20,000 TEU COSCO SHIPPING Sagittarius Named in Shanghai

20,000 TEU COSCO SHIPPING Sagittarius Named in Shanghai

On October 18, the naming ceremony for COSCO SHIPPING Sagittarius, the 9th 20,000 TEU ULCS of the COSCO SHIPPING constellation series, was held at the shipyard of Shanghai Waigaoqiao Shipbuilding Co., Ltd. (SWS). Vice …
Oct 22, 2018 /  Vessels
Mega-carrier ‘Cosco Shipping Universe’ visits Port of Hamburg

Mega-carrier ‘Cosco Shipping Universe’ visits Port of Hamburg

The Port of Hamburg was one of those called by one of the world’s largest containerships during her maiden voyage. With her slot capacity of 21,237 TEU, the ‘Cosco Shipping Universe’ set a fresh record …
Jul 26, 2018 /  Vessels
Hanjin Shipyard Delivers 2nd Subic-made 20,600 TEU Containership Vessel

Hanjin Shipyard Delivers 2nd Subic-made 20,600 TEU Containership Vessel

Hanjin Heavy Industries & Construction – Philippines (HHIC-Phil Inc.) has once again cemented its stronghold in the highly competitive global shipbuilding industry, with the completion of its second Subic-made …
May 29, 2018 /  Vessels
K-Line takes delivery of 14000-TEU containership Milano Bridge

K-Line takes delivery of 14000-TEU containership Milano Bridge

Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha, Ltd., Tokyo, (K-Line) announced earlier today the delivery of MILANO BRIDGE, a 14,000-TEU containership at Hiroshima Shipyard of Imabari Shipbuilding Co., Ltd, Japan on January 18, …
Jan 22, 2018 /  Vessels
Siemens technology for Africa's first automated container terminal

Siemens technology for Africa's first automated container terminal

Electrical equipment supplied for 32 automated stacking cranes deployed in 16 intelligent yard blocks and 12 remote-controlled ship-to-shore cranes Modular and open automation concept designed for transparency and …
Mar 2, 2017 /  Curious
APM Terminals increases Port Elizabeth investment plans to USD $200Mln in preparation for ultra large container ships

APM Terminals increases Port Elizabeth investment plans to USD $200Mln in preparation for ultra large container ships

Alongside infrastructure improvement projects announced by the Port Authority NY/NJ, this investment will further enable global trade at the largest container terminal on the east coast of the United States. APM …
Feb 23, 2017 /  Curious
Salalah Volume Surges on Transshipment and General Cargo Growth

Salalah Volume Surges on Transshipment and General Cargo Growth

- Container traffic up by 29% and general cargo volume increased by 10% compared with the same period in 2015. - Prime location makes port an ideal transshipment hub on competitive Asia/Europe trade lane Container …
Sep 13, 2016 /  Curious
PERFECt II – Second phase brings additional partners for piston free LNG container vessel

PERFECt II – Second phase brings additional partners for piston free LNG container vessel

Project partners GTT, CMA CGM (and its subsidiary CMA Ships) and DNV GL signed a cooperation agreement with new project participants ABB, the Caterpillar company Solar Turbines, and OMT for phase two of the highly …
Sep 9, 2016 /  Curious
Optimism regarding jobs in United Arab Shipping and Hapag-Lloyd merger

Optimism regarding jobs in United Arab Shipping and Hapag-Lloyd merger

United Arab Shipping Co (UASC), which is merging with the German container shipper Hapag-Lloyd, expects most of the tie-up’s US$400 million cost savings to come from operations rather than lay-offs, its chief …
Aug 4, 2016 /  Curious
Alphaliner: 13,000 TEU Boxships to Find New Homes amid US Demand Slump

Alphaliner: 13,000 TEU Boxships to Find New Homes amid US Demand Slump

Weak US demand is forcing container shipping companies to search for new homes for their 13,000 TEU vessels, according to Alphaliner. Displaced by even larger tonnage on their current services, many such ships were …
Jun 23, 2016 /  Curious