Cargo

  • Biggest ever container ship MOL Triumph delivered

    Biggest ever container ship MOL Triumph delivered

    30th March 2017

    On 27 March 2017 the world’s largest containership, MOL Triumph, was delivered from Samsung Heavy Industries Co, Ltd. MOL’s newest vessel, she is the first of a fleet of six 20,000TEU containerships for the company, having been was named MOL Triumph…

  • Robb Caledon built vessel goes for recycling

    Robb Caledon built vessel goes for recycling

    27th March 2017

    On 5 February 2017 the 47-year-old livestock carrier Ahmad N berthed at plot 29 at Alang for recycling. The 1,148dwt vessel was one of the last vessels built by the Leith yard of Robb Caledon still operating. She was built…

  • New coaster Scot Navigator launched

    New coaster Scot Navigator launched

    24th March 2017

    On 22 February Scotline’s latest coaster, Scot Navigator, was launched at GS Yard BV in Groningen, Netherlands. The newbuild has a modern, efficient design and, with the unavailability of suitable second-hand tonnage, Scotline decided she would be the best possible…

  • New container operator SM Line launched

    New container operator SM Line launched

    23rd March 2017

    After acquiring the business operations of bankrupt Hanjin Shipping’s Pacific and Asian routes, South Korea’s Samra Midas Group has launched SM Line as the world’s newest container carrier and is currently buying up a number of vessels in the 4,000-6,500TEU…

  • Durban Pilots Car Carrier in Rough Sea Conditions

    Durban Pilots Car Carrier in Rough Sea Conditions

    22nd March 2017

    The cyclonic weather conditions which battered the Durban beach front in March did not stop the Port of Durban’s marine pilot Rainer Rauntenberg from safely steering an automotive vessel into the port on Sunday 12 March 2017. Rauntenberg, who has…

  • Damen ASD 2913 Tugs for new Panama Canal locks

    Damen ASD 2913 Tugs for new Panama Canal locks

    21st March 2017

    The Meyer’s Group has ordered two Damen ASD 2913 Tugs to operate in the newly expanded Panama Canal. At an official signing ceremony at the Panama Maritime XIII World Conference, Michel Mittelmeyer, Chief Executive Officer said the Meyer’s Group was…

  • May 2017 issue of Ships Monthly out now

    May 2017 issue of Ships Monthly out now

    17th March 2017

    The May issue of Ships Monthly is out today, Friday 17 March 2017. We have a special feature looking at the innovative new destroyer USS Zumwalt, which recently commissioned into the US Navy at Baltimore by Conrad Waters. The main…

  • Crowley Enhances Container Shipping Service between Florida and Panama

    Crowley Enhances Container Shipping Service between Florida and Panama

    16th March 2017

    On 13 March 2017, to better serve customers shipping between the US and Panama, Crowley Maritime Corp.’s liner services group announced that it has enhanced its ocean container transportation services with a new, weekly sailing connecting Jacksonville and Port Everglades,…

  • Immingham welcomes A2b’s latest chartered vessel

    Immingham welcomes A2b’s latest chartered vessel

    14th March 2017

    ABP’s Immingham Container Terminal (ICT) welcomed the cargo vessel Vanquish into the port of Immingham at the start of March. The newly chartered vessel is working on behalf of A2B to meet the growing demand of the container business in…