Israel

SOLAS verified gross mass VGM IMO container weights
10 May 2016
In issuing its guidance on how exporters need to meet the SOLAS container weight rule, Israeli stakeholders have said they will double-check the verified gross mass declarations of containers.
24 Mar 2016
Zim Integrated Shipping Services closed 2015 in the black, but sank to a loss in a fourth quarter marked by record-low freight rates.
05 Jan 2016
Israel is forecasting throughput growth of 40 percent at the Mediterranean container ports of Haifa and Ashdod over the coming five years.
05 Jan 2016
Zim Integrated Shipping Services has delayed an initial public offering on Wall Street planned for the first half of the year because of deteriorating market conditions and slowing world trade, according to an Israeli news website.
02 Dec 2015
Shanghai International Port Group is on the hunt for investment opportunities in Europe as it looks to China’s national development strategy to grow in what it says are some very challenging years ahead for global shipping.
02 Nov 2015
Zim Integrated Shipping Services and a European short-sea operator are reintroducing a seasonal refrigerated service aimed at agriculture shippers that connects the Mediterranean and the Middle East.
08 Oct 2015
Zim Integrated Shipping Services refused to comment on reports it is planning an initial public offering in the U.S. next year.
30 Sep 2015
Israel is hoping that a $2 billion port expansion drive, involving construction of two major container terminals at the ports of Haifa and Ashdod, will help it stave off a trade capacity crunch.
19 Aug 2015
Zim Integrated Shipping Service swung to a net profit of $23 million in the second quarter from a $50 million loss a year ago as a multi-billion dollar restructuring continued to improve the Israeli ocean’s carrier’s bottom line.