container shipping

Friday, December 14, 2012

Ship Photos of The Day – CMA CGM Marco Polo in Hamburg

On December 12, 2012, aka 121212, the world’s largest containership by teu capacity, CMA CGM Marco Polo, called on the port of Hamburg, marking the

December 14, 2012
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Monday, December 10, 2012
Grounding Incidents

Close Call: M/V Ocean Victory Nearly Grounds Along Dutch Coast

Scary moments again off the coast of the Netherlands- this time on Sunday night, when the 170-meter M/V Ocean Victory cargo ship lost propulsion and was

December 10, 2012
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Sunday, December 9, 2012

CMA CGM Marco Polo Invades European Ports

The CMA CGM Marco Polo, now the world’s largest containership, arrived in Southampton on Sunday loaded with containers from China, officially marking

December 9, 2012
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Thursday, December 6, 2012

LA-LB Strike a Reaction to 1950’s Technology

By Marc Levinson (Bloomberg) — Striking clerks at the nation’s largest port complex, in Southern California, agreed to return to work on Dec. 5,

December 6, 2012
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Tuesday, December 4, 2012

TOTE Orders World’s First LNG-Powered Containerships

General Dynamics NASSCO announced today the signing of a historic a contract with TOTE, Inc. calling for the design and construction of up to five 3,100 TEU

December 4, 2012
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Monday, December 3, 2012
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CMA CGM’s Marco Polo Transits the Suez [IMAGES/VIDEO]

The world’s largest containership, CMA CGM’s M/V Marco Polo transited the Suez Canal over the weekend while on her maiden voyage from the Far East

December 3, 2012
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Oaktree Capital and Rickmers Partner to Build at Least 8 New Eco-Container Ships

Not to be outdone by their friends in Hong Kong, Los Angeles-based investment management firm, Oaktree Capital, and the Rickmers Group have joined forces

December 3, 2012
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Private Equity Firms Set Sights on Eco-Ships and the Distressed Shipping Market

(Bloomberg) — Carlyle Group LP and Tiger Group Investments’ ship fund is in talks about financing new vessels with five container lines as higher

December 3, 2012
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Thursday, November 29, 2012
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Zim Shipping Wants to Split, Israeli Government Stands in the Way

(Bloomberg) — Zim Integrated Shipping Services Ltd. said the Israeli government’s reluctance to allow the container line to be split is frustrating

November 29, 2012
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Tuesday, November 27, 2012

Thinking Outside and Beyond the Box: Let’s Reinvent the Shipping Container

[vimeo][/vimeo] – By Tom Stitt Is it time for Marc Levinson to publish a sequel to The Box, his classic story of how the

November 27, 2012
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Friday, November 23, 2012
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Maersk’s Plan is “More Sensational than Substantial,” NOL is Prime Pick for Market Recovery

0727 GMT 21 November [Dow Jones] STOCK CALL: A.P. Moller-Maersk‘s plan to move away from the shipping segment to focus investment in other businesses,

November 23, 2012
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Wednesday, November 21, 2012

Containership Runs Aground to Avoid Small Fishing Boat

A 278-meter containership had to be refloated Wednesday from a sandy bank near Prince Rupert Harbour, BC after running aground as it maneuvered around a small

November 21, 2012
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Tuesday, November 20, 2012

CSCL to Sell One Fifth of Total Container Capacity

HONG KONG–China Shipping Container Lines Co. (2866.HK), or CSCL, plans to sell a fifth of its shipping containers for US$358.6 million to raise cash and

November 20, 2012
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Monday, November 19, 2012
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Utilization Rates are “Not Super” Yet Maersk Line Hopes to Raise Trans-Pacific Rates in 2013

(Bloomberg) — Maersk Line, the world’s biggest operator of container ships, expects rates to rise on trans-Pacific routes next month because of an

November 19, 2012
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Friday, November 16, 2012

CMA CGM Marco Polo: Master and Chief Engineer On What It’s Like to Command the World’s Largest Containership

At 396 meters and the capacity to hold an astonishing 16,020 TEUs, the CMA CGM Marco Polo is now officially the world’s largest containership. The

November 16, 2012
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Monday, November 12, 2012
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Maersk CEO: China’s Evolution into a Consumer Economy Will be “Very, Very Positive for Us”

(Bloomberg) — A.P. Moeller-Maersk A/S, owner of the world’s largest container shipping line, is betting that China will evolve into a consumer

November 12, 2012
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Engineering News

CMA CGM’s Marco Polo is Now the World’s Largest Containership

The Emma Maersk and her E-class of sister containerships have had their day in the sun, but there’s now an even bigger kid on the block named Marco Polo

November 12, 2012
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Friday, November 9, 2012
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Efficient Operations is the Name of the Game for Maersk Line

A.P. Moller-Maersk A/S (AMKBY, MAERSK-A.KO, MAERSK-B.KO) on Friday warned global demand for seaborne containers will grow more slowly than the group forecast

November 9, 2012
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Tuesday, November 6, 2012

Diana Containerships Buys NOL Panamax for $30 Million

Diana Containerships Inc. (NASDAQ: DCIX), a global shipping company specializing in owning and operating containerships, announced Tuesday that it has signed a

November 6, 2012
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Monday, November 5, 2012
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Container Rate Increases Have Worked for Danaos, CEO John Costas Comments

With a fleet of 64 containerships aggregating 363,049 TEUs, Athens-based Danaos Corporation (NYSE: DAC) ranks among the largest containership charter owners

November 5, 2012
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