20,000 TEU Container ship COSCO SHIPPING Gemini Named and Delivered

20,000 TEU Container ship COSCO SHIPPING Gemini Named and Delivered

On April 10, 2018, the 20,000 TEU container ship COSCO SHIPPING GEMINI was officially named and delivered. The vessel was built by Dalian Shipbuilding Industry Co., Ltd. (DSIC) for COSCO SHIPPING Lines. Chief …
Apr 19, 2018 /  Vessels
MAN Diesel & Turbo to fit MSC newbuildings with both main and auxiliary engines

MAN Diesel & Turbo to fit MSC newbuildings with both main and auxiliary engines

MAN Diesel & Turbo has won the order from MSC Mediterranean Shipping Company for 11 × 23,000 TEU container vessels equipped with 11 × MAN B&W 11G95ME-C9.5 main engines. Samsung Heavy Industries …
Apr 17, 2018 /  Vessels
Hyundai Merchant Marine to order eco-friendly mega containerships

Hyundai Merchant Marine to order eco-friendly mega containerships

12 of above 20,000 TEU & 8 of 14,000 TEU mega containerships will be ordered Embarks on the ‘Capacity of 1 Million TEU’ strategy Hyundai Merchant Marine (HMM) embarks on ordering new eco-friendly …
Apr 10, 2018 /  Vessels
Euroseas Ltd Signs Time Charter Contracts for two of its Containerships

Euroseas Ltd Signs Time Charter Contracts for two of its Containerships

Euroseas Ltd. (NASDAQ: ESEA) (Euroseas), an owner and operator of drybulk and container carrier vessels and provider of seaborne transportation for drybulk and containerized cargoes, announced today the following …
Apr 5, 2018 /  Vessels
Second Matson Containership Begins Construction at General Dynamics NASSCO

Second Matson Containership Begins Construction at General Dynamics NASSCO

General Dynamics NASSCO has started construction on the second ship in a two-ship series of Kanaloa-class containerships for Matson Navigation Company, Inc. Construction of Matsonia began with a ceremonial first cut …
Apr 3, 2018 /  Vessels
Ever Bonny - Innovative Scrubber-ready Containership Delivered

Ever Bonny - Innovative Scrubber-ready Containership Delivered

CSBC Corporation of Taiwan recently delivered the fifth in a series of ten 2,800 TEU containerships. The ABS-classed Ever Bonny was delivered March 23, 2018 to Evergreen, a Taiwanese containership …
Mar 27, 2018 /  Vessels
Collision between containerships Laura Maersk and MSC Shuba in Callao, Peru (Video)

Collision between containerships Laura Maersk and MSC Shuba in Callao, Peru (Video)

Containerships Laura Maersk and MSC Shuba B collided at Callao, Peru on March 24 around 11:10 UTC while maneuvering in the harbor. Containership Laura Maersk bow contacted MSC Shuba B aft section. There are no reports …
Mar 26, 2018 /  Accidents
iContainers: Maersk Honam’s fire highlights importance of cargo insurance

iContainers: Maersk Honam’s fire highlights importance of cargo insurance

The major fire that broke out on the Maersk Honam in the Arabian Sea earlier this month serves as a reminder of the importance of cargo insurance, says 100% online freight forwarder iContainers. The blaze, which started …
Mar 22, 2018 /  Curious
Large container ships collide in Karachi Port; Reports for 21 floating containers; Port temporarily closed (Video)

Large container ships collide in Karachi Port; Reports for 21 floating containers; Port temporarily closed (Video)

Two heavy loaded ships collided at Pakistan's Karachi port on Monday. The Hapag-Lloyd's 8,000-TEU container ship Tolten while entering the port collided with berthed 6,350-TEU container ship Hamburg Bay at South Asia …
Mar 20, 2018 /  Accidents
Fire in container underdeck aboard container ship Maersk Kensington. All crew safe; Fire contained

Fire in container underdeck aboard container ship Maersk Kensington. All crew safe; Fire contained

On Thursday, 16 March 2018 at 20:50 EST, the Maersk Kensington, a vessel owned and operated by Maersk U.S. subsidiary Maersk Line, Limited (MLL), reported a container on fire in a cargo hold while en route from Salalah, …
Mar 18, 2018 /  Accidents