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Port of Shanghai marks record throughput

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Annual container handling capacity at the Chinese port of Shanghai has exceeded the 40 million TEUs, marking a global record. The port has now become the world’s busiest container port, since it first started container handling in 1978 with a throughput of 7,951 TEUs.

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Panama becomes the largest registry of ships

panama largest ship registry

Panama made it into the Guinness World Record, as it became the country with the largest registry of ships in the world, owning a total of 8,094 vessels. According to official figures, Panama has about 18% of the world fleet, with Liberia, Marshall Islands, Hong Kong and Singapore following.

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Hapag-Lloyd completes integration with UASC

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Germany-based shipping company Hapag-Lloyd announced that it completed the integration of United Arab Shipping Company into the Group, six months after the merger process started. With a fleet of 215 modern container ships, Hapag-Lloyd is now the fifth-largest liner shipping company in the world.

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Maersk closes acquisition of Hamburg Süd

maersk hamburg sud

The transaction between Oetker Group and Maersk Line for Maersk Line’s acquisition of Hamburg Süd, the German container line, was closed on 30 November. Together, they will have a total container capacity of 4.15 million TEU and a  19.3% global fleet capacity share.

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CMA CGM’s 22,000 TEUs to fly French flag

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Rodolphe Saadé, General Director of the CMA CGM Group announced the company's decision to register four of its 20,000+ TEUs, under the French Flag. The company has declared its intention to equip the ships with engines using LNG in order to comply with new environmental rules.

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OOCL launches fifth 21,413 TEU container ship

oocl container ship

Hong Kong-based OOCL announced introduction of another 21,413 TEU containership, named the OOCL Scandinavia, into its fleet of world trade ambassadors. This latest ship is the fifth in a series of six ‘G Class’ containerships on order at the Samsung Heavy Industry shipyard.

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