• 2018 January 11 14:03

    OOCL announces Trans-Pacific trade service update

    In response to the expected low demand following the Lunar New Year holiday, OOCL informs of the withdrawal of the following Asia-North America sailings:

    Pacific China South 1 (PCS1)
    • APL ESPLANADE (ESP) 287E/288W: ETA Fuqing on February 24 in Week 8 for EASTBOUND, and ETA Los Angeles on March 18 in Week 11 for WESTBOUND
    • Service resumes with CMA CGM T. JEFFERSON (GJE) 289E/290W: ETA Fuqing on March 3 in Week 9 for EASTBOUND, and ETA Los Angeles on March 25 in Week 12 for WESTBOUND

    Pacific China Central 1 (PCC1)
    • OOCL LONDON (OLN) 055E/W: ETA Ningbo on February 24 in Week 8 for EASTBOUND, and ETA Long Beach on March 12 in Week 11 for WESTBOUND
    • Service resumes with OOCL LUXEMBOURG (OLU) 055E/W: ETA Ningbo on March 3 in Week 9 for EASTBOUND, and ETA Long Beach on March 19 in Week 12 for WESTBOUND

    Pacific China Central 2 (PCC2)
    • CSCL BOHAI SEA (HCK) 015E/W: ETA Dalian on February 25 in Week 8 for EASTBOUND, and ETA Long Beach on March 18 in Week 11 for WESTBOUND
    • Service resumes with COSCO OCEANIA (CSO) 061E/W: ETA Dalian on March 4 in Week 9 for EASTBOUND, and ETA Long Beach on March 25 in Week 12 for WESTBOUND

    Pacific North West 1 (PNW1)
    • OOCL NEW YORK (ONW) 045E/W: ETA Shekou on February 24 in Week 8 for EASTBOUND, and ETA Vancouver on March 12 in Week 11 for WESTBOUND
    • Service resumes with IKARIA (IKR) 020E/W: ETA Shekou on March 3 in Week 9 for EASTBOUND, and ETA Vancouver on March 19 in Week 12 for WESTBOUND

    Pacific North West 2 (PNW2)
    • APL SOUTHAMPTON (SOU) 095E/096W: ETA Yantian on March 5 in Week 10 for EASTBOUND, and ETA Seattle on March 25 in Week 12 for WESTBOUND
    • Service resumes with CMA CGM RIGOLETTO (GMR) 097E/098W: ETA Yantian on March 12 in Week 11 for EASTBOUND, and ETA Seattle on April 1 in Week 13 for WESTBOUND

    China East Coast/Canada Pendulum (CECP) – US East Coast
    • E.R. TEXAS (EXT) 010E/W: ETA Qingdao on February 25 in Week 8 for EASTBOUND, and ETA New York on March 28 in Week 13 for WESTBOUND
    • Service resumes with XIN DA YANG ZHOU (XDY) 032E/W: ETA Qingdao on March 4 in Week 9 for EASTBOUND, and ETA New York on April 4 in Week 14 for WESTBOUND

    Gulf Coast China 1 (GCC1)
    • RDO CONCERT (RDC) 273E/274W: ETA Singapore on February 12 in Week 7 for EASTBOUND, and ETA Houston on March 20 in Week 12 for WESTBOUND
    • Service resumes with CMA CGM MOZART (MZT) 275E/276W: ETA Singapore on February 19 in Week 8 for EASTBOUND, and ETA Houston on March 27 in Week 13 for WESTBOUND




2018 January 18

18:01 ABP South Wales ports see strong growth in 2017
17:39 Russian Union of Water Transport Workers congratulates North-Western Shipping Company on its 95th anniversary!
16:24 Fincantieri signs cooperation protocol with the autonomous Region of Friuli Venezia Giulia and the trade unions
16:02 MABUX: Bunker prices wait for the new market catalysts
15:33 Port of Marseille Fos and HAROPA launch new rail shuttle
15:02 CMA CGM announces FAK rates from Asia to North Africa and from Asia to the Mediterranean
14:32 Unifeeder adds Vlissingen to its service
14:19 Three vessels escorted by icebreakers in eastern part of Gulf of Finland during 24 hours on Jan 17-18
14:02 Ocean Network Express receives all necessary merger approvals
13:50 RPK-Vysotsk-LUKOIL-II terminal received 10.06 mln t of export oil products in 2017
13:32 Part-load optimisation delivers significant fuel savings for MAN auxiliary engines
13:28 Van Oord supports V Forum of Dredging Companies as its Sponsor
13:12 Rolls-Royce announces strategic review of Commercial Marine operation
12:50 Kerch ferry line carried 5.71 mln passengers in 2017, down 4% Y-o-Y
12:31 Wan Hai Lines to launch Japan Express Service to Singapore Malaysia
12:08 Port of Amsterdam receives LME certification
11:59 Vroon awarded multi-year charter for two PX-121 platform-supply vessels
11:36 Chevron Shipping awards global oil and LNG contract to GAC
11:05 German LNG Terminal launches Open Season
10:27 Brent Crude futures price up 0.14% to $69.48, Light Sweet Crude – up 0.34% to $64.19
10:04 FSUE Morsviazsputnik congratulates North-Western Shipping Company on its 95th anniversary!
09:42 Port of Klaipeda (Lithuania) handled 43.17 mln t of cargo in 2017, up 7.5% Y-o-Y
09:19 Baltic Dry Index down to 1,164 points

