LNG vessels will protect the environment and increase container turnover at the Port of Riga

LNG vessels will protect the environment and increase container turnover at the Port of Riga

By officially welcoming the new container ship Containerships Polar, the Port of Riga has started regular port services to LNG-powered container vessels. It is planned that the first two 100% LNG-powered vessels …
Jul 18, 2019 /  Curious
Containerships successfully carries out the first simultaneous operations LNG bunkering on a container vessel in Europe

Containerships successfully carries out the first simultaneous operations LNG bunkering on a container vessel in Europe

Through this unprecedented achievement accomplished in partnership with Shell and the Port of Rotterdam, Containerships and the CMA CGM Group reaffirm their leading role in the shipping industry’s energy …
Jul 5, 2019 /  Vessels
GTT receives an order from Jiangnan Shipyard for the design of 5 containerships’ LNG fuel tanks

GTT receives an order from Jiangnan Shipyard for the design of 5 containerships’ LNG fuel tanks

GTT has received an order from the Chinese shipyard Jiangnan Shipyard (Group) Co., Ltd. for the tank design of 5 new LNG-fuelled container ships of 15,000 TEU capacity each. The ships will be built on behalf of a …
Jun 27, 2019 /  Vessels
MacGregor is working together with MSC to maximise performance and reduce emissions

MacGregor is working together with MSC to maximise performance and reduce emissions

Cargotec`s MacGregor, MSC Mediterranean Shipping Company and Guangzhou Wenchong Dockyard have signed a contract to upgrade the cargo systems on 6 x 16,000 TEU containerships owned and operated by MSC. These Cargo Boost …
Jun 26, 2019 /  Curious
Containerships introduces its second LNG-powered ship CONTAINERSHIPS POLAR and optimizes its Baltic service

Containerships introduces its second LNG-powered ship CONTAINERSHIPS POLAR and optimizes its Baltic service

A pioneer in the use of LNG, the CMA CGM Group will operate 20 LNG-powered vessels by 2022 BALT 2 – a redesigned service for Northern Europe, the Baltics and Russia, covering major ports with highly competitive …
Jun 20, 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
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
Global Ship Lease Announces Agreement to Acquire Three Containerships

Global Ship Lease Announces Agreement to Acquire Three Containerships

7,849 TEU containerships to be employed on long-term charters with Maersk Line Global Ship Lease, Inc. (NYSE:GSL) (GSL), a containership charter owner, Thursday (May23) announced that it has agreed to acquire three …
May 27, 2019 /  Vessels
Global Ship Lease Announces Two New Long-Term Charter Agreements

Global Ship Lease Announces Two New Long-Term Charter Agreements

Global Ship Lease, Inc. (NYSE:GSL) (GSL), a containership charter owner, has agreed minimum 21-month / maximum 24-month charters with Zim for the 2000-built, 5,936 TEU containerships Dimitris Y and Ian H. Caption: …
May 2, 2019 /  Vessels