Evergreen Line Adds Two Mega-Ships To Its Fleet

Evergreen Line Adds Two Mega-Ships To Its Fleet

Taiwanese container ship operator Evergreen has added its second and third ultra-large container ships to its fleet with the delivery of the Ever Gifted and Ever Grade from the Japanese shipyard at Imabari. The two …
Jan 16, 2019 /  Vessels
CMA CGM OCEANIA LINES - PAD service to resume weekly rotations

CMA CGM OCEANIA LINES - PAD service to resume weekly rotations

CMA CGM announced Tuesday (Jan15) that the PAD service linking North Europe with USEC, French Pacific islands, Australia and New Zealand will offer a weekly frequency starting from mid-February 2019. From Europe, …
Jan 16, 2019 /  Vessels
ONE Achieved Container Loading Records in two Consecutive Weeks by MOL TRUST and MOL TRADITION

ONE Achieved Container Loading Records in two Consecutive Weeks by MOL TRUST and MOL TRADITION

In late December 2018, two vessels operated by Ocean Network Express (ONE), namely MOL TRUST and MOL TRADITION, set a loading record of 18,694 TEU and 18,767 TEU respectively. MOL TRUST, which operates in ONE’s …
Jan 15, 2019 /  Vessels
ZIM and the 2M Alliance Announce a Major Expansion of Their Strategic Operational Cooperation in Two Additional Trades

ZIM and the 2M Alliance Announce a Major Expansion of Their Strategic Operational Cooperation in Two Additional Trades

ZIM and the 2M Alliance Announce a Major Expansion of Their Strategic Operational Cooperation in Two Additional Trades ZIM CEO Eli Glickman: “This is a major strategic step, upgrading ZIM’s …
Jan 11, 2019 /  All
Delivery of the CMA CGM FORT DE FRANCE, the first vessel of the new fleet dedicated to the French West Indies

Delivery of the CMA CGM FORT DE FRANCE, the first vessel of the new fleet dedicated to the French West Indies

The CMA CGM Group, a worldwide leading shipping group announced yesterday (Jan10) that it has taken delivery of the CMA CGM FORT DE FRANCE, the first of an order for four container ships dedicated to the French West …
Jan 11, 2019 /  Vessels
Update: Container fire on the Yantian Express now under control

Update: Container fire on the Yantian Express now under control

On 3 January, a fire broke out in one container on the deck of the Yantian Express and spread to additional containers. In the meantime, efforts to extinguish the fire have made continuous progress under the direction of …
Jan 10, 2019 /  Accidents
UPDATE: MSC Remains Active in North Sea Response; Thanks Authorities and Volunteers

UPDATE: MSC Remains Active in North Sea Response; Thanks Authorities and Volunteers

MSC Mediterranean Shipping Company confirms that significant progress has been made in an unprecedented clean-up operation in the North Sea and on the beaches of the Netherlands and Germany. “We would like to …
Jan 10, 2019 /  Accidents
MSC to fund North Sea clean-up; Search until last container is found

MSC to fund North Sea clean-up; Search until last container is found

MSC Mediterranean Shipping Company informed on Saturday (Jan 05) that the Company reassures authorities and members of the public in the Netherlands and Germany that the company will pay the full costs of the clean-up of …
Jan 7, 2019 /  Vessels
Container fire on the Yantian Express: Crew successfully evacuated

Container fire on the Yantian Express: Crew successfully evacuated

On 3 January, a fire broke out in one container on the deck of the Yantian Express and spread to additional containers. Due to bad weather conditions, the fire has not been successfully contained yet and has …
Jan 7, 2019 /  Vessels
Containers caught fire on board the Yantian Express

Containers caught fire on board the Yantian Express

On 3 January, a fire broke out in one container on the deck of the Yantian Express and spread to additional containers. Caption: Container ship Yantian Express - Image courtesy of Sebastian Fuchs   The …
Jan 4, 2019 /  Accidents