Hapag-Lloyd orders dual-fuel megaships

German-owned shipping line Hapag-Lloyd has ordered six ultra large container vessels of over 23,500teu from Daewoo in Korea. They will be delivered between April and December 2023 and will be deployed on the Europe-Far East routes as part of THE Alliance. They will operate on LNG or conventional fuel. [+]

Bright outlook at Hapag-Lloyd

Hapag-Lloyd has raised its earnings forecast after a better than expected performance in the fourth quarter of the year. Chief executive Rolf Habben Jansen said that demand for container capacity “has continued to be surprisingly strong and today we are deploying every available ship. Additionally, we are on track with ... [+]

Hapag-Lloyd opens in Lagos

Hapag-Lloyd has opened an office in Lagos, Nigeria. The German-owned line calls at the ports of Apapa and Tin Can Island in the city on its Middle East India Africa Express and the Mediterranean West Africa Express. [+]

Shipping data at your fingertips

Hapag-Lloyd has unveiled a Customer Dashboard allowing users to access performance information based on their business with the shipping line. Booking Response, bills of lading, ”, “Timely and invoicing and loading can easily be checked, which will display how well Hapag-Lloyd is delivering on its promises. Another six quality promises ... [+]

Hapag-Lloyd defies the crisis – for now

Shipping Line  Hapag-Lloyd says 2020 got off to a good start, despite the coronavirus pandemic. Earnings before interest and taxes were US$176 million (€160 million), only somewhat below the corresponding prior-year figure of US$243 million (€214 million). The Group net result declined to approximately US$27 million (E€25 million). Earnings before ... [+]

Hapag Lloyd opens Africa quality centre

Hapag-Lloyd has opened a Quality Service Center (QSC) in Mauritius to serve the African market.QSCs gather selected functions from different areas under one roof, and are already established in Atlanta, Suzhou (China), Kuala Lumpur, Mumbai, Bogota, Viña del Mar (Chile) and Santos (Brazil). The QSC in Mauritius will begin its ... [+]

Hapag-Lloyd beefs up US route

Hapag -Lloyd has added a sixth, 4,248teu ship to its Atlantic Loop 3 Service between the US and Europe. It said it would improve the reliability of the route. The service calls at Norfolk, Charlestown, Savannah, Port Everglades and Houston in the US and London Gateway in the UK. [+]

Hapag-Lloyd adds sulphur transition charge

Hapag-Lloyd is to introduce a ‘transition charge’ for short-term contracts from  1 December ahead of the new IMO2020 sulphur limit due to come into force on 1 January 2020. The container line says it will help  mitigate fuel price volatility and transitional operational expenses, Hapag-Lloyd will introduce an IMO2020 Transition ... [+]

New South East India to Europe link

Hapag-Lloyd is to introduce a new the South East India - Europe Express (IEX) service in October, alongside a Middle East-India-Africa Express (MIAX) in October. The weekly IEX will provide the only direct connection between South and East India and will be jointly operated with ONE, YML and COSCO, with ... [+]

Record reefer order for Hapag-Lloyd

Hapag-Lloyd has placed a record-breaking order 13,420 new reefer containers. Production of the 970 20-foot containers and 12,450 40-foots will start in Julywith delivery set for November 2019 in time for the southern hemisphere harvest. [+]

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