• 2018 April 11 18:06

    CMA CGM starts its new unmatched service offering: Ocean Alliance Day Two Product

    CMA CGM Group, a world leader in maritime transport, has announced the start of the Ocean Alliance Day Two Product, the company said in its press release. Based on the success of Ocean Alliance, the Ocean Alliance Day Two Product strengthens CMA CGM’s service offering by providing even better services and upgrades to the Group’s customers.

    The Ocean Alliance Day Two Product has a carrying capacity of around 3.1 million TEUs (Twenty-foot Equivalent Unit) with 331 containerships deployed on 41 services. CMA CGM will continue to play a major role within the alliance, deploying a fleet of 121 ships.
    The evolution of Ocean Alliance highlights the commitment of its members to optimize their offering by adding new services to serve customers even better:

    20 Transpacific services, 4 Transatlantic services, 6 Asia-North Europe services, 4 Asia-Mediterranean services, 5 Asia-Middle East Gulf services, 2 Asia-Red Sea services;

    on the Transatlantic trade, the new offering provides an increased coverage of the East Coast of the United States with a new service: Independence Bridge;

    offers a direct service from North China & South Korea to the Red Sea;

    continues to optimize and upgrade its offering with additional ports of call.

    CMA CGM customers will be able to enjoy the new range of products and services developed by the Group as part of its Customer Centricity strategy:

    SERENITY By CMA CGM: a new set of products aimed at offering simpler, faster and customized solutions to secure our customers’ business. SERENITY allows customers to manage supply chain risk more efficiently and at a lower cost. With Cargo Value Serenity, the first product launched in this new range, CMA CGM covers any kind of cargo incident no matter who is responsible,

    REEFLEX: a brand new container technology that enables the refrigerated carriage of liquids. This is the most efficient and cost-effective transportation mode for beverages, semi-finished or even raw material,

    online payment: already available in the USA via our e-commerce platform, allows our customers to complete a full transaction, from booking to payment, using our eBusiness portal,

    inland tariffs: a new tool to search for the best tariffs and intermodal solutions.

    An additional intermodal and logistics offer proposed by CMA CGM and its subsidiaries

    In addition to the 41 maritime services, CMA CGM and its subsidiaries offer their customers a unique offer of land solutions and logistics in each of the countries involved. This offer which includes road, rail and inland waterway options, represents a complete solution that will integrate the whole supply chain allowing door-to-door offers.

    With this new offer, CMA CGM customers will enjoy the expertise and global offer of a leading shipping company that puts their needs and expectations at the center of its strategy and development.

    On the occasion of the launch of the Ocean Alliance Day Two Product, Olivier Nivoix, Senior Vice President Ocean Alliance Lines, stated: “Since its launch last year, Ocean Alliance has been a great success from a customer perspective. We are pleased to start this new chapter with our Day Two Product, which perfectly illustrates our customer centric strategy. By improving our services and offering our range of new added-value solutions, we continue to go beyond regular business relations with our customers by offering them an experience that meets their needs and expectations in order to build with them the shipping of tomorrow.”
     
    OCEAN ALLIANCE DAY 2 PRODUCT: 7 trades, 41 services
    Asia – North America West Coast: 13 weekly loops, 80 vessels, 97 weekly calls in 30 ports
    Asia – North America Pacific South West
    PRX: Fuqing – Nansha – Hong Kong – Yantian – Xiamen – Los Angeles – Oakland – Fuqing
    BOHAI: Dalian - Tianjin – Qingdao – Shanghai – Prince Rupert – Long Beach – Oakland – Dalian
    JAX: Port Kelang – Singapore – Jakarta – Laem Chabang – Cai Mep – Los Angeles – Oakland – Hong Kong –Cai Mep – Singapore – Port Kelang – Colombo *pendulum loop with Columbus Suez*
    HRX: Lianyungang – Shanghai – Ningbo – Long Beach – Seattle – Lianyungang
    HBB: Qingdao – Shanghai – Ningbo – Los Angeles – Oakland – Tokyo - Qingdao
    SCS: Kaohsiung –Cai Mep – Shekou - Hong Kong – Yantian – Kaohsiung – Long Beach –Kaohsiung
    GEX: Taipei – Xiamen – Shekou – Yantian – Los Angeles – Oakland - Taipei
    JDX: Yantian – Hong Kong – Kaohsiung – Taipei – Los Angeles – Oakland – Tacoma – Kaohsiung –Yantian
    HIX: Ningbo – Shanghai – Busan – Long Beach – Busan – Ningbo
    Asia – North America Pacific North West
    COLUMBUS PNW: Yantian – Xiamen – Ningbo – Shanghai – Busan – Seattle – Vancouver – Yantian
    TPX: Singapore – Cai Mep – Hong Kong – Yantian – Ningbo – Shanghai – Prince Rupert – Vancouver – Shanghai – Ningbo – Nansha – Singapore *pendulum loop with CIMEX 7
    NWX: Yantian – Kaohsiung – Shanghai – Ningbo – Tacoma – Vancouver – Tokyo – Osaka – Qingdao – Yantian
    DAS: Shekou – Hong Kong – Yantian – Kaohsiung – Vancouver – Seattle – Busan – Kaohsiung – Shekou
     
