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CMA CGM Group Unveils Seasonal Initiative FRENCH PEAK SERVICE to Strengthen Asia-Europe Shipping Routes

(IN BRIEF) CMA CGM Group introduces the FRENCH PEAK SERVICE, a seasonal initiative aimed at addressing the sudden surge in maritime transport demand between Asia, Northern Europe, and the Mediterranean. This service involves deploying seven additional vessels with a capacity … Read the full press release

Approval Granted: Ammonia Bunkering Facility Paves the Way for Low-Emission Shipping in Norway

(IN BRIEF) The Norwegian Directorate for Civil Protection has approved the construction of an ammonia bunkering facility at Fjord Base in Florø, Norway, marking a pivotal moment in the push for low-emission shipping fuels. Yara Clean Ammonia, Azane, and Fjord … Read the full press release

driveMybox continues its international expansion: Hungary as a new strategic location

(IN BRIEF) Hamburg-based LogTech company driveMybox has officially announced its strategic partnership with I.C.E. Transport Hungary, a prominent freight forwarder in Eastern Europe. This collaboration marks driveMybox’s expansion into Hungary, its third international cooperation partner alongside Germany and Italy. The … Read the full press release

Multi-Modal Shipping Innovation by DHL and Schneider Electric Aims to Reduce Carbon Footprint

(IN BRIEF) DHL Global Forwarding and Schneider Electric have partnered to introduce innovative multi-modal shipping solutions aimed at reducing carbon emissions associated with air freight. They successfully launched two bridges, connecting Singapore and North America and India and North America, … Read the full press release

DNV and SDTR Marine Collaborate on CCS Feasibility Study for Bulk Carrier

(IN BRIEF) DNV and SDTR Marine, a Singapore-based shipping company, have joined forces in a Joint Development Project (JDP) to conduct a feasibility study on Carbon Capture and Storage (CCS) for SDTR Marine’s 85,000 dwt Kamsarmax bulk carrier. The collaboration … Read the full press release

Alfa Laval and WinGD Forge Partnership to Accelerate Ammonia-Fueled Engine Development for Carbon-Free Shipping

(IN BRIEF) Alfa Laval, a leading provider of separation and fluid handling solutions, is teaming up with Swiss engine designer WinGD to advance the development of ammonia as a future fuel for marine vessels. As part of their ongoing ammonia … Read the full press release

DHL’s Remarkable Shipping Feats of 2023: From Manatees to Wind Turbine Blades

(IN BRIEF) DHL, the global logistics leader, showcased its extraordinary shipping accomplishments in 2023. These included flying manatees over 1,000 miles for rescue, shipping five locomotives from the USA to Peru, delivering a key to save a bird, transporting bobsleds … Read the full press release

DHL’s Hillebrand Gori to Ensure Smooth Wine Logistics for International Wine Challenge

(IN BRIEF) Hillebrand Gori, a subsidiary of DHL, has formed a strategic partnership with the International Wine Challenge (IWC) to become its logistics partner. Starting in 2024, Hillebrand Gori will handle the transportation of all consolidated wine samples for the … Read the full press release

Maersk and Goldwind Sign Groundbreaking Green Methanol Offtake Agreement for Sustainable Shipping

(IN BRIEF) A.P. Moller – Maersk has entered into an offtake agreement with Goldwind, a leading global clean energy developer, marking a significant milestone in the global shipping industry’s adoption of green methanol. This long-term agreement extends into the next … Read the full press release

DHL Express Inaugurates Upgraded Central Asia Hub in Hong Kong with EUR 562 Million Investment

(IN BRIEF) DHL Express has unveiled its expanded Central Asia Hub (CAH) in Hong Kong, marking its largest infrastructure investment in the Asia Pacific region to date, totaling EUR 562 million. The CAH is one of three global hubs connecting … Read the full press release

Azane Fuel Solutions Receives 5.4 Million EUR Investment for Ammonia Bunkering Units

