Maersk

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Maersk raises methanol fuel orderbook to 19 units

Maersk has added 6 dual-fuel ships of 17,000 teu at Hyundai H.I. on 4 October 2022 that are able to operate on methanol, bringing its total order for green methanol containership orders to 19 units in total. It follows the landmark order of the first 2,100 teu unit at Hyundai Mipo in July 2021 and 12 units of 16,000 teu made in 2 steps in August 2021 and January 2022 at Hyundai H.I.. The new series will take the same design of its earlier 16,000 teu series that feature a forward accomodation a

Services

Maersk withdraws TP28 FE-ECNA transpacific service

Maersk has suspended the TP28 transpacific service that called at Cai Mep, Yantian, Ningbo, Shanghai, Houston, Norfolk, Cai Mep with the last sailing from Cai Mep scheduled on 13 October 2022 with the 4,431 teu MERKUR ARCHIPELAGO. The TP28 service was launched only in April 2022 and has been running irregularly using ships of 4,200-5,900 teu, with an average weekly capacity of less than 2,000 teu. The service will be merged into the revised TP20 that will call at Jakarta, Cai Mep, Shanghai, N

Services

2M withdraws TP3/Sequoia transpacific service

Maersk and MSC have suspended their jointly operated TP3/Sequoia transpacific service, with the last sailing made by the 14,036 teu MSC SAVONA from Shanghai on 22 September 2022. The service called at Ningbo, Shanghai, Los Angeles/Long Beach, Ningbo using 6 ships of 11,000-15,000 teu running on an 8 week rotation. The suspension will remove an average of 11,907 teu weekly on the trade. The TP3/Sequoia will be merged with the TP2/Jaguar service with the rotation revised to call at Shekou, Nansh

Companies

Ranking Liners By Dividend: Yang Ming and OOIL top

The best yard stick, in our view, measuring management performance is the financial return generate over time. And the most direct financial return for shareholders is the dividend pay-out relative to a company's market value. Liners have been swimming in cash on extraordinary earnings since 2021. Reasonably, they also distributed dividend generously. Between 2021 and July 2022 end, a total of $38bn* of dividend paid while another $14bn have been committed to be paid in 2022 by the 16 shipping

Services

Sealand Starts PH9 Connecting S China and ASEAN

Sealand Asia is starting PH9 calling Xiamen, Taichung, Hong Kong, Shekou, Sihanoukville, Bangkok, Laem Chabang, Ho Chi Minh City, Batangas, Manila, Yantian, Hong Kong, Cagayan de Oro, Cebu, Xiamen on 28-days round trip. The service will start with 1,750 teu NORDTIGER on 13 August at Cagayan de Oro.

Companies

Maersk 2Q Receivables Jumped

Maersk's 22Q2 results beat capital market's estimate by a large margin. Actual EPS was $464 comparing to the highest estimate of $405 (source: Refinitiv I/B/E/S). Liner segment was still the key driver where Liner EBIT up 21% QoQ, which may be ahead of the industry average in 22Q2 on Maersk's higher-than-peers contract mix. Contract rates outperformed the spot market in the past few months. Such trend may continue for the rest of this year as spot rates could be under further pressure on a pot

Services

Maersk to launch new E Med-Vado Ligure shuttle

Maersk is launching a new weekly shuttle service connecting Port Said East and Northern Italian port, Vado Ligure using 2 ships of 2,902 teu starting with the MAERSK PALERMO at Port Said East on 8 July and followed by the MAERSK PENANG at Port Said East on Sep 8. The service turns in 14 days and will act as a feeder service to relay cargo from Asia via transshipment at Port Said. Maersk's new feeder service to Northern Italy

Markets

Top 50 Liners

MSC is pulling further ahead from Maersk. CMA CGM and Evergreen also gaining market share.

Services

Maersk launched new E Med-Vado Ligure shuttle

Maersk is launching new shuttle service connecting Port Said East and Northern Italian port, Vado Ligure. MAERSK PALERMO will start the service, calling Port Said East on June 30.

Services

Maersk, Hapag-Lloyd, ONE start cooperation on US West Coast-Central America trade

Maersk, Hapag-Lloyd and ONE will cooperate on the US West Coast-Central America route through a joint service arrangement on 2 existing services starting from the end of June 2022. Maersk, through its Sealand subsidiary, will join the MAREX/CCE service currently operated by Hapag-Lloyd and ONE, replacing one of the 2,800 teu ships from ONE, with the 3 partners to operate one ship each on the service that calls at Los Angeles, Mazatlan, Manzanillo, Lazaro Cardenas, Acajutla, Corinto, Caldera, Pu

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