Containerships receives its first LNG-powered container vessel

Containerships receives its first LNG-powered container vessel

Containerships announced earlier today the delivery of its first LNG-powered container vessel, M/S Containerships Nord. She was delivered to Containerships at Wenchong Shipyard, China, on …
Dec 13, 2018 /  Vessels
Georgia Ports Authority On Track for 4.3M TEUs

Georgia Ports Authority On Track for 4.3M TEUs

The Georgia Ports Authority (GPA) is on track to reach 4.36 million twenty-foot equivalent container units handled in 2018, its highest volumes ever in a calendar year. The performance would mean an increase of 8 percent …
Dec 11, 2018 /  Vessels
Panama Canal welcomed its 5,000th Neopanamax vessel through the waterway

Panama Canal welcomed its 5,000th Neopanamax vessel through the waterway

Monday (Dec 10), the Panama Canal welcomed its 5,000th Neopanamax vessel through the waterway: the 13,345 TEU containership COSCO Faith. Caption: Containership Cosco Faith   The 366 m x 46.2 m ship transited …
Dec 11, 2018 /  Vessels
Global Ship Lease Announces New Long-Term Charter Agreements

Global Ship Lease Announces New Long-Term Charter Agreements

Secures new five-year time charters with CMA CGM for two high-specification, modern containerships at rates approximately 30% above current levels New long-term charter coverage increases contracted revenue by …
Dec 10, 2018 /  Vessels
Khalifa Port to double container volumes in 2019, official says

Khalifa Port to double container volumes in 2019, official says

A new terminal operated by China's Cosco Shipping Ports was inaugurated on Monday Khalifa Port expects to double the number of containers handled next year with the help of China’s Cosco Shipping Ports, which …
Dec 10, 2018 /  Curious
Crowley Adds 400 New Refrigerated Containers to its Fleet Just in Time for Peak Reefer Cargo Season

Crowley Adds 400 New Refrigerated Containers to its Fleet Just in Time for Peak Reefer Cargo Season

Crowley Logistics has added 400 new refrigerated (reefer) cargo containers to its industry-leading equipment fleet just in time for the peak perishables shipping season beginning in Central America. Images courtesy of …
Dec 7, 2018 /  Vessels
CMA CGM and Freightos sign landmark agreement advancing digitization in the shipping industry

CMA CGM and Freightos sign landmark agreement advancing digitization in the shipping industry

CMA CGM becomes the first ocean carrier listed on Freightos Direct digital sales, booking, and shipment management on CMA CGM key transpacific trade lanes available on Freightos The CMA CGM Group, a worldwide …
Dec 5, 2018 /  Curious
Navios Maritime Containers L.P. Announces Acquisition of Two Containerships and Options to Acquire Two more

Navios Maritime Containers L.P. Announces Acquisition of Two Containerships and Options to Acquire Two more

Navios Maritime Containers L.P. (Navios Containers), a growth vehicle dedicated to the container sector, announced that it agreed to acquire two 2010-built, 4,360 TEU containerships for $23.6 million from an unrelated …
Dec 4, 2018 /  Curious
ONE’s Operating Vessel Rescued Sailor in the North Atlantic Ocean

ONE’s Operating Vessel Rescued Sailor in the North Atlantic Ocean

On 31 October 2018, Ocean Network Express (ONE) operated container carrier, NYK Nebula, safely rescued a distressed Canadian-French sailor from a yacht with torn sail in the North Atlantic Ocean. Caption: …
Dec 3, 2018 /  Accidents
MPC Container Ships buys more scrubbers and signs charter agreements for six scrubber-retrofitted vessels

MPC Container Ships buys more scrubbers and signs charter agreements for six scrubber-retrofitted vessels

Following the announcement made on 14 November 2018, MPC Container Ships ASA announced on Friday (Nov 30) that it has exercised options to equip additional five vessels with exhaust gas cleaning systems (scrubbers) and …
Dec 3, 2018 /  Curious