Rescue on the High Seas

While Hapag Lloyd’s "Barzan" was just transiting the Indian Ocean en route from Singapore to the Suez Canal, its Master received a satellite call from MRCC Mumbai requesting him to proceed to the position LAT 10° 57.1'N LON 061°33.4'E where the M/V Galini had reported a man overboard (MOB). Immediately the position of the distress was plotted on the ECDIS and the vessel proceeded at full speed towards the distress ... [+]

Hapag Lloyd reroutes European container service to JAXPORT

Hapag Lloyd has temporarily rerouted a European-US container service through the Jacksonville Port Authority (JAXPORT). The change is part of an effort to “optimize our service portfolio, stabilize schedules and adapt to market needs,” according to Hapag Lloyd. Hapag Lloyd’s Atlantic Loop 3 (AL3) rotation will begin calling JAXPORT’s TraPac Container ... [+]

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