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DNV GL Awards MSC New Container Ship Fire Safety Notation

Chennai: Port Wings News Network: At DNV GL’s recent annual London press briefing, DNV GL – Maritime CEO Knut Ørbeck-Nilssen announced the classification society had awarded a ground-breaking new class notation to mitigate fire risks on container ships to MSC Mediterranean Shipping Company. The notation has been implemented on the …

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Hamburg Süd Expands Business in Italy, Spain, and Egypt

Chennai: Port Wings News Network: Hamburg Süd is now exclusively represented by its own offices in Italy and Spain after business was previously partially handled by agents and joint-venture organizations. Furthermore, in Egypt the company has taken full management of Hamburg Süd Egypt recently. Poul Hestbaek, General Manager of Hamburg …

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Hapag-Lloyd Improves Operating Result by More Than 80 percent in 2019

Chennai: Port Wings News Network: On the basis of preliminary figures, Hapag-Lloyd’s earnings before interest and taxes (EBIT) for the 2019 financial year significantly increased to EUR 811 million (2018: EUR 444 million). Earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation (EBITDA) rose to EUR 1,986 million (2018: EUR 1,139 million). …

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IFCHOR Appoints New Joint CEO

Chennai: Port Wings News Network: Leading international independent shipbroker IFCHOR has strengthened its leadership team by appointing Giovanni Ravano alongside Emanuele Ravano as Joint Chief Executive. Giovanni Ravano is an experienced shipping professional, having served the past 20 years in various executive roles at agribusiness commodity leader Bunge and his …

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Hapag-Lloyd, HHLA To Continue Collaboration in Hamburg

Chennai: Port Wings News Network: Hapag-Lloyd AG and Hamburger Hafen und Logistik AG (HHLA), will be continuing their close cooperation in Hamburg for another five years. On the basis of this decision, both companies will now be able to make necessary investments and boost their overall competitiveness. Both parties have …

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Hapag-Lloyd Launches Remote Reefer Supply Chain Monitoring Tool

Chennai: Port Wings News Network: Container shipping company Hapag-Lloyd is adding near real-time monitoring of its reefer containers to their product portfolio. “Hapag-Lloyd LIVE” increases the transparency of the cold chain by offering customers a number of data sets about the condition and location of their reefer containers. The product …

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