Latest News for: Containership


Australia Docks its Largest Containership as CMA CGM Expands Route Capacity

The Maritime Executive 23 Sep 2023
The largest containership to moor in Australia and be deployed to the country is currently completing her maiden circuit through the country ... At a length of 1,148 feet and with a capacity of 9,661 TEU she becomes the largest containership to ever moor in Australia according to the operators of the Victoria International Container Terminal ... ....

Hapag-Lloyd to Install Satellite Internet on Containerships

TT News 21 Sep 2023
Hapag-Lloyd AG, the biggest container shipping line based in Germany, said Sept. 21 it will install SpaceX’s Starlink internet service aboard the ships it owns and manages ... .

ABB to power Samskip’s hydrogen-fuelled containerships

Splash24/7 21 Sep 2023
European containerline Samskip has tapped Swiss tech firm ABB for the provision of complete power, propulsion and automation systems for its hydrogen-powered container vessels. ABB will deliver the system for Samskip’s two newbuild short-sea container ships which will be among the first of their kind to use hydrogen as a fuel ... .

Video: Bulker Hits Containership off Turkey After RoPax-Bulker Also Collide

The Maritime Executive 18 Sep 2023
The 752-foot bulker which is 93,000 dwt was maneuvering and failed to stop in time hitting the stern of the Elbsun, a smaller Portuguese registered containership. The 12,283 dwt containership was already in the anchorage having arrived on September 16 from Morocco ... The containership suffered a large dent on its stern ... ....

First methanol containership Laura Maersk named

Seatrade Maritime News 14 Sep 2023
AP Moller - Maersk has named its groundbreaking first methanol-fuelled containership Laura Maersk. The name of the 2,100 teu container feeder vessel was revealed by EU Commission President Ursula von der Leyen at ceremony in the Port of Copenhagen on Thursday ... Related ... Related ... .

Maersk Celebrates Naming of First Methanol-Fueled Containership

The Maritime Executive 14 Sep 2023
While it is not the first methanol-fueled ship, it is the first for the container shipping industry and at the forefront of a new era that will see other majors including CMA CGM, COSCO, Evergreen, and OOCL introduce dual-fuel methanol containerships as well as feeder operations including X-Press Feeder.

Two Ships Collide off Greece Causing a Small Fire on Containership

The Maritime Executive 06 Sep 2023
Greek authorities are investigating after a cargo ship and a containership collided in the Ionian Sea on the western side of Greece overnight. While there appears to have been only minor damage to the vessels, they are trying to understand what caused a fire to break out aboard the Malta-registered feeder ship Libertas H ... She has a crew of 12 aboard.

Containerships largely unaffected by Panama Canal delays

Seatrade Maritime News 31 Aug 2023
The number of vessels waiting to transit the Panama Canal has grown, however, containerships with reservations have seen minimal impact in terms of waiting times ... However, the picture was very different for containerships, which usual reserve a transit slot, with an average ...

Two Missing as Japanese Cargo Ship Capsizes in Collision with Containership

The Maritime Executive 25 Aug 2023
A small Japanese interisland cargo ship capsized after colliding with a Greek-managed containership while transiting the busy Kii Channel in southeastern Japan ... The Liberian-flagged containership Contship Uno (13,834 dwt) radioed the Coast Guard shortly before midnight on August 24 reporting that it had been in a collision with another vessel.

RCL in fleet renewal plans, sells two older containerships

Seatrade Maritime News 22 Aug 2023
Thai-listed Regional Container Lines (RCL) is undertaking fleet renewal as it aims to improve efficiency ... The company said the sale was to improve efficiency of is fleet and expects that further old vessels will be depreciated in future ... Related ... .

Port of Baltimore Welcomes Biggest Containership Ever

TT News 21 Aug 2023
On Aug. 19, the largest containership to ever visit Maryland sailed into the Port of Baltimore ... .

Port of Baltimore Receives Its Largest Containership to Date

The Maritime Executive 21 Aug 2023
Evergreen’s new containership Ever Max completed the U.S. portion of her maiden voyage setting new records including becoming the largest containership to dock at Baltimore’s Seagrit Marine Terminal. Port officials hailed her arrival as part of their ongoing efforts over the past few years to expand the port’s capacity ... ....

Chinese Shipyard Launches World's Second Methanol-Fueled Containership

The Maritime Executive 18 Aug 2023
China launched the world’s second dual-fuel methanol containership on August 17 as efforts begin to accelerate the adoption of the alternative fuel to reduce emissions ... Eastway, one of the operating companies in the X-Press Feeders group placed the order initially for eight dual-fuel containerships in December 2021.

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