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Justice For The 40 Seafarers Abandoned At Sea For Over 27 Months

Jas Uppal started this petition to Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai H. H. Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum ‘Justice Upheld’, a British Charity is instructed by 40 Seafarers, international crews comprising of Indian, Sudanese, Tanzanian, Eritreans, Filipino and Ethiopian migrant workers onboard various ships owned by ‘Elite Way Marine Services’, […]

ZIM’s Blockchain-based B/L’s Initiative: the Next Phase

Over the last year, following ZIM’s November 2017 announcement regarding the first-ever pilot of paperless Bills-of-Lading based on blockchain technology, ZIM and selected leading customers have been testing the new Platform as a solution for trade activities on multiple shipping lanes. Following the successful pilot, accomplished with the cooperation of Wave Ltd. and Sparx Logistics, ZIM continued to evaluate the platform in […]

Container fire on the “Yantian Express” now under control

On 3 January, a fire broke out in one container on the deck of the “Yantian Express” and spread to additional containers. In the meantime, efforts to extinguish the fire have made continuous progress under the direction of the salvage company Smit and in cooperation with the Hapag-Lloyd crew on the scene as well as […]

Maximilian Rothkopf appointed to Executive Board of Hapag-Lloyd

The Supervisory Board of Hapag-Lloyd AG has appointed Maximilian Rothkopf (38) to its Executive Board effective 1 May 2019. On 1 July, he will become the new Chief Operating Officer (COO), replacing Anthony J. Firmin (65), who will retire on 30 June. Maximilian Rothkopf, who holds a master’s degree as well as a doctorate in […]

ZIM and the 2M Alliance Announce a Major Expansion of Their Strategic Operational Cooperation in Two Additional Trades

ZIM and the members of the 2M Alliance, Maersk and MSC, today announced a second strategic cooperation agreement following the agreement announced in July 2018 in the Asia-US East Coast Trade. The new strategic operational agreement, which will be a combination of Vessel Sharing, Slot exchange and purchase, covers two additional trades: Asia – East Mediterranean and Asia – […]

Allision of Nippon Maru in the Port of Guam

Tokyo – Mitsui O.S.K. Passenger Line, Ltd. (MOPAS), a group company of Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, Ltd. (MOL), has suspended cruises after the M/S Nippon Maru (22,472 GRT) allided into a U.S. Navy fuel pier in Apra Harbor in the Port of Guam at approximately 9:14 PM local time on the 30th of December, 2018. There […]

Container fire on the Yantian Express: Crew successfully evacuated

On 3 January, a fire broke out in one container on the deck of the Yantian Express and spread to additional containers. Due to bad weather conditions, the fire has not been successfully contained yet and has significantly increased in intensity at times. Despite the ongoing firefighting support from the salvage tug “Smit Nicobar”, the […]