Containers

This page features all the latest news regarding container freight, including TEUs, iso containers, container standards and relevant issues.

Containers

UASC

May 24, 2017

Gulf-based bidders have emerged for the part-owned subsidiary of United Arab Shipping Company (UASC) whose sale is key to finalising the merger between UASC and...
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midas2

May 23, 2017

CMA CGM, a leading worldwide shipping group, is pleased to announce the launch, on May 23, 2017, of a second Midas service connecting India, the...
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CMA CGM NOL

May 22, 2017

Container shipping line CMA CGM posted higher first-quarter profits, helped by a turnaround at recently acquired NOL, and gave an upbeat assessment for the current...
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UASC

May 19, 2017

German shipping line Hapag Lloyd is close to completing a merger with United Arab Shipping Company (UASC) after UASC’s shareholders agreed terms to repay outstanding...
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maersk

May 16, 2017

The world’s biggest container shipping company and Denmark’s largest issuer of corporate bonds may rely less on debt markets in the near future. (more…)
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HMM

May 15, 2017

Hyundai Merchant Marine (HMM) posted a net loss of KRW 734.6 billion (USD 653 million) in the first quarter of this year sinking further from...
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maersk-sentosa

May 15, 2017

The world’s biggest container shipping company and Denmark’s largest issuer of corporate bonds may rely less on debt markets in the near future. (more…)
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FILE PHOTO: A Hapag-Lloyd container is loaded from a container ship at the terminal Altenwerder in the harbour in Hamburg, Germany October 25, 2011. REUTERS/Fabian Bimmer/File Photo

May 15, 2017

German container shipping firm Hapag-Lloyd said it should achieve higher earnings this year, based on expectations for a moderate increase in freight rates and cost...
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Crew members look out from the container ship, the MV Maersk Mc-Kinney Moller, as it berths during its maiden port of call at a PSA International port terminal in Singapore September 27, 2013.     REUTERS/Edgar Su/File Photo

May 12, 2017

A.P. Moller-Maersk beat first-quarter net profit forecasts, boosted by the energy business it plans to spin off, but also reported signs of improvement at its...
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containership

May 11, 2017

Container shipping lines yesterday shrugged off accusations that bigger ships and alliances would lead to less choice and less supply chain resilience, and argued that...
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Hamburg Sud Maersk logos

May 5, 2017

Maersk Line is wasting no time in putting its blue stamp on the executive board of soon-to-be acquired Hamburg Süd, but says it “intends to...
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mol ship

May 4, 2017

The Federal Maritime Commission (FMC) rejected an agreement between the three major Japanese carriers to form a joint container shipping service (the "Tripartite Agreement"). (more…)
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yang ming

May 4, 2017

Troubled Taiwanese ocean carrier Yang Ming Marine Transport is reportedly halting its container service to Iran. (more…)
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oocl

May 3, 2017

Orient Overseas Container Lines (OOCL) saw first quarter total volumes rise 7.0% rise to 1.47m teu from 1.37m teu in the same period last year....
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panama-canal

May 3, 2017

Megaship Cosco Development (13,092 TEU) became the biggest ship in size and capacity to navigate through the Panama Canal. (more…)
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