French shipping company CMA-CGM has announced construction of the first of a series of 28 container vessels for the Asian coast that have a capacity of 9,400 to 10,900 containers.
CMA-CGM said that this type of ship is the first built by the Chinese company DSIC (Dalian PRC) and are 300 meters long and 48 meters wide, a design to maximize load capacity, but with the latest technology.
The French shipping company reported that 28 [...]
The Minister of Foreign Affairs and Vice-president of Panama, Isabel De Saint Malo de Alvarado, is promoting a bill to reform the way Panamanian consulates work, so that the money they receive for registering ships will be passed directly to the national treasury.
Saint Malo said during the installation of the Foreign Affairs Commission of the National Assembly, that the Panamanian merchant navy finally belongs to the Panamanian State and that the resources it generates [...]
Maersk Line announced it is working on alternative plans to reduce costs and address overcapacity in the market for maritime freight.
This comes after Chinese regulators unexpectedly blocked the alliance of the world’s three largest container shipping companies, known as the P3 alliance.
The decision of the Chinese Ministry of Commerce was a surprise to Maersk and other participants in the P3 alliance – the Swiss Mediterranean Shipping Company (MSC) and CMA CGM of France, [...]
The Specialist Maritime Inspectorate of Belgium (BMI), completed an audit monitoring at the Panama International Maritime University (UMIP) on content, curriculum, infrastructure and technology applied (simulators) and system quality of the university.
The objective of the audit was to verify compliance with the standards and regulations that qualifies the UMIP as a certified training center for BMI.
To carry out the audit process efficiently and smoothly, all university bodies participated.
BMI recognized the UMIP as [...]