Finally Some Good News For Containership Owners

By Mike Wackett (TheLoadstar) Brokers are reporting good news for embattled containership owners this week in the container charter market, with a big rise in enquiries and improving daily hire rates. Shipping consultant Alphaliner said that, after recent increases in interest in larger vessel sizes, “demand is now filtering down to the medium-sizes, suggesting that a more … [Read more...]

Maersk Elba Becomes Largest Ship to Call in Israel – Photos and Video

The Maersk Triple-E containership Maersk Elba became the largest ship to call in Israel on Thursday after docking at Haifa Port's Carmel Terminal. The Carmel Terminal was inaugurated in 2010 as the largest and most advanced terminal in Isreal with capacity to grow to 1 million teu per year. The terminal currently has six super post Panamax cranes, which can accommodate … [Read more...]