ONE has made an investment in its reefer business segment with a new order of 14,000 state of the art, advanced generation refrigerated containers (13,000 x 40 foot and 1,000 x 20 foot units).
In June 2018 Arkon Allied Container (AAC) was founded by Arkon Shipping together with the shipping companies Jüngerhans, Wessels, HS Schiffahrt, Nordic and Jebsen as well as the chartering specialists Ole Gabs and Wolfgang Klodwig.
China’s General Administration of Customs announced a new policy for customs declarations on 21 June, scheduled to be enforced as from 1 August 2018. Some traders in the market think the policy will restrict export business, while other traders consider that the new controls can be managed.
Cosco Shipping’s operations in the United States were hit by a cyber attack yesterday, affecting the company’s daily operations.
China’s anti-monopoly bureau has given the green light to COSCO’s $6.3bn takeover of OOIL, including its container arm, OOCL.
Chinese domestic container shipping operator Yangpu Sinowell Shipping is now in deep financial trouble with the company’s shipping business suspended due to its business partners taking legal action against the company.
Due to the civil unrest in Yemen, a number of shipping companies urgently announcing that stop receiving goods destined for Yemen.