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
ABS Teams with Industry Leaders to Improve Container Vessel Safety

ABS Teams with Industry Leaders to Improve Container Vessel Safety

ABS and representatives from the Cargo Incident Notification System (CINS) form a joint industry project to develop best practices for carriage of dangerous goods ABS and leaders representing the Cargo Incident …
Apr 22, 2019 /  Curious
ONE Announces Service Enhancement on PN2 by Introducing the World’s First Direct Service from Haiphong to Pacific North West

ONE Announces Service Enhancement on PN2 by Introducing the World’s First Direct Service from Haiphong to Pacific North West

As the member of THE Alliance (THEA), Ocean Network Express (ONE) announced earlier today the enhancement of the market-leading service to Pacific North West (PNW) from April 2019. By adding Haiphong into the service, …
Apr 19, 2019 /  Curious
Containerships adds Sweden to its shortsea network

Containerships adds Sweden to its shortsea network

Containerships announced last week that the Swedish Port of Halmstad is being added to the Company’s shortsea network as from April 2019. Caption: Container ship Containerships Nord - Image courtesy of Aart …
Apr 15, 2019 /  Curious
US Coast Guard medevacs crewmember from container ship CMA CGM Alcazar near Galveston

US Coast Guard medevacs crewmember from container ship CMA CGM Alcazar near Galveston

The US Coast Guard medevaced a crewmember from a container ship near Galveston, Texas, Tuesday. Caption: Container ship CMA CGM Alcazar - Image courtesy of Patrick Deenik Coast Guard Sector Houston-Galveston …
Apr 10, 2019 /  Accidents