Chemical cargo on board KMTC Hong Kong catches fire in Thai port, three piers closed (Video)

Chemical cargo on board KMTC Hong Kong catches fire in Thai port, three piers closed (Video)

Flames ripped through a load of cargo including chemicals in Thailand’s eastern Laem Chabang port on Saturday, forcing officials to evacuate workers and temporarily close three piers, authorities said. More than …
May 27, 2019 /  Accidents
Global Ship Lease Announces Agreement to Acquire Three Containerships

Global Ship Lease Announces Agreement to Acquire Three Containerships

7,849 TEU containerships to be employed on long-term charters with Maersk Line Global Ship Lease, Inc. (NYSE:GSL) (GSL), a containership charter owner, Thursday (May23) announced that it has agreed to acquire three …
May 27, 2019 /  Vessels
CMA CGM to upgrade its EUROSAL XL service between North Europe, the Caribbean and South America West Coast

CMA CGM to upgrade its EUROSAL XL service between North Europe, the Caribbean and South America West Coast

CMA CGM announced earlier today the upgrade of its EUROSAL XL service connecting North Europe with the Caribbean and South America West Coast. Caption: Container ship CMA CGM JEAN GABRIEL - Image courtesy …
May 22, 2019 /  Curious
Hamburg Süd christens “Polar Ecuador” in Antwerp

Hamburg Süd christens “Polar Ecuador” in Antwerp

Naming ceremony held at Belgian New Fruit Wharf – Deployment in the EMCS service Hamburg Süd christened the Polar Ecuador container ship yesterday in Antwerp. The sponsor of the “Polar Ecuador” is …
May 21, 2019 /  Vessels
Panama Canal Welcomes Largest Containership To-Date Through Expanded Locks

Panama Canal Welcomes Largest Containership To-Date Through Expanded Locks

Wednesday, the Panama Canal completed a trial transit of Evergreen’s Triton, the largest vessel in dimension and container cargo capacity to pass through the Expanded Canal since it opened in June 2016. The …
May 17, 2019 /  Vessels
CMA CGM launches ADRINAF, the first direct service between the Adriatic Sea and Algeria

CMA CGM launches ADRINAF, the first direct service between the Adriatic Sea and Algeria

A unique weekly service offering connections to the rest of the world CMA CGM reaffirms its commitment to the Port of Malta, its hub in the Mediterranean Sea The CMA CGM Group, a world leader in shipping and …
May 15, 2019 /  Vessels
Global Ship Lease Announces Additional Two New Long-Term Charter Agreements

Global Ship Lease Announces Additional Two New Long-Term Charter Agreements

Global Ship Lease, Inc. (NYSE:GSL) (GSL), a containership charter owner, has agreed new five-year charters with MSC for 8,667 TEU GSL Tianjin (built 2005) and OOCL Qingdao (built 2004), which are to be renamed MSC …
May 7, 2019 /  Vessels
Global Ship Lease Announces Two New Long-Term Charter Agreements

Global Ship Lease Announces Two New Long-Term Charter Agreements

Global Ship Lease, Inc. (NYSE:GSL) (GSL), a containership charter owner, has agreed minimum 21-month / maximum 24-month charters with Zim for the 2000-built, 5,936 TEU containerships Dimitris Y and Ian H. Caption: …
May 2, 2019 /  Vessels
Pasha Hawaii Marks Construction Milestones at Keppel AmFELS for new 'Ohana Class Containerships

Pasha Hawaii Marks Construction Milestones at Keppel AmFELS for new 'Ohana Class Containerships

Keel Laying for M/V George III and Steel Cutting for M/V Janet Marie Executives from Hawaii-based Pasha Hawaii and Keppel AmFELS were joined by dignitaries Tuesday (Apr23) for the ceremonial keel laying for M/V George …
May 2, 2019 /  Vessels
ONE takes delivery of 14,000-TEU Containership ONE APUS

ONE takes delivery of 14,000-TEU Containership ONE APUS

Ocean Network Express (ONE) announced earlier today that ONE APUS, with a carrying capacity of 14,000 TEU, was successfully delivered at Kure Shipyard of Japan Marine United Corporation. The sublet owner is Nippon Yusen …
Apr 24, 2019 /  Vessels