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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 Malta Freeport. "We hope that...
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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 Carrier. As soon...
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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 saw...
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The European shipping and maritime organizations have welcomed the European Commission’s mid-term review of the EU Maritime Transport Strategy 2009-2018. During the European Shipping Week 2017, the industry bodies endorsed the emphasis on better regulation and said that priority must in this respect be given to a fundamental overhaul of the EU Reporting...
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