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X-Press Feeders inks green methanol fuel deal with OCI

"Singapore-headquartered X-Press Feeders has inked an agreement with OCI Global for the supply of gr...

X-Press Feeders Group Orders 6 More Dual-Fuel Vessels

The following release was published by X-Press Feeders:

On 5 June 2023, Eastaway, a member of t...

X-Press Feeders denies TransLiner speculation

X-Press Feeders, the world’s largest container feeder company, has denied the speculations published...

X-Press Feeders books six boxships at Zhoushan Changhong

Six 2,700 TEU containerships newbuilding orders were booked by feeder operator X-Press Feeders with Zhoushan Changhong International Shipyard. To learn more, see the original story at Splash 24/7. Source: Splash 24/7 (JB)

X-Press Feeders appoint new CEO

Shmuel Yoskovitz is set to become the new CEO of the Singapore-based feeder containership operator X-Press Feeders. This is following an announcement made by the company. See the original story at Splash 247. Source: Splash 247 (JK)

X-Press Feeders Abandons TransAtlantic Brand Name

**Singapore’s carrier X-Press Feeders will start operating under its own brand name the three servic...

WWF-Canada: Open-Loop Scrubbers Should Be Banned in Canadian Waters

“World Wildlife Fund (WWF) Canada, an international conservation organization, has supported a ban o...

Wuhan unveils multimodal ambitions

“Wuhan is eyeing more container routes as the Chinese river-port embarks on the second phase of a ri...

Wuhan New Port Construction Investment and Development Group to close four terminals

“As a part of regional ports optimisation plan, Wuhan New Port Construction Investment and Developme...

WTO: EU Wants to Join Japan in Complaint About Korean Shipbuilding Support

“The European Union has requested to join Japan in an ongoing complaint about alleged subsidies prov...

WTO: Coronavirus Trade Slump Likely to Exceed 2008 Global Financial Crisis

“World trade is expected is expected to fall by between 13% and 32% this year as the COVID-19 pandem...

WTO warns of risks to 2024 global trade rebound

"The World Trade Organization (WTO) forecast a return to world trade growth in 2024 but highlighted...

WTO Says Trade Growth Estimates Appear ‘Overly Optimistic’

"The World Trade Organization will likely cut its estimates for goods trade growth for 2023 and 2024...

WTO Analyses Potential Impact of Blockchain on International Trade

” The World Trade Organization (WTO) has published an analysis of the potential impact of blockchain...

WSJ: China Cosco Makes Sole Bid for Greek Port of Piraeus

APM Terminals and International Container Terminal Services didn’t submit binding bids

Chinese...

WSC welcomes PIL as new member

"Pacific International Lines (PIL) has joined the World Shipping Council (WSC) to cooperate for a sa...

WS2 Feeder – Matarani Second Call

The following advisory was published by Hapag-Lloyd:

We are glad to announce that the WS2 feeder...

Writebacks help Cosco Pacific to 30% rise in 2015 profit to $382m

Major Chinese port operator Cosco Pacific saw 2015 full-year net profit rise by 30% to $381.6m on th...

Worst Case Scenario Could Bring About USD 23 Bn Loss for Carriers

“Blanking of sailings triggered by the demand drop from the coronavirus pandemic could result in a U...

Worldwide Terminals Fernandina Selects Octopi by Navis’ SaaS TOS

“Octopi by Navis, experts in TOS technology, and Cargotec Corporation have announced that Worldwide...

Worldwide innovation: CMA CGM introduces REEFLEX: a new and unique system for the transportation of liquids by container

**An ideal alternative to break bulk for the transportation of liquids which optimally preserves the...

World’s Major Shipping Bodies Sign MoU

“A Memorandum of Understanding has been signed by the International Chamber of Shipping (ICS), Asian...

World’s largest shipping company christens new 24,166 TEU giant in Italy

"MSC Nicola Mastro, a new 24,166 TEU containership owned by Swiss shipping major MSC, has been chris...

World’s Largest Shipbuilder Ups the Ante for 2019

“South Korean shipbuilding giant Hyundai Heavy Industries Group has increased its appetite for 2019...

World’s largest LNG powered containership calls in Singapore

“The world’s largest LNG-powered containership – the 23,000 teu CMA CGM Jacques Saade – made its maiden call in Singapore on Monday.” See the original story at Seatrade Maritime News. Source: Seatrade Maritime News (JK)

World’s Largest Containership to Start Sailing at the End of April

“The delivery of 24,000 TEU containerships to South Korean shipping company HMM will not be delayed...

