Monday, December 28, 2015

Ship Photo of the Day – Port of Gothenburg Welcomes World’s Largest Containership

On December 21, 2015, Mediterranean Shipping Company’s Ultra-Large Containership (ULCS) MSC Maya called at APM Terminals Gothenburg, becoming the largest containership ever to call in Sweden. With 19,224 TEU capacity, MSC Maya ranks...

December 28, 2015
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Saturday, December 26, 2015
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Photos: First Ultra-Large Containership Arrives in the United States

The largest containership ever to visit North America arrived at the port of Los Angeles early Saturday morning, marking the U.S. debut of a new breed of ‘mega ships’ that have...

December 26, 2015
Total Views: 70

Wednesday, December 23, 2015
Maritime News

U.S. West Coast Ports Not Ready for Mega Boxships, Drewry Says

(Ship and Bunker) — Alongside news that the CMA CGM S.A. (CMA CGM) 18,000 TEU Benjamin Franklin will become the largest containership to call at any U.S. port upon its...

December 23, 2015
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Wednesday, December 16, 2015
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UASC Containership Loads a Record 18,601 TEUs

United Arab Shipping Company says its M.V. Al Muraykh, one of the world’s greenest containerships, has loaded a world record 18,601 TEUs. UASC says the Ultra-Large Containership (ULCV) departed Port...

December 16, 2015
Total Views: 20

Monday, November 2, 2015
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Maritime News

CSCL Confirms Charters for Six 21,000 TEU Containerships

  A unit of China Shipping Container Lines (CSCL) has entered into bareboat charter agreements for the leasing of six ultra-large containerships with a near record-setting carrying capacity of 21,000...

November 2, 2015
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Tuesday, September 22, 2015
Maritime News

New Generation ‘Megaships’ Worsening Overcapacity – Kemp

  By John Kemp LONDON, Sept 22 (Reuters) – Container shipping lines are poised to take delivery of a new generation of “megaships” over the next two years, just as...

September 22, 2015
Total Views: 18

Monday, September 14, 2015
Maritime News

Industry Has Mind Made Up on Ultra-Large Containerships, Drewry Says

  Global shipping consultancy Drewry says a recent order from China COSCO for 11 ultra-large containerships (ULCVs) underscores the industry’s position that giant containerships are the way of the future....

September 14, 2015
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Monday, July 27, 2015

CMA CGM Takes Delivery of Largest Containership Ever Built In China

  CMA CGM Group has announced the delivery of the ultra-large containership CMA CGM VASCO DE GAMA on Monday from China State Shipbuilding Corporation. With an 18,000 TEU capacity and...

July 27, 2015
Total Views: 5

Monday, June 29, 2015
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Maritime News

World’s Biggest Shipbuilder Sees Mega Ships Leading Global Demand

Hyundai Heavy Industries Co. expects mega- sized container ships to lead global orders until early next year as shipping companies seek ways to cut costs.

June 29, 2015
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Friday, May 15, 2015
Maritime News

Time-Lapse – Building the ‘World’s Greenest Containership’ United Arab Shipping Company (UASC) has hailed its new ultra-large container vessel (ULCV) ‘Barzan’ as the world’s greenest containership. The MV Barzan was built at Hyundai Samho Heavy Industries...

May 15, 2015
Total Views: 54

Tuesday, May 12, 2015
Maritime News

Ship Photos of the Day – CMA CGM Christens Largest Ship

French container shipping company CMA CGM on Tuesday formally christened its largest ship to date, the CMA CGM Kerguelen, during a ceremony in Le Havre, France. Measuring 398 meters in...

May 12, 2015
Total Views: 20

Monday, May 11, 2015

Maersk Line Close to Giant Ultra-Large Containership Order

South Korea's Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering Co Ltd (DSME) is in talks with a unit of A.P. Moller-Maersk for a potential order to build ultra-large container ships, a DSME spokesman said on Monday.

May 11, 2015
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Wednesday, April 22, 2015

How Many Cranes Does It Take to Unload a Giant Boxship at Port Klang?

During CMA CGM Kerguelen’s maiden call at Port Klang Port Terminal in Malaysia, the terminal set up a unique arrangement of cranes to match the length of 398-meter vessel. So...

April 22, 2015
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Friday, April 17, 2015
Maritime News

Drewry: History Repeating Itself with Container Shipping’s Continued Addiction to Ships

Despite positive growth momentum, the container shipping industry continues to suffer new, big ship deliveries with no let-up to the ordering frenzy, according to a new report published by Drewry...

April 17, 2015
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Monday, April 6, 2015

Samsung Heavy: OOCL Mega Ships Will Be a Record-Breaking 21,100 TEU

Some new details released by Samsung Heavy Industries about OOCL’s recent order for ultra-large container ships reveals that the mega ships will be a record-breaking 21,100 TEU. At 21,100 TEU...

April 6, 2015
Total Views: 177

Maritime News

Hanjin Heavy Industries Confirms 20,600 TEU Container Ship Orders

Singapore-based Hanjin Heavy Industries confirmed newbuild orders Monday for three ultra-large container ships from CMA CGM. Plans for the 20,600 TEU ships were first revealed by CMA CGM last month,...

April 6, 2015
Total Views: 49

Wednesday, April 1, 2015
Maritime News

OOCL Joins 20,000 TEU Club With Six-Ship Order from Samsung

Hong Kong-based Orient Overseas (International) Limited (OOIL) revealed Wednesday that it has entered into shipbuilding contracts with Samsung Heavy Industries for the construction of six 20,000 TEU containerships, making it the latest...

April 1, 2015
Total Views: 18

Tuesday, March 31, 2015
Maritime News

MSC Oliver – Second 19,224 TEU Giant Delivered to MSC

MSC Mediterranean Shipping Company has announced the delivery and inauguration of the MSC Oliver, the second ship in the company’s 19,224 TEU ‘Olympic Series’. MSC Oliver was inaugurated at the...

March 31, 2015
Total Views: 17