Wednesday, December 29, 2021
container ship
Shipping

Euroseas Announces New Containership Charters at More Than Twice the Rate of Existing Contracts

Greek containership operator Euroseas has announced its latest head-turning charters for two of its ships at “more than twice” the rate their

December 29, 2021
Total Views: 2723

Monday, September 27, 2021
containership
Shipbuilding

Seaspan Adds 10 Containerships to Massive Newbuild Orderbook

Containership leasing company Seaspan Corporation announced Monday it has entered into an agreement with another for ten new containerships, bringing its

September 27, 2021
Total Views: 1584

Wednesday, September 15, 2021
ever ace
Shipping

New World’s Biggest Containership Makes Maiden Call in the UK

The Ever Ace, the unofficial new title holder for the rank of the world’s largest container ship, has made its maiden call in the United Kingdom.

September 15, 2021
Total Views: 9349

Tuesday, August 31, 2021
Ship Design

First Autonomous Cargo Ship Faces Test With 236-Mile Voyage

By River Davis and Tsuyoshi Inajima (Bloomberg) — In just two decades from now, half of all domestic ships plying Japan’s coastal waters may be

August 31, 2021
Total Views: 2394

Wednesday, July 21, 2021
Shipping

Containership Scrapping Tanks as Carriers Seek Out ‘Anything That Floats’

By Mike Wackett (The Loadstar) – Despite a 30% spike in prices for scrap, just 1,300 teu of cellular tonnage was sold for demolition in the past 60

July 21, 2021
Total Views: 14542

Friday, July 16, 2021
Cosco container ship
Shipping

COSCO Shipping Places $1.5 Billion Order for 10 Containerships

Cosco Shipping has announced a $1.5 billion order for ten new containerships. The order was placed by COSCO Shipping Holdings at COSCO Shipping’s

July 16, 2021
Total Views: 1492

Wednesday, June 23, 2021
containership sailing
Shipbuilding

Seaspan Adds to Containership Orderbook

Hong Kong-based Seaspan Corporation today announced that it has entered into agreements for the construction of two new 12,000 TEU containerships, bringing its

June 23, 2021
Total Views: 2316

Tuesday, June 22, 2021
hapag-lloyd ship
Shipbuilding

Hapag-Lloyd Places New Order for Ultra-Large Containerships

Hapag-Lloyd has ordered another six ultra-large containerships in South Korea. The vessels, ordered from Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering (DSME),

June 22, 2021
Total Views: 3366

Friday, June 4, 2021
Shipping

CMA CGM Reports Soaring Profit of $2.1 Billion in First Quarter

French shipping giant CMA CGM, the world’s number three ocean carrier, reported Q1 2021 net profit of $2.1 billion driven by strong demand for consumer

June 4, 2021
Total Views: 8297

Thursday, May 27, 2021
shipping container
Shipping

Container Rates Top $10,000 From Asia to Europe

By Brendan Murray (Bloomberg) — The cost to move goods in a shipping container to Europe from Asia shot above $10,000 for the first time on record, an

May 27, 2021
Total Views: 4102

port of los angeles and long beach
Ports

U.S. Import Boom Hits New Heights with Little Signs of Letting Up

By Gavin van Marle (The Loadstar) – Congestion levels at the major North America container gateways are now expected to persist until the summer, as

May 27, 2021
Total Views: 1672

Monday, May 24, 2021
autonomous shipping
Shipping

Digital Ocean Freight is 2021’s Biggest Winner

By Nick Carey and Lisa Baertlein (Reuters) – If suppliers in China fail to pick up freight containers to fill an order for MediaShop, Marcel Schneider

May 24, 2021
Total Views: 4131

Friday, May 21, 2021
Shipping

Federal Maritime Commission Votes to Create New National Shipper Advisory Committee

The U.S. Federal maritime Commission has voted to create a National Shipper Advisory Committee to advise the FMC “on policies relating to the

May 21, 2021
Total Views: 2351

Thursday, May 20, 2021
zim containership
Shipping

ZIM Rides Rising Tide to Record Quarterly Profit

By Gavin van Marle (The Loadstar) Israeli container shipping carrier Zim, recently listed on the New York Stock Exchange, rewarded investors yesterday,

May 20, 2021
Total Views: 1233

Wednesday, May 19, 2021
port of los angeles-long beach
Shipping

Forecast Warns Link Between Container Traffic and Global Economic Growth Could Decline in Recovery

By Gavin van Marle (The Loadstar) – As economies continue to rebound, global container trade is expected to grow by 5.8% this year, according to a

May 19, 2021
Total Views: 2872

Monday, May 17, 2021
ONE Container ship
Shipping

Return of Blanked Asia-Europe Sailings as Carriers Bid to Get Back on Schedule

By Gavin van Marle (The Loadstar) – The spectre of blank sailings may be about to return to haunt shippers and forwarders on the Asia-Europe trades, as

May 17, 2021
Total Views: 1630

Thursday, May 13, 2021
Shipping

Containership Time-Charters Break New Records

By Mike Wackett (The Loadstar) – Four-year-plus charter deals are becoming the norm as shipowners ratchet up the pressure on liner companies. As their

May 13, 2021
Total Views: 3125

Wednesday, May 12, 2021
port of los angeles and long beach
Ports

Online Purchasing Drives Port of Long Beach to Record April

The Port of Long Beach reported its busiest April on record as the cargo boom continues. Dockworkers and terminal operators moved 746,188 twenty-foot

May 12, 2021
Total Views: 1206

AFIF Hapag-Lloyd
Shipping

Hapag-Lloyd Reports $1.5 Billion Profit in First Quarter 2021

Germany container shipping company Hapag-Lloyd reported strong start to the year with a net profit of $1.45 billion in the first quarter. This compares to a

May 12, 2021
Total Views: 1414

Tuesday, May 11, 2021
CMA CGM ANTOINE DE SAINT EXUPERY
Shipping

Another ‘New Normal’ as Container Rollover Rates Increase

By Gavin van Marle (The Loadstar) – The number of container rollovers at major box ports continued to climb last month, affecting some 39% of all

May 11, 2021
Total Views: 7165