Cosco Guangzhou Docks in Port of Hamburg

Wednesday, March 29, 2006
Cosco Guangzhou

The container ship new building Cosco Guangzhou chartered by the Chinese shipping company Cosco Container Lines Ltd. docked in the Port of Hamburg on March 27 for the first time. Loaded with export goods for Northern-Europe, the container vessel started its maiden voyage on February 25 in Shanghai. Cosco is using the ship on its liner route AE 1 between the Far East and Europe via Dalian, Qingdao, Singapore, Rotterdam und Felixstowe to the Port of Hamburg, Europe’s most important sea port for Far East and China cargoes. HHLA-Containerterminal Tollerort (CTT) took over the discharging and loading of containers for the so far biggest container ship being dispatched in the Port of Hamburg. The 9,500 TEU vessel was built by Hyundai Heavy Industries in Korea. The container giant is 1,150 ft.long. Early in the morning of March 29, the Cosco Guangzhou started its return journey to Shanghai. The container giant is being operated by the Greek Costamare Shipping CO S.A., Piraeus.


Container Ships

China COSCO Falls to H1 Net Loss

China COSCO Holdings Co Ltd fell to a first-half loss hurt by a persistent slump in the global container market, the world's fourth largest container shipper said on Thursday.

New Container Equipment Prices to Fall to Record Lows

Cheaper production and material costs as well as weaker demand has driven the price of new container equipment down to record lows and is forecast to fall  further during 2016,

Another Hurdle for The Ocean Alliance

Commissioner William P. Doyle of the U.S. Federal Maritime Commission today voted in favor of requesting additional information from The Ocean Alliance parties.

 
 
Maritime Careers / Shipboard Positions Maritime Contracts Navigation Offshore Oil Salvage Ship Repair Ship Simulators Shipbuilding / Vessel Construction Sonar Winch
rss | archive | history | articles | privacy | contributors | top maritime news | about us | copyright | maritime magazines
maritime security news | shipbuilding news | maritime industry | shipping news | maritime reporting | workboats news | ship design | maritime business

Time taken: 0.1521 sec (7 req/sec)