Container Ships

K Line to Expand Use of Eco-efficiency Software

Three further K Line vessels to install ClassNK-NAPA GREEN eco-efficiency software after reporting fuel savings during trials on an 8,600 TEU container vessel   NAPA

Even 'Small' Vessels are Getting Bigger

The Shipowners’ Club is a mutual provider of P&I insurance that has throughout its 160 year history been dedicated to serving owners of small and specialist ships.

Transpacific Container Shippers Plan Price Rise

A container shipping organisation urged companies on Wednesday to raise Asia-U.S. freight rates by at least $600 per 40-foot container (FEU) from Jan. 15, corresponding to an increase of 26.

PMA Says Port Contract Remains Distant

The Pacific Maritime Association (PMA) issued a statement today regarding the status of contract negotiations with the International Longshore & Warehouse Union (ILWU),

Los Angeles Container Volumes Drop

November container volumes down 3 percent at Port of Los Angeles; year-to-date volumes up 6.5 percent   Overall containerized cargo volumes in November 2014 have

Transpacific Box Shippers Plan Freight Rate Rise

A container shipping organisation urged companies on Wednesday to raise Asia-U.S. freight rates by at least $600 per 40-foot container (FEU) from Jan. 15, corresponding to an increase of 26.

Container Volumes on the Rise in South Carolina

Container volume up 13 percent at South Carolina Ports Authority; Charleston benefiting from federal appropriations    The SC Ports Authority announced another

Becker Marine Delivers Rudder for Largest Containership

Becker Marine Systems delivers rudder for the largest container ship in the world   At 19,000 TEU, the largest container ship in the world is now picking up speed

Maersk: Rate Hike Under Pressure on Low Demand

Container shipping firm Maersk Line said a fresh attempt made on Monday to raise freight rates on main routes from ports in Asia to those in northern Europe was

Canada West Coast Ports Offer Little Relief from US Delays

The gridlock at U.S. West Coast ports that has forced McDonald's to ration French fries at its Japanese restaurants and interrupted supplies to retailers such as

Dutch Container Terminal Signs on for Wind Power

APM Terminals Signs Contract for Wind-Power Generated Electricity for Maasvlakte II Terminal   APM Terminals has signed a two-year, €5 million ($6.23 million)

Westerhoud Steps Down as President of ECT

Jan Westerhoud, President of Europe Container Terminals (ECT), will step down and retire from the company effective January 1, 2015, the company announced today in a press release.

Captain, Officer of Containership Detained after Deadly Collision

The captain and first officer of a Kuwaiti container ship have been detained for four days after their ship collided with a fishing vessel in the Red Sea, killing 13 Egyptians,

McDonald's Japan Rations Fries as U.S. Port Labor Dispute Continues

McDonald's Holdings Co (Japan) Ltd has embarked on the emergency measure of only offering small-sized french fries to customers as a protracted labour dispute at U.

Slow Progress in US West Coast Port Talks

The union for 20,000 dockworkers and a group of their employers at 29 U.S. West Coast ports say they are making slow but steady progress in months-long contract

Containership, Fishing Boat Collide; 13 Dead

Egypt has ordered an investigation into an accident in which a Kuwaiti container ship and a fishing vessel collided in the Red Sea in an incident that killed 13 Egyptians.

UASC to Open Agency in Switzerland

United Arab Shipping Company (UASC), a leading global shipping company based in the Middle East has announced that it will open a wholly-owned representation in

Matson Senior VP Hoppes to Retire

Matson Announces Upcoming Retirement of Senior Vice President, Ocean Services, Dave Hoppes; John Lauer to Succeed Hoppes, Chris Scott to Succeed Lauer    Dave Hoppes,

Houston Extends Container Terminal Hours

The Port of Houston Authority has expanded gate operating hours at both the Barbours Cut and Bayport container terminals by one hour due to increased cargo activity.

Vessel Aground Blocks Traffic to Port of Antwerp

Traffic for large ships heading towards the Belgian port of Antwerp was temporarily blocked on Friday after a giant container ship ran aground outside the Dutch

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