Coast To Coast

April 01, 2011 - 03:14:24 pm

Container ship charter rates are still rallying even as freight rates are falling as ocean carriers seek additional tonnage to...

All Hail MV Tønsberg: The Wilhelm Wilhelmsen Owned Largest Ro-Ro Vessel Ever Built
March 27, 2011 - 08:00:00 am

Middle East carrier United Arab Shipping Company announced a "war risk surcharge" on all cargo moving to and from ports in...

March 27, 2011 - 08:00:00 am

...Maersk Constellation Regains Freeedom The container Ro-Ro ship Maersk Constellation, which was being detained in Angola...

March 27, 2011 - 08:00:00 am

The Wilhelm Wilhelmsen group has launched the largest ro-ro vessel ever built. The Tønsberg has a length of 265 metres and a...

March 27, 2011 - 08:00:00 am

Tanzania is mulling over a $6 million modernisation plan for Dar es Salaam port that will reduce cargo dwelling time from the...

March 20, 2011 - 08:00:00 am

Safmarine has recently celebrated the double opening of the Kakinada Maritime Community Centre and the ITF Seafarer Centre in...

The Newly- Built Multi-Purpose Maritime Community Centre.  It Was Built With Help From Local Community From And Around Kakinada
March 18, 2011 - 06:12:41 pm

Ten MPs from Coast Province claim plans to privatise the port of Mombasa were being driven by selfish and tribal interests....

March 18, 2011 - 05:54:41 pm

Guinea’s new president Alpha Conde has cancelled a concession awarded to Getma International to manage and operate the...

March 18, 2011 - 05:51:16 pm

French logistics group Bollore has committed to invest US$ 640 million in building a third quay at the Togolese port of Lome....

March 18, 2011 - 05:48:15 pm

German ship owner and project cargo specialist Beluga yesterday filed for insolvency protection for Beluga Chartering. This...

The German Owned And Managed Ro-Ro Ship, MV Sloman Provider (7,260-Gt, Built 2000)  On  Which £100 Million In Libyan Currency In Several Containers Was Seized And Taken To A Secure Location Last Week By UK Border Agency
March 16, 2011 - 01:58:18 pm

Global Ship Lease, the NYSE-listed container shipowner, slumped to a net loss of $4 million in 2010 from a $42.2 million profit...

March 16, 2011 - 01:51:47 pm

A German owned and managed Ro-Ro ship has been intercepted as she returned to the UK after turning back outside Tripoli harbour...

March 16, 2011 - 01:47:15 pm

A sigh of relief swept through the Coast region after the government succumbed to a mounting tide of opposition and called off...

March 15, 2011 - 07:23:27 pm

The hospital ship AFRICA MERCY has arrived in Freetown from South Africa and is to set up a floating hospital service for the...

March 15, 2011 - 07:20:08 pm

The National Shipping Company of Saudi Arabia (NSCSA)has signed  four  shipbuilding contracts  and  two  additional optional...

March 15, 2011 - 07:16:22 pm

China is set to  double (to about $10 billion) the size of a fund offering cheap loans to Greek ship-owners, Greece’s Maritime...

An aerial view of a congested container terminal at Mombasa port in Kenya
March 07, 2011 - 12:36:08 pm

Police early last week used tear gas to disperse hundreds of dock workers who were heading to a Mombasa hotel to storm a port...

March 06, 2011 - 09:00:00 am

Beluga Shipping will undertake a "comprehensive" financial restructuring, the Germany heavy-lift and project cargo carrier...

March 06, 2011 - 09:00:00 am

Goldenport, the London-listed container ship and bulk carrier owner, said it will invest in both sectors as it unveiled...

March 06, 2011 - 09:00:00 am

Tens of thousands of PlayStation 3 game machines were seized by customs officers  in the Netherlands as part of an on-going...

March 06, 2011 - 09:00:00 am

French shipping company CMA CGM says that it has completed its recovery with an end year operating profit of US$ 2.5 billion,...

An aerial view of a congested container terminal at Mombasa port in Kenya
March 06, 2011 - 09:00:00 am

Police early last week used tear gas to disperse hundreds of dock workers who were heading to a Mombasa hotel to storm a port...

Emma Maersk: Once the flagship of the 11,000-TEU capacity ships which were launched by Maersk in 2006
February 27, 2011 - 07:29:55 pm

Maersk Line has confirmed that the company intended ordering ten new mega container ships capable of carrying 18,000 TEUs. The...

February 27, 2011 - 07:26:04 pm

Danish shipping giant Maersk has announced having made a profit for the year of US$5 billion, which it said was in line with...

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