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World’s biggest containership delivered

The world’s biggest container ship has been delivered by Samsung Heavy Industries to Mitsui OSK Line. The ship, called MOL Triumph, is the first of a fleet of six 20,000 TEU-class containerships for the company.

Lakeland chooses Kerry Logistics

Homeware retailer Lakeland has chosen Kerry Logistics to provide global freight forwarding services including ocean freight and supply chain solutions, as well as buyer’s consolidation services.

OPDR launches new service

OPDR, part of the CMA CGM Group, is launching a new POSS service connecting the UK and Continental Europe with Portugal and Southern Spain.

Spot container rates soar

Spot container freight rates from North Europe to China increased by 45 per cent this week, reaching a four-year high, according to market analysts Drewry.

THE Alliance picks DP World for UK calls

The container shipping consortium known as ‘THE Alliance’ has decided that all its mainline UK calls will be either to Southampton or London Gateway – which are both operated by DP World.