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container vessel Dimitris C

Crew find drugs on containership in Peru

By Jite Eriabie An unidentified quantity of drugs was found on board a container vessel Dimitris C while in the port of Ilo, Peru, on September 14. The owner of the...

Nasdaq warns Diana Containerships over listing compliance 

BIMCO warns of distortion in containership ordering 

Hungry shipyards and shipping companies being eager to be top dog is a toxic cocktail which, combined with market optimism amid higher freight rates, is likely to...

Navy fires USS Fitzgerald commanders of over collision with containership 

U.S. Navy has removed the two senior officers and the senior enlisted sailor on a U.S. warship that almost sank off the coast of Japan in June after it was struck by a...

Containership runs aground, blocks Antwerp port traffic

Containership runs aground, blocks Antwerp port 

Shipping traffic to and from the port of Antwerp was suspended Monday after a large containership failed to make a turn and ran aground on the Scheldt river. The...

MV MERCOSUL SANTOS

Nine missing after containership collides with tug, barges

A containership operated by Brazilian shipping company Mercosul Line was involved in a serious collision with a tug pushing barges down the Amazon River on Wednesday,...

container-ship

Newbuilds could push idle containership fleet to 1m TEU 

Although the idle containership fleet has dropped below 500,000 teu it could pass the 1m teu level by the turn of the year as an onslaught of newbuildings hits the...

suez canal

Suez Canal extends containership rebates to year end

The Suez Canal Authority has further extended rebates for containerships from ports of the East Coast of America heading to South and South East Asian ports. The...

U.S. warship Fitzgerald likely at fault in collision with containership

U.S. warship Fitzgerald likely at fault in collision with containership

The crew of the USS Fitzgerald was likely at fault in the warship’s collision with a Philippine cargo ship in June and had not been paying attention to their...

Coast Guard grills ACX Crystal crew after collision with U.S. warship

Master of NYK containership blames US warship for fatal collision

The Master of an NYK chartered containership ACX Crystal has blamed the US warship USS Fitzgerald for a fatal collision off Japan. The collision on 17 June left seven...

Collision of US Navy destroyer with containership

US Navy ship ignored warnings from containership before collision

A U.S. warship struck by a container vessel in Japanese waters failed to respond to warning signals or take evasive action before a collision that killed seven of its...

Collision of US Navy destroyer with containership

PHOTOS: Collision of US Navy destroyer with containership

The bodies of a number of sailors who were missing after the USS Fitzgerald, a U.S. Navy destroyer, collided with a container vessel were found in flooded compartments...

Containership’s transit sets new Panama Canal record

Containership’s transit sets new Panama Canal record

The OOCL France has set a new record as the largest ship to transit the expanded Panama Canal since its inauguration nearly one year ago. The new record comes less...