Tag archives: containerships

IUMI calls for further industry cooperation to tackle containership fires

Two recent onboard containership fires have fueled concerns from IUMI (International Union of Marine Insurance) over the challenges involved with managing these incidents at sea.

Uwe-Peter Schieder, Vice Chairman of ...

Xeneta reveals the top three reasons freight shippers switch containership carriers

Xeneta, the Oslo-based benchmarking and market intelligence platform for containerized ocean freight, has quizzed its worldwide database of contributors to uncover the main reasons businesses end agreements with container ship ...

LR approval for HMD gas bunkering vessels capable of supplying LNG to 20,000 teu containerships

A design from Hyundai Mipo Dockyard (HMD) for a 6,600 m3 LNG bunker vessel has received Approval in Principle (AiP) from Lloyd’s Register (LR). The design will be ...

NUTEP terminal project to bring first 10,000 TEU vessels into the Black Sea

The construction of a deepwater berth at the NUTEP terminal in the Black Sea port of Novorossiysk will allow Russia to offer regular year-round ice-free calls for vessels up to ...

Brodosplit starts building four new LNG-fuelled containerships

Croatian shipbuilder Brodosplit held a steel cutting ceremony for four 2,000 TEU containerships at their shipyard in Split on November 12. The ship’s are being built for Brodosplit ...

Costamare orders two newbuild containerships

Costamare Inc. announced that together with its partner York Capital, it has ordered from Jiangsu New Yangzi Shipbuilding Co., Ltd. two newbuild containerships, each of approximately 3,800 TEU capacity ...

Container shipping faces three more years of overcapacity & financial pain

Slowing global trade and a bloated orderbook of large vessel capacity mean that container shipping is set for another three years of overcapacity and financial pain, according to the latest ...

Hapag-Lloyd secures long-term financing for five 10,500 TEU new-built vessels

Hapag-Lloyd and a banking syndicate signed a US$ 372 million facility agreement with a term of 12 years. The Company will use the loan to finance five new vessels which ...

CMA CGM BOUGAINVILLE is the first container ship ever to have in-built connected container technology

The CMA CGM Group, a worldwide leading shipping group founded and let by Jacques Saadé, is pleased to announce that the CMA CGM BOUGAINVILLE is the first container ship in ...

Danaos acquires 3 containerships through new joint venture

Danaos Corporation, one of the world's largest independent owners of containerships, announced the acquisition of three vessels through a newly-formed joint venture, capitalizing on depressed asset prices in the ...

ABB to optimize routes of giant Maersk Line container ships

ABB and Dutch weather forecasting specialist, MeteoGroup, have won an order to outfit 140 container vessels with software to optimize routes.
ABB, the leading power and automation group, is working ...

CMA CGM Increases capacity on Latin America route

CMA CGM is to increase the capacity between Rotterdam, the Caribbean and northern Brazil by 18%. The French shipping line is to deploy three Guyanamax 3 series vessels on this ...

CMA CGM christens 18,000 TEU mega ship

The CMA CGM Group’s largest vessel, CMA CGM Georg Forster, was christened in Hamburg, Germany.

The new ultra large vessel, a 398-meter-long, 18,000 TEU containership, is the second ...

Seaspan accepts delivery of fourth 14000 TEU SAVER containership

Seaspan Corporation announced that it accepted delivery of a 14000 TEU containership, the YM Witness. The new containership, which was constructed at Hyundai Heavy Industries Co., Ltd., is Seaspan's ...

LPG tanker Navigator Aries and boxship Leo Perdana collided off Surabaya

LPG tanker Navigator Aries collided with boxship Leo Perdana early in the morning June 29 in waters of Karang Jamuang Island, some 20 nm north of Surabaya, East Java.

The ...

NASSCO, TOTE make history with world’s first LNG-powered containership

On April 18 General Dynamics NASSCO launched the Isla Bella, the world's first LNG-powered containership. More than 3,400 shipbuilders, their families, and others attended the special event at ...

Seaspan accepts delivery of first 14000 TEU SAVER containership

Seaspan Corporation announced that it accepted delivery of a 14000 TEU containership, the Yang Ming Wish. The new containership, which was constructed at Hyundai Heavy Industries Co., Ltd., is Seaspan ...

World’s first LNG-powered containership to be launched at NASSCO for TOTE

Special event to christen and launch the world’s first LNG-powered containership built by General Dynamics NASSCO for TOTE is announced for April 18, 2015.

The ceremony will also commemorate ...

MSC Oscar calls Rotterdam

The world’s current record-holder as largest container ship, the 19,224 TEU capacity MSC Oscar, called APM Terminals Rotterdam on its maiden westbound voyage.

The 19,224 TEU capacity ...

LR to class largest ever boxships

Lloyd’s Register is delighted to learn that the class for MOL’s series of four 20,150 teu container ships to be built at SHI has been awarded to ...

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