Industry Sectors:Containers

Containers

The world’s first containership over 20,000 teu has been named at Samsung Heavy Industries (SHI).
Maersk Line, Mediterranean Shipping Co (MSC) and Hyundai Merchant Marine (HMM) have penned a strategic cooperation on East-West trades that will include a series of slot exchanges and slot purchases.
Islamic Republic of Iran Shipping Lines (IRISL) has reportedly held meetings in London to discuss a possible listing on the London Stock Exchange (LSE), but talks have proven unfruitful so…
Maersk Line’s acquisition of Hamburg Sud has moved a step closer with the signing of a sale and purchase agreement with Dr August Oetker KG.
The US Federal Maritime Commission (FMC) is setting up a regulatory reform task force in line with an Executive Order from President Donald Trump.
INTTRA has moved into the repositioning of empty containers on the landside with the acquisition of Avantida in Europe with an aim to rapidly expand the service.
Amsterdam-based shipping firm Spliethoff has booked six 18,000-dwt ice-class multipurpose vessels at China’s Zhejiang Ouhua Shipbuilding.
Smaller Philippines terminal operator Asian Terminals (ATI) said net profit rose 8% to PHP1.91bn ($38.0m) last year, up from PHP1.77bn in 2015, driven by record volumes at its ports.
Manila-headquartered International Container Terminal Services, Inc (ICTSI) has posted a near threefold jump in profit for 2016 over 2015, aided by higher throughput and increased revenues.
Hong Kong's Orient Overseas (International) Ltd, the parent of Orient Overseas Container Line (OOCL) turned in a $219.2m loss for 2016, but is upbeat on the coming year as member…