On Sept. 30, Samskip Multimodal will launch a weekly short sea service from Rotterdam, the Netherlands, to Tananger, Bergen and Ålesund on the west coast of Norway, with the deployment of the 518-TEU vessel Pioneer Bay.
The 10,000teu Zim Rotterdam has called at DP World London Gateway and will undergo required maintenance.
A Greek shipowner-charterer has taken delivery of the first in a series of 10 ships with capacities of 13,800 20-foot-equivalent units that will be deployed on Evergreen Line services.
Hapag-Lloyd will launch a Black Sea Feeder service connecting Egypt’s Port Said with ports on the Black Sea and in Israel and Turkey.
SINGAPORE's Maritime and Port Authority reported a 3.6 per cent increase in container movement in August, having handled 2.8 million TEU compared to 2.7 million TEU in August last year.
Hapag-Lloyd will begin offering weekly service to Saint John, New Brunswick, Canada.
MAERSK Line has added a two-way Black Sea string on to its East Mediterranean-Middle East-India (ME-3) service to extend the port coverage to Novorossisk in Russia, as well acting a feeder to Istanbul, Ambarli, Izmit Korfezi, Izmit and Korfezi.
Evergreen Line has announced a transatlantic general rate increase (GRI) on all commodities both eastbound and westbound. The increases will be effective from October 1.
Connectivity between major ports in the East and West coasts linking ICTT Vallarpadam has become a reality with the starting of a coastal container service, reported The Hindu.
HONG KONG's Orient Overseas Container Line (OOCL) has transferred UK calls from Thamesport to Southampton for the Gulf Atlantic Express (GAX), Gulf Mexico Express (GMX) and Pacific Atlantic Express (PAX) services, which now requires the deployment of different ships.
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