Shipping
Shoei Kisen is expanding boxship fleet
Shoei Kisen, a shipping arm of Imabari shipbuilding, is planning to expand its boxship fleet in next couple of year. According to Alphaliner’s recent data, Shoei Kisen’s current orderbook is larger than the sum of every other owners’ who...
2017-11-07 07:10:52
MOL-COSCO jointly own LNG carriers for Yamal
Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, Ltd. announced on November 2 that China COSCO Shipping Corporation Limited will take an equity stake in the MOL wholly owned subsidiary that will own four LNG carriers serving the Russia Yamal LNG project. The ownership will ...
2017-11-06 07:15:58
HHLA Looking Forward to ITS World Congress
Angela Titzrath, Chairwoman of the Executive Board of Hamburger Hafen und Logistik AG (HHLA), praised the decision, announced on October 31 that Hamburg will host the World Congress for Intelligent Transport Systems (ITS) in October 2021 as “a ...
2017-11-03 07:12:51
HMM targets order for 20,000teu newbuilds
Hyundai Merchant Marine (HMM) is planning to order a series of ultra large containerships. The Korean liner is preparing for a newbuilding order for 12 units of 20,000-teu leviathan containerships at domestic shipyards. The company, who...
2017-11-02 15:33:20
Astomos-Elgas join hands for use of LPG fuel
With the goal of using LPG as ship fuels, Astomos Energy, a Japanese LPG provider, plans to set up an LPG fuel supply base network. The company has recently announced that it signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with Elgas of Australia in o...
2017-10-31 07:11:32
Mega-ship gantry cranes off to strong start
The COSCO Netherlands was the first ship to be processed by the five new container gantry cranes at the HHLA Container Terminal Tollerort (CTT), which are equipped to handle ships with a capacity of more than 20,000 standard containers (TEU). Thr...
2017-10-26 07:11:09
"In 2067, 50,000teu ship with no crew floats“
McKinsey & Company, a global consultant, recently published a report on container shipping 50 years from now. The report predicted that by 2067, autonomous 50,000teu ships will be operating, while modular drone like containers also will be...
2017-10-26 07:08:43
APL opens new Korea China Straits service
APL announced on October 20 the launch of a new Korea China Straits (KCS) service that will serve the key Asian markets of China, Korea, Singapore, Malaysia, Indonesia and the Philippines. The weekly service will link Nansha in South China to the...
2017-10-24 07:12:54
Endesa seeking additional LNG ships
Endesa, the largest electric utility company in Spain, is understood to be seeking new LNG carrier. According to foreign media and sources, the company is contacting with multiple shipowners to secure second LNG carrier, after it secured the f...
2017-10-24 07:12:27
DNV GL tears down paper mountains
In a historic first for the ship classification industry, DNV GL announced on October 16 that it has commenced the roll out of IMO compliant electronic class and statutory certificates across its entire fleet. The widespread use of electronic cer...
2017-10-18 07:12:41
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