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
Yang Ming Launches Two More 14,000 TEU Ultra Large Container Vessels, YM Warranty and YM Wellspring

Yang Ming Launches Two More 14,000 TEU Ultra Large Container Vessels, YM Warranty and YM Wellspring

Two new 14,000 TEU full-container vessels built by Imabari Shipbuilding Co., Ltd. and chartered by Yang Ming, were named as YM Warranty and YM Wellspring on 6th March, 2019 at Imabari shipyard. Caption: Container ship …
Mar 6, 2019 /  Vessels
Main Engine Factory Acceptance Testing Completed for the M/V George III

Main Engine Factory Acceptance Testing Completed for the M/V George III

Honolulu, HI-based Pasha Hawaii Tuesday (Mar 05) announced that factory acceptance testing of the dual-fueled, MAN Diesel & Turbo ME-GI (-Gas Injection) main engine has been completed for the M/V George III, the …
Mar 6, 2019 /  Vessels
Containerships TIANJIN and SAFMARINE NOKWANDA damaged in collision at Busan Port (Video)

Containerships TIANJIN and SAFMARINE NOKWANDA damaged in collision at Busan Port (Video)

On Friday, March 01st, 2019 at 22:40 UTC , ZIM Container Service Pacific Vessel, MV TIANJIN, while docked at Pusan new port, has been collided by MV SAFMARINE NOKWANDA as she was approaching alongside. According to …
Mar 5, 2019 /  Accidents
Maastricht Maersk makes a maiden call to Rotterdam and honours Maersk’s commitment to The Netherlands

Maastricht Maersk makes a maiden call to Rotterdam and honours Maersk’s commitment to The Netherlands

Maersk welcomes the latest next-generation Triple-E vessel – the most modern in the fleet – which has made her maiden voyage to Rotterdam. Maersk’s commitment to Dutch customers continues, with product …
Feb 25, 2019 /  Vessels