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Wärtsilä Scrubber Wins Type Approval in China

“Wärtsilä’s exhaust gas cleaning (EGC) system has received a Type Approval from the China Classification Society (CCS), the Finnish technology company said.” See the original story at World Maritime News. Source: World Maritime News (JK)

Wärtsilä Reveals Automated Docking Technology

“Wärtsilä, a smart technology provider for the maritime sector, has launched the world’s first commercially available auto-docking system.” To learn more see the original story at Port Technology. Source: Port Technology (JK)

Wärtsilä offers decarbonisation solutions to 12 CMA CGM boxships

“The technology group Wärtsilä has been selected to supply a broad scope of solutions for 12 new liq...

Wärtsilä Leads New Clean Shipping Fuels Initiative

“A group of six Nordic companies has, in line with the UN sustainability goals, joined forces to develop a new infrastructure for green fuels for ships.” To learn more, see the original story at World Maritime News. Source: World Maritime News (JK)

Wärtsilä develops CCS scrubber upgrade tech

“Finnish technology company Wärtsilä has announced it is testing an upgrade to scrubber technology t...

Wärtsilä and Tanger Med to develop port management information system

“The companies said they will co-operate on the development of Just-In-Time (JIT) solutions, machine...

Wärtsilä and MPA team up for smart port solutions

“Finland-based Wärtsilä Voyage and the Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA) have signed a...

Warning to shippers that transpacific contract rates may be overheating

“Transpacific shippers preparing to begin annual contract negotiations with container shipping lines...

Warning to ocean carriers: don’t use canal crisis to ‘price-gouge customers’

“Ocean carriers have been warned not to take advantage of the capacity crunch resulting from the Suez blockage to “price-gouge” their customers.” See the original story at The Loadstar. Source: The Loadstar (JK)

Warning to carriers as floods add to the woes of South African citrus farmers

“Maersk’s Safari service maintained its scheduled call at South African container hub Durban yesterd...

Warning over call for port nationalisation

“A port expert has warned that acting on a call to “nationalise” an Australian port will result in a loss of business trust.” To learn more, see the original story at Port Strategy. Source: Port Strategy (JK)

Warning of US IMO 2020 bunker supply confusion from EPA regulations

“With the advent of IMO2020, a set of new proposed regulations from the US Environmental Protection...

Warehouse shortages will stay with us until 2023 as inventory grows

“US inventory levels are set to rise more than previously anticipated, driven by shippers’ change in supply chain strategy.” See the original story at The Loadstar. Source: The Loadstar (JK)

War torn Yemen to build Socotra feeder port

“A proposed US$50 million container port on the strategically-located Yemeni island of Socotra has m...

War stunts container throughput in Russian ports

“Global sanctions on Russia have cumbered the nation’s container flow as major shipping lines have withdrawn from the country.” See the original story at Port Technology. Source: Port Technology (JK)

War of words escalates as exporters scramble for scarce containers

“A war of words is heating up over U.S. exports, particularly food exports — and the outcome of that clash could affect U.S. containerized imports as well.” See the original story at Freight Waves. Source: Freight Waves (JK)

War in Ukraine will push Asia – Europe rail cargo back to sea

“Ukraine – Russia conflict could see 1.5m containers shipped by rail between Asia and Europe reroute...

War in Ukraine driving skyrocketing shipping costs

"The war is suffocating trade and logistics in Ukraine and in the Black Sea region, whilst soaring s...

Wan Hai’s MHT service makes first call at ICTSI Subic

“Subic Bay International Terminals has received the first call of Wan Lai’s consolidated Mindanao – Hong Kong – Taiwan (MHT) service.” See the original story at Port Technology. Source: Port Technology (JK)

Wan Hai, Evergreen latest carriers to report record first-half profits

"Two of Taiwan’s largest carriers — Wan Hai and Evergreen Marine — have become the latest lines to r...

Wan Hai upgrades equipment in Tokyo terminal

“Wan Hai Lines has replaced old container stacking equipment in its terminal at Ohi pier #5 in Tokyo port, citing growing congestion due to higher traffic.” See the original story at Container News. Source: Container News (JK)

Wan Hai to spend almost US$253 million to refurbish Kaohsiung terminal

“Taiwanese liner operator Wan Hai Lines will spend nearly US$253 million on refurbishing the No. 5 T...

Wan Hai to Set Up Two Transpacific Services

**Taiwanese container carrier Wan Hai Lines plans to launch two Transpacific services through a vess...

Wan Hai takes delivery of third JMU vessel

“Taiwan carrier Wan Hai lines took delivery of its third vessel in a series of eight 3,055TEU ships ordered at the Japan Marine United (JMU) shipyard in Kure, Japan.” See the original story at Container News. Source: Container News (JK)

Wan Hai Surpasses Maersk in Profit

**The Taiwanese carrier Wan Hai takes the plaudits with carriers’ operating profit margins according...

Wan Hai stays in the black, but Evergreen and Yang Ming’s red ink raises merger talk

“Niche carrier Wan Hai was the only Taiwanese container line to post a net profit in the first quart...

