Maersk starts India-Bangladesh barge link

Maersk has operated its first barge between India and Bangladesh. A total of 50 containers for Coca-Cola Bangladesh Beverages moved from Kolkata to a river port near Dhaka under the Indo-Bangladesh Protocol Route. The Danish-owned line says that cargo movement on inland waterways or rivers is much more reliable, especially in monsoons, when the turbulent weather can cause delays to ocean movements. It also addresses the bottleneck at the land ... [+]

Maersk offers rail-sea Russia alternative

Maersk has introduced a new rail-sea service between Asia and Europe through Central Asia as an alternative to the route via Russia. Departing from various locations in China, and crossing the border between China and Kazakhstan at Khorgos, containers arrive by rail on a barge at Aktau and shipped to ... [+]

Maersk opens second pharma site in Poland

Maersk has opened a second dedicated pharmaceutical warehouse in Central Poland, at Mszczonow, 40km from Warsaw airport. It is the first in the country with BREEAM Excellent  with photovoltaic roof and a chilled water system for cooling. It offers 15 000sq m of space and 24 000 pallet places. Bayer will ... [+]

Methanol-ready Maersk ships from 2024

Maersk Line says it will introduce the first in a series of eight large ocean-going container vessels capable of being operated on methanol in the first quarter of 2024. The vessels will be built by Hyundai Heavy Industries and have a nominal capacity of 16,000teu. The agreement with HHI includes ... [+]

Maersk revamps Kenya connection

Maersk Line is enhancing its ME7 service from Mombasa to Felixstowe and Rotterdam, by providing a single transhipment at Salalah. It says the changes will make for more predictability and flexibility. [+]

Maersk tightens up Asian operations

Maersk is redesigning its ocean network in west and central Asia including India, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, Pakistan, UAE and Saudi Arabia. The changes are primarily aimed at improving speed to market, providing higher predictability and offering more flexibility and resilience. A new ME4 service will offer a direct coverage between ... [+]

Two new routes for London Gateway

DP World London Gateway has added two new liner services. It has replaced Felixstowe as the UK call for Maersk’s service which calls at East Mediterranean including Limassol, Ashdod, Alexandria, Haifa, Mersin, and Port Said East. In January, it became the UK port of call for Unifeeder’s new St Petersburg ... [+]

Maersk train takes the PPE strain

Maersk has operated a dedicated block train from China to Poland to deliver PPE for medical supplier Zarys International Group, and commissioned by the Polish Material Reserves Agency. The 41-container-long block train operated from Yiwu to the intermodal terminal in Małaszewicze, where it arrived on 8 February. The protective equipment ... [+]

Daily departures for Maersk sea-rail service?

Maersk is increasing the frequency of its AE19 rail-sea service between Asia and North Europe to twice-weekly, adding that it plans to scale it up to daily if demand continues at its current rate. AE19 is a combination of a short-sea and intercontinental rail between ports in Korea, China and Japan ... [+]

Maersk to distribute Covid vaccine in ‘standard supply chain’

Maersk has signed a partnership with pharma manufacturer Covaxx to distribute a Covid-19 vaccines globally, using normal temperature-controlled  equipment. US-based Covaxx is carrying out Phase 1 clinical trials of its UB-612 vaccine in Taiwan and has an agreement with the University of Nebraska Medical Center to conduct Phase 2 trials in ... [+]

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