Maersk will invest even more in reefer

The success of Maersk's ambitious end-to-end plan – which will see the company covering all aspects of a journey – depends on the development of the lucrative reefer market. That is where the focus must be, says the new head of Logistics and Services, Klaus Rud Sejling, to ShippingWatch.

Solstad must confirm value of its ships today


Wednesday is the deadline for Solstad Offshore to respond to requests from FSA Norway to reexamine the value of its ships. The body believes the carrier may have violated accounting rules.

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Carriers were able to avoid Norwegian tax by meeting abroad

Norwegian tax authorities now pose new requirements for companies and carriers registered abroad but headquartered in Norway. From now on, it will no longer be possible to avoid paying tax in Norway just by holding the board meeting abroad, explains Norwegian tax lawyer to ShippingWatch.

BW closes dispute on contaminated bunker

BW LPG and World Fuel Services have agreed to close a dispute regarding supply of contaminated bunker in Texas. The settlement happened outside of court where the carrier demanded USD 700,000 in damages.

Eimskip hires banker as new CEO

Iceland's biggest container shipping liner Eimskip has found its new CEO. He comes from the bank Íslandsbanki and replaces the former CEO, who will move on to lead the company's activities in the US and Canada.


Maersk raises a warning flag to the port of Hong Kong

Four port companies wants to enter a collaboration in one of the world's largest ports, Hong Kong. Now, the port's largest customer, Maersk, has sent a warning to the authorities who are evaluating whether competition is threatened.

Monjasa moves ship to Panama

Monjasa has transferred a ship from West Africa to Panama, where it carried out its first fuel supply off the coast of Balboa, Friday. Monjasa now has three vessels in the area.

MOL establishes new tanker company with partner

Japan's MOL has partnered with carrier Asahi Tanker to establish a new company, which will operate a pool of tanker vessels. The collaboration will operate an owned fleet of more than 20 vessels.

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