September 14 Value of schedule reliability
COMMENT: The value of schedule reliability for shippers is clear and widely understood; recent congestion concerns in North European ports, especially Hamburg and Rotterdam, have now highlighted the value of schedule reliability for terminal... Read more ›
August 14 World record smashed by Maersk
Maersk has broken the world record for hauling the largest-ever number of TEUs between Europe and Asia. The Mary Maersk, the third vessel in Maersk’s Triple-E mega-ship series, left Algeciras, Spain, on July 21,... Read more ›
August 14 What does the future hold?
Shipping lines are the centre of attention because the market is very dynamic, due to consolidation in the industry and vessels getting larger in terms of size and fleet. The container terminal industry is... Read more ›
August 14 Future fuels: are you ready?
The Marpol Annex VI regulations centre round ensuring vessels limit pollution in the Baltic and North Sea Emission Control Area (ECA), and time is running out for shipowners to comply. The regulations were brought... Read more ›
August 14 GTT secures another LNG carrier order
Gaztransport and Technigaz (GTT), designer of membrane containment systems for LNG transport and storage, has secured an order for nine LNG carriers being built by Daewoo Shipbuilding and Marine Engineering. The vessels will be... Read more ›
August 14 European Council finance for EMSA
The European Council has adopted a regulation to finance the actions of the European Maritime Safety Agency (EMSA) in the field of response to marine pollution caused by ships and oil and gas installations... Read more ›