(IN BRIEF) Yara Growth Ventures and Navigator Holdings have invested 5.4 million EUR in Azane Fuel Solutions, a Norwegian ammonia bunkering startup. Azane aims to construct the world’s first ammonia bunkering network, starting with its first bunkering unit in Norway, … Read the full press release

DHL Supply Chain Expands E-Commerce Fulfillment Network with Fourth German Warehouse

(IN BRIEF) DHL Supply Chain has expanded its DHL Fulfillment Network (DFN) by commissioning its fourth e-commerce warehouse in Euskirchen, Germany. This facility will store, pick, pack, and ship orders for a wide range of customers, from large enterprises to … Read the full press release

DNV’s Onboard Carbon Capture and Storage Guidelines Pave the Way for Safer and Greener Shipping

(IN BRIEF) DNV, a prominent maritime classification company, has released new guidelines for the safe installation of onboard carbon capture and storage (OCCS) systems on ships. These guidelines come at a critical time when the shipping industry faces increasing pressure … Read the full press release

Hapag-Lloyd Announces Leadership Transition: Joerg Sonne Assumes Role as Senior Managing Director for Region North Europe

(IN BRIEF) Hapag-Lloyd, a global container shipping company, has announced executive changes with Joerg Sonne appointed as the Senior Managing Director for Region North Europe, replacing Martin Rolf, who will transition to the role of Managing Director Human Resources. Sonne … Read the full press release

Alfa Laval joins global initiative to address hard-to-abate CO2 emissions

(IN BRIEF) Alfa Laval has joined the First Movers Coalition (FMC), a global initiative launched by the World Economic Forum (WEF) to decarbonize hard-to-abate CO2-emitting industries and long-distance transport. The FMC focuses on seven sectors, including aluminium, aviation, chemicals, concrete, … Read the full press release

Norway and India Partner to Drive Green Shipping Industry Forward

(IN BRIEF) A report commissioned by the Royal Norwegian Consulate General in Mumbai, titled “Indian Coastal Green Shipping Programme,” highlights India’s commitment to sustainability in its maritime industry. The report, produced by DNV, offers recommendations based on Norway’s experience in … Read the full press release

2 December 2022: DNV re-certifies Hapag-Lloyd for its continuous compliance with the DNV Excellence 5 Star Award

(PRESS RELEASE) BÆRUM, 2-Dec-2022 — /EuropaWire/ — DNV, the independent energy expert and assurance provider, has announced that HapagLloyd (ETR: HLAG), one of the world’s leading liner shipping companies, has been given the the DNV Excellence 5 Star Award for … Read the full press release

DNV to co-establish a new Technical Innovation Centre with focus on decarbonization and digitalization of shipping in Shenzhen, China

(PRESS RELEASE) BÆRUM, 18-Nov-2022 — /EuropaWire/ — DNV, the independent energy expert and assurance provider, has announced the launch of a new Technical Innovation Centre with focus on decarbonization and digitalization of shipping in Shenzhen, China in cooperation with China … Read the full press release

Major maritime players cooperate over driving the reduction of greenhouse gases in shipping as part of an industry-first project

(PRESS RELEASE) BÆRUM, 17-Nov-2022 — /EuropaWire/ — DNV, the independent energy expert and assurance provider, has announced that it is cooperating with BHP, an Australian multinational mining, metals and petroleum public company, and China Merchants Energy Shipping (CMES), a Shanghai … Read the full press release

Danish Novo Nordisk to use millions of liters of sustainable aviation fuel to replace fossil fuel for all Kuehne+Nagel air freight shipments in 2022

12 million litres of SAF (sustainable aviation fuel) to minimise environmental impact of Novo Nordisk air freight globally Sustainable fuel offering to support customers’ pledge for carbon-neutral shipping Advocating for more sustainable fuel production and use (PRESS RELEASE) SCHINDELLEGI, 20-Oct-2022 … Read the full press release

New Electronic Trade Documents Bill in the UK to eliminate needless paperwork and bureaucracy in the country’s international trade

