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Top terminal operators and carriers join for digital transformation of global shipping

blockchain shipping solution

Nine leading ocean carriers and terminal operators signed a Declaration of Intent to form a consortium aimed at developing the Global Shipping Business Network (GSBN), an open digital platform based on distributed ledger technology. The signing ceremony took placeat the China International Import Expo inShanghai on 6 November 2018. The participants include shipping lines CMA […]

Consolidation in container shipping continues

Containerships

The French shipping Group CMA CGM has announced this week that it is acquiring Containerships, the Finnish company specializing in the Intra-European container shipping. According to the agreement signed on 20 June 2018 by CMA CGM and Container Finance Ltd Oy, the current owner of Containerships, the entire shipping, harbour and terminal holdings of Container […]

COSCO tops global container carriers in Q3 2017 by volume, Maersk #2

COSCO Shipping

In Q3 2017, COSCO Shipping has overtaken Maersk Line by container liftings for the first time, becoming the world’s container carrier #1, informs Splash24/7 quoting the liner shipping research agency Alphaliner. The Chinese container giant COSCO Shipping, which merged with China Shipping in early 2016, reported 5.49 mln TEU of loaded volumes in the third […]

Former Maersk CEO joins Unifeeder as Chairman of the Board

Unifeeder

Unifeeder, the largest European operator of feeder and shortsea container shipping services, has announced this week the appointment of Nils Smedegaard Andersen, former Group Chief Executive Officer of A.P. Moller – Maersk A/S, as new Chairman of the Board of Directors. At this post, he succeeds former Hapag-Lloyd CCO Jesper Præstensgaard who takes up the […]

Portland brings back containers

Port of Portland

The Port of Portland has announced that Swire Shipping will start a container service calling at the Port’s Terminal 6 since January 2018. The announcement follows the recent trade mission visit of the Oregon State’s Governor Kate Brown and the Port representatives to Hong Kong, where they met with Swire corporate executives. Located on the […]

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