INTERVIEW“With the present market disruptions, options are continuously shifting and changing. Right now the number of carriers to specific areas is going down, not up, that makes our job very interesting,” states Anton Plompen, marketing...Read more
Höegh Autoliners, global provider of RoRo transportation services, has purchased the vessel Höegh St. Petersburg well bellow market value. The company pounced on an option under a bareboat charterparty to buy the vessel for $29.3...Read more
RoRo vessels have traditionally focused mostly on vehicles and cargo on wheels, and during the recent Project Cargo Summit, Sven Jansen, senior sales manager for high & heavy breakbulk at UECC, confirmed this. “85 percent...Read more
The MS Finneco II was baptised by Mrs Elina Haapasaari, representing the Port of Helsinki. This ceremony took place on 20 September 2022, in Vuosaari Harbour. After this third and last baptism, all three new...Read more
The Port of Antwerp’s Euroterminal (AET) will expand its RoRo capacity by one quarter. A six floor car-park and multi-purpose terminal are bringing 148,000 square metres of additional capacity, occupying only 24,000 square metres.Read more
Cargo-partner’s project cargo team transported a 14,5 metric tonne, privately-owned yacht. Cargo-partner handled the end-to-end transportation of the yacht, from Tianjin, China to the Port of Durban, South Africa.Read more
Wallenius Willhelmsen recently deployed the power of its MV Tannhauser to ship giant windmills from Europe to Australia. The company runs a regular liner service to Australia and has used its service to deliver five...Read more
Iberian ports in 2018 moved a combined total of 656 million tons of cargo. That is a new record, reports Atlantico Business Development.
Spanish ports accounted for the majority of the throughput, with a total of...Read more
BrexitThe Port of Zeebrugge saw its cargo volumes increase with 14.3% in the first quarter of 2019 due to pre-Brexit stress. Total throughput amounts to 10.7 million tonnes.
According to port director Joachim Coens many shippers...Read more
Challenges in biosecurity and weaker project cargo shipments in the Atlantic negatively impacted the Wallenius Wilhelmsen’s fourth quarter results. The operational profit mounted to 168 million dollars, a decrease of 8% compared to last year.