Tag archives: 2014

Nippon Foundation’s Sasakawa receives International Maritime Prize

Mr. Yohei Sasakawa, Chairman of the Nippon Foundation, has received the 2014 International Maritime Prize for his contribution to the work of the International Maritime Organization (IMO) over many years ...

Global demand for cruising surpasses 22 million passengers

Global demand for cruising reached 22.04 million passengers in 2014, up 68 percent from 13.1 million passengers in 2004, according to a new study from Cruise Lines International ...

Moore Stephens reports small decline in 2014 ship operating costs

International accountant and shipping consultant Moore Stephens says total annual operating costs in the shipping industry fell by an average of 0.8% in 2014. This compares with the 0 ...

Eurogate: Strategy successfully confirmed: operating profit up by 10.2%

The EUROGATE Group can look back on a successful business performance in 2014. The Company increased operating profit (EBIT) by 10.2% to EUR 76.5 million (previous year: EUR ...

Antwerp gets off to another strong start after a record 2014

The port of Antwerp handled a freight volume of 51,023,670 tonnes in the first three months of this year, 5.9% more than in the same period last ...

Maersk Line reports very satisfactory 2014 results: a USD 2,341 million profit

Maersk Line delivers a 2014 result that is USD 831 million higher than 2013. Maersk Line achieved this by lower unit cost and increasing volumes while the rates decreased by ...

Abu Dhabi Port celebrates record year for cargo

Abu Dhabi Ports handled more cargo last year than ever before.  Both the number of containers handled through Khalifa Port and the volume of general and bulk cargo handled through ...

Port of Hamburg achieves best-ever throughput in 2014

With total throughput of 145.7 million tons, representing growth of 4.8 percent, the Port of Hamburg achieved its best-ever result in 2014. Up by 6.1 percent at ...

ClassNK announces record 2014

ClassNK has announced its registration totals for 2014. Over the course of the year, 833 new vessels with a combined total of 21,466,272 gt joined its register, marking ...

Port of Antwerp handles 199 million tonnes of freight in 2014

The port of Antwerp handled 199,012,082 tonnes of freight in 2014, a rise of 4.3% compared with the previous year. The new record that was already announced ...

RS reports 2014 results

The year 2014, the 101st year in the activities of Russian Maritime Register of Shipping (RS), an internationally recognised classification society, was a landmark year. The construction of the world ...

Port of Singapore continues good growth in 2014

In 2014, the Port of Singapore achieved good growth in annual vessel arrival tonnage, and container and cargo throughput. The Singapore Registry of Ships grew steadily and ranks among the ...

Throughput port of Rotterdam up 1%

In 2014, the throughput in the port of Rotterdam went up 1% to 445 million tonnes. The different market sectors performed quite dissimilar. The container sector, up by 5.8 ...

SE Asia tanker hijacks rose in 2014 despite global drop in sea piracy, IMB report reveals

 

Attacks against small tankers off South East Asia’s coasts caused a rise in global ship hijackings, up to 21 in 2014 from 12 in 2013, despite piracy at sea ...

Wood Mackenzie: Global LNG industry review in 2014

The LNG industry celebrated its 50th birthday in 2014 but while the industry may have matured, Wood Mackenzie finds in its annual review that it's still not short of ...

Amsterdam port region posts record 1.7% transhipment increase in 2014

The seaports in the North Sea Canal Area, which includes the ports of Amsterdam, IJmuiden, Beverwijk and Zaanstad, realised record transhipment of more than 97.4 million tonnes in 2014 ...

The shipping market in 2014 and looking forward

2014 started with plenty of optimism for a considerably better global economy and an improved shipping market. Things turned out somewhat differently. Adverse weather conditions in the US during winter ...

Shipping confidence drops to two-year low as concern mounts over cost of regulation

 

Overall confidence levels in the shipping industry fell during the three months to November 2014 to their lowest level for two years, according to the latest Shipping Confidence Survey from ...

MOL-operating coal carrier Soma Maru received ‘Bulk Ship of the Year’

Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, Ltd. (MOL) announced that the Soma Maru, the coal carrier which serves for Tohoku Electric Power Co., Inc. was named the “Bulk Ship of the ...

Hamburg Süd wins “Electrolux Supplier Award 2014”

Hamburg Süd has been honoured with the “Electrolux Supplier Award 2014” in the category “Global Logistics”. Presentation of the prize was held at Electrolux AB’s headquarters in Stockholm ...

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