Port of Oakland exports up 4.2 percent in June

Port of Oakland exports up 4.2 percent in June

Fourth straight month of export gains, import volume declines The Port of Oakland reported yesterday that containerized export volume increased 4.2 percent in June 2019 compared to June 2018 totals. The Port said it …
Jul 16, 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
Capital Product Partners L.P. Announces New Long-term Time Charters For The MV Agamemnon and MV Archimidis

Capital Product Partners L.P. Announces New Long-term Time Charters For The MV Agamemnon and MV Archimidis

Capital Product Partners L.P. (NASDAQ: CPLP), an international owner of ocean-going vessels, announced today that it has agreed new long-term time charters with Mediterranean Shipping Company Co. S.A. (“MSC”) …
Jul 11, 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
ONE announces delivery of 14,000-TEU Containership ONE CYGNUS

ONE announces delivery of 14,000-TEU Containership ONE CYGNUS

Ocean Network Express (ONE) announced earlier today that the 14,000 TEU containership ONE CYGNUS, was successfully delivered at Japan Marine United Corporation’s shipyard at Kure, Hiroshima. This is ONE’s …
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
Containerships successfully carries out the first simultaneous operations LNG bunkering on a container vessel in Europe

Containerships successfully carries out the first simultaneous operations LNG bunkering on a container vessel in Europe

Through this unprecedented achievement accomplished in partnership with Shell and the Port of Rotterdam, Containerships and the CMA CGM Group reaffirm their leading role in the shipping industry’s energy …
Jul 5, 2019 /  Vessels
First call for MSC Kaya R. at APM Terminals Moin

First call for MSC Kaya R. at APM Terminals Moin

MSC Katya R. became the largest ever container ship to berth at APM Terminals Moin this month. Its first call at the terminal was part of a new weekly transatlantic reefer service. Measuring 281m long and 32.2 m wide, …
Jul 3, 2019 /  Vessels
GTT receives an order from Jiangnan Shipyard for the design of 5 containerships’ LNG fuel tanks

GTT receives an order from Jiangnan Shipyard for the design of 5 containerships’ LNG fuel tanks

GTT has received an order from the Chinese shipyard Jiangnan Shipyard (Group) Co., Ltd. for the tank design of 5 new LNG-fuelled container ships of 15,000 TEU capacity each. The ships will be built on behalf of a …
Jun 27, 2019 /  Vessels
MacGregor is working together with MSC to maximise performance and reduce emissions

MacGregor is working together with MSC to maximise performance and reduce emissions

Cargotec`s MacGregor, MSC Mediterranean Shipping Company and Guangzhou Wenchong Dockyard have signed a contract to upgrade the cargo systems on 6 x 16,000 TEU containerships owned and operated by MSC. These Cargo Boost …
Jun 26, 2019 /  Curious