Cargo

  • 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…

  • Multi-purpose: China Navigation newbuilds

    Multi-purpose: China Navigation newbuilds

    27th March 2013

    The China Navigation Company (CNCo), founded at Shanghai in 1872 and part of the Swire group, is taking delivery of a new series of eight S Class multi-purpose vessels from China’s Zhejiang Ouhua Shipyard. The 31,000dwt fuel-efficient vessels have been…

  • BULK CARRIER: Forced to call on Wearside

    BULK CARRIER: Forced to call on Wearside

    27th March 2013

    The 172m Croatian-flagged bulk carrier Molat, which was carrying a large cargo of timber, got into difficulties off the Wearside coast which may have been caused after she hit ice. The 2000-built vessel, with 20 crew on board, began to…

  • TANKER: Tramping through winter

    TANKER: Tramping through winter

    26th March 2013

    Winter came early in Europe in 2012 and kept up its icy blast throughout the New Year. Seafarers had to cope with winter storms and sub-zero temperatures while trying to keep supplies moving. One tanker that tramps all over Europe…

  • Container ships: Off with the bulbous bows!

    Container ships: Off with the bulbous bows!

    28th February 2013

    Denmark’s Maersk Line, the world’s largest container carrier, is removing the bulbous bows from a number of its container ships in a bid to cut fuel costs. Steffen Hartvig Nielsen, head of vessel optimisation at Maersk Maritime Technology, noted that…