessels Transaction …
Mar 14, 2018 /  Finance