The English Court of Appeal has recently confirmed that a ship sailing with a defective passage plan is considered unseaworthy, according to data provided by The London P&I Club.
CMA CGM’s CEO, Rodolphe Saadé announced that the company plans to have its energy supplies include 10% alternative fuels by 2023. He also informed that it plans to be carbon neutral by 2050.
Supported from the French government, CMA CGM landed a loan facility worth $1.1 billion, giving it more cash on hand as it struggles with the global decline in containerized cargo due to COVID-19.
An ultra-large containership belonging to CMA CGM is bypassing the Suez Canal while returning to Asia, adding about 3,000 miles and five days to the journey as impacts of COVID-19 and low oil prices ripple across the supply chains.
The CMA CGM containership Marco Polo had reported of a crewmember who was showing symptoms of the COVID-19; The updated information provided by the shipping company state that the crewmember was negatively tested.
A Liberian-flagged container ship ran aground near mile marker 81 of the Mississippi River, in the early morning hours of Friday, the US Coast Guard informed.
The European Commission informed that it has approved the acquisition of CMA CGM Port Terminals, based in France, and Terminal Link Holding, based in Singapore, by CMA CGM and China Merchants Port Holdings Company (CMPorts).
Container lines are cancelling the implemented surcharges for reefer containers that had Chinese ports as destinations, taking into consideration that the congestion caused by COVID-19 eases.
Following the market disruption after the COVID-19 (coronavirus) outbreak, ocean carrier CMA CGM reports that cargo operations at China’s major seaports are beginning to return to normal as public health restrictions related to the virus are eased.
CMA CGM is teaming up with Energy Observer, the first hydrogen-powered vessel to embark on a round-the-world voyage, sharing the common goal of a zero-emissions shipping industry. The Energy Observer project was the world’s first hydrogen-powered vessel, which was a former race boat powered with autonomous navigation with hydrogen.
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