APL Enhances Asia–Latin America Connectivity with Three New Services

SINGAPORE, 27 Feb 2018

APL today announced the launch of three new Asia-Latin America services that...

APL Enhances Asia-Latin America Coverage

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APL England shipmaster charged over container spill, operator ordered to pay $22 million before ship will be released

“The shipmaster of a Singapore-registered vessel which spilled over 50 shipping containers off the New South Wales coast has been charged with pollution and damaging marine environment.” See the original story at ABC News. Source: ABC News (JK)

APL England ship’s cargo-securing ‘inadequate, corroded’ before losing 40 containers

“An investigation into a cargo ship that spilled containers off Australia has revealed on-board lash...

APL England Loses Containers Overboard Near Australia

“The Singapore-flagged container ship APL England has reportedly lost 40 containers overboard while encountering heavy seas off the coast of Australia.” See the original story at The Maritime Executive. Source: The Maritime Executive (JK)

APL England and defining unseaworthiness today

“With the Master of APL England facing trial over the vessel being unseaworthy after it lost 50 cont...

APL Eagle GO Guaranteed service extended to all ports in Asia and the Middle East

“APL has announced the extension of Eagle GO Guaranteed for US-bound containers originating from all...

APL Connects North Asia and Eastern Australia with New China Australia Service 3

**APL today announced the launch of the China Australia Service 3 (CA3) – a new weekly service which...

APL CEO: Manila needs to handle larger vessels

While visiting Manila in commemoration of 100 years of business between APL and the Philippines, APL...

APL CEO on CMA CGM’s LNG-powered vessels

Seatrade Maritime has conducted and published excerpts of an interview with APL’s CEO, Nicolas Sarti...

APL CEO Office: New and APL eBusiness – Launched!

The following customer advisory was published by APL:

Dear Valued Customer,

I am pleased to anno...

APL bows out of Indian subcontinent, Middle East and Latin American trades

For the next six weeks, APL will only serve transpacific and US-flag services. APL’s mother company,...

APL adjusts Asia-Latin America network

**Citing seasonal demand changes, the CMA CGM subsidiary will be temporarily adjusting three service...

APL Adds Port Calls to West Asia Express Service

The following customer advisory was published by APL:

APL today announced that the West Asia Expr...

APL Adds New Iraq Port Call to Gulf Asia Express 2 service

The following customer advisory was published by APL:

APL today announced that the Gulf Asia Expr...

APL Adds Honolulu To Eagle Express X Service

The following release was published by APL:

APL, part of the CMA CGM Group, today announced the a...

APL Adds Four New Port Calls to Asia-Europe Services

APL today announced the addition of Durres, Albania and Thessaloniki, Greece as new ports of call to...

APL adds calls in Guayaquil and Ensenada to Condor Express service

” APL has announced it is adding Guayaquil, Ecuador, and Ensenada, Mexico, as ports of call to its Condor Express (CDX) service. ” To learn more, see the original story at Seatrade Maritime News. Source: Seatrade Maritime News (JB)

APL Adds Callao Port Call to West Coast Service

**APL today announced that its West Coast Service (WCS) will be serving an additional port in Callao...

AP Moller-Maersk inks $545m deal to acquire US warehousing firm

“AP Moller-Maersk announced that it has reached an agreement to acquire US-based warehousing and dis...

AP Moller Removes MD over Apapa Port Congestion, Gridlock

“AP Moller’s parent company in The Hague, Netherlands, has fired the Managing Director of its Nigeri...

AP Moller Maersk halts buying of ships without zero carbon capability

“One of the world’s largest shipping companies by fleet size, AP Moller Maersk, has halted purchase...

Antwerp’s quarterly figures underscore extra container capacity urgency

“The Port of Antwerp has highlighted the urgency of extra container capacity after the drop in its container volumes during the first quarter of the year.” See the original story at Container News. Source: Container News (JK)

Antwerp’s port sees a rise in container ship traffic in January

“Port congestion was rising in Western Europe early Friday as the combined anchorage areas for Antwe...

Antwerp’s box terminals to be enhanced with 34 Kalmar staddle carriers

“The Finnish cargo handling equipment manufacturer Kalmar has signed an agreement with MSC PSA Europ...

Antwerp, Zeebrugge Ports Kick Off Merger Talks

“Belgian Port of Antwerp and Port of Zeebrugge have given the green light for starting negotiations regarding a possible merger.” To learn more, see the original story at World Maritime News. Source: World Maritime News (JK)

Antwerp, Porto do Açu Expand Ties with Inaugural Trans-Atlantic Ship Transit

“General cargo vessel BBC Amethyst anchored in Porto do Açu, Brazil, last week, becoming the first s...

