Monday, July 12, 2021

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 for Wallenius Lines. Construction will take place at CIMC...

July 12, 2021
Total Views: 1889

Thursday, October 6, 2016
Maritime News

Volkswagen to Charter Two LNG-Powered Car Carriers

German automaker Volkswagen is looking to reduce its environmental footprint by chartering two LNG-powered Pure Car and Truck Carriers to transport its vehicles between Europe and North America. The two...

October 6, 2016
Total Views: 205

Friday, September 30, 2016
Maritime News

World’s First LNG-Powered Car Carrier Delivered

The world’s first LNG-fueled pure car and truck carrier has been delivered in China. The vessel, to be named Auto Eco, is owned by United European Car Carriers, which is...

September 30, 2016
Total Views: 43

Friday, April 8, 2016
Maritime News

MOL Unveils Energy-Saving Rounded Bow for its Next-Generation Car Carriers

Japanese shipping company Mitsui O.S.K. Lines has revealed the hull design for its next-generation car carrier with a rounded bow said to reduce wind resistance and cut emissions. MOL has...

April 8, 2016
Total Views: 5

Monday, December 28, 2015

China Fines Car Carrier Shipping Firms $63 Million for Price Fixing Scheme

By Bloomberg News (Bloomberg) — China fined eight shipping lines 407 million yuan ($63 million) in total after finding them responsible for price collusion in the transportation of vehicles and...

December 28, 2015
Total Views: 23

Sunday, December 6, 2015

Shipping TV: Car Carrier, DFDS Seaways Ferry Damaged in Collision in UK

Car Carrier City of Rotterdam and DFDS ro-ro ferry Primula Seaways collided in the Humber approaches, around 8pm, Friday, December 3, 2015. The incident is under investigation by the UK...

December 6, 2015
Total Views: 26

Wednesday, October 7, 2015

Three More Shipping Execs Charged in U.S. Over Car Carrier Price Fixing Conspiracy

  Three former shipping executives have been indicted for participating in a long-running and far-reaching price-fixing conspiracy involving the transportation of roll-on/roll-off cargo to and from the United States. The...

October 7, 2015
Total Views: 6

Wednesday, September 23, 2015
Maritime News

Undeclared Weapons Found on Höegh Car Carrier Inside UN Vehicles, Owner Confirms

  By Joseph Akwiri MOMBASA, Kenya, Sept 23 (Reuters) – Weapons found by Kenyan police on a ship last week had been stashed inside a shipment of United Nations vehicles,...

September 23, 2015
Total Views: 16

Monday, August 24, 2015

Ship Photos of the Day – World’s Largest Car Carrier Makes Maiden Call in Rotterdam

Delivered in June, Höegh Target is the world’s largest Pure Car and Truck Carrier (PCTC) vessel with a carrying capacity of 8,500 car equivalent units. Here is the vessel making...

August 24, 2015
Total Views: 946

Tuesday, August 18, 2015
Maritime News

MOL Second to Settle Car Carrier Price-Fixing Lawsuit

Japanese shipping giant Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, also known as MOL, has settled a major class-action antitrust lawsuit filed by individual consumers and auto, truck and equipment dealerships against more than...

August 18, 2015
Total Views: 5

Monday, July 27, 2015

China Probing Car Carrier Lines on Antitrust Claims

By Bloomberg News (Bloomberg) — China’s top economic planning agency is investigating allegations of monopolistic practices by shipping lines that move vehicles, according to people familiar with the matter. The...

July 27, 2015
Total Views: 2

Friday, July 24, 2015

K-Line Settles Car Carrier Price-Fixing Lawsuit

Japan’s Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha Ltd., more commonly known as K-Line, has agreed to a settlement in an alleged car carrier price-fixing scheme involving more than a dozen international shipping companies,...

July 24, 2015
Total Views: 5

Wednesday, June 3, 2015

WATCH: Car Carrier’s Cargo Gets Tossed in Heavy Seas

Here’s a video just uploaded to the website Liveleak that is going viral this week.

June 3, 2015
Total Views: 138

Thursday, April 23, 2015
Maritime News

MOL Orders ‘Next-Generation’ Car Carriers

Tokyo-based Mitsui O.S.K. Lines (MOL) says it has signed a newbuilding contract for what the company describes as next generation car carriers. The contract was signed with Usuki City-headquartered Minaminippon...

April 23, 2015
Total Views: 31

Tuesday, February 24, 2015

Car Carrier Chief Engineer Sentenced to Prison Over ‘Magic Pipe’

The chief engineer of a car carrier has been sentenced to prison after pleading guilty in federal court in Baltimore, Maryland to obstruction of justice and violating the Act to Prevent Pollution from Ships.

February 24, 2015
Total Views: 16

Monday, September 29, 2014
Maritime News

K-Line to Pay $67 Million Criminal Fine for Role in Ro-Ro Price Fixing Conspiracy

Japan's Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha Ltd., aka K-Line, has agreed to plead guilty and to pay a $67.7 million criminal fine for its role in a 15-year-long price fixing conspiracy involving roll-on, roll-off cargo to and from the United States, the Department of Justice announced late last week.

September 29, 2014
Total Views: 8

Tuesday, August 12, 2014

Baltic Ace Salvage Suffers Major Setback

A planned attempt to the lift the sunken Baltic Ace car carrier from the seafloor near the port of Rotterdam has been abandoned because damage to the ship is worse than originally thought, the Dutch Ministry of Infrastructure and the Environment said Tuesday.

August 12, 2014
Total Views: 29

Thursday, March 6, 2014
Maritime News

UECC Orders First Dual Fuel Pure Car and Truck Carriers

Oslo-based United European Car Carriers (UECC) says it has signed a contract calling for the construction of two of the world's dual fuel Pure Car and Truck Carriers (PCTCs).

March 6, 2014
Total Views: 11

Sunday, February 23, 2014

Car Carrier and Brunei Navy Ship Have Hard Time Letting Go [INCIDENT PHOTOS]

Here are some photos sent in to us today from Brunei showing a little mishap involving the Trans Future 2 car carrier and a Royal Brunei Navy vessel.

February 23, 2014
Total Views: 55

Tuesday, September 3, 2013

“K” Line Orders Four Wide-Beam Car Carriers

With a 37-38 meter beam, the vessels will be the widest car carriers ever built.

September 3, 2013
Total Views: 10