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Ammonia powered mega-boxship five years away

“An ammonia powered ultra-large container ship will be commercially available by 2025 says classific...

Ammonia power plant receives greenlight for Jurong Port

"Jurong Port, Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Asia Pacific (MHI-AP) and JERA Asia have concluded a deal...

Americas Service (USW) – Port of Charleston Omission

**We would like to inform you that because of the serious effects of Hurricane Matthew, the port of...

Americas Service (USW) – JPO CAPRICORNUS – Port Everglades Omission

We would like to inform you that due to Hurricane Matthew, Port Everglades port is currently closed...

Amended Colombo Port City Project Given the Go Ahead

**The Sri Lankan Government has given the green light for the Colombo Port City Project, having amen...

Ambitious Zim heads for the acquisition trail after massive Q2 profit

“New York Stock Exchange-listed container line Zim is looking to accelerate its growth via acquisiti...

Ambitious young liner Transfar now launches China-US east coast sailings

“Alibaba-affiliated Transfar Shipping has started China-US east coast sailings, months after entering the liner sector with sailings to the west coast.” See the original story at The Loadstar. Source: The Loadstar (JK)

Ambitious feeder operator Safeen shifts its focus to SE Asia liner service

"Safeen Feeders, Abu Dhabi Ports’ shipping subsidiary, is moving beyond its original focus on the Mi...

Amazon, IKEA and Unilever among shippers make 2040 zero carbon shipping pledge

“Amazon, IKEA, and Unilever, are among nine major shippers that have united in a new coalition with an ambition for zero carbon shipping by 2040.” See the original story at Seatrade Maritime News. Source: Seatrade Maritime News (JK)

Amazon-Chartered Bulker Delivers Hundreds of Containers to Houston

“With the expectations that the supply chain disruptions and shortage of containers and ships will c...

Amazon to accelerate digitalization at Port of Thessaloniki

“Thessaloniki Port Authority S.A. (ThPA) and Amazon Web Services (AWS) have held a meeting during th...

Amazon overcomes supply chain disruptions with its own boxes

“The unprecedented Covid-19 pressed the global supply chain and when things have started coming in l...

Amazon in a low gear, but is moving towards third-party deliveries

“Faced with excess capacity and weaker results, Amazon is moving to generate more money from its fulfilment network.” See the original story at The Loadstar. Source: The Loadstar (JK)

Amazon gets OK to operate as NVOCC from China to US

WASHINGTON — Amazon has received a license from the Federal Maritime Commission to operate as a non-...

Amazon container order another move toward ‘dominating US logistics’

“Amazon last week took delivery of the first 48 containers of its order for 250 53ft boxes, as it ramps up its domestic US network.” To learn more, see the original story at The Loadstar. Source: The Loadstar (JK)

Alternative route helping lower Chittagong shippers’ woe

“Using alternative route to make shipment of export cargo is helping Bangladesh to lower outbound co...

Alternate Ukrainian export hubs emerge

"Multiple options are opening up to ship goods out of war-torn Ukraine, a nation that closed all its...

Already-stretched Australian supply chains hit by container park congestion

“Sydney’s storage areas for empty containers are full, further jamming-up Australia’s stretched supply chains.” See the original story at The Loadstar. Source: The Loadstar (JK)

Already-stressed Colombo port flow hit by truck capacity shortages

“Indian subcontinent shippers — already wrestling with frequent sailing dislocations and tightening loading capacity — are seeing more fallout from a deepening economic crisis plaguing Sri Lanka.” See the original story at JOC. Source: JOC (JK)

Already here, or maybe needs more testing, but blockchain will add value

“Companies can find “tremendous value” in new technologies, but it’s crucial to think carefully abou...

Alphaliner: Was Box Shipping’s Digital Fanfare in Vain?

“Although various carriers are intensifying their efforts to digitise some of the transactional part...

Alphaliner: Tariffs Intensify US Container Imbalance

“The imbalance of US container imports over exports has worsened despite the implementation of prote...

Alphaliner: SM Line to Enter the Market with Six Services

**South Korea’s newly established SM Line is making a bold entry into the container shipping trades...

Alphaliner: Short Sea Operators’ Share on Intra-Far East Trade Drops

“Independent short-sea and feeder operators on the intra-Far East routes are losing market share to...

