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Unusually High North Sea Containership Congestion Threatens EU Trade

The Maritime Executive 07 Jul 2022
According to the most recent report for the Kiel Indicator, “there are currently more than 20 percent fewer containerships on the move than would be expected under normal circumstances.” They were looking at traffic on the Red Sea saying it is the most important trade route between Europe and Asia.

Smaller Containership Order Trend Continued by Pacific International

The Maritime Executive 06 Jul 2022
Container shipping lines are continuing to expand their fleet of smaller ships ... The orderbook for containerships in the 8,000 TEU range is approaching 100 vessels ... “This is part of our ongoing efforts to optimize and renew our assets for greater operational efficiency ... ....

Matson Proceeding with LNG Retrofit for 2018-Built Containership

The Maritime Executive 24 Jun 2022
Matson Navigation is moving forward with a plan to retrofit one of its large containerships for LNG-fueled operations making it one of the first shipping companies to pursue the conversion of their existing ships ... Inouye was the largest containership ever built in the United States.

Samskip and Ocean Infinity press ahead with remotely operated, hydrogen-fuelled containership project

Splash24/7 23 Jun 2022
Under the SeaShuttle project, the partnership, originally announced at this year’s Nor-Shipping in April, will be building and operating two new boxships, each powered by a 3.2MW hydrogen fuel cell ... A diesel-electric propulsion plant will be on board as backup, although Are Gråthen, CEO of Samskip Norway, emphasised.

Hydrogen-Powered Autonomous Containership Receives $15M in Funding

The Maritime Executive 23 Jun 2022
A project to develop hydrogen-powered, remotely controlled, and autonomous-ready containerships is moving forward with a funding grant from Norway ... Called SeaShuttle, the project calls for two vessels that would operate between Norway’s Oslofjord and Rotterdam in the Netherlands each with a capacity of 500 TEU.

Video: China’s First 24,000 TEU Containership Delivered to Evergreen

The Maritime Executive 23 Jun 2022
Evergreen took delivery today on its newest containership, Ever Alot, which its Chinese builders are highlighting as both the world’s largest containership and their first 24,000 TEU construction ... Work began last week on two 24,000 TEU containerships being build in China for MSC (Hudong-Zhonghua)??????? ....

Medevac for Three Crew After Explosion on MSC Containership

The Maritime Executive 21 Jun 2022
French maritime authorities assisted by the French Navy responded to reports of a fire and explosion aboard an MSC containership sailing in the Mediterranean. They coordinated a medical evacuation from the containership of three crewmembers, including two who are reported to be in serious condition.

Three crewmembers jump from containership off US port

Splash24/7 16 Jun 2022
Three crewmembers jumped off the Liberia-flagged 6,900 teu boxship Simba into the St ... .

Maersk Containership Quickly Freed After Grounding Near Savannah

The Maritime Executive 15 Jun 2022
Quick action by the U.S. Coast Guard and local teams averted a potentially serious problem at the busy Port of Savannah on Tuesday evening, June 14. Teams responded and were quickly able to free an inbound Maersk containership that had run aground potentially disrupting traffic on the Savannah River. The U.S ... UPDATE. The ship is no longer stuck ... ....

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