    Asia – North America U.S. East Coast: 7 weekly loops, 72 vessels, 65 weekly calls in 29 ports
    MANHATTAN BRIDGE: Qingdao – Ningbo – Shanghai – Busan – PANAMA Canal – New York – Norfolk – Savannah – Qingdao
    SAX: Xiamen – Hong Kong – Yantian – Shanghai – PANAMA Canal – Colon – New York – Savannah Charleston – Xiamen
    COLUMBUS SUEZ: Hong Kong – Cai Mep – Singapore – Port Kelang – Colombo – SUEZ Canal – Halifax – New York – Norfolk – Savannah – Charleston – Port Kelang – Singapore – Jakarta – Laem Chabang – Cai Mep *pendulum loop with JAX*
    VESPUCCI: Qingdao – Ningbo – Shanghai – Busan – PANAMA Canal – Colon – Savannah – Charleston – Boston – New York – Colon – Qingdao
    TWS: Xiamen – Hong Kong – Yantian – Kaohsiung – PANAMA Canal – Colon – Savannah – Baltimore – Norfolk – New York – Xiamen
    PEX3: Singapore – Hong Kong – Shekou – Shanghai – Ningbo – Busan – PANAMA Canal – Houston – Mobile – New Orleans – Miami – Jacksonville – Singapore
    GMX: Shanghai – Ningbo – Xiamen – Yantian – PANAMA Canal – Houston - Mobile - Shanghai
     
    Asia – North Europe: 6 weekly loops, 66 vessels, 81 weekly calls in 33 ports
    FAL1: Tianjin – Busan – Ningbo – Shanghai – Yantian – Singapore – SUEZ Canal – Algeciras – Southampton – Dunkirk – Hamburg – Rotterdam – Southampton – Le Havre – SUEZ Canal – Khor Fakkan – Port Kelang – Xiamen – Tianjin
    FAL2: Tianjin – Dalian – Qingdao – Shanghai – Ningbo – Singapore – SUEZ Canal – Piraeus – Rotterdam – Hamburg – Antwerp – SUEZ Canal – Shanghai – Tianjin
    FAL3: Qingdao – Ningbo – Shanghai – Yantian – Cai Mep – Singapore – SUEZ Canal – Le Havre – Rotterdam – Hamburg – Antwerp – Le Havre – Malta – SUEZ Canal – Jeddah – Nansha – Qingdao
    FAL5: Shanghai – Ningbo – Xiamen – Yantian – Singapore – SUEZ Canal – Felixstowe – Rotterdam – Gdansk – Wilhelmshaven – Felixstowe – SUEZ Canal – Singapore – Yantian – Shanghai
    FAL6: Kaohsiung – Ningbo – Shanghai – Taipei – Yantian – Colombo – SUEZ Canal – Rotterdam – Felixstowe – Hamburg – Rotterdam – SUEZ Canal – Colombo – Kaohsiung
    FAL7: Ningbo – Shanghai – Hong Kong – Nansha – Shekou – Tanjung Pelepas – Port Kelang – SUEZ Canal – Piraeus – Antwerp – Hamburg – Rotterdam – Felixstowe – Zeebrugge – Piraeus – SUEZ Canal – Tanjung Pelepas – Singapore – Hong Kong – Ningbo
     
