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Maersk Wraps Up Performance Team Acquisition

Maersk

Danish giant Maersk closes the acquisition of Performance Team, a US warehousing and distribution company.

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THE Alliance Reveals New Batch of Void Sailings

Hapag-Lloyd containership

Members of THE Alliance decided to void dozens of sailings in April.

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MSC Prepares for Post-Coronavirus Recovery in Demand

MSC

MSC develops Suspension of Transit container shipping programme to prepare for after COVID-19 demand recovery.

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APM Terminals Mobile Bolsters Handling Capacity

APM Terminals

The Alabama Port Authority completed its 400-foot container dock extension.

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Global Schedule Reliability Hits Record Low

Hamburg Sud containership

Global schedule reliability of liner shipping companies dropped to the lowest recorded level since 2011.

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Port of Oakland: Dockworker Falls Off Ship to His Death

Oakland

A longshore worker fell to his death from the deck of a containership berthed at the Port of Oakland, California.

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USD 1.23 Mln Fund to Support Seafarers Impacted by Covid-19

Seafarers

ITF Seafarers’ Trust launching a USD 1.23 million fund to address the impact of the pandemic on seafarers.

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OSG Secures Loan to Finance Jones Act ATB Newbuild

Dollar

Overseas Shipholding Group (OSG) closes a USD 33,150,000 loan to finance its new oil and chemical ATB.

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AAM to Complete US 1st Hydrogen Fuel Cell Vessel

Hydrogen Ferry

All American Marine is to complete the aluminum construction of a hydrogen-powered, electric drive vessel.

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Carnival’s Brands Extend Voyage Pause until Mid of May

Carnival

Carnival Corporation's North American cruise line operators are extending their suspension of cruise voyages.

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Svitzer Bags Five-Year Contract Extension with NuStar

Svitzer

 Svitzer has secured a five-year extension of its marine service contract with NuStar.

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Coronavirus Pandemic Sets Off a New Wave of Blank Sailings

Maersk containership

Murphy: The number of blank sailings jumped from 2 to 45 on the main deep-sea trades last week.

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CMA CGM-Chartered Boxship Runs Aground in Mississippi River

Containership

A Liberia-flagged containership ran aground in the Mississippi River on March 27.

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Holland America's 2 Ships Pass Panama Canal

Zaandam

Coronavirus-hit Zaandam rendezvouses with sister ship to transfer passengers before both ships transit the Panama Canal.

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Here are the most read stories of the previous week.

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Synergy: Doing Nothing about Crew Changes is Not a Plan

Seafarers

Synergy: Collective, carefully managed crew changes at designated ports could help us tackle this crisis.

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Industry Sees Growth in Remote Surveys in Times of COVID-19

Remote surveys

Remote ship surveys and inspections have become increasingly popular amid the coronavirus crisis.

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85 Pct of Maersk's Global Office-Based Staff Work From Home

Vincent Clerc, CEO of Ocean and Logistics at Maersk

The number of Maersk employees working from home has increased considerably amid global lockdown measures.

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NCL Investigated for Alleged Downplaying of COVID-19 Risks

Norwegian Cruise Line

Florida attorney general launched an investigation into alleged misleading sales pitches from Norwegian Cruise Line.

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Wallenius Wilhelmsen to Cut 2,500 Jobs in USA and Mexico

Wallenius Wilhelmsen

Wallenius Wilhelmsen has launched temporary layoffs in the USA and Mexico in line with automaker plant closures.

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Odfjell Terminals US Secures USD 250 Mln Loan

Odfjell Terminals US

 Odfjell Terminals US has closed a USD 250 million revolving credit facility.

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Captain of Maersk Batam Medevaced

The captain of M/V Maersk Batam medevaced south of Puerto Rico.

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Coronavirus Survived 17 Days on Cabin Surfaces

Diamond Princess

The coronavirus found on cabin surfaces of infected passengers up to 17 days after cabins were vacated.

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Cruise Ship Heading to Florida with 42 Ill People on Board

Zaandam

A Holland America Line cruise ship, with 42 ill people on board, has been turned away by ports in Chile. 

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Surge in Seafarers' Pleas for Help amid Coronavirus Crisis

Seafarers

Seafarers seeking help in overcoming their circumstances onboard ships exacerbated by the pandemic.

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Royal Caribbean Secures USD 2.2 Bn Loan to Bolster Liquidity

Royal Caribbean

Royal Caribbean Cruises secures a USD 2.2 billion 364-day secured term loan facility to boost its liquidity.

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