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Hapag-Lloyd able to restart operations to the Port of Beirut

Container cranes. Rubble. Soldier. Gun

PortandTerminal.com, August 12, 2020 Hapag-Lloyd is the first shipping line to confirm that it will restart its services to the Port of Beirut | Reports damage to the container terminal to be only minor BEIRUT – Hapag-Lloyd announced yesterday that it will immediately reinstate its services to the Port of Beirut, Lebanon and that it is accepting bookings for cargo …

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Two US-flagged Hapag-Lloyd box ships quarantined after positive COVID-19 tests

Hapag Lloyd container ship

PortandTerminal.com, July 15, 2020 Hapag-Lloyd has announced positive COVID-19 cases on board two of its U.S.-flagged ships NORFOLK – Hapag-Lloyd has announced positive COVID-19 cases on board two of its U.S.-flagged container ships. The German container shipping group said the cases were confirmed on the Philadelphia Express and St. Louis Express, both deployed on its Atlantic Loop 3 (AL3) service. …

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Hapag-Lloyd warns it may bypass Port of Halifax due to rail blockades

Hapag-Lloyd container ship seen from the bow with tugboat

PortandTerminal.com, February 21, 2020 Another large shipping line that calls on Halifax is prepared to route cargo away from the city’s port because Indigenous protests have paralyzed the rail system in eastern Canada. HALIFAX, NOVA SCOTIA – German-headquartered Hapag-Lloyd told its customers in a notice Wednesday on its website that may bypass the Port of Halifax unless there is a resolution to the …

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Mega madness? Hapag-Lloyd plans to order six 23,000-teu container ships

Hapag-Lloyd container ship viewed from stern at sea with city skyline visible off starboard

PortandTerminal.com, February 12, 2020 In order to match both alliance partners and competitors, Hapag-Lloyd plans to order six new 23,000-teu container ships. Some say that it makes no sense. HAMBURG, GERMANY – A Hapag-Lloyd spokesperson confirmed on the Danish website ShippingWatch today that the shipping line plans to order 23,000-teu container ships. READ: Introducing the world’s largest container ship. Does …

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Trucker shortage in Japan causing serious port delays

PortandTerminal.com, November 11, 2019 Japan is dealing with a major shortage of truck drivers, with three open jobs for every applicant. The lack of truck drivers is now causing shipping companies such as Hapag-Lloyd serious delays at Japanese ports TOKYO, JAPAN – Hapag-Lloyd is reporting that a serious trucker shortage in Japan is affecting the delivery of import/export containers to …

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Some companies don’t care about the Arctic. We’re going to start calling them out

If any CMA CGM or Hapag-Lloyd managers are reading this, we would like to offer you one month’s free advertising on PortandTerminal.com as our small way of saying thank you for your courage. DP World? It’s going to cost you triple. PortandTerminal.com, October 6, 2019 MOSCOW – While some major shipping companies are outspokenly refusing to ship cargo through the …

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Hapag-Lloyd ships will not use Arctic Sea Routes

PortandTerminal.com, October 4, 2019 German shipping major Hapag-Lloyd will not use the Arctic shipping passages which are now open as the sea ice in the Arctic is melting. “Hapag-Lloyd does not use the Northwest Passage or the Northeast Passage as shipping routes right now, nor are there any plans to do so in the future,” Jörg Erdmann, Senior Director Sustainability at …

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Hapag-Lloyd to Fine Shippers for Misdeclared Hazardous Cargoes

container ship docked at port

PortandTerminal.com, August 7, 2019 German shipping major Hapag-Lloyd revealed its plans to implement a penalty of USD 15,000 per container for misdeclared hazardous cargoes. HAMBURG, GERMANY – The company said that the measure would be effective as of September 15, 2019, and was introduced “in the overall interest of safe operation on board.” The move comes on the back of a …

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WATCH: Hapag-Lloyd tests ship painting robots

PortandTerminal.com, July 10, 2019 German container shipping company Hapag-Lloyd revealed it is currently testing ship-painting robots with nine of its ships. HAMBURG, GERMANY – With the help of robots that replace traditional application by hand, Hapag-Lloyd said it is possible to improve the quality of ship painting and shorten the docking time. The automated painting system from the Austrian manufacturer …

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Four months late, burnt Yantian Express finally makes it to its Halifax destination

PortandTerminal.com, May 21, 2019 Halifax, Nova Scotia – Four months after a severe blaze ripped through it the Yantian Express container ship has finally reached its Canadian destination, delivering some of the containers that survived the fire. The Hapag-Lloyd vessel arrived here in the Port of Halifax on the eastern seaboard of Canada yesterday, having spent nearly four months in Freeport, Bahamas. …

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