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Evergreen raises capital in maiden overseas bond issue

Taiwanese liner operator Evergreen Marine Corporation will turn to overseas investors to raise US$300 million in capital to cover the company’s operations. The company announced...

Thirteen countries pledge to facilitate crew changes

A meeting of the International Maritime Organization (IMO) facilitated by the UK Government has ended with the agreement of 13 states to help facilitate...

Rotterdam introduces PIN-free container handling

Port of Rotterdam (PoR) Authority has announced that various parties will be launching a pilot project on the handling and the release of containers...

Massive rate rise on Pacific as lines “manipulate” capacity

Rate manipulation on the Pacific trades is being called out by shippers in the US as non-vessel operator and shipping consultant, Jon Monroe argues...

Major lines unveil fresh Asia rates

CMA CGM and Hapag-Lloyd have announced new prices from Asia to various destinations, effective from mid-July and August. Hapag-Lloyd will implement the following general rate...

CMA CGM takes measures against illicit trafficking of protected species

French CMA CGM Group, one of the largest shipping companies in the world, has announced it is reinforcing its procedures for shipping protected species,...

Wan Hai and Interasia Lines launch new intra-Asia service

Wan Hai and Interasia Lines will launch a new joint service, which will connect Taiwan to Vietnam and Thailand, under the name TVT (Taiwan...

Namsung orders 1,000TEU ships at Dae Sun

Namsung Shipping has ordered a pair of modern and efficient 1,000TEU container ships as the South Korean feeder operator continues to renew its fleet. The...

ZIM offers two new digital services

ZIM has unveiled two new services, which were developed in response to the implications of the current Covid-19 pandemic. Draft B/L (Bill of Landing)...

EU seeks to impose ETS on shipping by January 2022

In a move that will be seen as piling pressure on shipping regulators and the shipping industry the Environment Committee of the European Parliament...

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Singaporean state investment firm Temasek mum on PIL bailout

The Singapore government’s investment company Temasek Holdings is remaining tight-lipped on market talk that it may take a stake in embattled liner operator Pacific...

MSC Rosa M damages Mumbai crane

The 14,000TEU MSC Rosa M has hit and seriously damaged a crane at the DP World terminal in Nhava Sheva, NSIGT in Mumbai, while...

Taking the personal view for crew working on container shipping

Philip Eastell – Founder of Container Shipping Supporting Seafarers – describes the personal side of container operations at a time when crew, affected by...

High speed and compromised manoeuvring caused Milano Bridge accident

The container ship Milano Bridge had failed to slow down as it attempted to berth in Busan New Port on 6 April 2020, causing...

Updated: Maersk continues to cancel sailings across the globe

Due to market demand reductions globally caused by the Covid-19 pandemic, Maersk is continuing to moderate its schedule. The Danish liner company line will,...

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