(PRESS RELEASE) LONDON, 13-Oct-2022 — /EuropaWire/ — The government of the United Kingdom, along with the Law Commission for England & Wales together with the Territorial Offices and Devolved Administrations have announced a new Electronic Trade Documents Bill, expected to … Read the full press release

Hyundai Heavy Industries to build 6 new vessels that can sail on green methanol for A.P. Moller – Maersk

(PRESS RELEASE) COPENHAGEN, 5-Oct-2022 — /EuropaWire/ — A.P. Moller – Maersk (CPH: MAERSK-B), a global leader in container shipping, has announced that the company has placed an order for further six large ocean-going vessels that can sail on green methanol … Read the full press release

Samsung Heavy Industries to deploy BASF’s OASE® blue technology in assessing the feasibility of capturing CO2 onboard maritime vessels

Supporting International Maritime Organization’s target to reduce carbon intensity of international shipping by at least 40% by 2030 BASF’s OASE® blue technology contributing to sustainability and cost savings for CO2 capture in flue gas application Samsung Heavy Industry to evaluate feasibility of … Read the full press release

Deutsche Post announces the addition of the 20,000th e-vehicle to its delivery fleet along with massive investments in sustainability

At Post & Parcel Germany, e-mobility and green infrastructure are the focus of spending this year World’s largest e-vehicle fleet: 20,000th electric vehicle delivered in Germany put into operation today in Berlin Fleet of (bio)gas-powered trucks to grow to more … Read the full press release

Deutsche Post annonce l’ajout du 20 000e véhicule électrique à sa flotte de livraison ainsi que des investissements massifs dans le développement durable

Chez Post & Parcel Germany, la mobilité électrique et les infrastructures vertes sont au centre des dépenses cette année La plus grande flotte de véhicules électriques au monde : le 20 000e véhicule électrique livré en Allemagne mis en service … Read the full press release

Admiral Container Lines adds APM Terminals Castellón and two Israeli ports to its TMM service

(PRESS RELEASE) THE HAGUE, 9-May-2022 — /EuropaWire/ — APM Terminals, an operator of one of the world’s most comprehensive port and integrated inland service networks and part of Maersk, has announced that its APM Terminals Castellón has been added to … Read the full press release

Admiral Container Lines suma APM Terminals Castellón y dos puertos israelíes a su servicio TMM

(COMUNICADO DE PRENSA) THE HAGUE, 9-May-2022 — /EuropaWire/ — APM Terminals, operador de una de las redes portuarias y de servicios terrestres integrados más completas del mundo y parte de Maersk, ha anunciado que su APM Terminales Castellón se suma … Read the full press release

Gasum to deliver LNG (liquified natural gas) for maritime customers in Belgium

(PRESS RELEASE) ESPOO, 26-Apr-2022 — /EuropaWire/ — Gasum, a Finnish government-owned energy company, has announced it will be delivering  LNG (liquified natural gas) for maritime customers in Belgium as the company obtained a distribution license for LNG on the Belgian … Read the full press release

Gasum fournira du GNL (gaz naturel liquéfié) aux clients maritimes en Belgique

(COMMUNIQUÉ DE PRESSE) ESPOO, 26-Apr-2022 — /EuropaWire/ — Gasum, une société d’énergie appartenant au gouvernement finlandais, a annoncé qu’elle allait livrer du GNL (gaz naturel liquéfié) à des clients maritimes en Belgique, l’entreprise ayant obtenu une licence de distribution de … Read the full press release

DNV white paper: Navies across the world face growing societal pressure to reduce their environmental footprint

(PRESS RELEASE) BÆRUM, 20-Apr-2022 — /EuropaWire/ — DNV, the independent energy expert and assurance provider, has announced the release of its new white paper with focus on how naval vessels can minimize their environmental impact without increasing their operational vulnerability. … Read the full press release

The Marine Innovation Summit 2022 hosted by Alfa Laval will focus on the challenges and opportunities ahead as the shipping world pursues bold sustainability targets

