THERE is still confusion among terminal operators and shippers on how individual countries will enforce the new International Maritime Organisation (IMO) rules, effective July 1, that require shippers to provide the verified gross mass (VGM) of containers before loading.
IN a bid to operate one of the newest and most competitive reefer container fleets in the liner shipping industry, NYK has ordered 5,500 technologically advanced 40-foot refrigerated (reefer) containers. Delivery of the new units has already commenced.
JAPANESE shipping giant NYK has become a member of the Maritime Anti-Corruption Network (MACN), a global business network that works toward realising fair trade in the entire shipping industry, the company announced.
NYK car carrier rescues 336 from vessel in Mediterranean Sea
THE 71,177-gross ton Hermes Leader, a car carrier operated by NYK Line, was been involved in a rescue operation of 336 passengers in the Mediterranean Sea.
STATE-OWNED CITIC (China International Trust and Investment Corporation) said that its banking, securities, trust and construction divisions will invest CNY700 billion (US$112.79 billion) to support China’s new “One Belt, One Road” initiative.
JAPANESE shipping giant NYK will join five other shipping companies – CMA-CGM, Hamburg Sud, Hapag-Lloyd, China Shipping, and USAC – to start a new service in July linking Asia and the east coast of South America in two loops.