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Rating of container lines of Black Sea H1 2017

Rating is based on the data for laden container turnover, without transshipment.

Record of market share growth (% of market share) in Black Sea belongs to EMC 2,10p.p., COSCOCS 1,24p.p. and ARKAS 0,62p.p., while record of market share drop was shown by CMA CGM -1,64p.p., OOCL -0,61p.p. and YML -0,57p.p. PIL suspended its activity in the region, while APL merged with CMA CGM.

- Increase of approximately 12 percent in container throughput and just over 7 percent in container transport
- Chairwoman of the Executive Board, Angela Titzrath: "HHLA's customers generate growth at the Port of Hamburg"
- Executive Board updates its forecast for Group EBIT, expecting a range between € 150 million and € 170 million including possible one-off expenses

The Maersk Taurus is the most recent vessel to arrive at Hamad Port from the Port of Salalah in Dhofar, the largest port in Oman, Qatar Ports Management Company (Mwani Qatar) has said in its Twitter account.

The European Commission released its report on the viability of a financial incentive for sustainable ship recycling under the EU Ship Recycling Regulation this week.

Oil majors Eni and Anadarko are moving forward with plans to build LNG terminals in Mozambique, an investment that promises to change the landscape of the African nation's economy.

New law promises to put an end to years of uncertainty and could lead to big contracts for Tamar and Leviathan gas fields.

King Ocean Services Limited, Inc. and Crowley Caribbean Services, LLC, both long-time customers at Broward County's Port Everglades, have entered into a vessel sharing agreement (VSA) that will expand their reach into the Port's top trade market, Central America.

Peel Ports is welcoming the election of Liverpool City Region Mayor, Steve Rotheram, as a unique opportunity to create a new vision for the local economy.

CMA CGM Group's US$1.4 billion-plus order for up to nine 22,000 TEU vessels is likely to be placed by October 2017, according to shipping analyst Lloyd's List.

The cost of shipping goods between Brazil and Chile is expected to fall by about 5 percent with the 2020 expiry of a pact that limited trade to ships registered in either country, the Brazilian industrial lobby CNI said on Monday.

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