Antwerp, Dakar Ports Strengthen Ties

“Antwerp and Dakar port authorities plan to collaborate more closely in the next few years as they s...

Antwerp-Zeebrugge port merger gets green light in Belgium

“The Competition College of the Belgian Competition Authority (BMA) has approved the merger between the Port of Antwerp and the Port of Zeebrugge.” See the original story at Offshore Energy. Source: Offshore Energy (JK)

Antwerp unveils major supply chain collaboration project

“The Port of Antwerp has launched the ePICenter, a project meant to research and develop solutions to global supply chain challenges.” See the original story at Port Technology. Source: Port Technology (JK)

Antwerp traffic returns to one million TEU

“The Port of Antwerp handled more than a million TEU in one month for the first time since April as it continues to slowly recover from the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic.” See the original story at Port Technology. Source: Port Technology (JK)

Antwerp to launch new digital Vessel Traffic Service

“The Port of Antwerp will launch a new Vessel Traffic Service (VTS) to make its operations safer and more efficient.” See the original story at Port Technology. Source: Port Technology (JK)

Antwerp terminals receive new cranes

**PSA Antwerp’s Noordzee Terminal and MSC PSA European Terminal (MPET) have received two quay cranes...

Antwerp Strikes Nigeria Partnership

“The Port of Antwerp and the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) have agreed to a partnership to increase trade and investment.” To learn more, see the original story at Port Technology. Source: Port Technology (JK)

Antwerp prepares for landmark mega-ship call

“The Port of Antwerp has said the scheduled arrival of one of the largest container ships in the world demonstrates its ability to succeed as an international trade hub.” See the original story at Port Technology. Source: Port Technology (JK)

Antwerp posts record annual volume despite COVID-19

“The port of Antwerp handled record container throughput in 2020, with sharply recovering demand through the second half driving volume to 12 million TEU for the first time.” See the original story at JOC. Source: JOC (JK)

Antwerp Port to sustainably grow box capacity with EU funds

“The Connecting Europe Facility (CEF), a European funding program, has announced that it will award...

Antwerp Port Authority, FPIM Buy Stake in NxtPort

“The Antwerp Port Authority and Belgian Federal Participation & Investment Company (FPIM) are to joi...

Antwerp launches initiative to achieve fossil-free shipping

“The Port of Antwerp has launched the FASTWATER consortium, an initiative designed to demonstrate how methanol can be used to achieve fossil-free commercial shipping.” See the original story at Port Technology. Source: Port Technology (JK)

Antwerp is the new European pinch point as 2M shifts service calls

“Antwerp is the latest North European box port to suffer from the knock-on effect of terminal and qu...

Antwerp continues to outstrip rivals


Antwerp braces for further strike action on Monday

“The Port of Antwerp-Bruges, one of Europe’s largest ports, is braced for another strike, coming at a time where the Belgian facility is suffering from unseasonably high congestion.” See the original story at Splash247. Source: Splash247 (JK)

Antwerp barges continue to operate despite Hapag suspension

“Hapag-Lloyd has suspended its Antwerp barge services until July amidst worsening terminal congestio...

Antwerp and Zeebrugge will merge – creating a superport to rival Rotterdam

“A new superport is set to be created in north-west Europe after the Belgian ports of Antwerp and Zeebrugge announced today that they will formally merge.” See the original story at The Loadstar. Source: The Loadstar (JK)

Antong Holding expands in container shipping with Guangxi Changrong acquisition

” Fujian-based container logistics service provider Antong Holding plans to purchase 100% equity of...

Antong gets US$688 million cash injection

“Fujian Zhaohang Logistics, the government-led entity that is restructuring struggling Chinese domes...

Antong continues recovery with Q1 profit

“Antong Holdings, the parent company of China’s second-largest domestic liner operator Quanzhou Ansh...

Antong completes year-long reorganization

“Chinese domestic liner shipping group Antong Holdings announced on 19 December 2020 that it has completed its year-long restructuring process.” See the original story at Container News. Source: Container News (JK)

Antong auctions ship after government bailout

“Just a day after securing a government bailout, cash-strapped Chinese domestic liner operator Antong Holdings has begun selling assets to raise cash.” See the original story at Container News. Source: Container News (JK)

Ansheng Shipping dips its toes into long-haul waters in tie-up with CULines

"China’s second-largest domestic liner operator, Quanzhou Ansheng Shipping, has assigned 12 ships of...

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