Saturday, January 20, 2018

Container Shipping – The Journey That Was

It is remarkable to think that the first container ship set sail as late as 1956 and today, the majority of global trade uses...

Korean Shipyards to Win Mega Shipbuilding Deal

Yonhap News reported yesterday that according to industry sources, two South Korean shipbuilders, Samsung Heavy Industries Co. and Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering Co.,...

World’s First Ever Live Spot Pricing Successfully Launched by Mizzen

In a first, Mizzenit.com has reportedly "successfully launched" a live spot pricing mechanism for some of the world’s largest shipping lines. In a statement, the global...

6 Boxships Acquired by MPC Container Ships

Formed as recently as April 2017, the Norway-based owner and operator of container ships, MPC Container Ships, now has 6 boxships in its fleet....

Hapag-Lloyd to Not Invest in Newbuildings in the Near Future

In a statement released on Tuesday, Hapag-Lloyd revealed that it does not plan to invest in newbuildings for the next few years. In the wake...

Singapore Ahead of the Game with Plans of Megaport

Singapore has remained steadfast in its position as the Leading Maritime Capital of the World (according to the Leading Maritime Capitals Report 2017). It...

First Ever Boxship to LNG: Converted, Launched and Bunkered

On August 23, history was created, when for the first time in the world, containership Wes Amelie, was retrofitted and launched with a liquefied...

Extensive Scope of Solutions for 6 + 6 New Container Feeder Ships by Wärtsilä

Today, the technology group Wärtsilä announced that they will supply an extensive range of products and solutions for six new 1160 TEU container feeder...

CMA CGM’s Theodore Roosevelt Creates History

CMA CGM's 14,414 TEU Containership Theodore Roosevelt is set to create history once again by inaugurating the new Bayonne Bridge on September 7, 2017. It will...

To Accelerate its Digital Transformation CMA CGM Invests in the NYSHEX Market

CMA CGM is participating in the first ever New York Shipping Exchange (NYSHEX) fundraiser, the first digital marketplace for ocean freight contracts. This investment is made...