CMA CGM News – PSS – From Indian Subcontinent (except Bangladesh), Middle East Gulf, Red Sea & Egypt to US East Coast & US Gulf from 15th June, 2024

In a continued effort to provide reliable and efficient service, CMA CGM informs its customers of the following Peak Season Surcharge: From June 15th, 2024 (loading date) until further notice: – Origin range: From Indian Subcontinent (except Bangladesh), Middle East Gulf, Red Sea & Egypt – Destination range: To US East Coast & US Gulf – Cargo: all […]

CMA CGM News – FAK Rates – From Asia to North Europe from 1st June, 2024

Please find the new applicable CMA CGM Freight All Kinds (FAK) rates (*) as follows as from June 1st, 2024 (loading date) until further notice:   20’GP 40’GP/40’HC/40’REEFER Asia to North Europe USD 3,200 USD 6,000   Base port to base port rates. Out-ports are subject to usual TAO/TAD. These new FAK rates will apply as follows: […]

Naval News – Iran Converts Containership into Drone Carrier

To add to merchant shipping’s long list of concerns surrounding the security situation in the Middle East, Iran is readying to launch the first drone carrier – SHAHID BAGHERI a former containership. She was built in South Korea by Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI) in 2000 as the 3,280 TEU container ship IRAN ASFAHAN. Trading until […]

Towage – Disabled Suezmax tanker GULF SCANDIC towed to Malta – June 2007

On Saturday 9th June, 2007 the 1984 built 274 metres crude oil tanker GULF SCANDIC reported that she had engine failure off Pantelleria Island in the Mediterranean Sea. After few hours, Tug Malta 1998 built tugboat SEA SALVOR was dispatched and commenced towing the next day on Sunday 10th June. Towage arrived 3 miles off […]

Aerial Photography – Crude Oil Tanker FRANKOPAN

One of the Croatian Ships trading around, the 250 metres crude oil tanker FRANKOPAN, part of the Shipping Company – Tankerska Plovidba based in Zadar was photographed from the air by MALTA SHIP PHOTOS (MSPAP). She was leaving within territorial waters (wtw) after she left drydocking at Palumbo Malta Shipyard. As a company, it’s been […]

Bunkering – DONGBANG GIANT No 1

The South Korean flag and owned deck cargo ship DONGBANG GIANT No 1 called offshore Malta for uplifting bunkers on Sunday 7th May, 2023. She arrived at Bunkering Area 3 around 1240 hrs for bunkering operation by Zeta Energy tanker LEYONA of which she received fresh water, stores and provision. She was built in South […]