Alphaliner: Panama Canal Reclaims USEC Container Volume Lead

**The Panama Canal this month regained the majority share in terms of overall container transport ca...

Alphaliner: Number of Large-Scale Carriers Shrinks

**The harsh conditions in the container shipping market during the 2016 have led to a drop of large-...

Alphaliner: North European Independent Short Sea Operators Struggle

“The Main Line Operators’ (MLO) share of the Northern European short sea and feeder capacity has inc...

Alphaliner: Megamaxes Continue to Be Favored by Ocean Carriers

” Despite overcapacity woes, ocean carriers show no signs of ditching megamax containerships in favor of smaller vessels, Alphaliner said. ” To learn more, see the original story at World Maritime News. Source: World Maritime News (JB)

Alphaliner: Last Hanjin Ship Sold for Demolition

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Alphaliner: Korean Carriers Suspend Another Service

“The Korea Shipping Partnership (KSP), launched in August 2017, has unveiled its third round of serv...

Alphaliner: Huge Debts Left after Hanjin Demise

[![[Hanjin vessel]](https://app.eesea.com/news/wp-content/uploads/Hanjin-Containership-in-port-6cy8j...

Alphaliner: HMM’s Vessel Capacity Shrinks by 24 Pct in 2017

“South Korea’s Hyundai Merchant Marine (HMM) has seen its capacity decrease by 23.9 percent amid a r...

Alphaliner: HMM to Add 34 Ships to THE Alliance’s Network in 2020

” South Korean container shipping major Hyundai Merchant Marine (HMM) is expected to add some 34 shi...

Alphaliner: HMM to Add 34 Ships to THE Alliance’s Network in 2020

“South Korean container shipping major Hyundai Merchant Marine (HMM) is expected to add some 34 ship...

Alphaliner: Global Container Volumes on the Rise in H1

**During the first six months of this year, the global container port throughput rose by 6.7 percent...

Alphaliner: Global Container Volumes Grow by 7.7% in Third Quarter

“Port volumes recorded a 7.7% rise in aggregate throughput in the quarter ended September 30, growin...

Alphaliner: Containership Giants to Continue Driving Fleet Growth

“Over the last decade, overall containership fleet growth has been driven by demand for larger ships...

Alphaliner: Containership Fleet Capacity Hits 23 Mn TEU Mark

“The total capacity of the world’s cellular containership fleet has passed the 23 million TEU mark f...

Alphaliner: Containership Fleet Breaks 21Mn TEU Mark

“The cellular containership fleet has reached a new high of 21 million TEU in November, according to Alphaliner.” For more, see the original article on World Maritime News. Source: World Maritime News (LF)

Alphaliner: CMA CGM, PSA Singapore to Join Forces

**French container shipping major CMA CGM and PSA Singapore Terminals are planning to establish a jo...

Alphaliner: CMA CGM, COSCO Forging a Mega Alliance

**A new mega alliance appears to be in the making, as French container shipping major CMA CGM and it...

Alphaliner: Carriers under Spotlight amid Worsening Balance Sheets

**The rapid deterioration of Hyundai Merchant Marine’s (HMM) financial situation has also put the sp...

Alphaliner: Cargo Volumes at Chinese Ports to Drop by 6 Mln TEU due to Coronavirus Impact

“The extended Chinese Lunar New Year holidays and ad hoc measures aimed at curbing the spread of the...

Alphaliner: Boxship Scrubber Retrofits to Surge Ahead of IMO 2020

“The number of containerships taken out for scrubber retrofits is set to increase in the coming mont...

Alphaliner: Boxship Oversupply Will Not End Soon

“With weaker demand in the fourth quarter and a steady stream of new vessel deliveries, the supply o...

Alphaliner: Box Volumes to Continue Rising despite Ongoing Trade War

“Global container throughput is still expected to grow, despite rising trade tensions and weaker global GDP growth, Alphaliner said.” See the original story at World Maritime News. Source: World Maritime News (JK)

Alphaliner: Another Service Cut from Far East – North America Trade

**This year’s weak market conditions in the Far East – North America transpacific trade have claimed...

Alphaliner: 2018 a Year of Contrast for Boxship Market

“The containership market witnessed a year of contrast as overcapacity continued to pressure the box...

Alphaliner ranks Oman Container Line among the best

“Oman Shipping Company’s container service, Oman Container Line (OCL), at Asyad Group, has been rank...

Alphaliner predicts idled box fleet to more than double by end of the year

Alphaliner anticipates that by the end of 2018, idled container fleets will more than double. To learn more, see the original story at Splash 24/7. Source: Splash 24/7 (JB)

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