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HMM starts tests of IoT technology for reefer containers

Barcelona, Spain (Ports Europe) September 1, 2017 – Hyundai Merchant Marine (HMM) has started a test of the Internet of Things (IoT) technology in its...

Trasmediterranea to start operating Barcelona-Menorca ferry line on Sep 19

Barcelona, Spain (Ports Europe) August 31, 2017 – Spanish company Trasmediterranea plans to launch a line connecting Barcelona to Menorca island twice a...

Trasmediterranea to operate Gandía-Ibiza service until Oct 1

Gandía, Spain (PortS Europe) August 29, 2017 – Spanish ferry company Trasmediterranea has extended the operation of the high-speed Gandía-Ibiza service...

MSC launches new service connecting Sines port to N Europe, S America

Sines, Portugal (Ports Europe) August 28, 2017 – The Mediterranean Shipping Company (MSC) is planning to launch a new service connecting Portugal’s...

PSA Voltri-Pra offers automated VERMAS data service

Genoa, Italy (Ports Europe) August 27, 2017 – From today, agents who collaborate with the PSA Voltri-Pra terminal have the possibility to...

CMA CGM adds Algeciras to new SIRIUS service

Marseille, France (Ports Europe) August 27, 2017 – The Sirius service connects ports on the East Coast of South America via the CMA CGM hub in Malta to...

CMA CGM adds Pecem port to SAFRAN service

Marseille, France (Ports Europe) August 27, 2017 – With the SAFRAN service, the CMA CGM Group will call at the port of Pecem, allowing  the company to...

Cepsa becomes first supplier of RMK500 marine fuel in the port of Barcelona

Barcelona, Spain (Ports Europe) August 25, 2017 – Cepsa, the energy company, has started marketing RMK500 fuel in the port of Barcelona to meet customer...

Milaha launches Qatar-Turkey reefer service

Izmir, Turkey (Ports Europe) August 24, 2017 – Qatar Navigation (Milaha), a maritime and logistics conglomerate based in Qatar, has started the first...

Arkas Morocco to operate news services locally

Tangier, Morocco (Ports Europe) August 24, 2017 – Arkas Morocco S.A., a subsidiary of Turkey’s Arkas Line (the brand name of Arkas Container...

Maersk Line updates Mediterranean services with more calls in Spain

Algeciras, Spain (Ports Europe) August 22, 2017 – In view of the continuous evolution of commercial conditions, Maersk Line announced that, starting in...

Maersk shifts strategy, remains in Vigo port

Vigo, Spain (Ports Europe) August 22, 2017 – When the definitive abandonment of Vigo port by Maersk was taken for granted, the Danish shipowner has...

Maersk Line confirms launch of Med-Montreal service 

Valencia, Spain (Ports Europe) August 21, 2017 – Maersk Line has confirmed the launch of a new service that will link Mediterranean ports with Canada. The...

COSCO starts operating MAF1 line

Valencia, Spain (Ports Europe) August 18, 2017 – COSCO Shipping Lines launched on August 17 its new service MAF1 between the main ports of the Mediterranean...

MSC launches service including call at Portugal’s Sines port

Sines, Portugal (Ports Europe) August 17, 2017 – The Mediterranean Shipping Company (MSC) has announced the launch of a service that connects the eastern...

Barcelona port boosts short sea shipping lines traffic

Barcelona, Spain (Ports Europe) August 16, 2017 – Barcelona port is offering more short sea shipping (SSS) lines with its main markets in Italy and North...

Baleària reinforces links to North Africa

Algeciras, Spain (Ports Europe) August 1, 2017 – Spanish ferry company Baleària has reinforced the services that connect with north Africa, both in terms of...

CMA CGM launches direct service to link Morocco and Algeria to the Black Sea

Marseille, France (Ports Europe) August 1, 2017 – The French CMA CGM Group is launching the Black Sea Med Express, created specifically to respond to the...

IndaMed – new container service from Malta Freeport

Freeport, Malta (Ports Europe) July 28, 2017 – A new weekly service IndaMed will call at Freeport, linking it with major ports in India, Pakistan,...

Shippers must register containers in advance to use Moroccan ports

Casablanca, Morocco (Ports Europe) July 26, 2017 – Effective August 1, only containers with advance notice of arrival filed sufficiently in advance via...

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