Notice to the trade
ISAA recommend to postpone effective date
by two weeks
Based on the expectation that the market will be more firm from middle of November, it is now recommended to postpone the originally target effective date 29th October, 2017 by two weeks.

Photo caption (left to right):Andy Tsoi, Managing Director of Middle East and Africa, Hutchison Ports; His Highness Sheikh Khalid bin Saud Al Qasimi; Her Highness Sheikha Amna bint Saud Al Qasimi; His Highness Sheikh Saud bin Saqr Al Qasimi, Ruler of Ras Al Khaimah; Eric Ip, Group Managing Director, Hutchison Ports; and Anacin Kum, General Manager of Hutchison Ports RAK

Maersk Container Industry (MCI) announced today that it has appointed Sean S. Fitzgerald as Chief Executive Officer effective 1 January 2018.

(Xinhua) — The Arctic has become a new area for the development of the Belt and Road Initiative as the “Silk Road on Ice” (SRI)becomes more feasible.

China export box transport market recovers in general, where box liners carry out freight rate increase plan successfully, with the comprehensive index rising.

Abu Dhabi Ports and Cosco Shipping Ports Limited, CSP, have held their ground-breaking ceremony for the CSP Abu Dhabi Container Terminal during a high-level event at Khalifa Port, in the presence of H.H.

Broward County’s Port Everglades topped its previous record for containerized cargo volumes with 1,076,893 TEUs (the industry standard container measurement of 20-foot equivalent units) moving through the Port in Fiscal Year 2017, which ended September 30, 2017.

Honolulu, HI-based Pasha Hawaii has announced that it will continue the deployment of the U.S. Jones Act vessel Horizon Spirit in service of the Puerto Rico market to support hurricane relief and rebuilding efforts beyond the vessel’s initial voyage from the Port of Los Angeles to the Port of San Juan.

As we continue to add flexibility to our total supply chain offerings, we will begin offering weekly, fixed-day, full and less-than-container-load (LCL) shipping and logistics services between Wilmington, N.C.

Asia-Mediterranean Market: Mediterranean Express 2 (MX2) Void Sailings

Please be informed that APL will be implementing the following void sailings on the Mediterranean Express 2 (MX2) service:

  • Week 49 Westbound: ETA Qingdao 20 November 2017
  • Week 52 Eastbound: ETA Piraeus 19 December 2017