Category archives: Containers

Jebel Ali's new terminal development a big draw at Singapore maritime show

The new mega container terminal now under construction at DP World flagship Jebel Ali Port has been a major attraction at Sea Asia 2013, the 3-day cornerstone event of Singapore ...

CSAV announces US$ 570 million investment plan

The Board of Directors of Compañía Sud Americana de Vapores S.A. (CSAV) has approved an investment plan of US$570 million consisting in the acquisition of seven new ...

UASC to launch three Transpacific services

United Arab Shipping Company (UASC) announced its plan to launch 3 Transpacific services covering both Pacific South West (PSW) & Pacific North West (PNW).

In its continuous drive to meet the ...

TSA lines welcome signs of market recovery and general rate increases

Transpacific container shipping lines say a combination of leading market indicators and forward bookings suggest the beginnings of a gradual upturn in cargo volumes, and that is helping to support ...

NOL names its largest container vessel

The NOL Group welcomed recently its newest, largest, and most environmentally-friendly vessel to its fleet. The 14,000-TEU container ship was officially named APL Temasek

in a ceremony in Singapore ...

Evergreen extends service network in the Indian Ocean

Evergreen Line is teaming up with United Africa Feeder Line (UAFL) to extend its service network in the Indian Ocean. The new ISC - Mauritius - Mozambique - Africa (IMMA) Service

linking the ...

OOCL Berlin unveiled at naming ceremony in Korea

At a christening ceremony held on Geoje Island in Korea, OOCL marked the naming of the second 13,208 TEU mega vessel to join its fleet this year.
The m ...

Diana Containerships announces the delivery of m/v Hanjin Malta

Diana Containerships Inc. announced that on March 15, 2013,  has taken delivery of the m/v "Hanjin Malta," a 1993-built Panamax container vessel of 4,024 TEU capacity that the ...

Maersk Line’s focus on energy efficiency pays off

Maersk Line’s 2012 Sustainability Progress Update shows strong progress on CO2 performance and container sustainability. Challenges remain on workplace safety.

There is especially one result that stands out in ...

MSC Flaminia finnaly sails to Romania for repair

On March 15 2013, MSC FLAMINIA has left the Jade-Weser-Port in Wilhelmshaven. The vessel put out to sea without any further occurrences and set a course for the North Sea ...

K Line orders five ULCVs

KAWASAKI KISEN KAISHA, LTD. ("K" Line) announces it has just decided to deploy new generation eco-friendly ULCVs (Ultra Large Container Vessels) as replacements in its existing fleet in order to ...

G6 Alliance announces port rotations of new service product for Trans-Pacific trade

After agreeing to expand the successful G6 Alliance to the Trans-Pacific trade earlier this year, the six member lines announced the port rotations of their new comprehensive and competitive service ...

Triple-E: at the starting dock

With a capacity of 18,000 20-foot containers, the Triple-E will be the largest container ship ever built. It comes at a challenging time though, with weak demand putting strains ...

Liners to consolidate on South East Asia – Australia trade

Carriers currently operating separate services on the South East Asia – Australia trade have decided to consolidate their respective services starting from the middle of April. ASA (Singapore – Australia Service for ...

CMA CGM implements leading edge technology

MARCO POLO, the world’s largest containership (16 020 TEU), is equipped with the latest environmental technological innovations. The CMA CGM Group has finalized the purchase of 50 000 bamboo ...

Giants of the sea to the Port of Gothenburg

It has been confirmed that the world's largest container ships - Triple E – will call at the Port of Gothenburg. The ships, which can carry 18,000 containers, are currently ...

GL: From stowage to steel and everything in between

comprehensive programme awaited the attendees at Germanischer Lloyd’s (GL) latest forum in Hamburg. The Forum looked at a broad spectrum of topics concerning container shipping including: stowage and lashing ...

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