US Authorities Seize 16 Tons of Cocaine From Containership MSC Gayane Docked in Philadelphia (Video)

US Authorities Seize 16 Tons of Cocaine From Containership MSC Gayane Docked in Philadelphia (Video)

Federal officials in Philadelphia seized over 16 tons of cocaine from containership MSC Gayane on Tuesday (Jun18) calling it one of the largest drug seizures in U.S. history and the largest in the history of the eastern …
Jun 20, 2019 /  Vessels
MSC Katya R. Sets Record as Largest Container Ship to Boost Costa Rican Export Links to Europe

MSC Katya R. Sets Record as Largest Container Ship to Boost Costa Rican Export Links to Europe

MSC Mediterranean Shipping Company, a global leader in transportation and logistics, is improving trade links between Costa Rica and northern Europe by adding a new direct call from the Port of Moin. On 16 June MSC …
Jun 18, 2019 /  Vessels
Global Ship Lease Announces New Charter Agreements

Global Ship Lease Announces New Charter Agreements

Global Ship Lease, Inc. (NYSE:GSL) (GSL), a containership charter owner, Thursday announced that it has agreed new charters for two of its vessels. Caption: Containership GSL Valerie - Image courtesy …
Jun 14, 2019 /  Vessels
Port Tampa Bay Welcomes its Largest Container Ship Ever

Port Tampa Bay Welcomes its Largest Container Ship Ever

Port Tampa Bay marked a major milestone and partnership yesterday with CMA CGM as Port customers, local officials, and business leaders gathered to celebrate the inaugural call of the CMA CGM DALILA at 4 pm yesterday at …
Jun 14, 2019 /  Vessels
Malta Freeport hosts its first LNG-powered container ship

Malta Freeport hosts its first LNG-powered container ship

Malta Freeport Terminals welcomed the first ever LNG-powered container ship to visit Malta during the course of the vessel’s maiden voyage from Asia to Rotterdam. Tourism Minister Konrad Mizzi, whose portfolio …
Jun 12, 2019 /  Vessels
Euroseas to acquire four feeder containerships

Euroseas to acquire four feeder containerships

Euroseas Ltd. (NASDAQ: ESEA, Euroseas), an owner and operator of container carrier vessels and provider of seaborne transportation for containerized cargoes, Tuesday (Jun4) announced its entry into three material …
Jun 4, 2019 /  Vessels
Yang Ming Ship YM Excellence Rescues Two Australians at Sea

Yang Ming Ship YM Excellence Rescues Two Australians at Sea

On May 19th, 2019, Yang Ming’s containership YM EXCELLENCE while sailing from Shekou, China, to Singapore successfully rescued two Australians who were spotted fleeing out of a flaming yacht. After the completion …
May 29, 2019 /  Vessels
Largest container ship to ever visit Maryland arrived at Port of Baltimore

Largest container ship to ever visit Maryland arrived at Port of Baltimore

Supersized Ship Evergreen Triton Takes Advantage of Port's Infrastructure; Second 50-Foot-Deep Berth Construction Begins in 2019 The Evergreen Triton, with a capacity to handle 14,424 Twenty-foot Equivalent (TEU) …
May 28, 2019 /  Vessels
ZIM Commissioned Advanced New ZIMonitor Refrigerated Containers

ZIM Commissioned Advanced New ZIMonitor Refrigerated Containers

ZIM is expanding its ZIMonitor containers fleet in 2019 and adding advanced “Star Cool” containers manufactured by MCI. The new MCI “Star Cool” containers have the refrigeration unit integrated …
May 28, 2019 /  Curious
Chemical cargo on board KMTC Hong Kong catches fire in Thai port, three piers closed (Video)

Chemical cargo on board KMTC Hong Kong catches fire in Thai port, three piers closed (Video)

Flames ripped through a load of cargo including chemicals in Thailand’s eastern Laem Chabang port on Saturday, forcing officials to evacuate workers and temporarily close three piers, authorities said. More than …
May 27, 2019 /  Accidents