CMA CGM to acquire Containerships

French container shipping giant CMA CGM has decided to acquire Containerships, a Finland-based company specialized in…

Alphaliner foresees major capacity boost for containerships 

Shipping research firm, Alphaliner has predicted an abundance of new service launches, which will help employ…

Samsung Heavy wins $750m order to build eight containerships

South Korean shipbuilder Samsung Heavy Industries says it has been awarded an order to build eight…

CMA CGM to power 22,000 TEU containerships with LNG

By Jite Eriabie  French shipping major CMA CGM Group has unveiled the decision to equip its…

Indonesia’s Pelni to buy six secondhand containerships for $37m

By Jite Eriabie  Indonesian state-owned line Pelni will spend IDR500bn ($37m) on purchasing six secondhand feeder…

CMA CGM places order for nine 22,000 TEU containerships 

By Jite Eriabie  French container shipping major CMA CGM has confirmed the order for nine 22,000…

CMA CGM to build world’s largest containerships in China 

French shipping group CMA CGM plans to build nine of the world’s largest containerships at two…

Insurers anxious as containerships get bigger 

With CMA CGM reportedly ready to sign a letter-of-intent for nine ultra-large container vessels (ULCVs) of…

Secondhand market heats up for small containerships

A lack of orders for smaller containerships over the past few years, with operators focused on large…

Surging steel price boosts scrap value of redundant containerships

A sharp increase in steel prices has prompted a new wave of vessel scrapping, bringing the…

Oversupply may see ‘new’ containerships sent for scrap

Container vessels of just seven to eight years old could be potential scrap candidates amidst the…

Roadworks force containerships to be rerouted from Kuwait’s main port

A major roading project in Kuwait City will see eight containership services which regularly call at…

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