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Inchcape Shipping Services acquires Kennedy Hunter NV port agency in Belgium

eBlue_economy_Inchcape Shipping Services acquires Kennedy

Inchcape appointed exclusive port agents for Superyachts at Old Doha Port Inchcape Shipping Services Holdings Limited (Inchcape) registered in England has signed an agreement to acquire Kennedy Hunter NV in Belgium from Conti-Lines Group (formerly Conti7). The 100% acquisition of Kennedy Hunter NV delivers Inchcape’s strategic ambition to grow in …

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OOCL Adopts Electronic Bill of Lading to Enhance Supply Chain Efficiency

eBlue_economy_OOCL Adopts Electronic Bill of Lading to Enhance Supply Chain Efficiency

Orient Overseas Container Line (“OOCL”) is switching to Electronic Bills of Lading (“eBL”), in order to enhance the efficiency of the global supply chain, reduce the carbon footprint of each shipment, and bring customers the ultimate shipping experience.  OOCL’s eBL solution is powered by digital solutions provider IQAX Limited, and …

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Maersk and SEED Ventures collaborate to improve agricultural exports from Pakistan

eBlue_economy_Maersk and SEED Ventures collaborate to improve agricultural exports from Pakistan

Karachi: Maersk Pakistan Private Limited (Maersk) and SEED Ventures have joined hands by signing a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU), to launch Pakistan Agripreneurship Challenge (PAC). PAC is an Agri-value chain intervention challenge that aims to improve the quality of Pakistan’s agricultural produce and explore new global markets for Pakistan’s agriculture …

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Xeneta container rates alert: long-term shipping rates finally peak, but now stand 112% up year-on-year

eBlue_economy_Xeneta container rates aler_ long-term shipping rates finally peak, but now stand 112% up year-on-year

Oslo, Norway – Despite another slew of rises in long-term contracted ocean freight rates across key global trade corridors, month-on-month growth is slowing – and spot rates continue to weaken – suggesting prices may have peaked. However, according to the latest Xeneta Shipping Index (XSI®), which crowd-sources real-time data from …

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NYK and Shin-Nippon Kaiyosha Start Japan’s First 100% Biofuel Supply Trial for Ships

eblue_economy_NYK and Shin-Nippon Kaiyosha Start Japan's First 100% Biofuel Supply Trial for Ships

Nippon Yusen Kabushiki Kaisha (hereinafter, NYK) and NYK Group company Shin-Nippon Kaiyosha Corporation (hereinafter, Shin-Nippon Kaiyosha) have started test navigation using Neste Renewable Diesel (hereinafter, NesteRD) supplied by Itochu Enex Co. Ltd. (hereinafter, Itochu Enex) in tugboats operated by Shin-Nippon Kaiyosha. This is the first case in Japan of a …

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