APM Terminals to divest Izmir terminal

APM Terminals to divest Izmir terminal

APM Terminals have reached an agreement to divest its container terminal in Izmir, Turkey to its current partner SOCAR. As part of the sales agreement, APM Terminals will continue managing the terminal, ensuring that …
Oct 16, 2018 /  Curious
Long-Standing Chinese relationship pays off as major shipping line announces Liverpool call

Long-Standing Chinese relationship pays off as major shipping line announces Liverpool call

The Port of Liverpool has demonstrated the strength of its relationships with China by announcing it will welcome a vessel call from COSCO on Wednesday 17 October. The MV Jork will call at Liverpool after a stop in …
Oct 16, 2018 /  Curious
ACL Christens Its New G4 Vessel, ATLANTIC SUN, In The Port Of New York & New Jersey

ACL Christens Its New G4 Vessel, ATLANTIC SUN, In The Port Of New York & New Jersey

Atlantic Container Line (ACL) held the christening of its new G4 vessel, the Atlantic Sun, on Wednesday, October 10 at FAPS Port Newark Auto Marine Terminal at the Port of New York & New Jersey. Mrs. Katherine LoBue …
Oct 15, 2018 /  Vessels
OOCL introduces new Asia–Latin and South America direct services

OOCL introduces new Asia–Latin and South America direct services

OOCL introduces its new Asia–Latin and South America products, namely the Transpacific Latin Pacific 1 (TLP1) and Transpacific Latin Pacific 2 (TLP2) from October 2018.   OOCL new products will provide …
Oct 15, 2018 /  Curious
Wan Hai Lines, One of the World’s Largest Carriers, Joins INTTRA’s Network

Wan Hai Lines, One of the World’s Largest Carriers, Joins INTTRA’s Network

Top twelve carriers now available through INTTRA INTTRA, the largest neutral network, software and information provider at the center of the ocean industry, Friday (Oct 12) announced that Wan Hai Lines, Taiwan’s …
Oct 15, 2018 /  Vessels
Port of New Orleans Handles Largest Container Ship to Date

Port of New Orleans Handles Largest Container Ship to Date

The Port of New Orleans (Port NOLA) welcomed its largest container ship ever when the CMA CGM operated Pusan C, a 9,500 twenty-foot-equivalent unit (TEU) vessel, called on Oct. 8 at the Napoleon Avenue Container Terminal …
Oct 12, 2018 /  Vessels
Groundbreaking Ceremony Marks Start of Work at DP World Berbera in Somaliland

Groundbreaking Ceremony Marks Start of Work at DP World Berbera in Somaliland

Construction work on the development of the multi-purpose Berbera port in the Republic of Somaliland has started with a special ground-breaking ceremony to mark the occasion. H.E. President of the Republic of …
Oct 12, 2018 /  Curious
Hanjin Shipyard Delivers 3rd Subic-made 20,600 TEU Containership Vessel - CMA CGM Louis Bleriot

Hanjin Shipyard Delivers 3rd Subic-made 20,600 TEU Containership Vessel - CMA CGM Louis Bleriot

With positive signs of renewed vigor in the global shipbuilding industry, Hanjin Heavy Industries & Construction – Philippines (HHIC-Phil Inc.) unveiled its 3rd Subic-made 20,600 TEU class container vessel in a …
Oct 11, 2018 /  Vessels
Port of Long Beach Moves 8 Million TEUs in Fiscal Year

Port of Long Beach Moves 8 Million TEUs in Fiscal Year

The Port of Long Beach closed out the 2018 fiscal year having handled 8,000,929 twenty-foot equivalent units (TEUs) during the previous 12 months, the most ever, representing a 10.7 percent increase over fiscal year …
Oct 10, 2018 /  Curious
Containerships’ third and fourth LNG-powered vessels christened

Containerships’ third and fourth LNG-powered vessels christened

Containerships’ third and fourth LNG-powered vessels were christened last week at the Wenchong Shipyard, China. The vessels received names M/S Containerships Finn and M/S Containerships Balt, honouring …
Oct 8, 2018 /  Vessels