container shipping


Friday, May 25, 2012
Lifesaving Incidents

Rena Officers Jailed

The Master and Second Officer of the stricken M/V Rena that has been stuck on Astrolabe Reef since grounding on October 5 have each been sentenced to seven

May 25, 2012
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Thursday, May 24, 2012
USCG

MSC Box Ship Cleared Following Explosion Near Puerto Rico

The MSC containership idled since suffering an onboard explosion eleven days ago off the coast of Puerto Rico has been cleared to move on, the U.S. Coast Guard

May 24, 2012
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Friday, May 18, 2012
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Collision

Stena Ferry Knocks over Container Loading Crane in Gdynia, Serious Injuries Reported

Three port employees have been injured following an accident in the Port of Gdynia, following a collision between the Swedish ferry, Stena Spirit, and an arm

May 18, 2012
Total Views: 96

Thursday, May 17, 2012
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News

Orient Overseas Container Line Fights their Way Back to Black

HONG KONG -(Dow Jones)- Orient Overseas (International) Ltd. (0316.HK) plans to raise rates again for container shipments for the north-Europe-to-Asia route

May 17, 2012
Total Views: 1

Uncategorized

Sleeping Drunk Master Blamed in 2011 ‘Karin Schepers’ Grounding

A drunken master that had fallen asleep in the bridge is to blame for the August 2011 grounding of the Karin Schepers along the UK’s Cornish coast,

May 17, 2012
Total Views: 23

Wednesday, May 16, 2012
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News

Maersk CEO on 2012: “Optimistic That We Can Achieve a Small Profit”

COPENHAGEN (Dow Jones)–Danish oil and shipping conglomerate A.P. Moller-Maersk A/S is increasingly optimistic that its container-shipping arm Maersk

May 16, 2012
Total Views: 17

Monday, May 14, 2012
USCG

Blast Cripples MSC Container Ship Off Puerto Rico

A sudden blast aboard an MSC containership off the coast of Puerto Rico forced crew to spring into action to stem the influx of water and stabilize the vessel,

May 14, 2012
Total Views: 12

Friday, May 11, 2012
CSAV
Finance

Losses Continue at Chilean Shipping Company CSAV

SANTIAGO -(Dow Jones)- Chilean shipper Compania Sudamericana de Vapores SA‘s (VAPORES.SN) first-quarter loss widened to $205 million compared with a

May 11, 2012
Total Views: 5

Wednesday, May 9, 2012
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News

13,000 TEU Containership “Hyundai Together” Calls on Port of Hamburg

Successful start: On her maiden voyage to Hamburg, the Hyundai Together was the first ship with a carrying capacity of 13,000 standard containers (TEU) to be

May 9, 2012
Total Views: 169

Monday, May 7, 2012
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News

A Crazy Roller Coaster Ride…Importers and Exporters May See Doubled Freight Rates by 2015

-By Can Fidan, MTS Logistics As we all know, the current situation in the shipping world is that there is a large lack of demand against the current overall

May 7, 2012
Total Views: 1

Friday, May 4, 2012
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News

Ship Photo of the Day: Hapag-Lloyd Bumps Up Freight Rates

FRANKFURT (Dow Jones)–German shipping group Hapag-Lloyd said Friday it has increased freight rates for all cargo and container types between Europe and

May 4, 2012
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Thursday, May 3, 2012
Uncategorized

Costamare Optimistic on Containership Market, Newbuilds and Aquisitions to Continue

SINGAPORE (Dow Jones)– Greek shipping company Costamare Inc. (CMRE) will probably continue to grow through new builds and acquisitions and it remains

May 3, 2012
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Wednesday, May 2, 2012
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News

G6 Alliance Holds Back on Asia – North Europe Loop due to “Unfavorable Market Conditions”

SINGAPORE (Dow Jones)–The G6 alliance of container shipping firms, which includes Singapore-listed Neptune Orient Lines Ltd.’s (N03.SG) APL

May 2, 2012
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Thursday, April 26, 2012
News

Costamare Sells “Gifted” and “Genius I” for Demolition, Buys 2 More Containerships

Costamare Inc. (NYSE: CMRE), an Athens-based owner and charterer of containerships announced today that it has agreed to sell two 1984-built containerships,

April 26, 2012
Total Views: 8

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News

Maersk Containership Experiences Engine Troubles Off Portuguese Coast

If you’re in Bremerhaven, Germany and were expecting a container shipment from Port Said on board the Gerd Maersk, it’s going to be delayed…

April 26, 2012
Total Views: 2

Thursday, April 19, 2012
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News

Getting to the Black: Orient Overseas Ramps Up Freight Rates on Asia-Europe Trade

HONG KONG (Dow Jones)–Orient Overseas (International) Ltd. (0316.HK) plans to further raise rates for container shipments on the North Europe to Asia

April 19, 2012
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Monday, April 16, 2012
Mærsk Mc-Kinney Møller
News

Farewell to Mærsk McKinney-Møller 1913-2012

A long and active life has come to an end, and Denmark has lost one of the few truly international businessmen that this country has produced. For more than

April 16, 2012
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Thursday, March 15, 2012
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Blog

Filling Shipping’s $1 Billion Hole – The Logistical Challenge of Empty Shipping Containers

Empty containers are expensive | Every year Maersk Line spends nearly USD $1 billion related to the shipping of more than 4 million empty dry and reefer

March 15, 2012
Total Views: 98

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News

Orient Overseas Plans to Raise Rates Between Asia and Australia

HONG KONG -(Dow Jones)- Orient Overseas (International) Ltd. (0316.HK) plans to raise rates for container shipments between Asia and Australia from April 15,

March 15, 2012
Total Views: 3

Monday, March 12, 2012
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News

Orient Overseas CFO: Industry to “Head Back to Break-Even Level in 2012”

HONG KONG (Dow Jones)–Orient Overseas (International) Ltd. (0316.HK) said Monday it expects trading conditions in 2012 to remain tough as high fuel costs

March 12, 2012
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