Collision in West Frisian Sea
On Oct 29, 2015, around 2 a.m. the cargo m/v "BBS Sky" was in collision with the "Hongkong Express" 10 miles north of Hollum off Ameland island. Both vessels were proceeding in northeastern direction snd probably contacted each other when one was overtaking another. Both vessels seemingly didn’t suffer serious damages and were continuing their voyages. The "BBS Sky" changed course and was heading north.She had been en route from Figueira da Foz to Szczecin. The "Hongkong Express" was en route from Rotterdam to Hamburg.
Hapag-Lloyd adds port call at Gdansk on August 10, 2015 for Loop 7
Hapag-Lloyd has announced the increased coverage of the Baltic market by adding a direct connection to Poland with one of its Far East loops, the company said in its press release. The Loop 7 service will be extended to serve the Baltic market by adding a direct port call at Gdansk, New Loop 7 port rotation:Qingdao • Shanghai (Yangshan) • Hong Kong • Yantian • Singapore • Rotterdam • Hamburg • Gdansk • Southampton • Singapore • Yantian • Qingdao First voyage with the new rotation: Hong Kong Express 011W27, ETA Qingdao 29 June 2015, ETA Gdansk 10 August 2015.Upload News