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03/10/2013 10:58

Carriers to cancel sailing, not services as they await P3 hit: Drewry

SAILING cancellations, rather than service withdrawals, are likely to be favoured by carriers as they fear of losing market share from the massive Maersk, MSC and CMA CGM P3 alliance when it enters the Asia-Europe route in the first half of next year, says Drewry's Maritime Research.


 
02/10/2013 11:02

New Austral Asia Line serves West Coast

American Worldwide Agencies will represent a new Austral Asia Line (AAL) service to the West Coast that will cater to the needs of the breakbulk, heavy-lift, dry bulk and project cargo shippers.


 
01/10/2013 11:37

Emirates hikes Far East-SE Asia/Africa rate US$200/TEU October 13

EMIRATES Shipping Line is to implement a general rate increase on its East Africa trade lane in line with market conditions from October 15.


 
01/10/2013 10:38

AADA increases China-Oz rates US$400/TEU and $800/FEU October 24

MEMBER lines of the Asia Australia Discussion Agreement (AADA) will increase rates US$400 per TEU and $800 per FEU on all cargo from mainland China and Hong Kong to Australian ports from October 24.


 
01/10/2013 09:43

World is largest containership makes its first call on Singapore

THE 18,000-TEU Maersk Mc-Kinney Moller, one of the world's largest containerships, made its maiden call at Singapore, where it discharged 3,500 TEU on its way back from Europe. 


 
30/09/2013 11:47

Ocean Carrier Rate Revision Roundup for Sept. 26

Major container lines have announced planned rate increases for a variety of trades, as detailed below, slated to take effect in October and November.


 
28/09/2013 10:40

OOCL Joins Zim East Med Service

OOCL has entered into a vessel-sharing agreement with Zim Integrated Shipping Services on the Israeli carrier’s independent East Mediterranean Express (EMX) Service, effective this month.


 
28/09/2013 09:38

18,000-TEU Mary Maersk calls at Qingdao on maiden voyage to Europe

THE 18,000-TEU Mary Maersk, which like its Triple E sisters, is among the largest ships in the world, recently made an inaugural call at the Port of Qingdao, reports Xinhua.


 
28/09/2013 09:37

OOCL to hike Far East-north Europe rate US$975/TEU November 1

HONG KONG's Orient Overseas Container Line (OOCL) has announced it will levy a US$975 per TEU rate increase on cargo from the Far East (excluding Japan) to north Europe, the Mediterranean and the Black Sea from November 1.


 
27/09/2013 09:36

Evergreen, Hanjin merge CPS2 and CAX, halve capacity, retain slots

TAIWAN's Evergreen Marine Corp and Germany's Hanjin Shipping are combining their Far East-California, CPS 2 and CAX, loops to create a joint CPS 2/CAX loop to serve the transpacific trade in the post-peak season. 




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