container shipping

Tuesday, June 26, 2012

Global Containership Fleet Hits 16 Million TEU Mark

The International Maritime Oranization yesterday asked us to celebrate the Day of The Seafarer by honoring the theme, “it came by sea, I can’t live

June 26, 2012
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Press Releases

Box Ships Takes Delivery of the OOCL Hong Kong

International container shipping company, Box Ships Inc., (NYSE: TEU), announced today it has taken delivery of its eighth vessel, the OOCL Hong Kong, a

June 26, 2012
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Saturday, June 16, 2012

IMB Survey Notes Container Security Challenges

The results of a recent survey conducted by the ICC International Maritime Bureau (IMB) in conjunction with an international trade association have served to

June 16, 2012
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Friday, June 15, 2012
Lifesaving Incidents

Rena Salvage Shifts Gears

Maritime New Zealand said Friday that the container recovery stage in the salvage of the M/V Rena has been completed and the operation will now move towards

June 15, 2012
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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

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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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
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Thursday, May 17, 2012
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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
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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
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Wednesday, May 16, 2012
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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
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Monday, May 14, 2012

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
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Friday, May 11, 2012

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
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Wednesday, May 9, 2012
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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
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Monday, May 7, 2012
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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
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Friday, May 4, 2012
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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

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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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

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
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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
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Thursday, April 19, 2012
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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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