World's Largest Container Ship Completes First Voyage from Asia to Europe

World's Largest Container Ship Completes First Voyage from Asia to Europe

MSC Mediterranean Shipping Company today announced that MSC Gülsün, the world’s largest container ship, has arrived in Europe after completing its landmark maiden voyage from the north of China. MSC …
Aug 19, 2019 /  Vessels
Fire aboard container ship APL Le Havre near Gujarat coast, escorted to Mundra port; All crew members safe

Fire aboard container ship APL Le Havre near Gujarat coast, escorted to Mundra port; All crew members safe

The fire was brought under control after hours of effort and the distressed ship was then escorted to Mundra port's outer anchorage. A container ship carrying Singapore flag with 26 crew members onboard was escorted to …
Aug 12, 2019 /  Accidents
Cleanest Ship to Visit U.S. Comes to Long Beach

Cleanest Ship to Visit U.S. Comes to Long Beach

MSC Jewel emits 75% less than previous generation vessels Mediterranean Shipping Company’s MSC Jewel, the cleanest container ship to visit the United States, stopped by the Port of Long Beach last …
Aug 6, 2019 /  Vessels
Fremantle Port welcomes first of two giant container ships

Fremantle Port welcomes first of two giant container ships

Two of the largest-capacity container ships to ever visit Australia are making calls to the Fremantle Inner Harbour this month and the first, Maersk Skarstind, arrived in Fremantle Monday night (15 July). MSC Elma …
Jul 17, 2019 /  Vessels
Container ship SOUL OF LUCK hit pier at TPKS Container Terminal Semarang Port (Video)

Container ship SOUL OF LUCK hit pier at TPKS Container Terminal Semarang Port (Video)

The 1,642 TEU Container ship SOUL OF LUCK hit pier at TPKS Container Terminal Semarang Port, northern Central Java, Indonesia, in the afternoon Jul 14. The vessel was on arrival from Port Klang, Malaysia when it …
Jul 15, 2019 /  Accidents
APL Introduces New America Central America Caribbean Service

APL Introduces New America Central America Caribbean Service

APL, part of the CMA CGM Group, today announced the launch of a new weekly America Central America Caribbean (ACC) service, connecting US East Coast to the Dominican Republic with the fastest transit time. The ACC …
Jul 8, 2019 /  Curious
ONE’s Operating Vessel Rescued Crew Members from Sinking Coastal Vessel in the Eastern Gulf of Aden

ONE’s Operating Vessel Rescued Crew Members from Sinking Coastal Vessel in the Eastern Gulf of Aden

On 20 June 2019, Ocean Network Express (ONE) operated vessel, NYK EAGLE, was involved in a combined rescue operation involving Combined Maritime Forces (CMF), United Kingdom Maritime Trade Operations (UKMTO) and regional …
Jun 26, 2019 /  Vessels
OOCL to Stow Its Whole Container Vessel Fleet with Navis Stowage Planning Software StowMan

OOCL to Stow Its Whole Container Vessel Fleet with Navis Stowage Planning Software StowMan

Navis, a part of Cargotec Corporation, and the provider of on premise and cloud collaborative stowage planning solutions, announced that Orient Overseas Container Line (OOCL) has chosen the Navis stowage planning …
Jun 26, 2019 /  Curious
Oman Shipping plans to invest in modern container fleet

Oman Shipping plans to invest in modern container fleet

Oman Shipping Company (OSC), the wholly Omani government-owned maritime freight transportation services provider, plans to invest in a modern container shipping fleet in an ambitious bid to become a significant player in …
Jun 24, 2019 /  Curious
MacGregor automated mooring solution specified for the world's first autonomous and zero-emission container ship, Yara Birkeland

MacGregor automated mooring solution specified for the world's first autonomous and zero-emission container ship, Yara Birkeland

MacGregor, part of Cargotec, and Kongsberg Maritime have entered into an agreement where MacGregor will deliver an automated mooring system for the world's first autonomous container ship, Yara Birkeland. This will …
Jun 14, 2019 /  Vessels