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. [+]

Hapag Lloyd and ONE join Blockchain shipping network

Hapag-Lloyd and Ocean Network Express (ONE) are to join the TradeLens blockchain-enabled digital shipping platform, jointly developed by AP Moller - Maersk and IBM. Hapag-Lloyd and ONE, the world’s fifth and sixth largest carriers respectively, join CMA CGM and MSC, both of which also recently announced they are joining TradeLens. The ... [+]

Hapag Lloyd LIVE goes live

Hapag Lloyd unveiled its new ‘LIVE’ real-time GPS location, temperature information and power-off alert system at the Transport Logistic show in Munich on 4 June. The line will eventually equip its entire 100,000-strong reefer fleet with the system. [+]

Hapag-Lloyd goes for gas

Hapag-Lloyd says it will be the first operator in the world to convert large container ship to use liquefied national gas (LNG). It plans to retrofit the 15,000teu Sajir, one 17 vessels in the fleet designed to be LNG-ready, to operate using either LNG or low-sulphur fuel oil. The conversion ... [+]

Fire breaks out on Hapag Lloyd ship

Fire broke out in a deck container on board Hapag Lloyd’s 7,510teu Yantian Express 650 miles off the coast of Canada while en route from Colombo to Halifax on 3 January. The crew of were reported unharmed, but efforts to extinguish the fire had to be suspended for the time ... [+]

Southampton and London Gateway calls for THE Alliance

THE Alliance - Hapag-Lloyd, Ocean Network Express, and Yang Ming – has revealed details of its planned schedules for 2019, subject to regulatory approvals. The FE1 service from Japan and Singapore will call at Southampton as will the FE2 service from Korea, China and Singapore, FE4 from Ningbo and Shanghai ... [+]

Container lines to forge common IT platform

IT executives from MSC, AP Moller–Maersk, CMA CGM, Hapag-Lloyd, and Ocean Network Express plan to set up an association that will create common information technology standards for the container shipping industry. Members of the group identified a need for a neutral and non-profit body for ocean carriers that is driven ... [+]

Hapag Lloyd signs feeder deal

Hapag-Lloyd has signed a feeder network deal with the Ocean Network Express (ONE) group of Japanese shipping lines – NYK, Mitsui OSK and K line. The two partners have already started a new Intra-Asia service, the Bohai Feeder (BHX) in August, and plan to start a new Intra-Europe service, the North ... [+]

Hapag Lloyd to expand East Africa service

German-owned shipping line Hapag-Lloyd plans to expand its East Africa Service with a weekly connection to and from Nhava Sheva, Mundra, Khor Fakkan, Jebel Ali, Mombasa and Dar es Salaam in September. It follows the launch earlier this year of a weekly service between Jeddah, Mombasa and Dar es Salaam. [+]

More reefers for Hapag-Lloyd

Hapag-Lloyd has ordered 11,100 new reefer containers. They will join the company’s existing fleet of 91,000 units, with delivery gradually starting in August and due to be completed by December. [+]

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