CMA CGM ORDERED NINE 22,000 TEUS CONTAINERSHIPS

​French Shipping Company CMA CGM has just confirmed that it had order nine 22,000 teus vessels from Shanghai Waigaoqiao Shipbuilding Co and Hudong Zhonghua Shipbuilding in China scheduled to start delivered in 2019. …See Details...

September 22, 2017

JOHNSON W SUTJIPTO THE ONLY ONE CANDIDATE FROM PRIVATE COMPANY FOR DIRECTOR GENERAL OF SEA TRANSPORTATION

​Among the total 15 candidates that have met the administrative requirements for the Indonesia’s Director General of Sea Transportation, Johnson W. Sutjipto, President Director of PT Arial Niaga Nusantara, remains the only one from private companies, while others are from government institutions and state owned companies. …See Details...

September 20, 2017

DISAPPOINTED WITH EXTENSION CONTRACT TERMS, DP WORLD NOT TO RENEW CONTRACT FOR TPS

DP World Limited announces that the company has reached a decision not to renew its operating contract for PT Terminal Petikemas Surabaya (TPS) at the end of the agreement in 2019. DP World is a 49% shareholder in TPS, which represents a gross capacity of 2.1 million TEUs (twenty-foot containers) out of 85 million TEUs for the Group. …See Details...

September 20, 2017

SOME 15 CANDIDATES FOR DIRECTOR GENERAL OF SEA TRANSPORTATION

Ministry of Transportation has just released as many as 15 candidates that have met the administrative requirements for Director General of Sea Transportation, following the ministry’s policy to auction the top rank executive at the sea transportation directorate to public. …See Details...

September 20, 2017

CARGO INCIDENT NOTIFICATION SYSTEM RECEIVES BIC AWARD

The BIC Award was presented to Ken Rohlmann of Hapag Lloyd, CINS Vice Chairman, and Jean-Christophe Triat of the Mediterranean Shipping Company (MSC), two of the founding members of CINS, in recognition of the work that CINS is doing to share information and improve safety aboard vessels and throughout the supply chain.…See Details...

September 20, 2017

Maersk joins BoxTech container database

Launched in July 2016, the non-profit BoxTech Technical Characteristics Database has helped hundreds of shippers, forwarders, terminals, and other parties to digitalize more of their operations. With more than 1000 total users, the database is utilized to obtain container weights and sizes and will soon offer additional functionality such as status and recovery alerts.…See Details...

September 18, 2017

Yang Ming Implements ECO Insight

The Taiwanese carrier Yang Ming Marine Transport Corp. will roll out DNV GL’s performance management solution ECO Insight. Yang Ming operates a fleet of 98 vessels, representing six million DWT and an operating capacity of 590,000 TEU, the majority of which are container vessels. Yang Ming will use ECO Insight performance management onshore, with Navigator Insight voyage reporting onboard for their vessels.…See Details...

September 18, 2017

GovermentT To Hand Over The Operation of 20 Seaports To Private​

​Ministry of Transportation will hand over the operation of as many as 20 seaports to state owned companies (BUMN) or local government companies (BUMD) until the end of the year, Minister of Transportation Budi Karya Sumadi stated as quoted by the media.…See Details...

September 18, 2017

Southeast Asian Ports Thirst for More Seaborne Trade

T​he world’s seaborne trade exceeded 10 billion tons in a single year for the first time in 2015, according to the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development, with about 60% passing through Asia.…See Details...

September 18, 2017

HMM Completes Its First Blockchain Pilot Voyage

Hyundai Merchant Marine announced that it has successfully completed its first blockchain technology adopted pilot voyage. HMM, with other members of shipping and logistics blockchain consortium, have conducted its first pilot voyage from Korea to China (Busan to Qingdao) with reefer containers from August 24th to September 4th. …See Details...

September 18, 2017