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  • 23 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    Germany-headquartered logistics service company Rhenus Group has taken a shareholding in compatriot Arkon Shipping in the form of a 40 percent increase in share capital, establishing a joint investment firm, Rhenus-Arkon-Shipinvest. The aim of the increase in capital and the formation of the joint investment company is to enable further expansion of the fleet of vessels being […]

  • 8 August 2018
    Business & Finance

    Arkon Shipping has teamed up with its compatriots to form Arkon Allied Container (AAC).

  • 2 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    A newly-established heavy-lift shipping and project transportation company named United Heavy Lift has entered the maritime market aiming to tap into the growing demand for heavy-lift transport. The company was founded in February 2015 by Lars Rolner, who previously held various executive positions in the heavy lift industry for over 30 years, and has officially been launched […]

  • 10 December 2014
    Business & Finance

    German shipbroker company Arkon Shipping announced launching of a new feeder service for heavy lift, project and break bulk cargo. The service has been developed by Arkon and the Polish freight forwarders BestLogistics, based in Szczecin. The Baltic Cargo Shuttle (BCS) consists of a heavy lifter MV “LYRA J” which can call all Baltic ports in maximum two […]

  • 18 November 2019
    Business & Finance

    Rhenus-Arkon-Shipinvest orders its first four environmentally friendly vessels.

  • 26 May 2020
    Business & Finance

    Norwegian short-sea operator Wilson ASA has signed a deal with German counterpart Arkon Shipping GmbH & Co. KG to make the largest short sea player in Europe. Under the deal, Wilson will take about 20 dry bulk carriers on a long-term lease from Arkons’ represented coaster fleet, including Hanse Eco newbuildings with delivery in 2 […]

  • 9 May 2014
    Vessels

    Containerships Ltd Oy, GNS Shipping/Nordic Hamburg, and ARKON Shipping said that they have ordered two dual-fuel engine-technology container ships. The ships, both of which will be delivered in the course of 2016, will use liquefied natural gas (LNG) but will also be able to burn conventional marine diesel oil/heavy fuel—hence the “dual-fuel engine-technology” label. Containerships […]

  • 2 April 2015

    Lars Rolner   Heavy lift and transportation universe has been expanded by a new member, United Heavy Lift. United Heavy Lift is a newly-established heavy lift shipping and project transportation company, founded by Lars Rolner, who previously held various executive positions in the heavy lift industry for over 30 years. Rolner was previously co-owner and Managing Director […]

  • 1 October 2015

    Multi-purpose heavy lift vessel Lena J hit a bridge on Wednesday while en route from Montreal to Colborne in the Saint Lawrence Seaway. “At approximately 12 noon on Wednesday, September 30, the vessel Lena J came into contact with Bridge 19 in Port Colborne, Ontario, which spans the Welland Canal. The cause of this incident is […]

  • 1 October 2015

    Multi-purpose heavy lift vessel Lena J hit a bridge on Wednesday while en route from Montreal to Colborne in the Saint Lawrence Seaway. “At approximately 12 noon on Wednesday, September 30, the vessel Lena J came into contact with Bridge 19 in Port Colborne, Ontario, which spans the Welland Canal. The cause of this incident is […]

  • 9 May 2014
    Business & Finance

    Containerships Ltd Oy, GNS Shipping/Nordic Hamburg, and ARKON Shipping  have ordered two state-of-the-art, dual-fuel engine-technology container ships. The new ships will feature innovative design elements for the European short-sea trade. Containerships will be chartering the ships over the long term, the owner and technical manager will be GNS Shipping/Nordic Hamburg, while Arkon will be the […]

  • 24 August 2016
    Business & Finance

    Dutch shipping company BG Freight Line, a fully owned subsidiary of Peel Ports Group, is to receive new tailor-made short sea container feeder vessels which would be deployed in the company’s Irish Sea Hub services. The four vessels, currently being built by China’s Zhoushan Changhong International Shipyard, are scheduled to enter service during 2018. The new green containerships, […]

  • 19 May 2014
    Business & Finance

    Containerships Ltd Oy, GNS Shipping/Nordic Hamburg, and ARKON Shipping confirmed to have ordered 2 two-plus-two, state-of-the-art, dual-fuel engine-technology container ships. The new ships will feature innovative design elements for the European short-sea trade. Containerships will be chartering the ships over the long term, the owner and technical manager will be GNS Shipping/Nordic Hamburg, while Arkon […]

  • 15 August 2011
    Business & Finance

      The latest container ship new building, completing the fleet of ships managed by Jüngerhans Maritime Services, has begun its maiden voyage from China to Europe with a full cargo of empty containers. Upon delivery of the vessel by Jiangdong shipyard located in the Chinese province of Wuhu, the journey first took it to Qingdao. […]

  • 31 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    Two high speed ferries collided while sailing out of Piraeus port, Greece on July 30, the Hellenic Coast Guard reports. The two ferries have been identified as Champion Jet-1, which had 297 passengers on board and Athina, which was carrying 60 passengers on board. As informed there were no injuries to the passengers or the crew on […]

  • 31 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    Two high speed ferries collided while sailing out of Piraeus port, Greece on July 30, the Hellenic Coast Guard reports. The two ferries have been identified as Champion Jet-1, which had 297 passengers on board and Athina, which was carrying 60 passengers on board. As informed there were no injuries to the passengers or the crew on […]

  • 18 May 2016
    Vessels

    Finnish cargo company, Containerships, said in its interim report it has delayed the delivery of its first LNG-powered containership to early 2018 due to a change of the shipyard.

  • 27 June 2016
    Business & Finance

    German-based Nordic Hamburg and the Finnish shipping firm Containerships have ordered up to eight short sea 1,400 TEU dual-fuel containerships at Chinese shipbuilder Huangpu Wenchong Shipyard. Under the agreement, CSSC (Hong Kong) Shipping, the shipowning arm of the shipbuilding group of the same name, will provide financial leasing service for the new vessels. The shipbuilding contract includes four […]

  • 25 September 2014
    Business & Finance

    Finnish cargo shipping company Containerships has ordered two additional dual-fuel engine container ships from Yangzhou Guoyu Shipyard in China. The Finnish end-to-end cargo operator announced earlier this year an order of two similar vessels. The company says it will be the first shortsea container operator in Europe to run ships on LNG. “Our new ships will […]

  • 19 May 2016
    Business & Finance

    Finland’s container shipping firm Containerships has pushed the delivery of its first of four short sea LNG-powered vessels until early 2018 due to a change in the shipyard, the company said. The Chinese Yangzhou Guoyu Shipyard was initially entrusted with the construction, however the company did not disclose which shipyard has been selected as potential […]

  • 25 September 2014
    Vessels

    Finnish cargo company, Containerships, has ordered two new dual-fuel container ships.  The fast-growing end-to-end cargo operator announced earlier this year an order of two similar vessels. Containerships will be the first shortsea container operator in Europe to run ships on LNG, according to its statement. “Our new ships will not just meet, but exceed all […]

  • 6 February 2012
    Business & Finance

    Representatives of shipping companies from all over Northern Germany and the neighboring Netherlands have founded the co operative “CF Container Feeder eG”. The purpose of the co operative is the coordination and bundling of the shipping activities for feeder container ships provided by the members. Within a few weeks after the formal founding at the […]