Container Ships

Hapag-Lloyd's New Noses Lower Emissions

Hamburg based shipping company Hapag-Lloyd plans for 24 of the largest containerships in its fleet to get new bulbous bows by 2016, with some of the vessels also

Charleston Harbor Deepening Gets US Funding

Charleston Harbor deepening project earns key federal funding for preconstruction engineering and design; U.S. Army Corps of Engineers allocates $1.303 million

Chinese PM Inks 2 Agreements During CMA CGM Visit

The CMA CGM Group hosted the Chinese Prime Minister, the French Foreign Affairs Minister and a ministerial delegation at its headquarters in Marseilles, July 1, the global shipping company announced.

European Court Ups Standards for River Dredging

The European Court of Justice (ECJ) ruled on Wednesday that damage to water quality must be considered when authorities approve river dredging to expand ports,

MOL Takes Methanol Fuel Lead

  Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, Ltd. has ordered methanol carriers with the world’s first methanol burned dual-fueled low-speed diesel main engine. This engine building has already been completed,

COSCO Receives Fund for Fleet Renewal

 China COSCO Holdings Co Ltd says it has received ship scrapping subsidies for about 3.96 billion yuan ($638.71 million).    It came through China Ocean Shipping,

Shipping Confidence at 7-year Low -Survey

Overall confidence levels in the shipping industry fell during the three months to May 2015 to a level equal to the lowest rating recorded in the past seven years,

Evergreen Names Penultimate L-type Containership

A naming ceremony was held for the Evergreen Group’s newest containership, Ever Lovely, the ninth of its L-type vessels to be built by CSBC Corporation in Taiwan

CMA CGM, Chinese Bank in Finance Deal

French container shipping group CMA CGM said on Tuesday it will sign a $1 billion financing agreement with the Export-Import Bank of China. Marseilles-based

Maersk: No Issue in Funding Greek Operations

Oil and shipping conglomerate A.P. Moller-Maersk said on Tuesday it was experiencing no problems funding operations in Greece or getting paid by Greek customers

Container Ship and LPG Tanker Collide near Surabaya

 LPG tanker Navigator Aries (23,333 dwt, built 2008), and containership Leo Perdana (33,423 dwt, built 2007) collided yesterday in waters off Gresik, nearby the Port of Tunjung Perak in Surabaya,

Hyundai Sees Mega Ships Leading Global Demand

 As the demand for mega vessels has increased, Hyundai Heavy Industries Co. expects mega- sized container ships to lead global orders until early next year as shipping

Crisis Not Affected Greek Shipping: Morgan Stanley

 Most the major Greek-controlled and listed carriers are registered in Greece, and they all have their liquidity placed in banks abroad.   Morgan Stanley analyst

Port of LA to Start Yusen Terminal Improvements

Project will enhance wharf, rail and yard infrastructure to optimize terminal operations   The Port of Los Angeles will begin construction this summer on a two-year

HHI Delivers 14,000 TEU Box Ship to Seaspan

Seaspan Corporation accepted delivery of a 14,000 TEU containership, the YM Witness. The new containership, which was constructed at Hyundai Heavy Industries Co.

Jebel Ali Port Wins Top Industry Award

DP World’s flagship Jebel Ali Port has been recognized for excellence in container terminal operations at the first ever Navis Inspire Awards 2015. HE Sultan Ahmad Bin Sulayem,

Chinese Prime Minister to Visit CMA CGM

 The CMA CGM Group is will host the Chinese Prime Minister Li Keqiang in its Marseilles headquarters on July 1.   Chinese Prime Minister Li Keqiang is scheduled

Crowley Acquires 4,300 Pieces of Liner Equipment

In response to continuing high customer demand, Crowley Maritime Corporation’s liner services group has placed orders for additional equipment, including hundreds

ContainerTug B.V. Releases Two New Models

Young Dutch ship design, engineering and construction company ContainerTug B.V. follows on the introduction of the ContainerTug 600S early last year with the release

Does Digitalisation Lead to Better Services?

Container handling equipment has reached the era of automation. On the services side, digitalisation is now the leading theme throughout the customer lifecycle.

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