    Transatlantic: 4 weekly loops, 22 vessels, 39 weekly calls in 23 ports
    AMERIGO: Malta – Salerno – Livorno – Genoa – Fos – Barcelona – Valencia – New York – Norfolk – Savannah – Miami – Algeciras – Malta
    LIBERTY BRIDGE: Southampton – Antwerp – Rotterdam – Bremerhaven – Le Havre – New York – Norfolk - Baltimore – Charleston – Southampton
    VICTORY BRIDGE: Le Havre – Antwerp – Rotterdam – Bremerhaven – Miami – Veracruz – Altamira – Houston – New Orleans – Le Havre
    INDEPENDENCE BRIDGE (New): Southampton – Le Havre – Antwerp – Rotterdam – Bremerhaven – Charleston – Savannah – Miami – New York – Southampton
     
    Asia – Middle East Gulf: 5 weekly loops, 33 vessels, 57 weekly calls in 25 ports
    CIMEX 1: Tianjin – Dalian – Busan – Shanghai – Ningbo – Shekou – Singapore – Khor Al Fakkan – Jebel Ali – Sohar – Port Kelang –Singapore – Shekou – Tianjin
    CIMEX 3: Qingdao – Shanghai – Ningbo – Shekou – Singapore – Jebel Ali – Hamad – Dammam – Jubail – Singapore – Qingdao
    CIMEX 5: Lianyungang – Qingdao – Ningbo – Hong Kong – Shekou – Singapore – Jebel Ali – Bahrain – Dammam – Abu Dhabi – Port Kelang – Nansha – Lianyungang
    CIMEX 6: Shanghai – Ningbo – Taipei – Shekou – Tanjung Pelepas – Port Kelang – Jebel Ali – Bandar Abbas – Port Kelang – Hong Kong – Shanghai
    CIMEX 7: Shanghai – Ningbo – Nansha – Singapore – Jebel Ali – Abu Dhabi – Dammam – Singapore – Cai Mep – Hong Kong – Yantian – Ningbo – Shanghai *Pendulum loop with TPX
    Asia – Red Sea: 2 weekly loops, 17 vessels, 27 weekly calls in 16 ports
    REX 1: Tianjin – Qingdao - Busan –Shanghai - Ningbo – Nansha – Shekou – Tanjung Pelepas – Singapore – Jeddah – Sokhna – Aqaba – Jeddah – Port Kelang – Ningbo – Tianjin
    REX 2: Shanghai – Ningbo – Taipei – Xiamen – Shekou – Singapore – Djibouti – Jeddah – Sokhna – Aqaba – Djibouti – Singapore – Shanghai
     
    Asia – Mediterranean: 4 weekly loops, 41 vessels, 71 weekly calls in 35 ports
    MEX1: Qingdao – Busan – Shanghai – Ningbo – Nansha – Yantian – Singapore – SUEZ Canal – Malta –Valencia – Barcelona - Fos – Genoa – Malta – Beirut – SUEZ Canal – Jeddah – Jebel Ali – Port Kelang – Xiamen – Qingdao
    MEX2: Qingdao – Shanghai – Ningbo – Kaohsiung – Hong Kong – Yantian – Singapore – SUEZ Canal – Piraeus – La Spezia – Genoa – Fos – Valencia – Piraeus – SUEZ Canal – Jeddah – Colombo – Singapore – Hong Kong – Qingdao
    BEX: Busan – Shanghai – Ningbo – Kaohsiung – Xiamen – Shekou – Singapore – SUEZ Canal – Port Said West – Beirut – Piraeus – Istanbul Evyap (Izmit) – Istanbul Ambarli (Avcilar) – Constanza – Odessa – Istanbul Ambarli (Avcilar) – Mersin – Port Said West – SUEZ Canal – Jeddah – Port Kelang – Busan
    PHOEX: Shanghai – Ningbo – Busan – Shekou – Singapore – SUEZ Canal – Port Said East – Malta – Koper – Trieste – Rijeka – Venice – Koper – Malta – Damietta – SUEZ Canal – Jeddah – Port Kelang – Shekou – Shanghai




2019 January 20

16:08 Subsea 7 acquires multi-purpose offshore construction and dive support vessel
15:03 TEPCO and Ørsted sign MoU to work jointly on offshore wind projects
13:51 Major contract for JSS awarded to Montreal-based company
12:42 Huntington Ingalls Industries to acquire Fulcrum IT Services
10:47 Algoma provides update on status of fleet renewal

2019 January 19

16:19 Ocean Yield acquires Suezmax tanker Milos for $56.0 million
15:16 Evac expansion continues with acquisition of UK service company Transvac Systems
14:02 Deltamarin contracted to continue with Titanic II project
12:51 SGRE launches 10 MW offshore wind turbine
11:44 Algoma increases its interest in the ocean self-unloader Pool

