Monday, January 11, 2016
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SPOTD – New York Welcomes World’s Largest CONRO

By Will Van Dorp – On January 9, 2015, two Atlantic Container Line (ACL) RORO/ Containerships (CONRO) entered New York harbor, one within 30 minutes of the other. The first,...

January 11, 2016
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Thursday, June 4, 2015
Lifesaving Incidents

M/V Courage Arrives In Southampton, 100 Charred Vehicles Expected

A transporter ship that caught fire off the coast of Essex has arrived in Southampton. The American crew of the RoRo M/V Courage are reported safe after fighting a blaze using...

June 4, 2015
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Wednesday, June 3, 2015

WATCH: Car Carrier’s Cargo Gets Tossed in Heavy Seas

Here’s a video just uploaded to the website Liveleak that is going viral this week.

June 3, 2015
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Fire Incidents

US Flagged RoRo Fire Off Isle Of Wight

A ship’s crew has been tackling a blaze on a transporter carrying cars and US military vehicles. The UK MCA has reported a fire was reported at 22:00 BST on...

June 3, 2015
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Monday, September 22, 2014
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Maritime News

Russian Port Officials Find Radioactive Truck on K-Line RoRo

By Shubin Aleksey Andreyevich, The Panamanian-flagged car carrier MALACCA HIGHWAY was held up at the port of Vladivostock on 11 September after customs officials found one of the trucks on...

September 22, 2014
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Tuesday, September 3, 2013

“K” Line Orders Four Wide-Beam Car Carriers

With a 37-38 meter beam, the vessels will be the widest car carriers ever built.

September 3, 2013
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Wednesday, January 2, 2013
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2013 May Spawn a New Breed of “Zombie” Shipping Companies

Earnings for ships that haul liquefied gases, cars and oil products are most likely to recover this year amid a continued glut of merchant vessels that may spur more bankruptcies,...

January 2, 2013
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Friday, November 2, 2012
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Flensburger Schiffbau-Gesellschaft Shipyard Launches the Ulusoy 15 RoRo Freight Ferry

German shipyard Flensburger Schiffbau-Gesellschaft (FSG) announced this morning they have successfully launched the second of two identical RoRo freight ferry newbuildings for the Turkish shipping company Ulusoy Sealines. “At 208 metres, these...

November 2, 2012
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