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Monthly Archives: April 2015

Six candidates nominated for IMO Secretary-General

The race to replace Koji Sekmizu has begun

Six candidates have been nominated for election to the position of secretary general of the International Maritime Organisation (IMO), the United Nations’s shipping body. The current secretary general, Japanese Koji Sekimizu, will step down at the end of 2015 and his replacement will be elected in June, at the IMO’s Council meeting. The Council consists of delegates from 40 countries ... Read More »

CMA CGM considers business expansion after profits surge

CMA CGM Marco Polo in Port Kelang

French shipping line, CMA CGM, has announced an impressive set of 2014 results, featuring 8.1% container volume growth, a 5.3% increase in revenue and a 43.2% leap in consolidated net profit growth. During a conference call, vice-chairman of CMA CGM Group, Rodolphe Saadé, said the company would be “open” to merger and acquisition opportunities and the possibility of an initial ... Read More »

Navis releases new business intelligence portal

Navis has unveiled a new terminal business intelligence (BI) portal, which provides data analytics solutions and features integration with its N4 terminal operating system (TOS). The BI Portal will offer hourly, daily and historical data analysis in near real-time, aiming to deliver a “360-degree view” of terminal performance. Features include configurable dashboards, reports and key performance indicators (KPIs); a report designer ... Read More »