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OOCL names second 24,000 teu containership at DACKS

Seatrade Maritime News 31 May 2023
Orient Overseas Container Line (OOCL) has named its second 24,188 teu boxship at Dalian Cosco KHI Ship Engineering shipyard (DACKS) ... Related ... “This series of containerships is an excellent example of the concept of green shipping ... Related. OOCL names first 24,000 teu containership. Photo. OOCL. .

First Ammonia-Ready Containership Delivered to CMB

The Maritime Executive 30 May 2023
A containership reported to be the first ammonia-ready newbuild is deploying this week for the first time ... and delivered on May 23 as the first of a class of six containerships being built under the contract ... The beam is over 107 feet ... The shipyard believes these ships are an important advancement for medium-sized regional containerships ... ....

Containerships moving at all-time low speeds

Splash24/7 29 May 2023
Container shipping has been relying on one of its top tricks in its playbook to rein in the worst of the markets by going super slow ... South Korea’s HMM, for instance, announced last month a decision to replace the propellers of six containerships with more efficient ones specially designed for slow steaming ... .

Five Methanol-Fueled Containerships with Wingsails Ordered in Korea

The Maritime Executive 25 May 2023
French startup Zéphyr & Borée is widely believed to be behind an order placed at South Korea’s Hyundai Mipo Shipyard which calls for the construction of five innovative containerships ... BV awarded an Approval in Principle (AiP) to Zéphyr & Borée at the end of 2021 for a design of an open-top 1,800 TEU containership.

Retrofit for First Hydrogen-Powered Inland Containership Completed

The Maritime Executive 25 May 2023
The first hydrogen-powered inland containership developed in a multi-year demonstration project was officially commissioned today in Rotterdam. The vessel renamed H2 Barge 1 joins a small but growing number of hydrogen-fueled vessels being introduced to demonstrate the path to zero emissions ... ....

Troubled Containership Towed Back to New Zealand for More Repairs

The Maritime Executive 23 May 2023
The containership Shiling (66,500 dwt) returned to Wellington, New Zealand today, May 23, after a tow to bring the vessel back so that it can again undergo engine repairs ... The challenge was bringing the largely empty containership back through the Cook Strait which can have difficult and unpredictable weather conditions ... ....

SHI to develop new LNG carriers and containerships designs

SAFETY4SEA 19 May 2023
Samsung Heavy Industries (SHI) announced the development of innovative LNG carriers and containerships during the “Samsung Technical Seminar in Athens”. In particular, “3 Cargo Tank LNGC” and “Eco Container Ship” products, unveiled ... Maintenance costs are also expected to be reduced ... ....

Three organisations join forces on ammonia dual-fuel containership for MSC

SAFETY4SEA 18 May 2023
Lloyd’s Register (LR), Mediterranean Shipping Company (MSC), Shanghai Merchant Ship Design & Research Institute (SDARI) and MAN Energy Solutions (MAN-ES) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) for a design for the ammonia dual-fuel operation of an MSC container ship ... said Nick Brown, CEO, Lloyd’s Register.

MSC and SDARI to Design Ammonia-Fueled Containership

The Maritime Executive 18 May 2023
Mediterranean Shipping Company (MSC) is continuing to push forward to the goal of developing possibly the world’s first ammonia-fueled containership. The shipping company, which has reportedly previously ordered ammonia-ready vessels, is participating in a new study to design an ammonia-dual fuel containership.

MSC containership fleet to hit 5m teu capacity this month

Seatrade Maritime News 17 May 2023
MSC is set to be the first container line to have fleet of 5m teu in capacity later this month according to analyst Alphaliner. MSC overtook Maersk to become the world’s largest container carrier 16 months ago and continued stream of secondhand purchases and newbuildings has seen its fleet continue to grow rapidly ... Related ... Related ... .

Construction Underway on COSCO’s Electric-Powered Containerships

The Maritime Executive 15 May 2023
China’s COSCO Shipping reports that it is making progress on its plans to launch its first electric-powered containerships on the Yangtze. Construction for the two vessels is now underway for the project that was first announced in March 2022 ... COSCO is billing the ships are the largest electric containerships in the world ... In March 2023 ... ....

TICT Receives Largest Containership to Berth in Lagos

This Day 15 May 2023
The Tincan Island Container Terminal Ltd (TICT) last week in Lagos received MSC MAUREEN, the largest containership ever to berth at Lagos ports. The MSC MAUREEN, currently sailing under the flag of Panama, is a 6,750 TEU ship with a draught of 12metres, length overall of 300metres and beam of 40metres ... “It is a major change in our operation ... .

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