Hapag-Lloyd has commissioned the South Korean shipyard Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering to build six ships, each with a capacity of over 23,500 TEU. The container liner shipping company had already placed an order for six ships of the same size at the end of 2020. The ships will be outfitted with a state-of-the-art high-pressure dual-fuel engine that will operate primarily on LNG, but will also be able to operate on conventional fuel. The vessels will be deployed on the Europe-Far East routes as part of THE Alliance.
DHL & National Presort
DHL eCommerce is buying five new high-speed Gen3 Xstream sortation systems from National Presort, LP (NPI). Installations will begin in the summer of 2021, and will be completed in time for e-commerce’s peak season. The two companies have worked together for more than 17 years.
Lineage Logistics, LLC has launched Lineage Link through a partnership with Turvo, a provider of collaborative logistics software. The platform provides visibility across locations, orders, inventories, transportation and warehouse appointment scheduling. Lineage will deploy Turvo’s technology at over 200 facilities by 2021 and ultimately across the majority of its global network of over 330 facilities in 15 countries spanning North America, Europe, Asia, Australia, New Zealand and South America.
Port of Seattle
The Port of Seattle Commission approved a long-term ground lease for a portion of Terminal 106, located along West Marginal Way, in Seattle, to Trammell Crow Company (TCC), a commercial real estate developer and investor. The lease will facilitate the demolition of the Port’s old warehouse on the property and the subsequent development of a 700,000-square-foot, two-story light industrial warehouse. The new facility will be able to support e-commerce, manufacturers, and logistics providers that support maritime industries.
Bolloré Logistics Chile
Bolloré Logistics Chile has opened its new logistics distribution centre in Santiago de Chile. This new 8,000-square-metre facility is specialized for the telecommunications and high-tech industries. It has a dedicated area and a specialized team in e-commerce logistics solutions.