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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


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 […]

Day ONE. New shipping group starts its operations as planned

Ocean Network Express

Ocean Network Express Pte. Ltd. (ONE) has announced the commencement of container shipping operations on 1 April 2018, which is according to the initial schedule laid out when the company was established on 7 July 2017. ONE is the result of an integration of the container businesses of three Japanese shipping carriers: Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha, […]

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, 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 […]

Japan’s JV ONE to use XVELA cloud-based stowage solution

Kalmar XVELA

XVELA, part of Cargotec’s Kalmar, has signed a contract with Ocean Network Express Pte. Ltd. (ONE), the joint venture of the 3 Japanese shipping lines – K Line, NYK and MOL established in July 2017, to provide its collaborative stowage solution, informs Cargotec. The company highlights it as a significant step in realising the Cargotec […]

ONE Japanese partnership established with Jeremy Nixon as CEO

ONE Jeremy Nixon

Today, July 10, the 3 Japanese shipping lines – K Line, NYK and MOL – have officially announced details of the establishment of their joint venture “Ocean Network Express” (ONE) and the appointment of Jeremy Nixon as ONE CEO. According to the press release published at the new website launched specifically for the JV, the […]

APMT recovers from cyber-attack and wins Asian service calls to South America

APM Terminals’ facilities in Itajai (Brazil) and T4 in Buenos Aires (Argentina) were chosen as ports of call at South America East Coast for the joint Asian service of Hapag-Lloyd, NYK, ZIM, Hyundai and Hamburg Sud, informs APMT. The 13 vessels deployed at the weekly service will call the Asian ports of Kelang, Singapore, Qingdao, […]

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