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

Watch: MOL to Install Augmented Reality Navigation on VLCCs

Mitsui O.S.K. Lines (MOL) will install a navigation system using augmented reality (AR) on 21 very large crude carriers (VLCCs).   The technology was jointly developed by Furuno Electric and MOL Techno-Trade, and it displays information on other vessels sailing on a vessel’s planned route and surrounding sea areas as well as other ocean conditions, … Read moreWatch: MOL to Install Augmented Reality Navigation on VLCCs

Maersk Tankers Posts Loss In Tough Market

Despite outperforming the market on time charter equivalent earnings and costs, 2018 was a financially challenging year for Maersk Product Tankers, facing the lowest spot market rates seen in a decade. A strong balance sheet and significant investments build a solid foundation for the future. “In 2018, we continued the work to create sustainable, long-term … Read moreMaersk Tankers Posts Loss In Tough Market

Sealand Deploys 4,250 TEUS Containership for Direct Call from Panjang to North East Asia

The export of cargo from Lampung Province and Sumatera Island in general will be faster, more efficient, and expectedly cheaper, following the opening of Sealand’s Intra-Asia One (IA1) that will directly ship from Panjang to North East Asia regions. Sealand, a group of world’s number one shipping line Maersk Line, has just opened direct calls … Read moreSealand Deploys 4,250 TEUS Containership for Direct Call from Panjang to North East Asia

JICT Adds Direct Calls, More International Transshipment Services

Jakarta International Container Terminal (JICT) created another milestone today (March 22), following the first call of CMA CGM Group (ANL)’s Asia Australia Express (AAX). A 2,824 TEUs containership with LOA of 222 meter – MS Eagle – berthed for the first time at this Indonesia’s leading export import gateway. Routing Saigon – Port Klang – … Read moreJICT Adds Direct Calls, More International Transshipment Services