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Monday, September 30, 2013
Lego Unveils Maersk Line Triple-E Building Block Kit
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Lego Unveils Maersk Line Triple-E Building Block Kit

Danish toy brick building group Lego has unveiled its plans for a Lego-version of Maersk Line's record breaking Triple-E, aka the world largest

September 30, 2013
Total Views: 520

Thursday, September 26, 2013
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Maersk Line Says Container Market May Grow 3% Amid Overcapacity

Sept. 26 (Bloomberg) — Maersk Line, the container unit of A.P. Moeller-Maersk A/S, said annual growth in the industry may be as low as 3 percent, forcing

September 26, 2013
Total Views: 1

Tuesday, September 24, 2013
World’s Largest Ship on Display in Copenhagen

World’s Largest Ship on Display in Copenhagen

More than 42,000 members of the public have already signed up to tour the world's largest ship in Copenhagen,

September 24, 2013
Total Views: 106

Friday, September 20, 2013
IMO Mandates Container Weighing

IMO Mandates Container Weighing

New regulations that will make it mandatory for containers to be weighed – or have their stated weight otherwise verified – are set to be

September 20, 2013
Total Views: 10

Thursday, September 19, 2013
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CSCL Sells Pair of 1985-Built Containerships for Scrap

CSCL announced today the sale of two containerships to CIC Digang for their eventual scrapping. The two vessels are the Xiang Hu and the Xiang Kai, both

September 19, 2013
Total Views: 3

Wednesday, September 18, 2013
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Box Carriers Forced to Cancel Sailings

By Gavin van Marle, Back in June, The Loadstar published a story which quoted a European forwarder who believed that the 1 July general rate increase

September 18, 2013
Total Views: 5

Tuesday, September 17, 2013
Ship Photo of The Day – Triple-E No. 3 Mary Maersk Departs Busan on Maiden Voyage
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Ship Photo of The Day – Triple-E No. 3 Mary Maersk Departs Busan on Maiden Voyage

MV Mary Maersk, the third installment of Maersk Line's massive Triple-E class, quietly commenced her maiden voyage this week from Busan, South Korea with about

September 17, 2013
Total Views: 69

Friday, September 13, 2013
Insurers on Edge as Costa Concordia Salvage Nears
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Insurers on Edge as Costa Concordia Salvage Nears

When salvage teams begin hauling the wrecked Costa Concordia liner upright on the Italian island of Giglio next week, the financial stakes for insurers will be

September 13, 2013
Total Views: 92

Thursday, September 12, 2013
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Capital Product Partners Makes $195 Million Containership Acquisition

Capital Product Partners L.P. (NASDAQ: CPLP) announced today the acquisition of three newly-built 5,023 TEU containerships from Capital Maritime & Trading

September 12, 2013
Total Views: 8

CIMC and MSC Sign Finance Lease Deal for Pair of New Containerships

CIMC and MSC Sign Finance Lease Deal for Pair of New Containerships

China International Marine Containers Group (CIMC) announced today a new build order for two 8,800 TEU container vessels with associated 204 month charter

September 12, 2013
Total Views: 21

Thursday, September 5, 2013
New Video Allegedly Shows Attack on COSCO Asia Containership in Suez Canal
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New Video Allegedly Shows Attack on COSCO Asia Containership in Suez Canal

A new video has surfaced on youtube showing, allegedly, the recent attack on the COSCO Asia containership in the Suez

September 5, 2013
Total Views: 173

Wednesday, September 4, 2013
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Fire Incidents

Maersk Kampala Fire is Out

Maersk Line reports this morning that the fire on board the Maersk Kampala has finally been put out by the onboard fire-fighting teams with support from

September 4, 2013
Total Views: 22

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Maersk Advances as Goldman Praises Cost Cuts

Sept. 4 (Bloomberg) — A.P. Moeller-Maersk A/S, owner of the world’s largest container line, rose the most in more than two weeks in Copenhagen

September 4, 2013
Total Views: 2

Tuesday, September 3, 2013
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Hyundai Mipo Shares Rise on $103 Million Containership Newbuild Order

Hyundai Mipo Dockyard announced today they have been awarded a 113,200,000,000 KRW (USD $103 million) newbuild order for new containerships from an undisclosed

September 3, 2013
Total Views: 5

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Facing Dead Whale Or Lost Cargo, Maersk Line Turns To Social Media

By Ole Mikkelsen COPENHAGEN, Sept 3 (Reuters) – Who would have thought a container shipping firm could rally as many Facebook “likes” as a

September 3, 2013
Total Views: 31

Sunday, September 1, 2013
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Fire Incidents

Maersk Kampala Crew Continues to Battle Blaze, Six Containers Still on Fire

It’s been three days since a fire broke out on board the containership Maersk Kampala just south of the Suez Canal and the crew on board has yet to

September 1, 2013
Total Views: 27

Friday, August 30, 2013
ClassNK: Release of MOL Comfort Investigation Report Pushed Back

ClassNK: Release of MOL Comfort Investigation Report Pushed Back

International classification society ClassNK said Friday that they will be delaying the release of the findings from the ClassNK Casualty Investigation

August 30, 2013
Total Views: 22

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COSCO Chairman Confident Of Returning To Profit In 2013

HONG KONG, Aug 30 (Reuters) – China’s largest bulk shipper, China COSCO Holdings Co Ltd , is confident of turning a profit for the full year of

August 30, 2013
Total Views: 4

Thursday, August 29, 2013
Hyundai Heavy to Build 18,000 TEU Containerships for UASC

Hyundai Heavy to Build 18,000 TEU Containerships for UASC

United Arab Shipping Company (UASC) on Thursday confirmed a 10-vessel order with South Korea's Hyundai Heavy Industries, which includes five 18,000 TEU

August 29, 2013
Total Views: 16

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Creditors Give Zim Shipping Relief As Industry Stays Depressed

By Steven Scheer JERUSALEM, Aug 29 (Reuters) – Debt-laden Israeli shipping company Zim said it has received support from its creditors as it continues to

August 29, 2013
Total Views: 4
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