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OOCL trans-Atlantic trade – Gateway Express 1 serving North Europe and Montreal – upgrades to 5 vessels

AJOT | February 17, 2023 | Maritime | Liner Shipping

OOCL is adding the fifth ship to our Gateway Express 1 (GEX1) service to Canada.
IntelliTrans partners with AllTranstek to improve rail car maintenance tracking

AJOT | February 17, 2023 | Intermodal | Rail | Maritime | Breakbulk News | Shipping Technology

IntelliTrans Monitors and Manages Rail Car Movement; With AllTranstek Integration, Clients Know Which Cars Need Maintenance, When, and Where to Get it, Minimizing Down Time
Drewry World Container Index - 16 Feb

AJOT | February 16, 2023 | Maritime | Liner Shipping

Drewry’s composite World Container Index decreased by 2% to $1,954.64 per...
Emergency Aid delivered to seafarers’ families in Türkiye and Syria

AJOT | February 16, 2023 | Maritime

ITF maritime affiliates in Türkiye and Lebanon have delivered £50,000 of emergency aid from the ITF Seafarers’ Trust for seafarers’ families impacted by the catastrophic earthquake that hit the region last week.
Tatham & Co further expands team with senior appointment

AJOT | February 16, 2023 | Maritime

The maritime and commercial law firm, Tatham & Co., has been boosted by the arrival of seasoned solicitor and Master Mariner Paul Haworth, joining as a senior member of the...

OOCL welcomes its first 24,188 TEU container vessel “OOCL Spain”
AJOT | Top Story | February 16, 2023

OOCL welcomes its first 24,188 TEU container vessel “OOCL Spain”

The new vessel was officially named “OOCL Spain” at a ceremony held at the No.2 outfitting quay of Nantong COSCO KHI Ship Engineering Co., Ltd. (NACKS) in Nantong, China.
Drug trafficking hub used to obscure Russian oil

Bloomberg | February 15, 2023 | International Trade | Maritime

There’s been a rise in shipping practices used to move Russian crude and oil products that are aimed at deceiving observers, according to a report from maritime consultancy Windward Ltd.

Mr. Marine acquires Atlas Marine Services Pte Ltd.

AJOT | February 15, 2023 | Maritime
Maersk Supply wins installation contract

AJOT | February 15, 2023 | Maritime

Maersk Supply Service, together with Alcatel Submarine Networks, will install a system for monitoring and optimizing oil production from the Mero field for Petrobras 180 km off the Brazilian coast at Rio de Janeiro.
BMS United, Bunkernet, and SBI sign definitive merger: Forming the Baseblue Company

AJOT | February 15, 2023 | Energy | Maritime

BMS United Bunkers, Bunkernet, and SBI bunkering BV, leading marine fuel supply companies, today announced that they have entered into a definitive merger agreement to create Baseblue, an industry leader in marine energy solutions.

Cost of shipping gasoline jumps 405% after Russia sanctions
Bloomberg | Top Story | February 15, 2023

Cost of shipping gasoline jumps 405% after Russia sanctions

The cost of moving gasoline and other fuels on ocean-going tankers is soaring days after sanctions targeting Russia’s petroleum sales.
Beginning of the 2023 cashew campaign

AJOT | February 14, 2023 | Maritime

Like every year, we respond to the needs of our customers for their seasonal exports of cashews from Africa to India & Vietnam.
ACBL to build innovative, environmentally friendly towboat

AJOT | February 14, 2023 | Maritime

American Commercial Barge Line (ACBL) announces a contract with Steiner Construction Company for the design and construction of an innovative, environmentally friendly towboat.

Top Ships Inc. announces new time charter employment at very strong rate

AJOT | February 13, 2023 | Maritime | Breakbulk News | By The Numbers

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