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Sunday, October 15, 2023
Vizhinjam-Banner. Photo Credit: ADANI GROUP
Ports

India’s New Mega Port Hopes To Attract The World’s Biggest Ships

By P R Sanjai (Bloomberg) –When Zhen Hua 15 — a heavy load cargo carrier sailing from the East China sea — unloaded at Vizhinjam port on

October 15, 2023
Total Views: 4869

Monday, October 2, 2023
The M/V Berlin Express pictured at the Container Terminal Burchardkai in the Port of Hamburg. Photo courtesy Hapag-Lloyd
Shipping

Hapag-Lloyd Christens New Dual-Fuel Mega Containership ‘Berlin Express’

German shipping line Hapag-Lloyd has christened the first of 12 new Hamburg Express-class containerships. With a length of almost 400 meters and a capacity of

October 2, 2023
Total Views: 2616

Thursday, September 28, 2023
The fire on board the Yantian Express, pictured January 15, 2019, in the Atlantic Ocean.
Accidents

Liner Industry Seeks Help Finding Mis-Declared Dangerous Goods in Container Shipping

Despite efforts from industry and government, mis-declared dangerous goods continue to cause fires and explosions on board containerships, endangering lives

September 28, 2023
Total Views: 2268

Wednesday, August 30, 2023
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News

Ships Drop Anchor Around Gabon as Country Shuts Down After Coup

LONDON, Aug 30 (Reuters) – At least 30 commercial ships dropped anchor on Wednesday around Gabon’s waters after military officers said

August 30, 2023
Total Views: 5356

Monday, June 5, 2023
ONE Takes Delivery of First 24,000 TEU Containership
Shipbuilding

ONE Takes Delivery of First 24,000 TEU Containership

Ocean Network Express (ONE) has announced the successful delivery of their first-ever 24,000-TEU class “Megamax” vessel. The vessel, named ONE

June 5, 2023
Total Views: 10464

Tuesday, March 28, 2023
Commandant Ann Phillips
News

US Ocean Shipping Antitrust Enforcement Act Takes Aim At Container Carriers

by Laura Curtis (Bloomberg) Container carriers are facing new measures in the US Congress that would strip away a long-standing antitrust exemption and

March 28, 2023
Total Views: 2832

Thursday, March 9, 2023
MSC Takes Delivery of MSC Tessa, One of the World’s Largest Containerships
Shipbuilding

MSC Takes Delivery of MSC Tessa, One of the World’s Largest Containerships

Hudong-Zhonghua Shipbuilding Group has delivered one of the world’s largest containerships to MSC Mediterranean Shipping Company. The MSC Tessa is one of

March 9, 2023
Total Views: 12449

Sunday, March 5, 2023
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Shipping

Container Ship Refloated In Suez Canal After Breakdown

CAIRO, March 5 (Reuters) – A container ship that broke down in Egypt’s Suez Canal on Sunday causing some traffic to be diverted has

March 5, 2023
Total Views: 16993

Wednesday, February 22, 2023
OOCL Spain
Shipping

Wave of Megaships About to Hit the Water as Container Shipping Demand Falters

By Mike Wackett (The Loadstar) – The timing couldn’t be worse: with consumer demand lethargic and inventory stocks stubbornly high, ocean carriers are

February 22, 2023
Total Views: 6481

Thursday, February 16, 2023
OOCL Spain
Shipbuilding

OOCL Welcomes First of Six 24,000 TEU Megaships

Hong Kong-based container shipping line Orient Overseas Container Line (OOCL) has welcomed its first new ‘megaship’ with the naming ceremony of the

February 16, 2023
Total Views: 6966

Wednesday, January 18, 2023
The CMA CGM Marco Polo container ship passes under the Verrazzano-Narrows Bridge, to enter New York Harbor. Photo: REUTERS/Brendan McDermid
Shipping

Cascading Tonnage Threatens Smaller Box Ships

By Mike Wackett (The Loadstar) – Ocean carriers are busy cascading bigger ships on to secondary trades in order to absorb some of their surplus tonnage

January 18, 2023
Total Views: 1695

Wednesday, January 11, 2023
Marty Walsh and Gene Seroka
Ports

How Did The Port Of Los Angeles Go From Boom To Bust?

By Laura Curtis (Bloomberg) A year ago this week, a record 109 container ships carrying US imports surrounded the twin ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach,

January 11, 2023
Total Views: 5204

Wednesday, December 14, 2022
Feeder Containerships Seen as Strong Candidates for Scrapping
Shipping

Feeder Containerships Seen as Strong Candidates for Scrapping

By Ira Breskin – With operators of feeder containerships likely in 2023 to reduce capacity of vessels serving secondary ports, they effectively would cut

December 14, 2022
Total Views: 3327

Thursday, November 3, 2022
Idled Boxship Fleet Sails Past 1 Million TEUs as Blankings Fail to Stop Freight Rate Erosion
Shipping

Idled Boxship Fleet Sails Past 1 Million TEUs as Blankings Fail to Stop Freight Rate Erosion

By Mike Wackett (The Loadstar) – The idled containership fleet has breached the 1m teu capacity milestone – and is set to jump significantly

November 3, 2022
Total Views: 5537

Wednesday, October 19, 2022
container ship port
Shipping

Idled Containership Fleet Set to Grow as Market Turns

By Mike Wackett (The Loadstar) – The number of carrier-controlled container vessels in lay-up is increasing exponentially as liner networks are

October 19, 2022
Total Views: 5591

Monday, July 4, 2022
Hong Kong Region Sees Jump in Ships in Aftermath of Typhoon Chaba
Shipping

Hong Kong Region Sees Jump in Ships in Aftermath of Typhoon Chaba

By Kevin Varley Jul 4, 2022(Bloomberg) –Typhoon Chaba has upset shipping after passing through the Hong Kong area over the weekend, creating a blip

July 4, 2022
Total Views: 1355

Thursday, June 2, 2022
A worker near a ship under construction at Hyundai Heavy Industries' Shipyard in Ulsan, South Korea, May 13, 2015. REUTERS/Kim Hong-Ji/File Photo
Shipbuilding

Tight Shipbuilding Capacity in Asia Leaves Little Room for LNG Carriers

By Joyce Lee and Florence Tan SEOUL, June 2 (Reuters) – Korea Shipbuilding & Offshore Engineering (KSOE) has mostly filled

June 2, 2022
Total Views: 1327

Friday, March 18, 2022
Pay-Anything Mentality Grips U.S. Importers Fearful of More Shipping Woes
Shipping

Pay-Anything Mentality Grips U.S. Importers Fearful of More Shipping Woes

By Laura Curtis (Bloomberg) — U.S. importers, straining under a tapped-out supply chain, are increasingly offering top dollar for long-term shipping

March 18, 2022
Total Views: 1755

Monday, March 7, 2022
ship loads grain at the port of Odessa, Ukraine
Shipping

Ukraine Uncertainties Cause Divergent Views for Shipping Markets

With the continued fighting in the Ukraine, and the uncertainties surrounding sanctions, port closings, embargoes, and other disrupters, the shipping markets

March 7, 2022
Total Views: 3585

Friday, February 4, 2022
Containership docking Port of Long Beach
Shipping

Containership Charter Market Sets Fresh Record

If the container shipping market is showing signs softening, ship charter rates have yet to receive the memo. The HARPEX index, which tracks pricing in the

February 4, 2022
Total Views: 3298
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