2019 January 18

18:06 North Carolina Ports sets new record in 2018
17:47 Freight turnover of Neva-Metal (Saint-Petersburg) in 2018 climbed by 3% Y-o-Y to about 3.2 million tonnes
17:25 Okskaya Sudoverf obtains patent for state-of-the-art pontoons
17:06 Hamburg prepares for ‘Hard Brexit’
16:44 Throughput of port Primorsk in 2018 fell by 7% Y-o-Y to 53.48 million tonnes
16:23 GTT receives a new order from SHI to design the tanks of two LNG carriers on behalf of Gaslog
16:20 NOVATEK elects new Board of Directors
15:56 Throughput of port Vyborg in 2018 grew by 25% Y-o-Y to 1.93 million tonnes
15:33 Stena Line’s first new generation ferry ‘floats’ in China
15:21 Bunker sales at the port of Singapore in 2018 fell by 1.7% Y-o-Y to 49.8 million tonnes
15:03 Panama Direct service CMA CGM to resume weekly rotations
14:47 Throughput of port Vysotsk in 2018 climbed by 7% Y-o-Y to 18.79 million tonnes
14:33 GranIHC appointed contractor for Equinor’s Peregrino Phase II Project
14:19 Port of Ust-Luga handled 98.72 million tonnes in 2018, down 4% Y-o-Y
14:03 Algoma Central Corporation increases its interest in ocean self-unloader Pool
13:50 18 vessels escorted by icebreakers in eastern part of Gulf of Finland during 24 hours on January 17-18
13:35 Throughput of the Port of St. Petersburg in 2018 up 11% Y-o-Y to 59.32 million tonnes
13:18 CMA CGM unites its Containerships and MacAndrews brands
13:11 Vladimir Putin supports Government’s proposal on expanding Far East Ministry’s functions with Arctic issues
12:49 Throughput of port Kavkaz in 2018 grew by 11% Y-o-Y to 49.276 million tonnes
12:26 MV Werften purchases Neptun Ship Design
12:08 Sakaide shipyard holds naming ceremony for new LNG carrier jointly owned by NYK and JERA
11:38 PGNiG SA signs agreement for oil and gas exploration and production in UAE
11:14 Remote pilotage to be allowed in Finland
10:47 Free zone status is a crucial advantage for the future development of the Freeport of Riga
10:06 Ice restrictions at the port of Ust-Luga come into effect on January 31
09:42 Brent Crude futures price up 0.9% to $61.73, Light Sweet Crude – up 1.09% to $52.64
09:20 Baltic Dry Index is up to 1,077 points

2019 January 17

18:13 PORT OF KIEL presents annual results 2018
17:51 Ice restrictions at the port of Primorsk come into effect on January 25
17:28 Global Ports sets up a common service call centre
17:09 EFIP welcomes and supports the European Parliament position on the Connecting Europe Facility for 2021-2027
17:05 North Sea Port monitoring the Brexit closely
16:44 ABP invests £700K to boost storage at Port of Ipswich
16:27 Global fuel market: still many uncertainties in both demand and supply
16:22 CMA CGM announces FAK rates from ISC to North Europe and the Mediterranean
16:05 OCEAN Alliance extends duration of OCEAN Alliance to ten years
15:42 COSCO SHIPPING Ports signs agreement with PSA to add two new berths at the terminal in Boao, Hainan
15:31 Liebherr supports the 6th International Forum of Dredging Companies as its Sponsor
15:02 Ocean Yield ASA agrees to acquire a modern Suezmax tanker for a consideration of USD 56.0 mln
14:02 SEACOR Marine enters agreement to acquire three additional platform supply vessels from affiliates of COSCO Shipping Group
13:49 Throughput of Chinese ports grew by 4.2% to 9.22 billion tonnes in 2018
13:32 Jensen Maritime provides design for Shaver Transportation’s new tugboat
13:14 OOCL rolls out third phase of Ocean Alliance product refinements
12:50 Baltic Ports Organization’s schedule for 2019 is set
12:38 Port of Los Angeles breaks all-time cargo record in 2018
12:26 Qatar accedes to load lines convention
12:01 Sunseeker International and Rolls-Royce to present first production yacht with MTU hybrid power in 2020
11:51 Bunker prices continue going down at the Far East ports of Russia (graph)
11:38 Port of Zeebrugge handled 40.1 million tonnes in 2018