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21/06/2014 09:39

Carriers seek rate hikes in Asia-Europe, as consumer demand picks up

SHIPPING lines are seeking a general freight rate hike to stick in July on the Asia-Europe trade after prices on services to northern Europe picked up steam.

21/06/2014 08:41

Seaspan acquires 10,000-TEUer for Med to Far East-USWC service

SEASPAN, the Hong Kong administered by Vancouver headquartered charter owner and container lessor, is to take delivery of the third of seven neopanamaxes, the 10,000-TEU Hanjin Ami.

06/05/2014 09:48

EU Regulators Clear P3

The European Commission said today it hasn’t found any anti-competitive issues with the proposed P3 Network, giving the vessel-sharing agreement involving the three largest global container lines safe harbor on the continent.

18/01/2014 09:12

OOCL increases Asia-New Zealand freight rate US$300/TEU from April

HONG KONG's Orient Overseas Container Line (OOCL) has announced a US$300 per TEU rate increase from Asia to New Zealand starting April 1.

16/01/2014 10:08

Hanjin to Drop Trans-Atlantic Service

Hanjin Shipping is pulling out of several money-losing trades to cut its ongoing losses. It told its customers it will drop its trans-Atlantic service because of what it called “dismal market conditions which do not support operational costs." Although it is rare for a major carrier to pull out of a large, established trade lane such as the trans-Atlantic, Hanjin will stop serving customers in the trade lane after May.

16/01/2014 09:13

PIL to Begin Calling at Port of Seattle

Pacific International Lines will start calling at the Port of Seattle in February.

23/12/2013 09:17

Lines go for peak CNY surcharges

OOCL is the latest container shipping line to announce a peak season surcharge for shipments in the run up to Chinese New Year.

05/12/2013 11:45

ZIM in talks to expand G6 Asia-US partnership

ZIM and the G6 alliance (APL, HMM, MOL, Hapag-Lloyd, NYK and OOCL) are holding discussions in order to cooperate in the Asia-Pacific Northwest Coast trade, expanding the current cooperation between ZIM and G6 on the Asia-US East coast trade.

05/12/2013 10:47

SITC and Sinotrans to launch a Japan-Bohai loop to Osaka and Kobe

SITC and Sinotrans have launched a weekly Japan-Bohai Sea service from Dalian, Xingang, Weihai and Yantai to Osaka and Kobe this week, reports Alphaliner.

05/12/2013 09:52

London Gateway welcomes Safmarine maiden call on NE/SA service

DP WORLD's London Gateway terminal welcomed the 5,057-TEU Safmarine Nokwanda, one of eight similar-sized vessels deployed on the weekly service from North Europe to South Africa carrying fruit and wine.

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