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Wednesday, June 19, 2024
Car carrier launch at MHI
Shipbuilding

Mitsubishi Shipbuilding Lands Order for Japan’s First Methanol-Powered Car Carriers

Mitsubishi Shipbuilding Co., a subsidiary of Mitsubishi Heavy Industries (MHI) Group, has been contracted to construct Japan’s first two methanol-fueled

4 hours ago
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Wednesday, May 29, 2024
An illustration of Wallenius Wilhelmsen's "The Shaper Class" pure car and truck carriers. Illustration courtesy Wallenius Wilhelmsen
Shipbuilding

Wallenius Wilhelmsen Orders Four More ‘Shaper Class’ PCTCs

Oslo-based roll-on/roll-off shipping company, Wallenius Wilhelmsen, has placed orders for four more “Shaper class” vessels. With these new

May 29, 2024
Total Views: 2251

Tuesday, May 28, 2024
Pure car and truck carrier in port
Shipping

Gram Car Carriers Agrees to $700 Million Acquisition by MSC Subsidiary

Gram Car Carriers ASA (GCC) has announced the acceptance of a voluntary cash offer from SAS Shipping Agencies Services Sàrl (SAS), a wholly-owned subsidiary

May 28, 2024
Total Views: 1035

Wednesday, April 24, 2024
Wallenius Wilhelmsen ships at the Port of Brunswick
Ports

Wallenius Wilhelmsen Secures 20-Year Lease at Georgia’s Port of Brunswick

The Georgia Ports Authority and Wallenius Wilhelmsen have signed a 20-year terminal lease agreement consolidating the company’s handling of automobiles

April 24, 2024
Total Views: 954

Pure car and truck carrier in port
Shipping

MSC Subsidiary Launches $700 Million Takeover of Gram Car Carriers

SAS Shipping Agencies Services, a wholly-owned subsidiary of the world’s largest container shipping line, MSC Mediterranean Shipping Company, plans to

April 24, 2024
Total Views: 1109

Wednesday, April 10, 2024
car carrier
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, February 27, 2024
An illustration of Wallenius Wilhelmsen's "The Shaper Class" pure car and truck carriers. Illustration courtesy Wallenius Wilhelmsen
Shipbuilding

Wallenius Wilhelmsen Continues Fleet Expansion with Four More Eco-Friendly ‘Shaper’ Class Car Carriers

Oslo-based roll-on/roll-off shipping company, Wallenius Wilhelmsen, has announced the expansion of its fleet with the addition of four new next-generation

February 27, 2024
Total Views: 2124

Tuesday, December 5, 2023
PCTC Signing. Image courtesy CNW Group/Atlas Corp.
Shipbuilding

Seaspan Orders Up to Ten LNG-Fueled Car Carriers, Expanding Into New Market

Seaspan Corporation, a leading containership owner and operator, is venturing into the car carrier market with an order for up to ten large LNG-fueled Pure Car

December 5, 2023
Total Views: 1720

Monday, November 20, 2023
A view of the British-owned and Japanese-operated cargo ship Galaxy Leader, which was reported to have been captured by Houthis in the southern Red Sea, in this handout image taken near Queensland, Australia November 27, 2018. Owen Foley/Handout via REUTERS
Shipping

Two Ray Car Carriers Ships Divert After ‘Galaxy Leader’ Seizure

By Jonathan Saul LONDON, Nov 20 (Reuters) – Two commercial ships that diverted their course in the Red Sea and Gulf of Aden were connected to

November 20, 2023
Total Views: 8926

Wednesday, November 15, 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

MOL Installing AI-Based Fire Detection Systems on Newbuild Car Carriers

Mitsui O.S.K. Lines (MOL) has revealed its plans to enhance fire detection capabilities in its newbuild LNG-fueled car carriers by installing cameras and an

November 15, 2023
Total Views: 2553

Wednesday, November 8, 2023
Hoegh Autoliners stock photo
Shipping

Höegh Autoliners Looking to End 2023 on a High Note

Höegh Autoliners, a leading provider of Pure Car and Truck Carriers (PCTCs), is reporting strong volumes, record rates, and high demand for deep sea PCTC

November 8, 2023
Total Views: 976

Tuesday, October 31, 2023
Hoegh Autoliners stock photo
Shipping

Höegh Autoliners Announces Vessel Sale and Purchase

Norwegian roll-on/roll-off shipping company Höegh Autoliners ASA has recently reached an agreement for the sale of the vessel Höegh Bangkok and

October 31, 2023
Total Views: 2318

Tuesday, August 15, 2023
An illustration of Wallenius Wilhelmsen's "The Shaper Class" pure car and truck carriers. Illustration courtesy Wallenius Wilhelmsen
Shipping

Wallenius Wilhelmsen Orders Next-Generation Car Carriers Powered by Methanol

Oslo-based roll-on/roll-off shipping company Wallenius Wilhelmsen has signed a letter of intent to construct four “methanol-capable and

August 15, 2023
Total Views: 2131

Friday, August 4, 2023
Hoegh Autoliners stock photo
Shipping

Höegh Autoliners Secures 5-Year Contract with Major Car Producer

Höegh Autoliners has signed a 5-year contract with a major international car producer to transport cars from the U.S. to the Middle East. The company did not

August 4, 2023
Total Views: 1740

Thursday, July 27, 2023
Fremantle Highway boat fire
Accidents

A Brief Look Back at Recent Car Carrier Fires

The fire on the car carrier Fremantle Highway in the North Sea is just the latest in a long and ever-growing list of fires involving vehicles on

July 27, 2023
Total Views: 16759

Friday, April 21, 2023
Aurora Class car carrier
Shipping

Höegh Autoliners Secures Major 5-Year Contract with Asian Car Manufacturer

Norwegian-based Höegh Autoliners has recently signed a “significant” five-year agreement with a leading Asian automaker to transport vehicles from

April 21, 2023
Total Views: 1996

Tuesday, June 15, 2021
sekura leader car carrier
Environment

NYK Reveals Plans for a Dozen LNG-Fueled Car Carriers

Japanese shipping company NYK has announced plans to build a dozen LNG-fueled pure car and truck carriers (PCTCs) with deliveries starting in 2025. The company

June 15, 2021
Total Views: 1958

Tuesday, April 27, 2021
tirranna
Accidents

Car Carrier Grounds in Chesapeake Bay Leaving the Port of Baltimore

A 760-foot Wallenius Wilhelmsen car carrier ran aground in Chesapeake Bay early Tuesday as it departed the Port of Baltimore, but the vessel was refloated

April 27, 2021
Total Views: 13947

Tuesday, February 16, 2021
NYK Signs Shipbuilding Contract for Four LNG-Fueled Car Carriers
Shipbuilding

NYK Signs Shipbuilding Contract for Four LNG-Fueled Car Carriers

Japanese shipping line NYK has signed a contract for four large liquefied natural gas-fueled pure car and truck carriers (PCTCs). The shipbuilding contract was

February 16, 2021
Total Views: 2924

Wednesday, November 28, 2018
renault sailing cargo ship
Interesting

French Automaker Unveils Plan to Construct Sailing Vehicle Carriers

French automaker Renault has unveiled an ambitious plan to construct two wind-powered roll-on/roll-off vessels by as early as 2020. For the project, Renault

November 28, 2018
Total Views: 116
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