Yang Ming Upgrades Southeast Asia Service

April 19, 2018

Yang Ming Marine Transport Corp. (YM) will deploy two bigger container ships of 2,800TEU in its Southeast Asia Service (SEA service) effective from 20th April 2018 to provide customers with better service. The calling port rotation is Port Kelang​ – Singapore​ – Jakarta​ – Surabaya​ – Panjang​ – Jakarta – Port Kelang with a round voyage of 14 days. In addition to SEA service, YM also provides CTI (China-To-Indonesia) and THI (Taiwan-Hong Kong-Indonesia) services covering China, Taiwan, Hong Kong, and Shekou to Jakarta, Surabaya and Semarang.​…See Details...

Wan Hai Lines to Launch Indonesia to Singapore / Malaysia Service

April 17, 2018

By introducing this new Indonesia service string, Wan Hai Lines will further strengthen its current service scope among Indonesia, Singapore and Malaysia corridor and will enhance Wan Hai Lines’ market coverage to better serve customers’ needs. …See Details...

Video: How a Steel Box Changed the World: A Brief History of Shipping

April 12, 2018

As the container shipping industry continues to boom, companies are adopting new technologies to move cargo faster and shifting to crewless ships. But it’s not all been smooth sailing and the future will see fewer players stay above water.…See Details...

Höegh Shanghai loads record number of export vehicles in Mumbai

April 11, 2018

On 29 March, Höegh Autoliners achieved a milestone by loading close to 6400 export vehicles on the Roll On/Roll Off (RoRo) vessel Höegh Shanghai at the Offshore Container Terminal Berth (OCT) in Mumbai. The total single shipment consisted of 6388 vehicles from a range of OEMs who have set up their own manufacturing facilities in India. Export of cars from India in such large numbers is a successful example from the "make in India" campaign launched by the Government of India.…See Details...

Hyundai Merchant Marine Confirms Plans to Order Eco-Friendly 20 Mega-Vessels

April 11, 2018

Hyundai Merchant Marine (HMM) embarks on ordering new eco-friendly mega containerships. After Korean government’s ‘5 Year Plan for Rebuilding Korean Shipping’ announcement, HMM - as Korea’s national flagship carrier-is now getting into its stride to gain global competitiveness through ordering eco-friendly & highly efficient mega containerships. First, HMM plans to order of total twenty mega-vessels; twelve above 20,000 TEU and eight 14,000 TEU vessels which are considered to deploy in the Asia-North Europe and US East coast trades respectively.…See Details...

Video: ONE Launches First Container Ship- ONE MINATO

April 06, 2018

Ocean Network Express Pte. Ltd. (hereinafter referred to as “ONE”) is pleased to announce the commencement of container shipping businesses on Apr 1, 2018. ONE is the result of an integration of the container operations of three Japanese shipping carriers, namely, Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha, Ltd ("K" Line), Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, Ltd (MOL), and Nippon Yusen Kabushiki Kaisha (NYK). The company seeks to meet customers’ needs by providing high-quality, competitive container shipping services with the consolidation and enhancement of the three companies’ global network and service structures.…See Details...

ONE’s Five Senior Executives in Regions

April 06, 2018

Ocean Network Express Pte. Ltd. (“ONE”) is pleased to announce that five senior executives in regions, including East Asia, South Asia, Europe and Africa, North America and Latin America are ready to drive their designated regions forward, build on its potential and realize its intrinsic value in order to precisely meet customers’ needs and strengthen the ONE brand in regional markets. …See Details...

COSCO Shipping’s Takeover Of OOCL To Complete By End-June: Vice Chairman

April 04, 2018

COSCO Shipping’s planned acquisition of Orient Overseas Container Line (OOCL) is on track to be completed by the end of June, the company’s vice chairman Huang Xiaowen said on Tuesday. COSCO is still answering questions from the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States on the deal, and is also awaiting a number of domestic approvals, Huang told a press conference in Shanghai. …See Details...

DKB Intensively Builds Synergy for State Shipbuilder Reputation

April 04, 2018

One of Indonesia’s leading state owned shipbuilder, PT. Dok dan Perkapalan Kodja Bahari (DKB), is intensively building synergy with other stakeholders in a bid to build up its reputation, socialize its role in the country’s maritime sector, build up competitiveness, and to support its internal performance improvement. Relating to the mission and target, recently, on March 28, PT. DKB President Director Wahyu Suparyono became a speaker at Army Staff Command School (Seskoad), briefing as many as 267 Army’s middle officer (lieutenant colonel and colonel) on its mission and target. …See Details...

Fire Off Balikpapan Kills Two Fishermen

April 04, 2018

On Saturday, a fire broke out near the bulker Ever Judger at Balikpapan Bay, Indonesia. Two individuals - believed to be fishermen - were killed, and one of the Judger's crewmembers suffered burn injuries. All 20 members of the Judger's crew were successfully evacuated. Indonesian authorities reported that the fire broke out during a burn-off operation intended to clean up a fuel oil spill. The fire has since been extinguished, but remnants of the spill remain. The source of the oil has not been determined. …See Details...