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Maersk and Panama Canal enter Global Industry Alliance

A.P. Moller – Maersk A/S and the Panama Canal Authority are the latest entities to join the IMO-supported Global Industry Alliance to Support Low Carbon Shipping (GIA). The GIA now has 18 members, including leading shipowners and operators, classification societies, engine and technology builders and suppliers, big data providers, oil companies and ports. …

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Maersk achieves mega aluminium deal

A.P. Moller – Maersk gains again the deal with Emirates Global Aluminum (EGA), the largest industrial company in the United Arab Emirates outside oil and gas. The two companies signed a volume commitment extension agreement for the current year (2019) on March 18. The agreement is about the transport of EGA’s …

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MSC, Contship Italia in talks for the largest Italian container terminal

MSC discusses with Contship Italia in order to acquire 50% shares in CSM Italia Gate, the company that controls MCT – Medcenter Container Terminal. In addition to this, MCT is the concessionaire of the container terminal activities in the port of Gioia Tauro where MSC is already a partner and the …

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HMM, CNC and RCL merge their services

Regional Container Lines (RCL), with its partners CNC and HMM merge RCL’s current RBC5 with the CSE service from CNC and HMM into a 6 x 1,700 TEU sized vessels covering: Ningbo (Sun) Shanghai (Tue) Ho Chi Minh (Mon) Manila North (Saturday) Shanghai (Thu) Shanghai (Fri) Ningbo (Sat) Laem Chabang …

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Grande America sank: 2,000 cars, 365 containers on board – France began clean-up operation

French authorities began a clean-up operation on Friday, March 15, after the Italian container ship “Grande America” sank off the French Atlantic Coast while carrying 2,200 tonnes of heavy fuel. Despite poor weather conditions, four ships began a clean-up operation on Friday afternoon. The 214-metre-long vessel sank on Tuesday, 300 kilometres …

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