Wan Hai set to order more ships and containers

“Wan Hai Lines will proceed with orders for four more 13,000TEU Neo-Panamax new buildings and 50,000...

Wan Hai sees Philadelphia as option to clear NY-NJ empties

"As thousands of empty marine containers occupy chassis, truck yards, and terminal space across the...

Wan Hai says lack of vessels is hindering re-entry to Europe trades

“The dearth of ships available for charter or sale has caused Wan Hai Lines to put plans to re-enter the Asia-Europe tradelane on hold.” See the original story at The Loadstar. Source: The Loadstar (JK)

Wan Hai says it may be open to reducing shipping contract rates, 'short-term'

"Wan Hai has become the second liner operator to acknowledge requests from shippers to reduce contra...

Wan Hai reconsidering Asia-Europe trades as smaller box ships prove their worth

“Smaller containerships uneconomic a year ago are now back in vogue, due to sky-rocketing freight rates across multiple trades.” See the original story at The Loadstar. Source: The Loadstar (JK)

Wan Hai reassigns ships from congested US west coast to intra-Asia routes

“Wan Hai Lines has begun diverting ships from its Asia-US west coast service to its core intra-Asia...

Wan Hai pays $850,000 fine to settle FMC detention case

“Carrier Wan Hai has agreed to pay an $850,000 civil penalty to settle an investigation into detenti...

Wan Hai pays $53m to buy chartered 2,700 teu box ship

“Wan Hai is paying $53m to buy the 2008-built Cape Magnus, one of seven 2,700 teu ships chartered from Schoeller Holdings for 16-18 months in 2020.” See the original story at The Loadstar. Source: The Loadstar (JK)

Wan Hai orders nine neo-Panamaxes from HHI

“Wan Hai Lines has ordered nine 13,000TEU ships from South Korean shipbuilder Hyundai Heavy Industries.” See the original story at Container News. Source: Container News (JK)

Wan Hai orders four neopanamax newbuildings

“Wan Hai Lines has confirmed an order of four container vessels with 13,100TEU capacity, as part of the company’s fleet improvement plan.” See the original story at Container News. Source: Container News (JK)

Wan Hai orders five 13,200 teu boxships at HHI

Wan Hai Lines has confirmed order at South Korea’s Hyundai Heavy Industries for five 13,200 teu containerships. See the original story at Splash247. Source: Splash247 (JK)

Wan Hai orders containers, and expands Transpacific services

“Wan Hai Lines will order another 32,000TEU in new containers, anticipating more demand growth in 2021.” See the original story at Container News. Source: Container News (JK)

Wan Hai orders 12 newbuildings

“Wan Hai Lines has ordered a dozen 3,013TEU newbuildings from the Japan Marine United Corporation (JMU) and Nihon Shipyards the company reported on 25 January.” See the original story at Container News. Source: Container News (JK)

Wan Hai offers express clearance for e-commerce

“Wan Hai has established express customs clearance for goods purchased through e-commerce at its terminal in Kaohsiung Port’s Wharf 63.” See the original story at Container News. Source: Container News (JK)

Wan Hai names ‘Smart Ship’ newbuild trio

"Taiwanese shipping company Wan Hai Lines hosted a naming ceremony for three 3,013 TEU containership...

Wan Hai makes 12th vessel buy with Lomar feeder ship

“Wan Hai has purchased its 12th ship since earmarking US$360 million to buy second-hand ships.” See the original story at Container News. Source: Container News (JK)

WAN HAI LINES Transpacific Service Enhancement

The following release was published by WAN HAI Lines:

WAN HAI LINES LTD is pleased to announce an...

Wan Hai Lines to Revamp Independent Asia to US East Coast Service (AA7)

The following release was published by Wan Hai Lines:

Wan Hai Lines is expanding its Asia – Ameri...

Wan Hai Lines to Revamp Independent Asia to US East Coast Service (AA7)

The following release was published by Wan Hai Lines:

Wan Hai Lines is expanding its Asia – Ameri...

Wan Hai Lines to Launch Taiwan to Vietnam and Thailand Services Coverage

The following release was published by Wan Hai Lines:

Wan Hai Lines is pleased to announce a new...

Wan Hai Lines to Launch New China to Vietnam Service

Wan Hai Lines Ltd. is pleased to announce its plan to expand its existing service network between Ch...

Wan Hai Lines to Launch Japan Express Service to Singapore Malaysia

Wan Hai Lines is pleased to announce a Japan Express service to Singapore and Malaysia. This service...

Wan Hai Lines to Launch Indonesia to Singapore / Malaysia Service

Wan Hai Lines is pleased to announce a new service string connects Indonesia to Singapore and Malays...

Wan Hai Lines to Launch Independent Subic Express Service(SES)

The following release was published by WAN HAI LINES:

Taipei, Mar. 7, 2019 – Wan Hai Lines will e...

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