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Maersk Adds Digital Freight Forwarder to Its Brand

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September 3, 2018 Digital freight forwarder Twill has changed its brand affiliation from Damco to Maersk, Danish shipping and logistics major A.P. Moller – Maersk said. Maersk explained that the realigning of the brand will make it possible to offer Twill to all Maersk customers, in line with the company’s  strategy to become a global integrator […]

US Criticizes Russia for ‘Harassing International Shipping’

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September 3, 2018 Russia has delayed hundreds of commercial vessels since April and in recent weeks has stopped at least 16 commercial ships attempting to reach Ukrainian ports, according to the latest information released by the U.S. Department of State. “The United States condemns Russia’s harassment of international shipping in the Sea of Azov and […]

Intermarine, Zeaborn Get the ‘All Clear’ for Their JV

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September 3, 2018 Zeamarine, the Joint Venture formed between Intermarine and Zeaborn Group in May 2018, has received all the required governmental and agency approvals to launch operations.  The joint venture will see the transfer of assets and operating entities from Zeaborn’s commercial activities as well as Zeaborn-owned Rickmers Line and Maritime Holdings-owned Intermarine, creating a new […]

Panama Canal Tweaks Booking System to Curb Unused Reservations

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September 3, 2018 The Panama Canal Authority has decided to fine-tune the Transit Reservation (booking) System for Neopanamax vessels, effective October 1, 2018. The aim is to boost the canal’s efficiency and curb unused reservations, especially in the LNG sector, by tailoring the reservation process, and restructuring cancellation fees for current LNG carrier practices. Panama Canal […]