Container carrier APL announced that its fleet has achieved a 47.4% reduction in carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions per container transported per kilometre in 2018, compared to its base level in 2009.
The world's third largest container line CMA CGM is rationalising its brand structure with APL and ANL as part of a $1.5bn cost control programme.
The world’s second and third largest container lines MSC and CMA CGM are joining the blockchain digital shipping platform TradeLens developed by the biggest box line AP Moller – Maersk and IBM.
Five lines are joining the Digital Container Shipping Association giving the group that aims pave the way for digitalisation and standardisation of box shipping some 70% of the market as members.
The Colombian government has signed a 30-year-concession-contract for the construction of the long-awaited new port on the Caribbean Sea, in Turbo, in the department of Antioquia.
CMA CGM has approached China State Shipbuilding Corp (CSSC) to build ten new 15,000-teu containerships, including five LNG-powered and five fitted with hybrid scrubbers.
CMA CGM has penned letters of intent to establish a new joint venture with Ethiopian company MACCFA and to manage Ethiopia’s Modjo Dry Port.