Monday, April 24, 2023

Georgia Ports Authority Sees Sustained Growth in Ro/Ro Cargo Handling

The Georgia Ports Authority (GPA) is marking a significant milestone as it records eight consecutive months of growth in Roll-on/Roll-off (Ro/Ro) cargo

April 24, 2023
Total Views: 1824

Friday, April 21, 2023
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Höegh Autoliners Secures Major 5-Year Contract with Asian Car Manufacturer

Norwegian-based Höegh Autoliners has recently signed a “significant” five-year agreement with a leading Asian automaker to transport vehicles from

April 21, 2023
Total Views: 1935

Monday, April 17, 2023

Navigating Change: European RoRo Sector Adapts To Brexit, Crises And Decarbonization

In an era marked by Brexit, the Ukraine crisis, and the push for long-term decarbonization solutions, the European RoRo cargo vessel sector finds itself

April 17, 2023
Total Views: 989

Friday, March 3, 2023

Höegh Autoliners Buys Back Fifth RoRo Under Bareboat Charter

Norwegian roll-on/roll-off (RoRo) provider Höegh Autoliners has exercised an option to purchase back another one of its bareboat chartered vessels—its fifth

March 3, 2023
Total Views: 2011

Wednesday, December 7, 2022
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China Exports Collapse But Car Exports Remain Strong

By Ishika Mookerjee (Bloomberg) China’s exports and imports both contracted at steeper paces in November as external demand continued to weaken and a

December 7, 2022
Total Views: 1969

Saturday, November 26, 2022
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Vinfast RoRo Departs Vietnam With eSUVs To Compete With Tesla

By Nguyen Kieu Giang (Bloomberg) VinFast, an electric carmaker backed by Vietnam’s richest man, is shipping its first SUVs to the US, a milestone for parent

November 26, 2022
Total Views: 2339

Tuesday, May 10, 2022

Marine Insurance Report Warns of Ro-Ro Risk

The big, boxy floating steel parking garages known in the industry as Roll-on Roll-off ships, or RoRo’s, might be more dangerous than marine insurance

May 10, 2022
Total Views: 5837

Monday, January 11, 2016
ACL Atlantic Star transiting under the Verrazano Narrows Bridge into New York Harbor

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

January 11, 2016
Total Views: 20

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

June 4, 2015
Total Views: 177

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

June 3, 2015
Total Views: 347

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

June 3, 2015
Total Views: 9

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

September 22, 2014
Total Views: 15

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

September 3, 2013
Total Views: 16

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

January 2, 2013
Total Views: 7

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

November 2, 2012
Total Views: 17