Careless loading of cargo containers sinks ship in Iran port (Video)

Careless loading of cargo containers sinks ship in Iran port (Video)

Iranian state TV says careless loading of cargo has capsized a ship in the southern port of Bandar Abbas, sending port workers scrambling to retrieve any of the 153 containers that were suddenly submerged. The report …
Mar 20, 2019 /  Accidents
Hapag-Lloyd Starts New Service Connecting Turkey and US East Coast (TNE Service)

Hapag-Lloyd Starts New Service Connecting Turkey and US East Coast (TNE Service)

Hapag-Lloyd is launching a new liner service offering a direct connection between Turkey and the US East Coast. Caption: Container ship Satie - Image courtesy of Sorin   The Turkey North America East Coast …
Mar 19, 2019 /  Vessels
Global Ship Lease Announces New Long-Term Charter Agreement

Global Ship Lease Announces New Long-Term Charter Agreement

Global Ship Lease, Inc. (NYSE:GSL) (GSL), a containership charter owner, has agreed a three-year charter with Hapag-Lloyd for the 2015-built, 9,115 TEU containership UASC Al Khor. Caption: Container ship UASC Al …
Mar 19, 2019 /  Vessels
JAXPORT sets record with largest container ship to call Jacksonville

JAXPORT sets record with largest container ship to call Jacksonville

The Jacksonville Port Authority (JAXPORT) set a new port record Monday with the arrival of the ZIM vessel Cape Sounio, the largest container ship to ever call Jacksonville. The 11,000-TEU (container) vessel is operated …
Mar 19, 2019 /  Vessels
MSC adds vessel to its Lone Star service from Asia to USEC and Gulf of Mexico

MSC adds vessel to its Lone Star service from Asia to USEC and Gulf of Mexico

MSC is adding a vessel to its Lone Star service from Asia to USEC and Gulf of Mexico. The operational change will start week 13 from Ningbo, with the Maersk Kalamata 913E. Caption: Containership Maersk Kalamata - …
Mar 18, 2019 /  Vessels
OOCL announces enhancement of the current Japan Services – KTX6

OOCL announces enhancement of the current Japan Services – KTX6

OOCL announced on Friday (Mar 08) service enhancements to Company’s Japan/Hong Kong/South East Asia Service (KTX6). Caption: OOCL Bangkok - Image courtesy of Krijn Hamelink The changes have been made to …
Mar 12, 2019 /  Curious
Matson Christens Second Aloha Class Vessel 'Kaimana Hila' At Philly Shipyard

Matson Christens Second Aloha Class Vessel 'Kaimana Hila' At Philly Shipyard

Matson, Inc. (NYSE: MATX), a leading U.S. carrier in the Pacific, and Philly Shipyard, Inc. (PSI), the wholly-owned U.S. subsidiary of Philly Shipyard ASA (Oslo: PHLY) christened the second of two Aloha Class …
Mar 12, 2019 /  Vessels
MSC Enhances Australia Express Service Through New VSA

MSC Enhances Australia Express Service Through New VSA

MSC is upgrading its Australia Express service between Europe / Indian Ocean and Australia. Starting during the month of September 2019, a new partnership will be implemented between MSC and CMA CGM to operate a joint …
Mar 8, 2019 /  Curious
MAN Energy Solutions signs a contract for the conversion of a 15,000 TEU container vessel to dual-fuel operation

MAN Energy Solutions signs a contract for the conversion of a 15,000 TEU container vessel to dual-fuel operation

MAN Energy Solutions has signed a contract  for the conversion of a 15,000 TEU container vessel to dual-fuel operation. The container vessel MV SAJIR is owned by Hapag-Lloyd, one of the world's leading liner …
Mar 6, 2019 /  Vessels
MSC offers a new dedicated Intra-Asia service

MSC offers a new dedicated Intra-Asia service

MSC announced on Monday (Mar04) a new service connecting Vietnam and Thailand with China in a few days. Caption: Container ship MSC Athos - Image courtesy of Aart van Bezooijen The new trade will enable MSC to …
Mar 6, 2019 /  Curious