Yang Ming Has Signed A Deal For Four Newbuilds On Charter
Yang Ming Marine Transport Corp (based in Taiwan) have agreed to sign further agreements with Shoei Kisen Kaisha (based in Japan) for the addition of four newbuilds to its existing fleet. As we are aware of, Yang Ming is an integral part of THE Alliance and is now the eighth largest liner in the entire world.
The four containerships are of 11,000 teu each and will be constructed at the Imabari Shipbuilding, which is the sister firm of the Shoei Kisen organization. It’s going to be a long wait because the new vessels are expected to be delivered by the year 2022. According to the reports, Yang Ming had already signed up for ten new vessels (each of 11,000 teu) in the past nine months via the long-term charter agreements along with the well-known owners - Shoei Kisen and Costamere.
In a recent press release, the organization has highlighted the fact that these new vessels will fulfil the target of eventually replacing some of the more expensive, older vessels in the fleet.
The TecPlata Facility Has Been Finally Introduced By ICTSI
The much-awaited TecPlata facility (based in Argentina) has been finally opened by the International Container Terminal Services (ICTSI) and the Jacaranda vessel (under the banner of the ocean carrier called Log-In) has paid a visit at the facility as the first ever vessel to arrive at the newly launched terminal.
The TecPlata terminal being considered as the most technologically advanced terminal in Argentina, which contains all the necessary modern equipment to provide top-notch service to the customers. The terminal is strategically located at Puerto De La Plata that is around 60 km from the capital city of Argentina (Buenos Aires). The terminal authorities are confident that the TecPlata facility will soon reach greater heights and will aim for higher achievement along with a steady, high performance.
DP World Cochin Has Introduced A New Mainline Service
The International Container Transshipment Terminal (ICTT) (as operated by the DP World) has recently started a new weekly, mainline service that is known as China-India Express 2 (ci2) and is supervised by the well-established Wan Hai Shipping Line. This new, weekly service will certainly go a long way in boosting the direct connectivity from Cochin to other key locations in the Far East.
ICTT has already gained a huge amount of popularity as a major transshipment hub in South India and the introduction of this mainline service will ensure that the loading and delivery operations are completed in time. The China-India Express 2 service will strengthen the connectivity among these significant ports: Cochin- Penang- Port Klang- Hong Kong- Qingdao- Shanghai- Ningbo- Shekou.
Jawaharlal Nehru Port Routed The Majority Of Its Container Traffic through DPD In March
The Jawaharlal Nehru Port is widely acclaimed as one of the most influential ports in the country. During the month of March in 2019, the port had routed more than half of its container traffic container traffic through the Direct Port Delivery (DPD) services. The percentage has been calculated to be 51.75 percent, according to the current reports. There is doubt regarding the fact that this move will increase the efficiency of port operations and also drastically reduce the time and cost related to the shipping operations.
Thorco Projects Will Use The Navis Performance Solution In Its Shipping Operations
The Thorco Projects (a shipping organization from Copenhagen) has decided to invest in the Navis Performance Solution to regularly monitor and evaluate the performance of its vessels. The Bluetracker solution uses an innovative technology and is highly efficient at providing assistance to supervise the level of performance of the ships. Thorco has earned a lot of fame as a carrier of heavy cargo and has been delivering a top-notch performance over the years.