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Friday, May 15, 2020
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Maritime News

Hapag-Lloyd Keeps 2020 Guidance But Warns of Second Half ‘Uncertainties’

FRANKFURT, May 15 (Reuters) – German container liner Hapag-Lloyd on Friday stuck with its full-year earnings guidance but warned that supply disruptions

May 15, 2020
Total Views: 13

Wednesday, May 13, 2020
maersk ship
Maritime News

Maersk Sees Sharp Drop in Global Container Shipping Demand This Year

By Jacob Gronholt-Pedersen and Nikolaj Skydsgaard COPENHAGEN, May 13 (Reuters) – Shipping group A.P. Moller-Maersk warned of a sharp drop in global

May 13, 2020
Total Views: 69

cma cgm container ship
Maritime News

CMA CGM Taps French Loan Scheme for $1.1 Billion in COVID-19 Funds

PARIS, May 13 (Reuters) – Shipping group CMA CGM has obtained a 1.05 billion euro ($1.1 billion) loan to be 70% guaranteed by the French government as it

May 13, 2020
Total Views: 1110

Monday, May 11, 2020
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Maritime News

Container Charter Market Goes ‘Boom to Bust’ in Just Four Months

By Mike Wackett (The Loadstar) – Ocean carriers are scrambling to cut costs as the demand for liner services continues to plummet, and the off-hiring of

May 11, 2020
Total Views: 24

Wednesday, May 6, 2020
Suez Canal Set to Lose $10 Million from Ships Taking the Long Route
Maritime News

Suez Canal Set to Lose $10 Million from Ships Taking the Long Route

By Gavin van Marle (The Loadstar) The Suez Canal Authority (SCA) is set to lose over $10m in revenue from container lines routing vessels via the Cape of

May 6, 2020
Total Views: 1665

Tuesday, April 28, 2020
shanghai free trade zone
Maritime News

Struggling Ocean Carriers Face China’s ‘May Day’ Shutdowns Next

By Mike Wackett (The Loadstar) – The five-day May Day holiday shutdown in China is adding to capacity adjustment problems for ocean carriers.

April 28, 2020
Total Views: 8

Thursday, April 23, 2020
HMM Launches World’s First 24,000 TEU Containership
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HMM Launches World’s First 24,000 TEU Containership

HMM has launched its first of twelve 24,000 TEU containerships HMM Algeciras, the world’s largest containership.  The ship was officially named during a

April 23, 2020
Total Views: 1538

Tuesday, April 21, 2020
Pirates Seize Containership Off Benin, Kidnap Crew -Bulgaria
Maritime News

Pirates Seize Containership Off Benin, Kidnap Crew -Bulgaria

SOFIA, April 21 (Reuters) – Pirates attacked a Portugal-flagged ship and kidnapped its Bulgarian captain and seven sailors off the coast of Benin,

April 21, 2020
Total Views: 165

Friday, April 17, 2020
shipping container
Maritime News

Port of Virginia to Close Marine Terminal

The Port of Virginia will close one of its terminals due to COVID-19’s impact on global trade.  Starting May 4, 2020, the port’s Portsmouth Marine

April 17, 2020
Total Views: 48

Thursday, April 16, 2020
container ship port
Maritime News

Carriers Axe 3 Million TEU Capacity from Key Asia-Europe and Transpacific Routes

By Mike Wackett (The Loadstar) – Headhaul capacity withdrawn by Asia-Europe and transpacific carriers has reached 3m teu, according to a survey by

April 16, 2020
Total Views: 111

Wednesday, April 8, 2020
maersk ship
Maritime News

Idle Containership Fleet Appears Set to Hit All-Time Record

By Mike Wackett (The Loadstar) – Idled containership capacity is expected to reach a record high of 3m teu within weeks, in the “worst capacity

April 8, 2020
Total Views: 169

Monday, April 6, 2020
Caught on Camera: Containership Takes Out Crane in Busan, South Korea
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Caught on Camera: Containership Takes Out Crane in Busan, South Korea

A major accident was caught on camera today at the Port of Busan today when a containership struck multiple shoreside gantry cranes and another ship while

April 6, 2020
Total Views: 1880

containership
Maritime News

Blanked Sailings Could Cost Carriers $23 Billion

By Gavin van Marle (The Loadstar) – The container shipping industry could lose as much as $23bn this year from reduced demand in the wake of the

April 6, 2020
Total Views: 81

Friday, April 3, 2020
CMA CGM Containership Reroutes Around Cape of Good Hope, Bypassing Suez Canal
Maritime News

CMA CGM Containership Reroutes Around Cape of Good Hope, Bypassing Suez Canal

An ultra-large containership belonging to CMA CGM is bypassing the Suez Canal on its return trip to Asia, adding some 3,000 miles and five days to the journey

April 3, 2020
Total Views: 664

Thursday, April 2, 2020
cma cgm
Maritime News

CMA CGM Marco Polo Cleared of COVID-19

French shipping giant CMA CGM has confirmed that health officials have cleared CMA CGM Marco Polo crew members of COVID-19 after a crew member fell ill after

April 2, 2020
Total Views: 89

Tuesday, March 31, 2020
Port of los angeles
Maritime News

Congestion Looms at U.S. Ports

By Ian Putzger in Toronto (The Loadstar) – The repercussions of Covid-19 have begun to hit US imports. As retail outlets, as well as many manufacturing

March 31, 2020
Total Views: 111

Friday, March 27, 2020
Containership Runs Aground on Lower Mississippi
Maritime News

Containership Runs Aground on Lower Mississippi

A 334-meter containership has run aground on the Lower Mississippi River near Poydras, Louisiana.  The U.S. Coast Guard reports that watch standers at

March 27, 2020
Total Views: 176

Wednesday, March 25, 2020
port of rotterdam
Maritime News

Business of Shipping: Container Shipping Well-Positioned to Withstand COVID-19 Downturn

By Ira Breskin – The world’s container shipping industry is well-positioned to withstand the COVID-19 -induced downtown, say industry experts. Speakers

March 25, 2020
Total Views: 72

Friday, March 20, 2020
Defending HFO Carriage Ban Breach, MSC Says Could Not Fit Scrubber Due to Coronavirus
Maritime News

Defending HFO Carriage Ban Breach, MSC Says Could Not Fit Scrubber Due to Coronavirus

By Jonathan Saul LONDON, March 20 (Reuters) – The world’s number two container line MSC is in talks with the United Arab Emirates after the Gulf

March 20, 2020
Total Views: 97

Wednesday, March 18, 2020
shipping containers
Maritime News

Shipping Containers in Short Supply

By Jen Skerritt (Bloomberg) — A shipping container shortage that’s left everything from Thai curry to Canadian peas idling in ports may be about to

March 18, 2020
Total Views: 249
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