HJ Shipbuilding develops dual-fuel LNG containership, gets LR AIP

South Korean shipbuilder HJ Shipbuilding & Construction (HJSC, formerly Hanjin Heavy Industries & Construction) has developed a dual-fuel liquefied natural gas- (LNG) powered containership. Illustration. Courtesy of HJSC The 7,700 TEU boxship design was recently approved by the British classification … Read More

Samsung Heavy picks GTT tank design for 4 new LNG-fueled containerships

Korean shipyard Samsung Heavy Industries (SHI) has ordered the cryogenic fuel tank design for four new LNG-fueled containerships from the French LNG containment specialist GTT. Illustration; Courtesy of SHI These containerships are all mid-sized. Each LNG fuel tank will be … Read More

EPS and HSHI pick GTT tank design for 3 new LNG-fueled containerships

French LNG containment specialist GTT has received an order from the Korean shipyard Hyundai Samho Heavy Industries for the fuel tank design of three LNG-fueled container vessels for the Singapore-based shipping company Eastern Pacific Shipping (EPS). Illustration; Courtesy of Eastern … Read More

Nippon Paint Marine antifouling for Evergreen’s 24,000 TEU boxships

Ever Alot, believed to be the world’s largest containership by TEU-carrying capacity, has floated out with Nippon Paint Marine antifouling and anti-corrosion systems protecting the vessel’s 400-meter-long hull. Photo: Nippon Paint Marine When delivered, the 24,000 TEU class Ever Alot … Read More

Jiangnan orders GTT tank design for PIL’s new LNG-fueled containerships

Chinese shipyard Jiangnan has ordered GTT tank design for four very large LNG-fueled container vessels on behalf of Pacific International Lines (PIL). Illustration; Courtesy of PIL GTT received this order from Jiangnan for the vessels that will be able to … Read More

Maersk secures green fuel supply for 12 methanol-powered boxships

Danish container shipping and logistics giant Maersk has entered several strategic partnerships to secure green fuel supply for its fleet of twelve new methanol-powered vessels. Photo: Maersk The company intends to source at least 730,000 tonnes/year by end of 2025. … Read More

KSOE wins order for 3 LNG carriers, 6 boxships

South Korean shipbuilder Korea Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering (KSOE) has received orders for nine vessels amounting to almost $1.3 billion. Photo: KSOE On 3 March 2022, KSOE said it won a deal to build three liquefied natural gas (LNG) carriers … Read More

ZIM hires 13 Navios containerships

Israeli shipping company ZIM Integrated Shipping Services has entered into a new charter agreement with Monaco-based shipowner Navios Maritime Partners for a total of thirteen containerships. Photo: ZIM As informed, ZIM will charter eight newbuild and five secondhand vessels from … Read More

Giant Maersk boxship refloated after grounding off North Sea island

Mumbai Maersk, a 20,568 TEU containership that ran aground outside Bremerhaven, Germany, has been successfully refloated. Photo: Havariekommando The operation, carried out at high tide in the early morning hours of 4 February 2022, was the second attempt to refloat … Read More

Mumbai Maersk runs aground off Wangerooge

A Denmark-flagged ultra large containership (ULCV) has run aground some six kilometers north of Wangerooge, a German island, while approaching the Weser estuary. Image Courtesy: Havariekommando The ship in question is the 20,568 TEU Mumbai Maersk, owned and operated by … Read More