ABS Teams with Industry Leaders to Improve Container Vessel Safety

ABS Teams with Industry Leaders to Improve Container Vessel Safety

ABS and representatives from the Cargo Incident Notification System (CINS) form a joint industry project to develop best practices for carriage of dangerous goods ABS and leaders representing the Cargo Incident …
Apr 22, 2019 /  Curious
ONE Announces Service Enhancement on PN2 by Introducing the World’s First Direct Service from Haiphong to Pacific North West

ONE Announces Service Enhancement on PN2 by Introducing the World’s First Direct Service from Haiphong to Pacific North West

As the member of THE Alliance (THEA), Ocean Network Express (ONE) announced earlier today the enhancement of the market-leading service to Pacific North West (PNW) from April 2019. By adding Haiphong into the service, …
Apr 19, 2019 /  Curious
Containerships adds Sweden to its shortsea network

Containerships adds Sweden to its shortsea network

Containerships announced last week that the Swedish Port of Halmstad is being added to the Company’s shortsea network as from April 2019. Caption: Container ship Containerships Nord - Image courtesy of Aart …
Apr 15, 2019 /  Curious
US Coast Guard medevacs crewmember from container ship CMA CGM Alcazar near Galveston

US Coast Guard medevacs crewmember from container ship CMA CGM Alcazar near Galveston

The US Coast Guard medevaced a crewmember from a container ship near Galveston, Texas, Tuesday. Caption: Container ship CMA CGM Alcazar - Image courtesy of Patrick Deenik Coast Guard Sector Houston-Galveston …
Apr 10, 2019 /  Accidents
Port of Savannah Achieves Record March

Port of Savannah Achieves Record March

The Port of Savannah handled more total containerized cargo and more intermodal rail volume, with greater connectivity and velocity than any March on record, the Georgia Ports Authority reported Thursday. "I would …
Apr 5, 2019 /  All
APL Strengthens Trans-Pacific Portfolio of Services

APL Strengthens Trans-Pacific Portfolio of Services

APL today announced the introduction of the new Central China - Loop 3 (CC3) service; and enhancement of the South China - Loop 3 (SC3) service, both serving the Asia-North America trade lane. Central China - Loop 3 …
Apr 4, 2019 /  Vessels
CONTAINERSHIPS: The New Multimodal Transport Intra-European Leader

CONTAINERSHIPS: The New Multimodal Transport Intra-European Leader

Containerships: a single brand resulting from the union of Containerships and MacAndrews, two experts in intra-European multimodal transport A combined offer of 26 maritime services and 8 inland services operated …
Apr 3, 2019 /  Curious
Hapag-Lloyd responds to fuel spill from its boxship in New York container terminal

Hapag-Lloyd responds to fuel spill from its boxship in New York container terminal

Hapag-Lloyd reports that Thursday evening (Mar28), a hole was detected in the hull of the Hapag-Lloyd container ship Dublin Express during unloading operations in the Global Marine New York Container …
Apr 1, 2019 /  Accidents
Hyundai Mipo wins US$107Mln order for 3 container ships

Hyundai Mipo wins US$107Mln order for 3 container ships

Hyundai Mipo Dockyard Co., a mid-sized South Korean shipbuilder, said Thursday that it has secured 120 billion won (US$107 million) worth of orders to build three container vessels. Under the deal with an Asian …
Mar 21, 2019 /  Curious
MAN receives an order for two-stroke engines from Eastern Pacific Shipping

MAN receives an order for two-stroke engines from Eastern Pacific Shipping

Singapore-based Eastern Pacific Shipping has exercised an option connected with an order for 5 × 15,000-teu boxships placed in November 2017, and requested another six vessels. All 11 engines involved in the order …
Mar 21, 2019 /  Vessels