container shipping


Wednesday, September 5, 2012
Lifesaving Incidents

Jailed Rena Officers See Early Release

The Master and Second Officer of the stricken M/V Rena have been released from prison after serving only half of their seven-month sentence. A Department of

September 5, 2012
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Tuesday, September 4, 2012
Interesting

So the Hansa Berlin REALLY DID Run Aground on Cuba’s Coast [INCIDENT PHOTO]

It’s about time we have some photo evidence of the grounded Hansa Berlin in Cuba.  gCaptain broke the news that the Hansa Berlin containership quietly

September 4, 2012
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MSC Flaminia Sets Off On Trek Home

The damaged MSC FLAMINIA has started its trek back to German waters where the ship will eventually undergo salvage operations, the vessel’s management

September 4, 2012
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Monday, September 3, 2012

G6 Alliance Temporarily Suspends Some Asia-Europe Service

Global container shipper APL, a unit of Neptune Orient Lines Ltd. (N03.SG), said Monday it and other partners will suspend some services between East Asia and

September 3, 2012
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Friday, August 31, 2012
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Finance

Evergreen Marine Reports First Profit in a Year as Sales Rise

Evergreen Marine Corp., operator of Asia’s No. 2 container-shipping line, had its first quarterly profit in a year as sales increased on higher freight

August 31, 2012
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Thursday, August 30, 2012
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Finance

China COSCO CEO Cheerless After Posting First-Half Net Loss of $766.9 Million

HONG KONG–The head of shipping giant China Cosco Holdings Co. (601919.SH) on Thursday cast a downbeat light on the shipping industry, saying the current

August 30, 2012
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Wednesday, August 29, 2012
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News

Losses Widen at China Shipping

SHANGHAI–China Shipping Container Lines Co. (2866.HK), the country’s largest container shipper by capacity, said Wednesday its net loss for the

August 29, 2012
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Tuesday, August 28, 2012
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News

Goldenport Acquires 2,100 TEU Containership, Conti Seattle

International cargo shipper Goldenport Holdings Inc. (LSE: GPRT) announced today that it has agreed to acquire the sub-Panamax, 2,100 TEU container vessel

August 28, 2012
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Monday, August 27, 2012
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Incidents

Isaac Claims Containership in Cuban Waters [UPDATE]

Mariners in the Gulf of Mexico region reported to us yesterday of a continual alert being received over distress frequencies off Cuba, one that we have been

August 27, 2012
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News

Costamare Purchases Containership, Announces New Charter Agreements with Evergreen

Athens-based containership owner/operator, Costamare Inc. (NYSE: CMRE) announced today that it has purchased the 15 year-old, 2,458 TEU container vessel

August 27, 2012
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Friday, August 24, 2012
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News

Port of Seattle Now Fully-Equipped with Super-Post Panamax Cranes [IMAGE]

The final three of six new ZPMC super-post Panamax cranes arrived at the Port of Seattle in late July aboard the heavy lift semi-submersible, Zhen Hua 23,

August 24, 2012
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News

“Technically Bankrupt”…Heavy Shipping Poised for Takeovers as Financing Fades

Shipping lines that carry generators and giant trucks for General Electric Co. and BHP Billiton Ltd. are becoming takeover targets amid a lack of funding for

August 24, 2012
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Wednesday, August 22, 2012
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News

Container Lines Are Losing the Price Battle on Multiple Fronts

The world’s container lines can’t raise freight rates fast enough to cover soaring fuel prices as persistent overcapacity works against the

August 22, 2012
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Tuesday, August 21, 2012
Interesting

MSC Flaminia Heading Home

More than a month since erupting in flames and smoke while 1,000 miles from land in the Atlantic ocean, the MSC Flaminia has been granted access to a

August 21, 2012
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Monday, August 20, 2012
Blog

Incident Photos of The Week – Walking on Water in Greenland

The M/V Vega Sagittarius sits high above the water after running aground last week near Nuuk, Greenland. The 11,811 dwt vessel, which is chartered by Royal

August 20, 2012
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Friday, August 17, 2012

Hapag-Lloyd Names New 13,200 TEU Flagship

Hapag-Lloyd on Friday held a naming ceremony for what is now officially the “Hamburg Express”, the first of ten new 13,200 TEU vessels and

August 17, 2012
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Thursday, August 16, 2012
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Soaring Bunker Prices Steer Hapag-Lloyd to Second Quarter Loss

(Bloomberg) — Hapag-Lloyd AG, Europe’s fourth- largest container-shipping line, reported a second-quarter loss after soaring fuel costs offset

August 16, 2012
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Wednesday, August 15, 2012
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News

As Europe’s Debt Crisis Expands into China, Hamburg Starts Feeling the Impact

(Bloomberg) — Growth in Hamburg is stalling as Europe’s fiscal crisis spreads into China and other Asian countries, threatening the recovery of

August 15, 2012
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Tuesday, August 14, 2012
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News

German Dominance within Global Shipping May Be Coming to an End

Controlling rougly 40 percent of the global container trade, the Germans are a superpower in the world of shipping, however that may be coming to an abrupt

August 14, 2012
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Monday, August 13, 2012

Progress Made on MSC Flaminia But Port Access Still Not Granted

Firefighting crews have continued to make progress on the burned out MSC Flaminia while salvage experts have been successful in reducing the listing of the

August 13, 2012
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