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Hapag-Lloyd's Nachbar Appointed to Industry Board

The Container Owners Association – the international organization representing container shipping lines and container leasing companies worldwide – has appointed Frank Nachbar, Director - Container Engineering, Hapag-Lloyd, to its Board of Directors.

Port of Kiel Posts Record Results

In 2017 Kiel again posted record handling while also passing the seven million ton mark for the first time. Overall, 7,407,376 tons were loaded or unloaded. That represents an increase of 14.3 percent over the previous year and is the best annual result ever achieved by the port.

ZIM Hires Geffen as Chief Digital Officer

Israel's largest cargo shipping firm ZIM has hired Liav Geffen to serve in the newly created position of chief digital officer (CDO).   “The new Digital Unit in ZIM will drive the digital transformation the company has already embarked upon,” said ZIM president & CEO, Eli Glickman.

China Rolls-out World's Second-Largest Ore Carrier

 The second-largest ore carrier in the world was officially named Yuanhehai and delivered to China Ore Shipping, affiliated with China Cosco Shipping Corporation, in Shanghai, the state media reported.

Tajikistan to Use Caspian Sea

 Tajikistan is interested in supplying cargoes to international markets through the Caspian Sea, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Tajikistan to Azerbaijan to Azerbaijan Soli Rustam said during his visit to the Azerbaijan Caspian Shipping Company (ACS).

Capital Product Partners Buys Aframax

 Capital Product Partners has announced that its Board of Directors has approved the acquisition of the eco-type crude tanker ‘Aristaios' (112,800 dwt, Ice Class 1C, built 2017, Daehan Shipbuilding, S.

Hyundai Drive Made First Call to Hamad Port

 Qatar’s Hamad Port announced the addition of a new service from South Korean shipping line Hyundai Merchant Marine (HMM) to its growing network list, QNA reported.   HMM’s 365.5-metre-long ‘Hyundai Drive’ made its first call to Hamad Port,

Canada Unveils New Arctic Shipping Safety Regulations

 Canada's Arctic is a vast and diverse region that is an integral part of this country. Marine transportation in the Arctic connects Canada to other countries and provides an essential lifeline for northern communities.

Elengy LNG Trans-Shipment at Montoir-de-Bretagne

 Elengy, a unit of the French energy company and LNG player Engie, said that the LNG receiving terminal in Montoir-de-Bretagne, managed by the company, has just performed a new generation LNG transshipment.

APM Terminals Poti to Build Cargo Terminal

 APM Terminals Poti and Poti New Terminals Consortium signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) for a USD 100 million dollar investment in a new bulk cargo terminal that can process 1.5 million tons

Road Map to Boost Singapore Maritime Industry

 Dr Lam Pin Min, Senior Minister of State (SMS) for Ministry of Transport and Ministry of Health, launched the Sea Transport Industry Transformation Map (ITM) at the annual Singapore Maritime Foundation New Year Cocktail Reception.

Damen Yacht Support Vessel Game Changer Sold

 Dutch shipyard Damen has confirmed the successful sale of its 70-meter support vessel, Game Changer. The yacht will now return to Gorinchem in the Netherlands for further customisation.   Game Changer  is Damen's fourth Yacht Support vessel sold in the 70-metre segment,