Gollcher News

Freeport handles record 3.31m containers in 2018

Malta Freeport Terminals handled a record 3.31 million TEU containers in 2018 and will this year be steaming ahead with an ambitious investment programme in equipment and facilities in a concerted drive to increase the Terminals’ capacity to four million containers. More than 2,200 vessels called...

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GDL CONVENTION in Crete

Gollcher was invited to attend for the first Conference organised GDL for their world-wide network of Agents. The event was held in Crete between the 15th and 18th November. Karl Gollcher and Christian Zammit represented Gollcher.   GDL (Global Defense Logistics) is a premier Global defense logistics...

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MSC AND MOBY TO CONFIRM A 4+4 MAXI ORDER IN CHINA

The new ferries will be manufactured at GSI and CSTC shipyards: two of them will be deployed by GNV while the left two will be joining Onorato’s fleet, continuously getting closer to Aponte   After long lasting negotiations, MSC group, in partnership with Moby, submitted Guangzhou Shipyard...

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MSC plans ferry service from Freeport

Grandi Navi Veloci, acquired by MSC Group in 2010, hopes to strat offering a passenger service regularly from Malta in the near future.   Mario Aponte, managing director of MSC Malta Seafarers Co. Ltd, said yesterday that GNV already offers a twice weekly freight service from the...

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Top Six Largest Boxships

Starting with the latest addition to the global fleet of super-sized containerships, the recently-christened 21,413 teu OOCL Hong Kong has taken the title of the largest ship in the world based on its advertised nominal container intake. However, the sea giant features 191,317 in dwt capacity, considerably lower from...

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Wilhelmsen and Wallenius Cleared to Merge

Wilh. Wilhelmsen Holding and Wallenius have received all the necessary approvals from competition authorities, bond holders and general meetings for a merger between the two companies. Under the agreement, the companies will combine ownership in Wallenius Wilhelmsen Logistics, EUKOR Car Carriers and American Roll on Roll off...

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Alphaliner: Global Box Volumes Prosper

FOLLOWING A SLOW FIRST HALF OF 2016, PORT THROUGHPUT REBOUNDED IN THE SECOND HALF OF THE YEAR PUSHING THE GLOBAL CONTAINER VOLUMES UP BY AN ESTIMATED 1.8% DURING THE YEAR, COMPARED TO 1.4% SEEN IN 2015, ACCORDING TO ALPHALINER. Alphaliner stated that the fourth quarter of 2016 was...

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