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Containership market witnessed contrast in 2018 — Alphaliner 

45% of ports see drop in containership calls — Report 

  A weekly report from the International Association of Ports and Harbors (IAPH) Port Economic Impact Barometer shows that the COVID-19 pandemic impacts ports...

Armed pirates attack LNG carrier off Bonny

Pirates board containership off Benin, hold crew hostage 

  Pirates are reported to have attacked the containership Tommi Ritscher off Cotonou, Benin holding eight of the crew hostage.  The Portuguese-flagged boxship was...

Captain of containership murdered onboard in Colombia

Captain of containership murdered onboard in Colombia

  The captain of an Isle of Man-registered containership was murdered onboard his ship at the Port of Cartagena, Colombia, the ship’s manager has confirmed.  ...

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...