2018 January 17

18:00 Federal Agency for Water Resources supports Hydraulic Engineering Structures and Dredging Congress
17:03 Diana Shipping announces time charter contract for m/v Phaidra with Uniper
16:48 Sweden's Minister of Infrastructure visited World Maritime University
16:34 DNV GL launches certification framework and recommended practice for Carbon Capture and Storage
16:03 JAXPORT hires new Container Accounts Director
15:50 Lotos shipyard lays down paddle cruiser of Golden Ring design (photo)
15:42 Norwegian Central Bank excludes Evergreen Marine, Precious Shipping, Korea Line and Thorensen Thai Agencies from the Government Pension Fund Global
15:21 Three vessels escorted by icebreakers in eastern part of Gulf of Finland during 24 hours on Jan 16-17
15:04 DNV GL launches new JDP to test biodegradable lubricants
14:49 Beginning of icebreaker assistance period announced at port Primorsk (Leningrad Region)
14:33 “K” Line Group announces name change of two ship management subsidiaries
14:11 Throughput of port Helsinki (Finland) up 14.2% to 14.27 mln t in 2017 (table)
14:03 SBM Offshore completes Turritella handover and transaction
13:25 Throughput of port Kavkaz up 40% to 44.293 mln t in 2017
13:08 OOCL christens the last in latest series of ‘G-Class’ containerships
12:54 Yevgeny Zagorodny steps down as Vice-President of United Shipbuilding Corporation
12:26 Coal exports via Rosterminalugol terminal hit 1 mln t milestone this year (photo)
12:01 The Port of Helsinki takes the top spot among European passenger ports
11:22 De Boer/Dutch Dredging and Iskes Towage take delivery of ASD 2310 SD at Damen Shipyards Hardinxveld
10:43 Port of Gdansk throughput up 9% to 40.6 mln t in 2017
10:19 Brent Crude futures price down 0.1% to $69.08, Light Sweet Crude – down 0.11% to $63.66
10:00 NOVATEK’s hydrocarbons production in 2017 totaled 513.3 mln boe, down 6.2% Y-o-Y
09:37 Bunker prices are flat at the Port of Saint-Petersburg, Russia (graph)
09:15 Baltic Dry Index down to 1,221 points
09:08 Hamburg Süd honored twice for sustainability
08:14 COSCO's container ship to receive cyber enabled ship descriptive note ‘Cyber AL3 SECURE PERFORM (Energy Management System)’

2018 January 16

18:21 Kommer Damen opens Damen Area Support China
18:08 DNV GL approves latest Kongsberg Digital Engine Room Simulators
17:49 Russian Railways: Loading of Russia’s export cargo bound for domestic ports up 6.4% Y-o-Y to 293.4 mln t in 2017
17:26 State stevedores of Ukraine handled 34.73 mln t of cargo in 2017, down 9.6% Y-o-Y
17:00 Andrey Lavrishchev’s report at Hydraulic Engineering Structures and Dredging Congress will focus on promising port projects
16:35 Installation of Belgian topside for offshore substation marks milestone in further construction of Merkur Offshore Wind Farm
16:04 Maersk Line announces increase in FAK rates from Northern Europe to Middle East and ISC and from Mediterranean to Far East
15:52 Jotun Paints congratulates North-Western Shipping Company on its 95th anniversary!
15:34 DNV GL launches new JDP to test biodegradable lubricants
15:04 TTS Group ASA secures contract with Cosco (Dalian) Shipyard for TTS cranes
14:45 New Delhi will host 5th edition of Oil Spill India Conference on 5-6 July 2018