World’s largest containership makes its first crossing through Suez Canal

“The largest containership in the world, the 24,000 TEU Ever Ace, crossed the Suez Canal for the first time on 28 August 2021.” See the original story at Offshore Energy. Source: Offshore Energy (JK)

World’s largest containership HMM Algeciras transits the Suez Canal

“The world’s largest containership the 24,000 teu HMM Algeciras has transited the Suez Canal on her maiden voyage from Asia – Europe.” See the original story at Seatrade Maritime News. Source: Seatrade Maritime News (JK)

World’s Largest Containership Fleet Is Here

“Danish container shipping giant Maersk Line has cemented its spot as the global leader in the secto...

World’s largest container vessel calls on Colombo Port

“The world’s largest container vessel “Ever Ace” arrived at the Colombo Port in the Sri Lankan capital late on Tuesday, the Sri Lanka Ports Authority (SLPA) said.” See the original story at Xinhuanet. Source: Xinhuanet (JK)

World’s Largest Container Ship Completes First Voyage from Asia to Europe

The following release was published by MSC:

MSC Mediterranean Shipping Company today announced th...

World’s largest cargo ship arrives in UK port

“The world’s largest cargo ship has arrived in the UK. The vessel, called the Ever Ace, holds the record for the most containers loaded on to a single ship.” See the original story at Independent. Source: Independent (JK)

World’s largest boxship says hi to Hamburg

“On 8 September 2021, the Megamax container ship Ever Ace called at the Port of Hamburg for the first time with the evening‘s high tide.” See the original story at Offshore Energy. Source: Offshore Energy (JK)

World’s Largest Boxship Readies to Join THE Alliance

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World’s Largest Boxship Joins Maersk Line’s Fleet

**Danish container shipping major Maersk Line has taken delivery of Madrid Maersk, a 20,568 TEU boxs...

World’s largest boxship Ever Alot flagged with Panama

"The Panama Ship Registry has added Evergreen vessel the Ever Alot to its fleet - the world’s bigges...

World’s largest automated terminal: PSA Tuas Port pioneering automation transformation with event-driven architecture

"PSA Tuas Port is on the path to becoming the world’s largest automated container terminal, boasting...

World’s first use of SNG in commercial shipping cuts GHG emissions

“A 1,036 TEU containership has reduced its greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions by 27% by operating on a b...

World’s First Digital Shipping Company Revealed

“Loginno, a provider of Internet of Things (IoT) solutions, has announced Brazilian shipping company...

World’s first ammonia-powered boxship set to deliver in 2026

"Yara Clean Ammonia, part of Norwegian ammonia and fertilizer manufacturer Yara, and fellow liner op...

World’s Fastest Ship Design Cuts Fuel Consumption by 74 Pct

The 80-knot ship concept, introduced by Norway’s former Viking Ships, now InSvivia Technologies, has...

World’s biggest vessel begins maiden voyage

“The HMM Algeciras, the largest container ship in the world, has begun its maiden voyage, leaving from Qingdao Port, China, on its way to the Port of Busan, South Korea.” See the original story at Port Technology. Source: Port Technology (JK)

World’s biggest trade deal takes effect to boost global economy

“The world’s largest free trade pact forged by 15 Asia-Pacific countries entered into force Saturday...

World’s Biggest Shipping Company Already Feeling Pain from Trade War

“‘Maersk is the second-largest carrier in the Far East-North America trade lane, with 15 percent mar...

World’s Biggest Ship Propeller Heads for Korea to Join MSC’s 23,000 TEU Giant

” World’s largest ship propeller, weighing 110 tonnes, was loaded onto a containership in the Port o...

World’s biggest dual-fuel, low-speed engine is here!

“The world’s biggest dual-fuel, low-speed engine WinGD X92DF has been officially launched in China, China State Shipbuilding Corporation revealed.” See the original story at Offshore Energy. Source: Offshore Energy (JK)

World’s biggest container shipping line eyes Lamu Port

“KPA management has confirmed Maersk has committed to bring a ship to call at Lamu Port.” To learn more, see the original story at The Star Kenya. Source: The Star Kenya (JK)

World’s biggest container ship approaches Rotterdam

“The HMM Algeciras, the biggest container ship in the world, will arrive at the Port of Rotterdam on...

World’s 1st methanol-powered boxship completes Europe’s inaugural methanol bunkering on final leg to Copenhagen

"Slowly but surely the world’s first containership powered by green methanol is making its way from...

World’s 1st large methanol-powered containership makes maiden call to Tanger Med

"Ane Maersk, the world’s first large methanol-powered containership, has made its inaugural call at...