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Wednesday, April 10, 2024
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Shipping

China’s EV Export Boom Fuels Surge in Demand for New Car-Carrying Ships

BEIJING/SHANGHAI, April 10 (Reuters) – Chinese automakers and shippers are ordering a record number of car-carrying vessels to support a boom

April 10, 2024
Total Views: 1138

Tuesday, September 5, 2023
An illustration of Neptune Lines' next-generation dual fuel car carrier design
Shipping

Neptune Lines Orders Dual-Fuel Car Carriers for Delivery in 2026

Greek car carrier specialist Neptune Lines has ordered two next-generation pure car and truck carriers (PCTCs), designed for short sea trades, from Fujian

September 5, 2023
Total Views: 1506

Monday, August 21, 2023
File photo shows an NYK car carrier
Shipping

NYK and “K” Line Fined in Canadian Antitrust Probe

Japanese shipping companies NYK and “K” Line have been fined CAD $1.5 million and CAD $460,000, respectively, by the Ontario Superior Court for

August 21, 2023
Total Views: 1796

Thursday, August 3, 2023
Burned-Out Fremantle Highway Towed to Dutch Port for Salvage
Fire Incidents

Burned-Out Fremantle Highway Towed to Dutch Port for Salvage

AMSTERDAM, Aug 3 (Reuters) – The car carrier that caught fire last week off the coast of the Netherlands has arrived

August 3, 2023
Total Views: 4808

Tuesday, March 21, 2023
cma cgm logo on a shipping container
Shipping

CMA CGM Eyes Booming Car Carrier Market

By Nick Savvides (The Loadstar) – French container carrier CMA CGM, already spreading its wings by entering the air cargo and logistics markets, is

March 21, 2023
Total Views: 4089

Monday, February 6, 2023
Felicity Ace seen burning in the Atlantic Ocean off the Azores Islands. Picture was released Friday, February 18, 2022 by the Portuguese Navy. Photo courtesy Portuguese Navy
Shipping

U.S. Coast Guard Says to Avoid Loading Electric Vehicles with Saltwater Damage on Ships

The U.S. Coast Guard is warning the shipping industry of the extreme risk of loading electric vehicles (EV) with damaged Lithium-Ion onto commercial vessels.

February 6, 2023
Total Views: 8587

Car Carrier Suffers Fire Off Vietnam
Accidents

Car Carrier Suffers Fire Off Vietnam

A Panama-flagged vehicle carrier carrying more than 4,500 cars and 1,300 tons of oil from South Korea to Singapore caught fire and is now drifting in the

February 6, 2023
Total Views: 4525

Friday, January 27, 2023
Grimaldi Adds to Orderbook for Ammonia-Ready Car Carriers
Shipbuilding

Grimaldi Adds to Orderbook for Ammonia-Ready Car Carriers

Italian shipping group Grimaldi has grown its newbuild orderbook with five additional “ammonia-ready” pure car and truck carriers (PCTCs) to be

January 27, 2023
Total Views: 1591

Wednesday, October 19, 2022
Hoegh Autoliners stock photo
Shipping

Höegh Autoliners Exercises Option to Purchase Third Car Carrier at a Discount

Norwegian roll-on/roll-off shipping line Höegh Autoliners is taking advantage of the uptick in the market by declaring an option to purchase another car

October 19, 2022
Total Views: 1420

Wednesday, September 21, 2022
car carrier
Shipping

Surging Car Carrier Rates Add to Auto Industry’s Supply Chain Woes

By Alex Longley (Bloomberg) — The car industry, already grappling with a shortage of semi-conductors, is now seeing another source of supply-chain

September 21, 2022
Total Views: 1596

Monday, June 27, 2022
Naval Architect KNUD E. HANSEN Joins Wind-Powered Ro-Ro Project
Shipbuilding

Naval Architect KNUD E. HANSEN Joins Wind-Powered Ro-Ro Project

Swedish shipping consultancy Wallenius Marine has teamed up with naval architecture firm KNUD E. HANSEN to design the world’s first wind-powered

June 27, 2022
Total Views: 2321

Thursday, March 17, 2022
Ro-Ro ‘Al Salmy 6’ Capsizes and Sinks Off Iraq
Accidents

Ro-Ro ‘Al Salmy 6’ Capsizes and Sinks Off Iraq

A roll-on/roll-off vehicle carrier belonging to Dubai-based Salem Al Makrani Cargo Company capsized and later sank in the Persian Gulf about 30 miles from

March 17, 2022
Total Views: 18396

Friday, February 18, 2022
Electric Vehicles and Maritime Transportation – Fire Hazards Identified
Accidents

Electric Vehicles and Maritime Transportation – Fire Hazards Identified

(Note: This article was originally written and submitted to gCaptain prior to the Felicity Ace fire, the cause of which is not yet known. It has been updated

February 18, 2022
Total Views: 16257

Thursday, February 17, 2022
Car Carrier Felicity Ace Abandoned After Catching Fire in Atlantic Ocean
Accidents

Car Carrier Felicity Ace Abandoned After Catching Fire in Atlantic Ocean

A car carrier is abandoned and on fire in the North Atlantic near the Azores. All 22 crew members of the M/V Felicity Ace abandoned ship safely and were

February 17, 2022
Total Views: 47937

Tuesday, November 30, 2021
UECC Takes Delivery of World’s First Dual-Fuel LNG Battery Hybrid Car Carrier
Environment

UECC Takes Delivery of World’s First Dual-Fuel LNG Battery Hybrid Car Carrier

Norwegian roll-on/roll-off shipping line UECC has taken delivery of the world’s first dual-fuel LNG battery hybrid Pure Car and Truck Carrier (PCTC). The new

November 30, 2021
Total Views: 1975

Tuesday, November 9, 2021
Auto Transport Company Wallenius Wilhelmsen Reports Record Quarterly Earnings
Shipping

Auto Transport Company Wallenius Wilhelmsen Reports Record Quarterly Earnings

Norwegian roll-on/roll-off shipping company Wallenius Wilhelmsen has reported third quarter earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation, and amortization

November 9, 2021
Total Views: 985

Friday, October 1, 2021
Aurora Class car carrier
Environment

Höegh Autoliners Signs Letter of Intent for Two Ammonia-Ready Car Carriers in China

Norwegian roll-on/roll-off provider Höegh Autoliners has announced plans to build two of its new series of Ammonia-ready car carriers at China Merchants Heavy

October 1, 2021
Total Views: 1550

Tuesday, September 7, 2021
auto carrier
Shipping

Cost of Shipping Cars By Sea at a 13-Year High

By Alex Longley and Damian Shepherd (Bloomberg) — The cost of moving cars across the ocean is surging. Vessels that carry autos and industrial

September 7, 2021
Total Views: 3126

Monday, July 12, 2021
CIMC Raffles to Construct Dual Fuel Car Carriers for Wallenius
Shipbuilding

CIMC Raffles to Construct Dual Fuel Car Carriers for Wallenius

Chinese shipbuilder CIMC Raffles has received an engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) contract for up to six low emission LNG-powered car carriers

July 12, 2021
Total Views: 2000

Thursday, February 25, 2021
Grimaldi Returns to Hyundai Mipo Dockyard for Six Multipurpose Ro-Ros
Shipping

Grimaldi Returns to Hyundai Mipo Dockyard for Six Multipurpose Ro-Ros

Italian shipping company Grimaldi Group has announced the construction of six new multipurpose roll-on/roll-off vessels at Hyundai Mipo Dockyard in South

February 25, 2021
Total Views: 2133
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