(PRESS RELEASE) LUND, 22-Mar-2022 — /EuropaWire/ — Alfa Laval, a world leader in heat transfer, centrifugal separation and fluid handling, has announced its Marine Innovation Summit 2022 will be held on 29 March 2022 virtually with the registration, free of … Read the full press release

Hapag-Lloyd: THE Alliance trabajará con una red de servicio mejorada a partir de la primavera de 2022 para abordar las interrupciones y los cuellos de botella en puertos clave de todo el mundo

(COMUNICADO DE PRENSA) HAMBURGO, 15-Feb-2022 — /EuropaWire/ — Hapag-Lloyd (ETR: HLAG), una de las principales compañías de transporte marítimo de línea del mundo, ha anunciado que la configuración de la red de THE Alliance se ha reconfigurado para garantizar una … Read the full press release

Hapag-Lloyd: THE Alliance will work with an enhanced service network from spring 2022 to address disruptions and bottlenecks in key ports worldwide

(PRESS RELEASE) HAMBURG, 15-Feb-2022 — /EuropaWire/ — Hapag-Lloyd (ETR: HLAG), one of the world’s leading liner shipping companies, has announced that the setup of THE Alliance’s network has been reconfigured to ensure a comprehensive port coverage. The enhanced service setup … Read the full press release

TotalEnergies completes Marseille’s first LNG bunkering operation of a containership via its second chartered LNG bunker vessel

(PRESS RELEASE) PARIS, 24-Jan-2022 — /EuropaWire/ — TotalEnergies (EPA: TTE), one of the seven “supermajor” oil companies, and CMA CGM, a French container transportation and shipping company, have announced the launch of Marseilles’ inaugural ship-to-containership Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) bunkering … Read the full press release

Ørsted to buy 45 percent stake in what could become the world’s first large-scale sustainable e-methanol project

(PRESS RELEASE) FREDERICIA, 12-Jan-2022 — /EuropaWire/ — Ørsted (CPH: ORSTED), a Danish leading operator of offshore and onshore wind farms, solar farms, energy storage facilities, and bioenergy plants, has announced it will acquire 45 percent stake in FlagshipONE e-methanol project … Read the full press release

Deutsche Post makes its entire mail transport greener

This now makes letter mail more climate friendly for private customers as well. (PRESS RELEASE) BONN, 3-Jan-2022 — /EuropaWire/ — Deutsche Post DHL Group (ETR: DPW), a German multinational package delivery and supply chain management company, has announced it will … Read the full press release

International sourcing and shipping trends with potentially high financial impact for U.S. importers – Maersk Customs Services USA

(PRESS RELEASE) FLORHAM PARK, New Jersey, U.S.A., 30-Nov-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — A.P. Moller – Maersk, a global leader in container shipping, has announced that Maersk Customs Services USA, its customs compliance and clearances service for the US, has released current … Read the full press release

Kuehne+Nagel offers carbon neutral transport option with the launch of new SAF add-on

Kuehne+Nagel becomes the first air logistics provider to offer customers sustainable fuel option for all shipments Choice of Sustainable Aviation Fuel (SAF) add-on available on all customer quoting channels Instant calculation of SAF on a per kg basis for a … Read the full press release

New Joint Collaboration Space in Shanghai by DNV, Atlas Corp. and Seaspan extends their partnership into onshore and offshore renewable energies, decarbonization and digitalization

(PRESS RELEASE) BÆRUM, Norway, 29-Oct-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — DNV, the independent energy expert and assurance provider, has announced the establishment of a new Joint Collaboration Space (JCS) in Shanghai, China, together with Atlas Corp, a leading global asset management company, … Read the full press release

Thetius / Inmarsat report: COVID-19 seens as universal disruptor and catalyst for digital transformation in the shipping industry

‘A Changed World’ details the fast tracking of IoT-based solutions in post-pandemic world (PRESS RELEASE) LONDON, 13-Oct-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Inmarsat (LSE: ISAT), the world leader in global, mobile satellite communications, has released a new report that looks into how the … Read the full press release