Maersk sells DCLI

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Maersk Line’s US arm, Maersk Inc, has entered into an agreement to sell its chassis leasing subsidiary, Direct ChassisLink Inc (DCLI), to ...

Maersk eyes on Indonesia

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AP Moller-Maersk has signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with Indonesian state port operator Pelindo II concerning infrastructure inv...

Gottwald’s first for Oman

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Salalah Port Services Company (SAOG) has beome Gottwald’s first customer in Oman, with a recent order for four “Generation 5” G HMK 64...

ULCS orders still piling up

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Orders for no less than 28 ultra-large container ships (≥12,000 TEU), not counting options that are likely to be excercised, have been pla...

ZPMC profit rises 28%

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Shanghai Zhenhua Port Machinery Co (ZPMC), the world’s biggest manufacturer of quayside cranes, has reported a 28% increase in first quart...

Cargotec bags Balti

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Cargotec Corporation has bought Balti ES Ltd, a manufacturer of metal components based in Narva, Estonia, from Odense Steel Shipyard Ltd. Te...

APMT eyeing Ports of Auckland?…

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Not long after Ports of Auckland pulled out of merger talks with rival Port of Tauranga (see p9), it is being reported in New Zealand that t...

Höegh-Maersk join forces

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Höegh Autoliners and AP Moller– Maersk, through its subsidiary Maersk Shipping Singapore, have entered into a cooperation agreement in th...

Maersk newbuilds 22-wide

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Maersk Line’s new generation of containership has an official capacity of 11,000 TEU. That is at least 10% more than the next biggest ship...

DFDS buys Norfolkline box division

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Subject to the approval of the relevant competition authorities, AP Moller-Maersk subsidiary Norfolkline has signed an agreement sell its co...

Vietnam ports attract interest

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Trade growth and industrial investment are prompting international interest in port development.. “So far it is just Vietnam International...

Is 12,000 TEU the NPX limit?

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It looks as though the New Panamax (NPX) limit for containerships will be around the 12,000 TEU mark, based on information released by Panam...

Mixed results for French ports

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Container traffic at France’s two main container ports, Le Havre and Marseille-Fos, fell slightly last year, due mainly to social unrest a...