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BIMCO: Around 40 Boxship Giants Set for Delivery in 2018

BIMCO: Around 40 ultra large container vessels are expected to join the fleet in 2018.

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Report: HMM to Start Ordering ULCVs from Next Month

Hyundai Merchant Marine is expected to place orders for up to 20 ULCVs, starting from March.

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PhilaPort Gears Up for the Arrival of 12,000 TEU ULCVs

Port of Philadelphia is preparing for the arrival of ever larger containerships.

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COSCO, Yang Ming Delay 13 ULCV Deliveries

In order to curb the adverse effect of tonnage influx, shipping companies start delaying boxhip deliveries.

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More ULCVs to Hurt Chances of Supply, Demand Balance

Following a recent spate of ultra large container vessel (ULCV) orders, the addition of any further boxship giants ...

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Largest Japan-Built Boxship Named MOL Truth

The container shipping market will soon receive new capacity as the first Japanese-built 20,170 TEU, named MOL ...

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ULCV Number at Hamburg Port Rises Rapidly

The Port of Hamburg has seen a steep rise of ultra large container vessels (ULCVs) visiting the port over the past ...

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Hapag-Lloyd Raising New Funds after Merger with UASC

German carrier Hapag-Lloyd will carry out a capital increase, agreed upon as part of its merger with United Arab ...

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SHI Clinches Order for Six Mega-Boxships

Samsung Heavy Industries (SHI) of South Korea has secured an order for the construction of six ultra large ...

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No Room for Overcapacity Fears from New ULCVs

The fresh overcapacity fears in Asia-North Europe trade, sparked by the rumored new orders for Ultra Large ...

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Each Alliance Should Close a Service in Asia-Europe Trade

Each container carrier alliance will need to close one service in the Asia-Europe trade line so as to cut the ...

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Maersk CEO: No Reason to Order New Megaships

There is no incentive to order new ultra large containerships from a cost perspective right now, despite extremely ...

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ULCVs to Almost Double Capacity on Asia-North Europe by 2018

Additional phasing in of ultra-large container vessels (ULCV)– with a nominal capacity in excess of 18,000 ...

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COSCO Spending USD 1.7 Bn on 14 ULCVs

China COSCO Shipping Corp has embarked on a major shopping spree, adding 14 ultra large containership newbuilds to ...

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COGES LNG Boxship Ready for Order Book

Partners in the PERFECt joint industry project (JIP) took one step closer to electric-driven 20,000 TEU ships with ...

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World's Largest Boxship Joins Maersk Line's Fleet

Danish container shipping major Maersk Line has taken delivery of Madrid Maersk, a 20,568 TEU boxship, from South ...

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APM Terminals to Prepare Port Elizabeth for ULCVs

Dutch container terminal operator APM Terminals has increased its investment plans for the Port Elizabeth ...

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Fifth ULCV Joins Ocean Yield's Fleet

Norwegian shipowner Ocean Yield ASA has taken delivery of MSC Rifaya, a 19,500 TEU containership, from South Korean ...

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Drewry: Boxship Leviathans Changing Lanes

As carriers’ stock of ready-to-cascade Asia-Europe containerships is almost empty, the second phase of the cascade ...

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ClassNK Sets Minimum Requirements for ULCVs

Brittle crack arrest steel plates with a thickness of 100mm used in ultra-large container vessels (ULCVs) must have ...

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Cai Mep Proves Its Readiness for Bigger Ships

Vietnam’s Cai Mep International Terminal (CMIT), owned by APM Terminals, welcomed the 14,000 TEU m/v CSCL ...

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