Liner giants MSC, A.P. Moller – Maersk, CMA CGM, Hapag-Lloyd, and Ocean Network Express plan to set up an association aimed at digitalization, standardization and interoperability in the container shipping industry.
The IT executives from these companies are discussing common information technology standards, which would openly available and free of charge for all stakeholders of the wider container shipping industry.
“It’s in the customers’ and all stakeholders’ best interest, if container shipping companies [...]
Danish shipping and logistics major A.P. Møller – Mærsk A/S has introduced instant booking confirmation for containers, slashing waiting times for container bookings.
The company said the move was aimed at eliminating waiting times, as the delay in booking confirmation, which has now been reduced from up to two hours to a few seconds, triggers uncertainty and extra workloads in managing supply chains for customers.
The Port of Tallinn (AS Tallinna Sadam) and AS Alexela Invest have revealed plans to assess possibilities of the development of an LNG terminal in Paldiski, Estonia.
The two parties have signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) for finding the best solutions for the construction of the terminal and servicing LNG tankers and bunkers as well as establishing port facilities for loading and unloading LNG on the Pakri peninsula by the [...]
Tanker owner and operator Ardmore Shipping Corporation has signed agreements for the refinancing of four vessels.
As World Maritime News reported, Ardmore’s subsidiaries have signed sale and leaseback deals for the Ardmore Dauntless and Ardmore Defender with Ocean Yield. The lease agreements are for a period of 12 years and include options to repurchase each vessel at various stages prior to maturity.
Additionally, agreements have been secured for the sale and [...]