Having handled more than a million port calls, Wilhelmsen has established itself as the globally leading provider of ships agency services. On 7 June, Wilhelmsen Port Services is announced during the Posidonia tradeshow in Athens. Port Services sets a unique course for the future of the ships agency industry and the entire port ecosystem. One of the key steps taken already is to establish and internal incubator for new innovations and solutions, building on their reliable network and heritage, expanding far beyond agency. With several initiatives already in the market, Wilhelmsen Port Services is actively driving disruption, shaping tomorrow’s port experience today.
Thordon Bearings has today welcomed the announcement by classification society ABS to award Approval in Principle to the “sterntube-less ship” concept developed in cooperation with the Shanghai Merchant Ship Design & Research Institute (SDARI), the National Technical University of Athens (NTUA) and Thordon Bearings Inc.
Norfolk Southern Corporation today announced OceaNS Bridge Express, a new partnership with Hapag-Lloyd, Union Pacific Railroad, and the Port of Virginia to provide expedited service from the East Coast to the Western United States, giving shippers a new option to reach West Coast markets.
Effective July 1st, 2022, following the announcement from the Northwest Seaport Alliance, a new container facility charge will apply for all rail moves via Seattle & Tacoma. MSC has filed a container facility charge in Seattle & Tacoma for all rail moves via/to mentioned ports.