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Captain commits suicide during voyage

Captain commits suicide during voyage

Tilbury - A captain of a container ship has apparently committed suicide duringa voyage from New York, United States to Tilbury, the UK, according to Apostleship of the Sea (AoS). The 2,824 TEU “Santa Bettina” was one week into its voyage when the captain apparently took his own life on board

Grimaldi, new car traffic at Bari

Grimaldi, new car traffic at Bari

Naples - New car traffic in the port of Bari is to be handled by the Grimaldi Group. The Neapolitan shipping company’s expansion continues in the links up and down the Adriatic, to decongest the national motorway system.

Ports, highways and railways: northwest Italy teams up

Ports, highways and railways: northwest Italy teams up

Genoa - Sea-based works, land-based logistics, and dockside facilities: these are the three cornerstones that underpin the Memorandum of Understanding signed yesterday between the Ministry of Infrastructure and Transport and the two Ligurian Port System Authorities, as part of a special meeting on Logistics in North-west Italy.

“Hong Kong”: the world’s largest containership

“Hong Kong”: the world’s largest containership

Singapore - The record for the world’s largest containership has fallen for the third timein just two months with Orient Overseas Container Line (OOCL) smashing the 21,000 teu barrier. The 21,413 teu “OOCL Hong Kong” was named last Friday at Samsung Heavy Industries (SHI)

Throughput record for Contship in La Spezia

Throughput record for Contship in La Spezia

La Spezia Container Terminal (LSCT) has recorded its largest ever result in container throughput in the first four months of 2017. Total throughput at the terminal, which is the leading gateway container handling facility in Italy operated by the Contship Italia Group

HMM getting back on track

HMM getting back on track

Seoul - South Korea’s Hyundai Merchant Marine is expected to turnaround its finances during the second half of next year, said the company’s Chief Executive Yoo Chang-keun on Tuesday: “Our business is quickly getting back on track helped by improving business and financial conditions,” he said

Iran: IRISL begins shipment of heavy cargoes
Floating oil storage has dropped by one-third in 2017

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