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[PRESS RELEASE] X-PRESS FEEDERS JOINS TRADELENS

X-Press Feeders today announced they will join TradeLens, the blockchain-enabled digital shipping platform jointly developed by A.P.Moller-Maersk and IBM.

X-Press Feeders awarded “Most Outstanding – Best Port User Performance Award’

X-Press Feeders awarded “Most Outstanding – Best Port User Performance Award’ for handling highest number of container Vessels at Tuticorin Port.

X-Press Feeders has been at the forefront of containers Feeders Lines

X-Press Feeders has been at the forefront of containers Feeders Lines who are able to offer solutions for special project cargo.

MV Nordic Philip is currently running on our Trans Feeder North (TFN) service

The MV Nordic Philip is currently running on our Trans Feeder North (TFN) service, alongside her sister the MV Nordic Stani, linking Hamburg and Bremerhaven with the North Baltic ports of Kemi, Oulu, Tornio and Piteå.

Enhancing our Straits of Malacca coverage

X-Press Feeders is enhancing our Straits of Malacca coverage by adding another service to serve the fast growing Penang market.

Panamanian leg of the Bimbo Global Awareness Race 2017

Members of our X-Press Feeders Panama office participated in the Panamanian leg of the Bimbo Global Awareness Race 2017 last Sunday the 24th of September 2017.

Our new Sohar – Hamad - Sohar shuttle service

XPF is pleased to announce launch of our new Sohar – Hamad - Sohar shuttle service from August.

4th string on UBB enhancing the coverage on Colombo

X-Press is proud to announce our 4th string on UBB which will enhance the coverage on Colombo – Chittagong – Colombo.

Silver lining in Chittagong in a midst of the serious chaos

In a midst of the serious chaos (Inclement Weather / Serious congestion), there seems to be a silver lining in Chittagong. There are numerous initiatives taken by CPA (Chittagong Port Authority) to improve the efficiency.

SHIP OF THE WEEK!

X-Press Feeders operated "m/v Wes Janine" was nominated ship of the week in Terminal Contentores Leixoes (TCL).

Delays continue at Kolkata Port with ships now taking 10 days to turnaround.

Delays continue at Kolkata Port with ships now taking 10 days to turnaround. It's clear from the attached photo of Kolkata container yard that land-side operations are heavily congested, which is choking productivity and trade.

Ad Hoc Shuttle Service for Port Sudan

Ad Hoc Shuttle Service for Port Sudan following the Eid holidays, Port Sudan is slow in recovering to their normal productivity.

Chittagong weather condition.

Incessant rains and waterlogging creates havoc claiming several lives and affecting normal life for thousands. Some pictures to put things in perspective.

X-Press Feeders wish to congratulate Hon.Mahinda Samarasinghe

X-Press Feeders wish to congratulate Hon.Mahinda Samarasinghe on being appointed as Minister of Ports and Shipping and Dr. Parakrama Dissanayake Chairman, SLPA.

Severe congestion and pre-berthing delay

After severe congestion and pre-berthing delay of more than 10 days, now heavy rain lashes Chittagong port again.

Calcutta facing severe berth delays, which is affecting all vessel operators.

This recent spike in wait-time is causing slowdown in service frequency as well as pressure on capacity.

Additional gateway into Swedish West Coast

Following the well documented difficulties in the West Swedish port of Gothenburg, cargo going in and out of the country is seeking alternative routes.

Our Panama office team attended the Puerto De Barranquilla cocktail reception

Members of our Panama office team attended the Puerto De Barranquilla cocktail reception at the Hilton Hotel on Avenida Balboa in Panama last week, pictured alongside our staff is “William Elliot” the Operational Director of the terminal.

Ensure all our staff are ready and prepared for the demands of the industry

As part of our ongoing company training process, to ensure all our staff are ready and prepared for the demands of the industry, Manuel Lopez one of our newest recruits based in our Panama office

First day of beach cleaning of the Veracruz Beach

Members of our Panama office assisting the community to keep Panama tidy

The MV Helena Schepers alongside at CTB in Hamburg.

The MV Helena Schepers alongside at CTB in Hamburg. The Helena Schepers is one of three vessels currently operating on our BAX II service

X-Press is committed to serve the trade regardless of all such challenges.

It is difficult to keep Bangladesh out of the lime light for a very long time! After a yearlong of congestion and delays, when things just started looking better in Chittagong Port, Local Transporters have declared an indefinite strike

MV ASIATIC NEPTUNE under discharging operations at Tuticorin DBGT

MV ASIATIC NEPTUNE under discharging operations at Tuticorin DBGT on its inaugural call for our new weekly DBGT shuttle service.

X-Press Feeders is pleased to announce extension of our Umm Qasr service.

Khor Al Zubair X-Press Feeders is pleased to announce extension of our Umm Qasr service to Khor Al Zubair.

Winter has clearly arrived at the north continent.

Winter has clearly arrived at the north continent. Our lady m/v Pengalia, presently running on the BAX3 service, alongside in Saint Petersburg can confirm the weather inconveniences.

Pictures of our MV Pengalia arriving in GBBEL on Monday morning the 19th September 2016.

Pictures of our MV Pengalia arriving in GBBEL on Monday morning the 19th September 2016. Vessel currently running on our weekly SIX service calling GBSOU-GBBEL-GBLIV-GBGRK-GBSOU Thanks for all involved making it possible.

X-Press Feeders would like to share some recent pictures taken of congestion in Chittagong port (Bangladesh).

X-Press Feeders would like to share some recent pictures taken of congestion in Chittagong port (Bangladesh). As we all know, congestion is not new to Chittagong, however, the most peculiar thing to note is that the tenure of the congestion keeps on growing.

