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Indian Register of Shipping Takes Over Chairmanship of IACS

Mumbai: Port Wings News Network: Arun Sharma, Executive Chairman of the Indian Register of Shipping (IRClass), has been elected as the new Chairman of the International Association of Classification Societies (IACS) in a recent Council meeting held in Busan, Korea. Mr Sharma took over as Chair on 1st July and …

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Record-Breaking Reefer Order: 13,420 New Reefers for Hapag-Lloyd

Chennai: Port Wings News Network: Hapag-Lloyd has placed a record order for the refrigerated containers known as “reefers”. Production of 970 20-foot containers and 12,450 40-foot containers is already scheduled to commence as early as July. Delivery of the refrigerated containers, which have traditionally been white as opposed to Hapag-Lloyd’s …

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OOCL Honored With Distinguished Green Shipping Award

Chennai: Port Wings News Network: With our commitment to environmental excellence, OOCL is proud to receive the “Green Shipping Award” at the Seatrade Maritime Awards Asia ceremony in Hong Kong on June 28, 2019.  Highly recognized as one of the most important events in the industry, this distinguished award celebrates …

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Hyundai Merchant Marine To Join THE Alliance

Chennai: Port Wings News Network: Members of THE Alliance, Ocean Network Express (ONE), Hapag-Lloyd, and Yang Ming announced a fourth member, Hyundai Merchant Marine (HMM), a South Korean container liner shipping company to join THE Alliance as a full member. Through this, the members of THE Alliance have also decided …

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TradeLens Blockchain-Enabled Digital Shipping Platform Continues Expansion, Adds Major Ocean Carriers Hapag-Lloyd, Ocean Network Express

Chennai: Port Wings News Network: Rapid adoption of TradeLens across the global shipping supply chain continues as Hapag-Lloyd and Singapore-based Ocean Network Express (ONE) Pte. Ltd announced they will join the blockchain-enabled digital shipping platform, jointly developed by A.P. Moller – Maersk and IBM. Hapag-Lloyd and ONE, the world’s fifth …

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