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CMA CGM orders LNG-powered and scrubber-ready ships
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CMA CGM orders LNG-powered and scrubber-ready ships

CMA CGM has ordered 10 new container ships from China State Shipbuilding Corporation (CSSC), five of which will be powered by liquefied natural gas (LNG) and five of which will be fitted with hybrid scrubbers. The ships are reported to replace ten current vessels from 2021 for operation on the Asia-Mediterranean lines. Each 15,000 TEU...

CMA CGM vessel completes biofuel refuelling
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CMA CGM vessel completes biofuel refuelling

A CMA CGM vessel has successfully completed refuelling with sustainable marine biofuel oil, announces Transport & Logistics Services, CMA CGM, the GoodShipping Program and the Port of Rotterdam. The 5,095 TEU container vessel, White Shark was refuelled with biofuel developed by GoodFuels while the vessel was berthed at the Port of Rotterdam. The biofuel had...

CMA CGM bunkers biofuel for new project
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CMA CGM bunkers biofuel for new project

IKEA Transport & Logistics Services, CMA CGM, the GoodShipping Program and the Port of Rotterdam have announced a partnership to test and scale the use of sustainable marine biofuel oil. CMA CGM’s container vessel will commence bunkering on March 19, marking the start of the testing phase. The biofuel has been developed by GoodFuels. It...

Containerships completes first LNG bunkering in Rotterdam
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Containerships completes first LNG bunkering in Rotterdam

Containerships, a CMA CGM Group subsidiary, has completed its first liquefied natural gas (LNG) bunkering procedure at the Port of Rotterdam this month. 234 metric tons of LNG were bunkered onto Containerships’ Nord vessel on January 24, 2019. The 1,400-TEU Containerships Nord is the first of four LNG-powered containerships to join the fleet. The following vessels...

CMA CGM removes emergency bunker surcharge
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CMA CGM removes emergency bunker surcharge

CMA CGM Group has announced that its emergency bunker surcharge (EBS) will be non-applicable from January 1, 2019, until further notice. The EBS was implemented in June 2018 due to rising oil prices. Based on the Brent average price today, CMA CGM has decided to remove its bunker surcharge. Other bunker-related surcharges, THC (Origin and...

CMA CGM to review fuel surcharge policy
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CMA CGM to review fuel surcharge policy

CMA CGM will review its sales policy regarding fuel surcharges in response to increasing prices of fuel. The company will favour the use of low sulphur 0.5 per cent fuel for its fleet, invest in LNG to power some of its future containerships on order, and install several scrubbers in response to the IMO’s global...

CMA CGM extends emergency bunker surcharge
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CMA CGM extends emergency bunker surcharge

CMA CGM Group has announced an extension of its Emergency Bunker Recovery Measures as from August 1, 2018. The measure has been maintained due to high oil prices to maintain the measure to recover this increase. The emergency bunker surcharge aims to protect carriers from unexpected increases in fuel cost. From August 1, until further...

APL reports 5 per cent fuel savings across fleet
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APL reports 5 per cent fuel savings across fleet

Shipping and ocean freight provider, APL, has reported a 5 per cent saving in fuel consumption in 2017 compared with one year ago. The reduction in fuel is due to implementation of various strategies and services to optimise its fleet and voyages, as well as deployment of fuel-efficient vessels. The carrier reports that its rigorous...