Port of Antwerp Confirms Record Annual Haul

The Port of Antwerp closed 2016 with a record freight volume of 214,057,529 tonnes in 2016, up 2.7% on the previous year, mainly driven by containerized and liquid cargo volumes.

THE Alliance enhances its Mediterranean-North America East Coast product with additional cooperation

Considerably improved transit times / Prioritization of Italian, French, and Spanish ports into two dedicated services / A streamlined port rotation / Additional service is called AL 7.

Cathay Pacific and Lufthansa Cargo now under one roof at FRA

Cathay Pacific Cargo is relocating its local cargo handling activities at Frankfurt Airport to the Lufthansa Cargo terminal as part of the cooperation agreement between the two airlines.

ABC now the biggest all-cargo carrier in Amsterdam

AirBridgeCargo Airlines’ (ABC) growing fleet and network has allowed it to operate over 1,000 Boeing 747 Freighter flights at Amsterdam Airport Schiphol and Frankfurt Airport for the first time in 2016.

Oil and gas continues to pump up the volumes says Volga-Dnepr

Volga-Dnepr Airlines is continuing to see an upturn in the movement of oil and gas cargoes, including its latest delivery of pump and vaporizer skids to Seoul, South Korea.

Team Tankers Remains in Loss amid Weaker Rates

Due to the weaker rates seen in the third quarter of 2016, Bermuda-based chemical tanker owner and operator Team Tankers International Ltd. reported a net loss of USD 4.2 million, compared with a net profit of USD 7.4 million in the same quarter a year earlier.

APL Enhances Guam Saipan Express Service

Singapore-based shipping company APL, part of French shipping major CMA CGM, plans to add a second vessel to its Guam Saipan Express (GSX) service, upgrading this US flagged service from a fortnightly to a weekly coverage.

CMA CGM, K Line Team Up on NEW CIMEX 2E

Starting from mid-December, French container shipping company CMA CGM plans to launch China India Middle East Express 2E (NEW CIMEX 2E), a new service linking Asia to the East Coast of India, through a vessel sharing agreement (VSA) with Japanese shipping company Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha (K Line).

K Line Strengthens Its China Vietnam Indonesia Service

Japanese shipping company Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha (K Line) has unveiled plans to launch a new containership service of China Saigon Indonesia (CSI) services.

ISS, Team Tankers International Ink Port Services Deal

Maritime services provider Inchcape Shipping Services (ISS) has expanded its European business with Bermuda-based chemical tanker owner and operator Team Tankers International with a new port agency contract across the region.

MOL, MSC Team Up on CX1 Service

Japanese shipping company Mitsui O.S.K. Lines (MOL) has formed a new partnership with Swiss-based shipping firm Mediterranean Shipping Company (MSC) in an effort to jointly operate MOL’s CX1 containership service on the Panama and Amazon route.