Hyundai Samho bags order for 2 LNG-fueled bulk carriers

Hyundai Samho bags order for 2 LNG-fueled bulk carriers

Hyundai Samho Heavy Industries Co., a local shipbuilder, said Thursday (Jul11) it has clinched a deal to build two bulkers fueled by liquefied natural gas (LNG). Under the deal with H-Line Shipping Co., a midsize …
Jul 15, 2019 /  Curious
Hapag-Lloyd launches new Africa service

Hapag-Lloyd launches new Africa service

Middle East-India-Africa Express (MIAX) to start operations in October 2019 Hapag-Lloyd is expanding its African liner services and will offer its MIAX (Middle East-India-Africa Express) service starting in October …
Jul 15, 2019 /  Curious
DSME Smart Ship Solution approved by LR

DSME Smart Ship Solution approved by LR

Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering Co., Ltd. (DSME) has received approval in principle (AiP) from LR for its Smart Ship Solution (DS4®). The fleet monitoring smart ECDIS and surveillance system has been …
Jul 12, 2019 /  Vessels
Yang Ming Announces New China-Thailand Direct Service

Yang Ming Announces New China-Thailand Direct Service

Under the impact of rising global trade tensions, a relocation and adjustment of cargo flow and supply chains is expected. To cope with this trend, Yang Ming Marine Transport Corp. continuously strengthens its Asian …
Jul 10, 2019 /  Curious
S’hail adds two additional vessels to the Klaveness Baumarine pool

S’hail adds two additional vessels to the Klaveness Baumarine pool

The good vessels MV S’hail al Rayan and MV S’hail al Dukhan of S’hail Shipping recently joined the Baumarine pool. S’Hail Shipping and Maritime Services has since its establishment in December …
Jul 10, 2019 /  Vessels
World's largest container ship sets sail from Tianjin (Video)

World's largest container ship sets sail from Tianjin (Video)

MSC Gulsun, the world's largest container vessel by carrying capacity, set sail from north China's port city of Tianjin on Monday, heading for northwestern Europe. With a maximum load of 224,986.4 tonnes, MSC Gulsun …
Jul 9, 2019 /  Vessels
New liner shipping operations set to increase cross-border trade within BIMP-EAGA region

New liner shipping operations set to increase cross-border trade within BIMP-EAGA region

The cross-border trading activities within the Brunei, Indonesia, Malaysia and Philippines (BIMP) region is set to soar, following the newly-launched operations of liner shipping Reefer Express Lines (Reefer Filipinas) …
Jul 9, 2019 /  Vessels
GC Rieber Shipping announces 5-month charter for Polar Queen

GC Rieber Shipping announces 5-month charter for Polar Queen

GC Rieber Shipping has entered into a time charter agreement with a European offshore client for the CSV vessel Polar Queen for a period of about 5 months with options to extend by up to one …
Jul 9, 2019 /  Vessels
APL Introduces New America Central America Caribbean Service

APL Introduces New America Central America Caribbean Service

APL, part of the CMA CGM Group, today announced the launch of a new weekly America Central America Caribbean (ACC) service, connecting US East Coast to the Dominican Republic with the fastest transit time. The ACC …
Jul 8, 2019 /  Curious
Simon Møkster Shipping announces contract-extension for PSV Stril Luna

Simon Møkster Shipping announces contract-extension for PSV Stril Luna

Norwegian oil and gas company Vår Energi and compatriot shipowner Simon Møkster Shipping have agreed to extend the charter of the Stril Luna platform supply vessel (PSV). Simon Møkster said on Friday …
Jul 8, 2019 /  Vessels