Cargo

  • BREAKBULK: Rickmers-Linie adds tenth vessel

    BREAKBULK: Rickmers-Linie adds tenth vessel

    17th June 2013

    Rickmers-Linie has added a tenth vessel to its eastbound Round-the-World Pearl String Service as part of its continuing programme of investment. The global breakbulk, heavylift and project specialist has taken Rickmers Savannah on long-term charter to help meet customer demand.…

  • Container ships: APL scrapping four C10s

    Container ships: APL scrapping four C10s

    6th June 2013

    APL Ltd, the container arm of Singapore’s Neptune Orient Lines, has taken four of its US-flag container ships out of service and will sell them for demolition. The C-10s President Adams, President Jackson, President Polk and President Truman were built…

  • Container ships: Endeavor in South Wales

    Container ships: Endeavor in South Wales

    6th June 2013

    DFDS Logistics now offer a door-to-door container service from Spain to the UK and Ireland, in partnership with Vapores Suardiaz Norte SL. The line is now served by three container vessels, each sailing from Bilbao to UK and Irish Ports…

  • BULKER: Freighter grounds in Denmark

    BULKER: Freighter grounds in Denmark

    6th June 2013

    A frequent visitor to UK ports, mainly with timber cargoes, the 3,186dwt Russian general cargo vessel Ivan Shchepetov ran aground in the morning of 13 April at Isefjord, Kattegat, Denmark. The vessel went hard aground and divers were asked to…

  • TANKER: Euronav sell newbuilding

    TANKER: Euronav sell newbuilding

    13th May 2013

    On 15 March Euronav, one of the world’s leading independent tanker companies engaged in the ocean transportation and storage of crude oil and petroleum products, based in Antwerp, sold the Suezmax tanker Cap Isabella (2013/157,648dwt). This was something of a…

  • Container ships: Boxboat efficiency from Korea

    Container ships: Boxboat efficiency from Korea

    24th April 2013

    South Korea’s Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI) yard at Gunsan has delivered the 5,000TEU super-efficient container ships Alexandros and Aristotelis to Capital Shipmanagement as the first of five sisters, the remaining three to be handed over within the next few weeks.…

  • NEW TANKER: Stena series completed

    NEW TANKER: Stena series completed

    24th April 2013

    South Korea’s Samsung Heavy Industries (SHI) has delivered the 158,700dwt fuel-efficient Suezmax tanker Stena Sunrise to the Stena Bulk organisation in Sweden as the last in a series of seven similar ships which were ordered at the beginning of 2010.…

  • Container ships: Latest box boats enter service

    Container ships: Latest box boats enter service

    24th April 2013

    During February and March some significant vessels were delivered to a number of container lines, with a number of companies receiving their first Ultra Large container vessels and new records being set. On 28 February the christening ceremony for Cosco…

  • Parcel Tankers : New tankers for Stena Weco

    Parcel Tankers : New tankers for Stena Weco

    22nd April 2013

    Sweden’s Stena Bulk A/B and Indonesia’s Golden Agri-Resources Ltd have set up Golden Stena Bulk as a new joint venture company to take over four 50,000dwt product tankers ordered by Stena Bulk last year from China’s Guangzhou Shipyard International. The…

  • Bulk carrier: Bulk carrying round the world

    Bulk carrier: Bulk carrying round the world

    27th March 2013

    Delivered on 5 July 2012 by Jiangmen Nanyang Ship Engineering Co Ltd, Jiangmen for Danred VK/S of Hellerup, Denmark, the new bulk carrier Bianco Victoria Bulker is now beginning to pay her way round the world. Registered in Valletta, the…