Container Ships

Yang Ming Extends Charter Terms for Five 14,000-TEU Ships

  Seaspan Corporation announced today that Yang Ming Marine Transport Corp., has confirmed the term of the fixed-rate time charters for the five 14000 TEU SAVER

Post-Panamax Ship Delivered to Diana Containerships

Diana Containerships Inc., a global shipping company specializing in the ownership of containerships, today announced that, through a separate wholly-owned subsidiary,

Asia-Europe Container Freight Rates Fall 6.6%

Shipping freight rates for transporting containers from ports in Asia to Northern Europe fell by 6.6 percent to $1.055 per 20-foot container (TEU) in the week ended on Friday,

American Maritime Industry Booming Testifies AMP

The U.S. House Subcommittee on Coast Guard and Maritime Transportation today heard first hand about America’s booming domestic maritime industry from Mark Tabbutt,

Hapag-Lloyd, CSAV Merger Wins Conditional EU Approval

Hapag-Lloyd and Compania SudAmericana de Vapores (CSAV) secured conditional European Union approval on Thursday for their tie-up to create the world's fourth-largest container shipping company.

Marlink VSATs Chosen for UASC Containerships

United Arab Shipping Company (UASC) has selected WaveCall Plus VSAT (Very Small Aperture Terminal) services from Marlink to provide reliable connectivity for its new build fleet of 17 containerships,

Giant Reefer Ship Makes Maiden Call in Rotterdam

Hamburg Süd’s Cap San Lorenzo docked for the first time in the port of Rotterdam on Thursday, September 4. At the Euromax Terminal, the captain was presented with

DNV GL Presents AIP for ‘LNG Ready’ Mega Box Ships

Wednesday at the SMM trade fair in Hamburg, DNV GL presented Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI) and United Arab Shipping Company (UASC) with an Approval in Principle (AIP),

Rickmers-Linie Supports Low Sulphur Regime, Expects Cost Hike

Rickmers-Linie has declared its support for the introduction of stricter sulphur regulations but expects that it will inevitably lead to an increase in the cost of marine fuels.

Great Lakes Coal Down 18% in August

Coal shipments on the Great Lakes totaled 2.6 million tons in August, a decrease of 18 percent compared to a year ago.  Loadings also trailed the month’s long-term average by nearly 19 percent.

Pariah Containership Detained in NZ

The troubled German-owned, Liberia-flagged containership 'Vega Auriga', which was last week banned by Australia from entering its ports for three months, has now arrived in New Zealand,

ABS to Class LNG-fueled Nordic Hamburg Containerships

Leading provider of classification services to the maritime and offshore industries, ABB, says it has  been chosen to class two LNG-fueled containerships to be

Lashings of Orders for MacGregor's A-Class Lashing Bar

MacGregor, part of Cargotec, says it currently has orders from container ship owners for 200,000 units of its more efficient and safer lashing product. The A-class

CMA CGM Enters Agreements with CSCL, UASC

The CMA CGM Group announced the signature of three major agreements on the biggest worldwide maritime trades with China Shipping Container Lines (CSCL) and United Arab Shipping Company (UASC).

Spotlight on German Shipbuilding

German Shipbuilding: Growing order income with new advanced product solutions The German shipbuilding industry has a world market share of around one percent.

Latest Ocean-going Shipbuilding Orders

A number of orders are reported by Clarkson Hellas in their latest S&P Weekly Bulletin, with contracts being signed across the Dry Bulk, Tanker and Container markets.

Brambles Acquires Ferguson Group

The Ferguson Group announces that it has been acquired by Brambles Limited for an enterprise value of £320 million. Brambles Limited is a supply-chain logistics

CMA CGM Proposes New East-West Network

CMA CGM confirms its global development strategy and proposes a new and unique East-West network of services on the following trades: Asia-Europe, Asia-Mediterranean,

GDP v TEU: DMR Analyses the Interplay

The strength of first-half 2014 container flows from Asia to Europe flies in the face of the macro-economic data coming out of Europe, says Drewry  Maritime Research

New Technical Director at Khalifa Container Terminal

Manager and operator of the first semi-automated terminal in the Middle East, Khalifa Port Container Terminal, says it has appointed Mr. Mohamed Al Afeefi as Technical Director.

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