Containers

Italian shipowner Grimaldi Group has called for tighter regulations on ro-ro and containers following its second serious fire on board a vessel this year.
Banning dangerous cargoes is not the solution to stopping container fires, rather ensuring proper declaration and stowage according to P&I insurers the Standard Club.
Germany’s Hapag-Lloyd has booked the HFO-to-LNG conversion of its 15,000 teu ‘LNG-ready’ container ship, Sajir, acquired in its 2017 take-over of UASC, at China’s Huarun Dadong Shipyard.
Orient Overseas Container Line (OOCL) will introduce two new Asia to South America East Coast and the Caribbean direct services beginning in June 2019.
Cosco Shipping Ports Limited and Peruvian mining company Volcan have signed an agreement Monday in Lima to build the $3bn Chancay Multipurpose Port Terminal.
Five lines are joining the Digital Container Shipping Association giving the group that aims pave the way for digitalisation and standardisation of box shipping some 70% of the market as…
The port of Singapore recorded an increase in its container throughput in April over the year-ago period, while bunker sales went in the opposite direction and plunged by 12.3% year-on-year,…
The fire damaged containership Yantian Express is expected to arrive in Halifax, Nova Scotia on 19 May, over four and a half months after it was originally due to call…
An American Institute of Marine Underwriters (AIMU) seminar brought into the focus the growing risks associated with mega-containerships in the event of casualty and the huge number of cargo interests…
Shanghai International Port Group (SIPG) is setting up a multi-model transportation joint venture with Cosco Shipping, National Railway Administration and China Railway Container Transport to improve transportation service capability and efficiency. 
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