Stena Line will once again be the principal sponsor of this year’s Northern Ireland Logistics and Transport Annual Gala Dinner, hosted by the Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport (CILT).
The event will take place at Titanic Belfast on Thursday 23 February, attended by over 300 representatives from all sectors of the industry. This year’s guest speaker will be NI football team manager Michael O’Neil and the event will be compèred ... [+]
Housing minister and Croydon Central MP Gavin Barwell paid a visit to the Port of Tilbury on 16 February to see for himself the place where much of the country’s building material comes in. He was given all the latest gen on Tilbury, including the ... [+]
Stena has earmarked four new ro-pax ferries announced last year for delivery in 2019 and 2020 for two of its Belfast routes. The vessels are currently being built at the AVIC Shipyard in China and, with a capacity of 3,000 lane metres will be the ... [+]
The Seoul Central District Court said on 9 February said it would declare Hanjin bankrupt on 17 February leading to the shipping company’s liquidation. The assets of Hanjin, once the world’s seventh largest container line, will be auctioned off to help pay off its debts.
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Vessel traffic through the enlarged Panama Canal hit its highest since 2012 in January, growing 6% on a year earlier, said global trade intelligence platform Panjiva. But after adjusting for the increased capacity of neopanamax vessels the growth may have been 42%, it added. Some ... [+]
Labour Welsh Assembly Member Eluned Morgan has warned that the UK leaving the EU customs union could require immense infrastructure at Welsh ports, the BBC reports. There is a danger that freight traffic could be diverted away from Wales if there was a hard border ... [+]
CMA CGM has become the second shipping line to sign a deal with Asian online retailer Alibaba. A memorandum of understanding drawn up in Hangzhou will seek cooperation between the two leading companies in the digital area, with digital services for Alibaba’s users via the ... [+]
Finnish-owned shortsea operator Containerships is having four new dual-fuel container vessels built in Guangzhou Wenchong Shipyard in China, with options for further four. The main engine meets future NOx tier III requirements in gas mode and all vessels are equipped with an auxiliary engine. The ... [+]
Stena Line has signed a long-term partnership to raise and promote volunteering and charitable giving for the Mercy Ships charity.
Mercy Ships operates the largest civilian hospital-ship in the world to deliver free, world-class health care services to the world’s poorest people along with helping to ... [+]
Maersk Line has settled a competition case with Russia’s Federal Antimonopoly Service over it and other shipping lines’ use of price announcements in the local market. The agreement is subject to payment of a settlement fee of about US$230,000 by Maersk Line but a previous ... [+]