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CORONAVIRUS EPIDEMIC IN CHINA: EXTENSION OF CHINESE NEW YEAR HOLIDAY AND EMERGENCY BCP UPDATE

CORONAVIRUS EPIDEMIC IN CHINA: EXTENSION OF CHINESE NEW YEAR HOLIDAY AND EMERGENCY BCP UPDATE

04/02/20

An announcement and update issued by Cargo Services

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Last of MSC Megamax-24 series takes up commercial role

Last of MSC Megamax-24 series takes up commercial role

29/01/20

The last of the 11 x MSC Megamax-24 series, being built by Daewoo and Samsung for Mediterranean Shipping Co (MSC ), and named, MSC Ambra, phases into the 2M AE2/Swan service this week, completing the construction programme of the largest containerships yet built.

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THE Alliance's Hapag-Lloyd signs Asia-Europe deal with rival 2M

THE Alliance's Hapag-Lloyd signs Asia-Europe deal with rival 2M

29/01/20

THE Alliance's biggest liner Hapag-Lloyd has signed a slot charter deal with rival 2M alliance partners Maersk and MSC to start in March, reports London's Loadstar.

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CHINA - CHINESE NEW YEAR HOLIDAYS EXTENDED

CHINA - CHINESE NEW YEAR HOLIDAYS EXTENDED

27/01/20

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2020 container fleet growth overview

2020 container fleet growth overview

23/01/20

The containership fleet is expected to grow from 23.23 Mteus at the beginning of 2020 to reach 24.05 Mteus by the end of the year, for a growth rate of 3.5%.

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Shanghai Remains World’s Top Container Port

Shanghai Remains World’s Top Container Port

23/01/20

China’s Shanghai port has retained its rank as the world’s busiest container port, having handled 43.3 million twenty-foot equivalent units last year, Xinhua reports citing Shanghai Mayor Ying Yong.

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HMM to deploy 24,000 teus ‘ megamax ’ newbuildings for THE Alliance

HMM to deploy 24,000 teus ‘ megamax ’ newbuildings for THE Alliance

15/01/20

Hyundai Merchant Marine (HMM) intends to deploy its twelve ‘megamax-24’ newbuildings under construction at Daewoo (DSME) and Samsung Heavy Industries on a revised version of the 'FE4' Far East - North Europe service of THE Alliance, which it will join on 1 April 2020.

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Cosco boxship hit by blaze off India

Cosco boxship hit by blaze off India

09/01/20

A Cosco Shipping containership has caught fire on its way from Malaysia to India and this is expected to lead to a delay of schedule. While the cause of the incident is still being investigated, the carrier has cited the misdeclaration of dangerous goods as the main suspect.

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