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Containership runs aground on lower Mississippi

Containership runs aground on lower Mississippi

  A 334-meter containership has run aground on the Lower Mississippi River near Poydras, Louisiana.  The U.S. Coast Guard reports that watch standers at Coast...

China overtakes Germany as biggest containership nation

China overtakes Germany as biggest containership nation

  China has overtaken Germany as the biggest nation in the container shipping sector in terms of total TEU. “The fact that China would overtake us in this respect...

Ist Story - pirates

Pirates attack containership off Bayelsa

  A group of armed men fired upon a containership suspected to belong to the Mediterranean Shipping Company (MSC) while it was underway some 19 nautical miles South...

Containership hit by fire off Mozambique 

Containership hit by fire off Mozambique 

  A fire broke out in the engine room of the Sub Panamax containership EM Oinousses while the ship was sailing from Maputo to Mombasa on Monday, January 20, 2020....

Pirates attack tanker off West Africa

Pirates attack containership off Bayelsa

  A group of armed men fired upon a containership suspected to belong to the Mediterranean Shipping Company (MSC) while it was underway some 19 nautical miles South...

VIDEO: See the moment a large containership entered Onne Port 

VIDEO: See the moment a large containership entered Onne Port 

  For the second time in one month, the West Africa Container Terminal (WACT) has received and successfully operated a gearless container vessel.  A gearless ship...

Cocaine found aboard containership in Ecuador 

Cocaine found aboard containership in Ecuador 

  Ecuadorian authorities have discovered eighty-eight parcels of cocaine on board a containership in Puerto Bolivar. As informed, the shipment was hidden in four...

Alphaliner: Boxship scrubber retrofits to surge ahead of IMO 2020

Over 10% of containership capacity will have scrubbers by January 2020

  More than 10% of the world’s containership capacity will be fitted with scrubbers by January 2020 when IMO’s global 0.5% fuel sulphur cap comes into effect,...

Containership market witnessed contrast in 2018 — Alphaliner 

Containership fleet capacity hits 23m TEU mark

  The total capacity of the world’s cellular containership fleet has passed the 23 million TEU mark following the delivery of two more Pegasus class vessels to...

Alphaliner raises fresh hopes for container shipping recovery 

Alphaliner: Containership giants to continue driving fleet growth

Over the last decade, overall containership fleet growth has been driven by demand for larger ships – a trend that is not expected to be reversed soon, according to...

German wooden schooner sinks after colliding with containership._

PHOTOS: German wooden schooner sinks after colliding with containership  

Seven people were injured Saturday after a 19th-century wooden schooner collided with a containership on the Elbe River in Germany. German fire officials reported that...

Hamburg Süd christens new polar class containership

Hamburg Süd christens new polar class containership

German shipping company Hamburg Süd christened its newest Post-Panamax containership in the Mexican port of Veracruz during the weekend. The christening of the...