Hapag-Lloyd informs of a 30-day delay at Lagos

German carrier Hapag-Lloyd revealed that they’re facing an ongoing delay at ports in and around Lagos in Nigeria, which led to the company adding two additional ships to their service. Specifically, the shipping line stated that the waiting times at APMT (Apapa) and TICT (Tincan) continue to exceed 30 and 20 days, respectively.

Hapag-Lloyd, Maersk, MSC sign space charter agreement

Hapag-Lloyd recently announced its collaboration with the 2M Alliance members, Maersk and Mediterranean Shipping Company (MSC). Specifically, companies signed a space charter agreement which will further allow Hapag-Lloyd’s entrance into selected services of 2M on the Asia-North Europe trade.

Hapag-Lloyd’s profit outlook overshadowed by IMO 2020

According to Reuters, the tighten rules on ship’s sulphur emissions set by IMO from 1st January 2020, burden the profit outlook for Germany’s container shipping line “Hapag-Lloyd” for this year, after its successful year of 2019.

Hapag Lloyd launches Indian Ocean-EU service line

Hapag-Lloyd announced its plan to boost its position in the Indian Ocean by launching a new service to connect the region to Northern Europe. The South-East-India – Europe Express service line will launch in October 2019.

US investigation clears major shipping companies

Two of the biggest container shipping companies, Maersk and the Mediterranean Shipping Company, were cleared in an investigation of the sector by the US Department of Justice, on Tuesday February 26. If the investigation was to charge the companies, it could have imposed large fines at a time when the container sector faces many difficulties due to slowing global economic growth.

Hapag-Lloyd deploys vessel to handle shipment of broken down ship

According to Hapag-Lloyd’s statement, the company sent ‘Nordviolet’ in Venice, to take over shipments on the line’s Adria Express, since ‘Sadt Dresden’ suffered main engine failure when docking. The latter, unloaded its boxes to Venice, for Nordviolet to transfer them.

New vessel sharing deal for Asia to west Latin America

German Hapag-Lloyd has reached an agreement with Geneva-based Mediterranean Shipping Company, the Japanese joint venture Ocean Network Express and South Korean Hyundai Merchant Marine, to restructure its Asia to West Coast of South America services, starting from 1 April 2018.


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