Thursday, February 25, 2021

CMA CGM to Deploy Six LNG-Powered Containerships on Transpacific

French shipping giant CMA CGM has announced plans to deploy six new LNG-powered containerships dedicated to the China-U.S. market. Group Chairman and CEO Rodolphe Saadé made the announcement at the...

February 25, 2021
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Thursday, February 4, 2021

Yang Ming Takes Early Delivery of Transpacific-Bound Containership

By Mike Wackett (The Loadstar) – Yang Ming has taken charge of the fourth in the series of ten 12,690 teu neo-panamax vessels three months ahead of schedule.  The Taiwanese carrier said the YM Target will be...

February 4, 2021
Total Views: 7392

Thursday, September 24, 2020
port of los angeles
Maritime News

American Home Shopping Boom Buoys Shipping Lines Across the Pacific

By Kyunghee Park (Bloomberg) — An online home shopping boom in the U.S. has sent transpacific sea freight rates to the highest on record, helping the container shipping industry in...

September 24, 2020
Total Views: 36

Friday, August 31, 2018
Maritime News

Transpac Boom Rolls On

By Mike Wackett (TheLoadstar) Container spot rates on the transpacific have continued to soar as shippers scramble for space to beat 1 September US import tariff hikes. Anecdotal reports from China...

August 31, 2018
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Wednesday, May 9, 2018
cosco shipping at port of long beach
Maritime News

BIMCO: US-China Trade War is All About the Eastbound Transpacific Trade Lane

When two of the world’s top trading partners, get entangled in a stand-off, where the outbreak of a trade war could become the extended tool of intense negotiations, we’d better...

May 9, 2018
Total Views: 6