Hyundai Merchant Marine is a South Korean integrated logistics and containerized freight transport company, with more than 50 sea routes, over 100 ports of call and operating about 138 vessels.… Read more
Fuel oil spilled at Izmit Bay, closing the entrance for vessel transit inside the port, reported Wilhelmsen Ships Service Istanbul.
Port of Izmit is located at the Izmit Bay in the Sea of Marmara, about 62 nautical miles east from Istanbul, on the northwestern part of Anatolia.… Read more
More crew were kidnapped at sea in 2016 than in any of the previous 10 years, despite global piracy reaching its lowest levels since 1998, according to the International Maritime Bureau’s (IMB) annual piracy report.… Read more
The infographic, released by the valuation provider VesselsValue, shows that South Korean shipbuilder Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI) is ranked first with over USD 24.4 billion worth of vessels on order.… Read more
Jawaharlal Nehru Port, serving Mumbai, is India’s busiest container port, accounting for 44% of the country’s containerized cargo traffic of 10 million TEUs in 2015.… Read more
Maersk Line has partnered up with the Chinese e-commerce company Alibaba to allow users to book ship places online.
Maersk launched a pilot program on Alibaba OneTouch portal on December 22, 2016, moving a step forward to “providing fully digitized customer solutions”, a spokesperson of the carrier said in a statement.… Read more
55 researchers from 30 differnet countries gone to the Russian research vessel “Akademik Tryoshnikov” in a unique expedition on Antarctic Research.… Read more
In November 2016 three foreign flagged vessels were detained in UK ports during after failing Port State Control (PSC) inspection.
Ships detained in November include Daroja, Atlantic Surveyor and Royal Harmony.… Read more
A ship name Valparaiso Express having the capacity of 10,500 TEU Transits through the extended Panama Canal. This vessel is owned by German shipping major Hapag-Lloyd, the vessel began its transit at the Pacific-facing Cocoli Locks on December 20, following calls at ports in Chile, Peru, Ecuador and Colombia.… Read more
Container port business trust Hutchison Port Holdings Trust (HPH Trust) has reached an agreement to purchase a majority stake in Huizhou International Container Terminals Limited (HICT).… Read more