The Port of New York and New Jersey welcomed WW Ocean's High-Efficient Ro-Ro (HERO) ship, the mv Titus

The Port of New York and New Jersey welcomed WW Ocean's High-Efficient Ro-Ro (HERO) ship, the mv Titus

Mv Titus, the latest WW Ocean neo-Panamax vessel, is making its maiden voyage MV Titus will be sailing Asia to North America trade route on her maiden voyage and has been specially designed to reduce energy consumption …
Sep 4, 2018 /  Vessels
First new crane begins work at Port of Savannah

First new crane begins work at Port of Savannah

Ship-to-shore fleet grows to 30 by the end of April; Six more to arrive in 2020 The first of Georgia Ports Authority’s four new Neo-Panamax cranes came online this week, bringing GPA’s operating fleet to 27 …
Mar 23, 2018 /  Curious
Samsung Heavy Industries wins a 1tn KRW order

Samsung Heavy Industries wins a 1tn KRW order

Signed to build 8 containerships for 820 billion KRW for an Asian owner  Neo-Panamax containerships for Asia-North America route growth in seaborne trade and environmental regulations hint more orders to …
Feb 8, 2018 /  Curious
HSH Nordbank arranges new charter for six Hanjin ships ─ Maersk new operator

HSH Nordbank arranges new charter for six Hanjin ships ─ Maersk new operator

HSH Nordbank is arranging a new long-term charter for six container ships of the insolvent South Korean shipping company Hanjin Shipping Co. In future, the world’s largest container shipping company, Maersk …
Oct 28, 2016 /  Curious
Panama Canal Records Third Highest Annual Cargo Tonnage in Fiscal Year 2016

Panama Canal Records Third Highest Annual Cargo Tonnage in Fiscal Year 2016

Strong container traffic, newly introduced segments and the Expanded Canal all contribute to the 330.7 million tons of goods welcomed through the Canal in FY16, the third highest amount ever recorded. At the close of …
Oct 24, 2016 /  Curious
London container terminal welcomes the first neo-panamax vessel into Tilbury

London container terminal welcomes the first neo-panamax vessel into Tilbury

London Container Terminal in Tilbury, along with the Port of London Authority (PLA), welcomed the inaugural call of MSC’s neo-panama vessel to the Thames this week following her transit of the newly enlarged …
Aug 18, 2016 /  Vessels
Panama Canal Celebrates 102nd Anniversary with Milestone 100th Transit Through New Locks

Panama Canal Celebrates 102nd Anniversary with Milestone 100th Transit Through New Locks

Yesterday, the Panama Canal celebrated 102 years of successful operations and service to the global maritime community, just one day after welcoming its 100th transit through the Expanded waterway. The two milestones …
Aug 16, 2016 /  Curious
First Neo-Panamax Shipping Vessel Calls Port of Philadelphia

First Neo-Panamax Shipping Vessel Calls Port of Philadelphia

The MSC Sofia Celeste, an 8,800 TEU ship, is first in a new class of vessels to begin service between the West Coast of South America, East Coast of North America and Northwest Europe. Last Wednesday (Aug 3), the first …
Aug 8, 2016 /  Vessels
China COSCO Shipping Vessel Wins Draw to be First to Transit Through the Expanded Panama Canal

China COSCO Shipping Vessel Wins Draw to be First to Transit Through the Expanded Panama Canal

China COSCO Shipping has won the draw for the first transit through the Expanded Panama Canal during the waterway’s inauguration on Sunday, June 26. The shipping line’s container vessel Andronikos will …
Apr 30, 2016 /  Curious
New study raises safety concerns over new Panama Canal locks (Video)

New study raises safety concerns over new Panama Canal locks (Video)

An independent safety study into the Panama Canal expansion, which was commissioned by the ITF (International Transport Workers’ Federation) and released this morning at a press conference in Panama City, has …
Apr 28, 2016 /  Vessels