CMA CGM News – CMA CGM to reshuffle its services linking East Med countries, Malta & Libya effective from 6th November, 2023

As there are always BETTER WAYS to address a market, CMA CGM – Short Sea Lines Division is pleased to announce the reshuffling of our TULYB, GTL and GETEX services as from WEEK 45 between TURKEY | GREECE| CYPRUS | EGYPT | LEBANON | MALTA | LIBYA. New TULYB set up will address the Turkey – Greece/Piraeus – Cyprus – Egypt – Libya markets. New GTL set up […]

CMA CGM News – Terminal Handling Charges in Jebel Ali, UAE from 1st November, 2023

CMA CGM informs its customers that the Terminal Handling Charges (THC) in Jebel Ali, UAE, will be collected by the terminal directly from customers as from November 1st, 2023 for import as well as export shipments. Please do not hesitate to contact your usual local sales team for further information. All images are of the 2007 built 191 metres […]

RoRo Vessels – MSC BRIDGE

One of the Italian built ships that had an interesting shipping history so far is the 1998 built roll on roll off (RoRo) vessel MSC BRIDGE. She was built in Italy by Esercizio Cantieri at Viareggio as STENA AUSONIA. Between 1998 and 2002 she was chartered to Britain’s Royal Fleet Auxiliary renamed RFA SEA CENTURION A 98 […]

Military Nostalgia – Dark Class Gunboats at Malta

A total of 27 Dark Class Fast Attack Craft were ordered for the Royal Navy between December 1951 and January 1952 , but only 18 were completed, the remainder being cancelled in 1955. Fitted with 2 shaft Napier Deltic 16 cylinder diesels, the Dark Class were the first diesel engined fast patrol boats, the earlier […]