BIMCO: Containership Rates Take a Nosedive

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The containership freight rate including ocean freight and surcharges, i.e. was quoted at USD 466 per TEU for the ...

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Rickmers Reederei Invests in Containerships

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Rickmers Reederei investing up to USD 260 million in three state-of-the-art container ships.

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Infographic: 50 Years of Containership Growth

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The infographic presents you with containership growth starting from 1968 forecasting the next generation of ...

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Imabari Lands Major 20,000 TEU Boxship Gig

Imabari Lands 20,000 TEU Containership Orders

Japan’s shipbuilder Imabari Shipbuilding, with the cooperation of Marubeni Corporation, has secured a ...

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Shanghai Keeps Lead as World’s Busiest Container Port

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China’s Port of Shanghai has wrapped up the year with a new record in the number of handled containers ...

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Readers’ Picks of the Week (12th – 16th of Jan)

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Tug Collides with Hoegh Osaka One of the two tugs attached to Hoegh Osaka moved from her position on Saturday ...

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Image of the Day: World’s Largest Containership

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The image shows 19 224 TEU MSC Oscar, the world’s largest container ship. The behemoth container ship was ...

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Containership Reliability Keeps Spiraling Down

Containership Reliability Keeps Spiraling Down

Containership reliability declined for the second month in a row in December, according to Drewry’s enhanced ...

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Update: MOL Express Breaks Free

MOL Express Runs Aground

MOL-operated containership MOL Express that ran aground in shallow water in Tateyama Harbor, Chiba Prefecture on ...

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Readers’ Picks of the Week (5-9 of Jan)

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DSME Christens World’s Biggest Containership Korean shipbuilder Daewoo Shipbuilding and Marine Engineering (DSME) ...

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DSME Christens World’s Biggest Containership

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Korean shipbuilder Daewoo Shipbuilding and Marine Engineering (DSME) has named the MSC Oscar, which with the ...

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VIDEO: Felixtowe Welcomes World's Biggest Containership

CSCL Globe at The Port of Felixstowe on 7th January 2015

The world’s largest container vessel, the CSCL Globe, called at the UK’s biggest container port ...

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MOL Reforming Its Containership Business

MOL Taking Steps to Reform Its Containership Business

The containership division of the Japanese shipping giant Mitsui O.S.K. Lines (MOL) is experiencing a significant ...

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Dry Bulk Sector to Slow Down in 2015

Dry Bulk Sector to Slow Down in 2015

The dry bulk sector is heading for a slowdown in 2015  to a rate of 4-5%, according to the forecast by BIMCO. ...

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Yangzijiang Shipbuilding Ends 2014 with 13 New Orders

Yangzijiang Shipbuilding Ends 2014 on High Note

Singapore-listed Yangzijiang Shipbuilding Limited has reported a strong finish to 2014, entering into thirteen new ...

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Al-Safat's Captain, First Officer Charged with Manslaughter

Egypt Charges Al-Safat's Captain, First Officer with Manslaughter

Egypt’s Prosecutor General Hisham Barakat ordered on Saturday that the captain and first officer of a Kuwaiti ...

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Box Ships Wraps Up Loan Amendments

Box Ships Wraps Up Loan Amendments

Greece-based container shipping company Box Ships Inc. has signed a deal with the last remaining lender, a process ...

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CMB Enters Containership Business

CMB Enters Containership Business

Compagnie Maritime Belge (CMB) has approved the acquisition of the fleet of containerships of Delphis, a ...

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NYK Orion Undergoing Repairs

NYK Orion Undergoing Repairs

Repairs of Panama-flagged containership M/V NYK Orion that suffered engine problems are underway, ocean carrier APL ...

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UASC Names First LNG-Ready Containership Giant

UASC Names First LNG-Ready Containership Giant

United Arab Shipping Company (UASC) has named the industry’s first ever LNG-ready ultra large container vessel in ...

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Approaching Limits in Ship Size Development

DNV GL’s Container Ship Forum and Bulk Carrier Forum

The shipping industry is slowly approaching limits in ship size development, DNV GL Business Director Jost Bergmann ...

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