World's Biggest Containership to Enter into Service on February 6th 

French leading shipping company and the world's third biggest CMA CGM will deliver the world biggest containership into service on February 6th, the corporate press release said. The CMA CGM ANTOINE DE SAINT EXUPERY, one of its three 20,600 TEUs (Twenty Foot Equivalent Unit) vessels that will serve Asia-Europe route is a strong symbol of the Group’s dynamism and development. Antoine de Saint Exupery is a vessel with exceptional dimensions of: 400-meter long and 59-meter wide; longer than 4 football fields and bigger than The Empire State Building and the Eiffel Tower; and 20,600 TEUs capacity, or 123 kilometers of containers. …See Details...

January 30, 2018

World’s Top 15 Container Lines Market Share Reached 85.1% in 2017

The combined share of the global container ship capacity of top 15 players in 2017 reached 85.1%, an increase by 12.6% year on year, from 78.6% in 2016, according to Alphaliner. Of the total global liner capacity of 21.51 million TEUs in 2017, they contributed as much as 18.32 millionTEUs, increasing from 16.27 million teu on in 2016. In total, the global capacity during 2017 rose by 3.9% from 20.69 million teu to 21.51 million teu. Just like the years before, Maersk Line won the market share and the growth. The line’s operating capacity grew by 26.8% to reach 4.15 million TEUs, from 3.27 million TEUs in 2016. Zim, OOCL, CMA CGM and MOL also all saw operating capacity increases, up 20%, 19.7%, 18% and 17.9% year-on-year, respectively. However, not all of the top 15 carriers recorded increase. Hyundai Merchant Marine (HMM), for example, saw its operating capacity fall by 23.9% from 456,000 to 347,000 TEUs.…See Details...

January 25, 2018

CMA CGM Appoints Rajesh Krishnamurthy as SVP for IT and Transformations

​The CMA CGM Group is pleased to announce the appointment of Rajesh Krishnamurthy as Group Senior Vice President IT & Transformations, effective 12th February 2018, to accelerate its transformation and to deliver on its ambition to become the industry’s leader in new digital solutions.…See Details...

January 25, 2018

​State Port Operators (Pelindo) Created a Combined Net Profit of Rp 4.83 Trn in 2017

State port operators PT Pelindo (Persero) created a net profit of Rp4.83 trillion in 2017 (totaling of Pelindo I-IV, a 33% increase year on year, a hearing between Pelindo and House of Representative (DPR) said. …See Details...

January 24, 2018

Bengkulu Port and Provincial Govt Hand in Hand to Realize Baai SEZ

The special economic zone (SEZ) of Baai Island in Bengkulu Province will soon be on stage as it has just been registered to the Coordinating Ministry of Economy that is also acting as the National Council for Special Economic Zone, thanks to the state port operator PT Pelindo II Bengkulu and the Provincial Government of Bengkulu who have continuously supported and sponsored the realization of this plan.…See Details...

January 22, 2018

IPC Ties up Cooperation with Lampung Govt to Develop Panjang Port

The cooperation, expected for three years, is meant to build synergy in finding opportunities for port development and in supporting the government sea toll program, thus accelerating the local economy growth. …See Details...

January 18, 2018

Pelindo 3 Orders Five Konecranes Gottwald Moobile Harbor Cranes

PT Pelabuhan Indonesia 3 (Pelindo 3) has expanded its fleet of Konecranes equipment by placing an order for three Model 4 and two Model 5 rubber-tired mobile harbor cranes for its Tanjung Perak Port to serve vessels carrying containers, general cargo or bulk as required.…See Details...

January 17, 2018

Good news for liner shipping

With the postponements this risk is not eliminated, but certainly reduced – in turn shifting the market outlook for 2018 to a higher likelihood of relative stability.…See Details...

January 16, 2018

Causing Billions of Loss, Union Urges to Evaluate the Incompetent JICT RTGC Operator Vendor

​ The union of Jakarta International Container Terminal workers - SP JICT - is urging the management to evaluate the new vendor of rubber tyred gantry crane (RTGC) operator - PT. Multy Tally Indonesia - as there are many evidences to say that this operator is not competent. …See Details...

January 15, 2018

Change in Communications Leadership at Hamburg Süd

After 38 years in the Oetker Group, including almost 25 years at Hamburg Süd, Eva Graumann, Global Head of Corporate Communications at Hamburg Süd, will be handing over responsibility for leading the company’s global communications to her successor and transitioning into retirement. …See Details...

January 15, 2018