INTTRA, the world's largest ocean shipping electronic marketplace, has secured US$9.5 million in financing.
"K" LINE Maritime Academy in Tokyo has installed the latest model of ship handling simulator for deck officers to train for 14,000-TEU ships.
DAMCO has received a contract from Sinohydro Corporation Ltd for managing shipments to the Chinese infrastructure development contractor's Zunguru hydro project in Nigeria.
STRIKING dockers in the Port of Mombasa, East Africa's biggest port, have returned to work, but vow to resume their strike this week to protest higher health care deductions.
MARSEILLES's CMA CGM, the world's No 3 container shipping company, has signed two deals with China that will give it the inside track in an expected trade surge between Asia and Europe, reports Reuters.
UNITED Arab Shipping Company's (UASC) the 18,800-TEU Barzan, the first in a series of six vessels of this size being acquired by carrier for deployment on the Asia-Europe trade, has made its maiden call at Felixstowe.
CHINESE Prime Minister Mr Li Keqiang, together with French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius, will tour the Marseilles head office of French shipping giant CMA CGM today July 1.
SOUTH Korea's Ki-tack Lim has been elected the new Secretary-General at the UN's International Maritime Organisation during a vote at the 114th session of the 40-member strong IMO Council.