PTP Welcomes World’s Largest Container Vessel, MSC Gulsun

Port of Tanjung Pelepas (PTP), a member of MMC Group becomes the first port in Southeast Asia to welcome Mediterranean Shipping Company (MSC) latest and largest container vessel as part of its maiden voyage in the South East Asia region. Another major milestone was also transpired from the historic calling of MSC Gulsun when PTP … Read morePTP Welcomes World’s Largest Container Vessel, MSC Gulsun

Indonesia’s IMO 2020 pushback raises concerns of wider non-compliance

Indonesia’s backtracking on IMO 2020’s January 1 target for sulfur caps on domestic shipping raises the specter of wider non-compliance, as the marine fuel regulation becomes increasingly disruptive and policymakers seek to control its economic fallout, executives said at a gas conference “Gas Indonesia Summit & Exhibition 2019” in Jakarta, July 31 – August 2, … Read moreIndonesia’s IMO 2020 pushback raises concerns of wider non-compliance

MOL Hosts Party to Celebrate 25th Anniversary of Start-up in Indonesia

(photo) Junichiro Ikeda, MOL President & CEO, addresses the ceremony Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, Ltd. (MOL) announced that on July 25, it hosted a party in Jakarta for about 200 attendees, including customers, to celebrate a major milestone-25 years since the launch of MOL business operations in Indonesia. Among those on hand for the party were … Read moreMOL Hosts Party to Celebrate 25th Anniversary of Start-up in Indonesia

CMA CGM the Best Shipping Operator from Seatrade

CMA CGM Group, a world leader in shipping and logistics, is again awarded as the best shipping line in the world. After securing the award as the Best Global Shipping Line from AFLAS (June 17), this French shipping company was again recognized as the as the Best Ship Owner/ Operator at the Seatrade Maritime Awards … Read moreCMA CGM the Best Shipping Operator from Seatrade

AFLAS Awards CMA CGM the Best Global Shipping Line

World’s third biggest shipping line in container shipping industry CMA CGM Group has just been named as the ‘Best Global Shipping Line’ from AFLAS, thanks to customer-centric approach this French shipping company has taken that encouraged votes from over 15,000 industry professionals. On behalf of the CMA CGM Group, Lars Kastrup, CEO of APL and … Read moreAFLAS Awards CMA CGM the Best Global Shipping Line

Higher Volumes, Freight Rates Drive Hapag-Lloyd’s Earnings Up

German shipping major Hapag-Lloyd closed the first quarter of 2019 with a significantly higher operating profit. The company said that earnings before interest and taxes (EBIT) increased to EUR 214 million for the period, compared to EUR 51 million reported in the same quarter a year earlier. The group net result was at EUR 96 … Read moreHigher Volumes, Freight Rates Drive Hapag-Lloyd’s Earnings Up

Minister Susi Pudjiastuti Sinks 51 Confiscated Fishing Vessels

On Sunday, Indonesia’s fisheries ministry lined up and sank 51 confiscated fishing boats as part of its ongoing effort to combat illegal poaching by foreign fishermen in the Indonesian EEZ. Indonesian authorities carried out the sinkings at five ports across the island nation. The renewed use of this assertive tactic reflects recent tensions with Vietnam’s coast guard and commercial fishing … Read moreMinister Susi Pudjiastuti Sinks 51 Confiscated Fishing Vessels

A Stronger Future for Short Sea Shipping

As shipping gets smarter and more sustainable, the Coastlink conference addresses how short sea and container feeder shipping can best secure a stronger future. The changing European logistics landscape, managing transport procurement and service, and the impact of China’s Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) will be the focus of the 2019 Coastlink conference, which aims … Read moreA Stronger Future for Short Sea Shipping

CMA CGM Unveils its Vision for a Digital Customer Journey and Launches CMA CGM eSolutions

French container shipping and logistics company CMA CGM has launched CMA CGM eSolution, a digital system aimed at enhancing the customer experience. The system comprises an online agency and other e-commerce channels such as Electronic Data Interchanges (EDI) and Application Programming Interfaces (API) which allow the digital transmission of relevant information and data between the … Read moreCMA CGM Unveils its Vision for a Digital Customer Journey and Launches CMA CGM eSolutions

ONE Adds New 14,000 TEU Containership to Its Fleet

Ocean Network Express (ONE) expanded its fleet with the latest containership newbuilding, the ONE Apus, on April 24. The 14,000 TEU boxship was delivered at Kure Shipyard of Japan Marine United Corporation. The sublet owner is Nippon Yusen Kaisha. It is the sixth of a series of seven new 14,000 TEU magenta containerships under construction … Read moreONE Adds New 14,000 TEU Containership to Its Fleet