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Asian Cruise Market Growth Continues -Report

Jul 23, 2018

Cruise vacations are growing increasingly popular in Asian markets, according to the latest report from trade association Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA).Asian-sourced ocean cruise passenger numbers hit another record high in 2017 with more than 4 million taking an ocean cruise (up 20.6 percent), CLIA’s 2018 Asia Cruise Trends report revealed.Asia accounted for about 15 percent of total…

INTERMODAL: Baltic Exchange launches Air Freight Indices

Nov 16, 2020

The Baltic Exchange has today (16 November) launched weekly air freight indices. It has partnered with established Hong Kong based air cargo pricing publisher TAC Index and the new indices include six outbound indices and 13 individual destination baskets…

Hempel Makes Executive Changes

Mar 26, 2020

Current Group Vice President for Hempel South & East Asia, Pernille Lind Olsen, becomes new Group Vice President for Hempel Europe & Africa starting on 1 July 2020. At the same time, current Finance Director for Hempel Middle East Jonathan Mercer…

THE Alliance Welcomes HMM

Jan 16, 2020

The members of THE Alliance, Hapag-Lloyd, Ocean Network Express, and Yang Ming have welcomed Hyundai Merchant Marine (HMM) as a new core member of THE Alliance.With the US Federal Maritime Commission (FMC) acceptance of HMM membership, THE Alliance…

Hapag-Lloyd Launches SE Asia-Australia Routes

Aug 21, 2019

Hapag-Lloyd launches new South East Asia to Australia Services // SEA and S2A to start in October.Hapag-Lloyd expands its Oceania product portfolio. During the month of October 2019 (week 43), two new services which will offer weekly direct sailings between Thailand…

Yang Ming Enhances Network

Jul 10, 2019

Taiwanese ocean shipping company Yang Ming Marine Transport Corporation has announced new China-Thailand direct service and Thailand - Indonesia express service.Under the impact of rising global trade tensions, a relocation and adjustment of cargo flow and supply chains is expected…

AsiaPac Oil and Gas Industry Looks Up

Jan 21, 2019

Confidence in the outlook for Asia Pacific’s oil and gas industry has more than doubled in the past two years, according to new research published by DNV GL, the technical advisor to the oil and gas industry.According to a new research from DNV GL…

NZ Harbour Welcomes its Largest Container Ship

Nov 01, 2018

The largest Port in the South Island of New Zealand, Lyttelton Port, has welcomed its largest ever container ship.The Singapore–flagged Rio de Janeiro, which can carry nearly 6000 containers and is the length of about three rugby fields, arrived early Saturday…

World’s Biggest Container Ship on Maiden Call at Westports

Nov 01, 2018

The world’s biggest container ship, OOCL United Kingdom, made her maiden call at Malaysia's Westports in Port Klang on her way to China.The OOCL United Kingdom, with a carrying capacity of 21,413 TEUs, is one of the carrier’s six ‘G Class’ vessels…

Optimism in Multipurpose Shipping: Drewry

Oct 10, 2018

Surging growth in renewable energy generation around the world and a construction boom in South East Asia that is expected to run for the next 10 years bode well for the once ailing multipurpose shipping fleet.In the latest edition of Drewry’s…

AAL Ramps Up Asia-Australia Liner Service

Aug 24, 2018

Breakbulk and heavy lift project cargo operator AAL said it will boost its scheduled North and South East Asia to Australia West Coast Liner Service (AUWC) to a monthly service with the addition of a second MPV vessel. The expansion comes on…

ZIM Annouces New Asia - America Network with 2M

Aug 09, 2018

Zim Integrated Shipping Services (ZIM) has announced the new Strategic Partnership Agreement with the 2M alliance, details of the new improved Asia - U.S. East Coast – Asia network that are now available.Nissim Yochai, ZIM EVP Trans Pacific Trade…

Yang Ming Marine Transport Upgrade China-Indonesia Service

Jul 18, 2018

Taiwanese ocean shipping company  Yang Ming Marine Transport Corp. (YM) will upgrade its China to Indonesia Service (CTI service).Four container vessels of nominal 4,250TEU will be deployed for the service effective on 7th August 2018.They will…

First Magenta-Color ONE Ship Makes a Call in China

Jun 03, 2018

Ocean Network Express (ONE) has announced that the ONE Commitment, the company’s first magenta-color  containership with a carrying capacity of 8,560 TEU, successfully arrived at the Yantian International Container Terminals (YICT) on 24 May 2018…

Tham is President, New Enterprises and Ventures of ST Engineering

Feb 26, 2018

Singapore Technologies Engineering Ltd (ST Engineering) announced the appointment of Russell Tham as President, New Enterprises and Ventures, effective March 19, 2018. In this newly created position, Russell will drive the expansion of the…

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