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Monday, December 16, 2013
evergreen shipping container
News

Evergreen Sells Container Assets to Boost a Sagging Bottom Line

Taiwan’s largest container shipping company, Evergreen, has joined the growing group of carriers selling assets to turn around a year of loss-making

December 16, 2013
Total Views: 111

Sunday, December 15, 2013
zim rio grande containership
Finance

Zim Shipping Downgraded by S&P to CCC

JERUSALEM, Dec 15 (Reuters) – Standard & Poor’s Maalot lowered its rating for Israeli shipping firm Zim to “CC” from

December 15, 2013
Total Views: 11

Friday, December 13, 2013
oocl containership golden gate bridge sunset
News

Plain Sailing for the G6 While the P3 Alliance’s Proposal Faces Headwinds

By Mike Wackett The G6 Alliance’s plan to expand its scope on transpacific and transatlantic trade lanes is scheduled to be approved on January 16,

December 13, 2013
Total Views: 16

Thursday, December 12, 2013
UASC SCHUAIBA, containership
Engineering News

UASC to Retrofit Mega-Containership Fleet with Dual Fuel Power

United Arab Shipping Company (UASC) has announced today plans to retrofit its future fleet of ultra-large (14,000 – 18,000 TEU) containerships with

December 12, 2013
Total Views: 28

Wednesday, December 11, 2013
Gulf Ports Must be Ready to Handle the Biggest Boxships as Cascading Swells
Uncategorized

Gulf Ports Must be Ready to Handle the Biggest Boxships as Cascading Swells

By Gavin van Marle in Dubai Ports in the Gulf region need to prepare for much larger vessel sizes as a result of the cascading effect taking place as

December 11, 2013
Total Views: 5

Monday, December 9, 2013
hapag-lloyd
News

Hapag-Lloyd CEO Eyes Growth Through Shipping Consolidation

HAMBURG, Dec 9 (Reuters) – German shipping company Hapag-Lloyd’s merger talks with Chile’s Vapores may herald further deals with other peers,

December 9, 2013
Total Views: 1

Thursday, December 5, 2013
Hapag-Lloyd Addresses Rumored CSAV Merger Talks
News

Hapag-Lloyd Addresses Rumored CSAV Merger Talks

Talks are focused on whether “a possible business combination or any other form of association would be of mutual interest,” Hamburg-based

December 5, 2013
Total Views: 8

Wednesday, December 4, 2013
Infamous Cosco Busan Pilot Will NOT Get His License Back
Collision

Infamous Cosco Busan Pilot Will NOT Get His License Back

John Cota, the former San Francisco pilot who infamously crashed the M/V Cosco Busan into the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge on a typical foggy morning in

December 4, 2013
Total Views: 130

Report: Initial Response to MV Rena Grounding Flawed, But Overall Effective
Interesting

Report: Initial Response to MV Rena Grounding Flawed, But Overall Effective

New Zealand's maritime safety authority, Maritime New Zealand (MNZ), has been put under the microscope for their response to the October 2011 MV Rena

December 4, 2013
Total Views: 86

hapag-lloyd
News

G6 Box Carriers Expand Operations to Head Off P3 Threat to East-West Trades

The members of the G6– a merger of the New World and Grand Alliances – have announced plans to go head-to-head with the P3 network by expanding

December 4, 2013
Total Views: 3

CSAV Surges on Reported Merger Talks with Hapag-Lloyd

CSAV Surges on Reported Merger Talks with Hapag-Lloyd

Cia. Sud Americana de Vapores SA surged the most in more than a year after Die Welt newspaper reported that Latin America’s largest container shipper is

December 4, 2013
Total Views: 5

Friday, November 29, 2013
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News

European Commission Collusion Probe Puts Focus on 14 Container Lines

By Gavin van Marle The 14 container lines subject to the latest EC anti-trust investigation are Maersk, CMA CGM, MSC, China Shipping, Cosco, Evergreen,

November 29, 2013
Total Views: 32

Tuesday, November 26, 2013
samsung heavy industries
News

Samsung Heavy Wins Order for Five Containerships

Samsung Heavy Industries has won a KRW 447.6 billion ($421.53 million) order for five containerships from an unnamed Asian shipowner according to a regulatory

November 26, 2013
Total Views: 0

Monday, November 25, 2013
Crowley Orders World’s First LNG-Powered ConRo Vessels
News

Crowley Orders World’s First LNG-Powered ConRo Vessels

Crowley Maritime Corporation on Monday announced that it has placed groundbreaking order for a pair of LNG-powered combination container-Ro/Ro, becoming the

November 25, 2013
Total Views: 102

Press Releases

MOL SHIP MANAGEMENT Increases Broadband on 100 Vessels

MOL SHIP MANAGEMENT increases FleetBroadband usage to 6-gigabyte data plan for 100

November 25, 2013
Total Views: 80

Friday, November 22, 2013
EU Regulators Target 14 Shipping Companies in Antitrust Probe
News

EU Regulators Target 14 Shipping Companies in Antitrust Probe

EU regulators will investigate whether 14 of the world's major container shipping companies, including world No. 1 A.P. Moller-Maersk and No. 2 MSC, have been

November 22, 2013
Total Views: 7

Thursday, November 21, 2013
hanjin
News

Transpacific Container Shippers Plan Freight Rate Rise

Container shipping lines have agreed to raise Asia-U.S. freight rates in two stages in an effort to halt current losses. "The central truth in this market is

November 21, 2013
Total Views: 6

Wednesday, November 20, 2013
Star Wars Imperial Walkers Modeled After Containership Cranes, Plus Timelapse Video
Blog

Star Wars Imperial Walkers Modeled After Containership Cranes, Plus Timelapse Video

The legendary Singapore-based ABS surveyor Sean "Danger" McKay Holt draws similarities to the design of the Imperial AT-AT Walkers from Star Wars' Empire

November 20, 2013
Total Views: 649

Monday, November 18, 2013
MV Maersk Mc-Kinney Moller
News

Despite ‘Vessel Network Efficiencies’, Fuel Price Still the Unknown Factor for Carriers

By Mike Wackett The success of Maersk Line in cutting its unit cost by a massive $390 per 40ft unit in the third quarter was the silver bullet that

November 18, 2013
Total Views: 7

Wednesday, November 13, 2013
Maersk CEO: Shipping Industry Must Learn to Live With Overcapacity
News

Maersk CEO: Shipping Industry Must Learn to Live With Overcapacity

By Niklas Magnusson Nov. 14 (Bloomberg) — A.P. Moeller-Maersk A/S, owner of the world’s largest container line, said the shipping industry must

November 13, 2013
Total Views: 5
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