Indian Summer in Hamburg 22nd September, 16:21 GMT+2 was the official start of Autumn.

Indian Summer in Hamburg 22nd September, 16:21 GMT+2 was the official start of Autumn. Somehow the City of Hamburg didn’t quite get the message.

A total of 12,500 injured, 646 dead and many missing; such was the terrible toll of the earthquake that struck Ecuador's Pacific coast on April 16th.

As part of the international solidarity chain put in place, Marfret's MedCar line carried a humanitarian aid container to the disaster zone free of charge, in collaboration with its Spanish agent Evge and Logistics Masters.

We are pleased to announce our GMX (GOA – MANGALORE X-PRESS) service has a revised rotation from September.

We are pleased to announce our GMX (GOA – MANGALORE X-PRESS) service has a revised rotation from September to specifically cater for the seafood reefer exports from West Coast India.

X-Press Feeders' new MAX III service will provide direct connection into Rijeka and Ravenna from Malta.

X-Press Feeders' new MAX III service will provide direct connection into Rijeka and Ravenna from Malta adding multiple sailings to/from Rijeka together with AAX service.

We are pleased to announce the launch of two new services into the Adriatic.

We are pleased to announce that we will provide a direct connection from Malta to the South Adriatic Ports of Durres (Albania), Bar (Montenegro), Ploce (Croatia) and Split (Croatia).

A delightful Peranakan lunch at 'The Blue Ginger' with Richard Lim (centre left). Adieu Richard! And thank you!

We thank Richard Lim (centre left) as we wish him well for his retirement after 19 years with the Group. Adieu Richard!

Congestion has hit the Chittagong port since April 2016.

Chittagong Update: Congestion has hit the Chittagong port since April 2016. On an average, 2016 waiting times are around 7-8 days compared to 4-5 days in 2015 and lesser year before that. As a result ports like Singapore & Colombo are facing tremendous roll pool of Chittagong (Import) cargo.

X-Press Feeders expands Umm Qasr (Iraq) Terminal Coverage

X-Press Feeders is expanding and providing additional coverage to Basra Gateway Terminal (BGT) operated by ICTSI, along with our current offering to Iraq Container Terminal (ICT), operated by Gulftainer both located at Umm Qasr North Port.

X-Press Feeders continues to expand Yemen Market Coverage with JYX Services.

X-Press Feeders continues to expand its coverage in Yemen market. We have induced an additional vessel to increase capacity and frequency in Yemen covering both Aden and Hodeidah.

X-Press Feeders Port Sudan network further expand the scope of the service.

X-Press Feeders Port Sudan network now incorporated King Abdulla Port in our rotation while also covering two terminals at Jeddah (RSGT and GCT).

Our new MBX – Malaysia Bangladesh X-Press Shuttle Service.

We are proud to introduce our new MBX – Malaysia Bangladesh X-Press Shuttle Service. The Service will only shuttle between Port Klang (Westport and Northport) and Chittagong

Our lady X-Press Kailash reaching Laem Chabang Port in Thailand

Some recent pictures from our lady X-Press Kailash reaching Laem Chabang Port in Thailand. She runs on our Hercules Service connecting Thailand and Singapore with West India and Pakistan.

X-Press Feeders wish you and family Health, Peace, and Prosperity.

X-Press Feeders takes this opportunity on the auspicious occasion of Eid Al Fitr to wish you and family Health, Peace, and Prosperity.

Congratulations to Panama for the first vessel transit!

Congratulations to Panama for the first vessel transit through the newly-enlarged canal. Great work and a fantastic initiative. Photos: Panama Canal Authority.

CIX SERVICE ANNOUNCEMENT

From the first week of June, weekly calls at Kingston and Port au Prince have been reinserted in the X-Press Caribbean network.

Our new lady, X-Press Jamila

Some great pictures of our new lady, X-Press Jamila, down in Guayaquil (Ecuador) running on our WSX service.

Making sure your bananas get to you by breakfast.

X-Press Feeders...making sure your bananas get to you by breakfast...and a little test for everyone...any ideas on the port?

Life is the most precious thing we have!

Master of the X-Press Feeders chartered vessel Cape Mohan after rescuing 5 Indonesian Seafarers in the Malacca Straits.

Blessed Ramadan, Everyone!

May peace, joy and prosperity come along with you.

Gulftainer owned Northern Container Terminal (NCT)

Jeddah, operated by Gulf Stevedoring Company, has recently achieved a milestone for handling throughput of 20 million Teu.

Cyclone Roanu made landfall in Bangladesh

The cyclone left considerable damage in its wake. Chittagong port was closed for over 24 hours leading to considerable disruption on our UBB / SBX and IBS services which call Chittagong.

ICX SERVICE ANNOUNCEMENT!

Our ICX Service will be up-sized in order to cater for increased demand to and from Canarias and Agadir.

X-Press Shannon at DSG terminal in Dublin

A great time-lapse video taken by Doyle Shipping Group of X-Press Feeders

Views from Port of Singapore

A few views from in and around the Port of Singapore. Lots of good sights to see!

X-Press Tajumulco calling at Panama

X-Press Tajumulco running under our Caribbean ‘CCX svc’ connecting Colombia, Costa Rica and Central America markets.

X-Press Shannon (Type- Sietas 168, TEU- 868)

We took over X-Press Shannon on 6th April, she will be joining her sister vessel X-Press Etna on the Baltic services.

MV X-Press Shannon, at DSG terminal in Dublin.

Our newly bought vessel ,MV X-Press Shannon, at DSG terminal in Dublin.