Container Shipping & Trade
ULCSs:  a mixed picture
ULCSs: a mixed picture
Container Shipping & Trade 2nd Quarter 2015
The 19,224 teu MSC Oliver, delivered to Mediterranean Shipping Co (MSC) at the end of March, was forced (according to reports) to delay its maiden voyage by more than three weeks as a result of the ...
The second quarter in container shipping
The second quarter in container shipping
Container Shipping & Trade 2nd Quarter 2015
March • NYK Line announced an expansion of its service network linking Japan, Thailand, and Vietnam. The previous service for this area, the Phoenix Service, has been renamed the Phoenix 1 ...
Bigger ships and alliances cause splash in transpacific
Bigger ships and alliances cause splash in transpacific
Container Shipping & Trade 2nd Quarter 2015
The entry into service of bigger ships, the emergence of the major alliances, the supply-demand gap and, on the US West Coast, long-running labour contract negotiations, are all looming large on the ...
Dredge puts Miami in prime position for Panama Canal
Dredge puts Miami in prime position for Panama Canal
Container Shipping & Trade 2nd Quarter 2015
PortMiami will be celebrating the completion of its deep dredge in July this year - catapulting it to among the top of the US East Coast cargo hubs as it will be one of only three ports on this coast ...
Snapshot CV: Alessandro Menezes
Snapshot CV: Alessandro Menezes
Container Shipping & Trade 2nd Quarter 2015
Alessandro Menezes is senior logistics leader (global supply) at Afton Chemical Corporation. The company is part of New York-listed NewMarket Corporation, which develops and manufactures petroleums ...
Into the open
Into the open
Container Shipping & Trade 2nd Quarter 2015
It is almost true to say that much of what is publically known about Mediterranean Shipping Co (MSC) has its genesis in folklore, such is the culture of secrecy in which the Geneva-based company has ...
Introducing the world’s largest box ship: MSC Oscar
Introducing the world’s largest box ship: MSC Oscar
Container Shipping & Trade 2nd Quarter 2015
The previous issue of Container Shipping & Trade carried an article about CSCL Globe. This vessel, with its capacity of 19,100 teu, was the first to take the title of world’s largest ...
Rich pickings for container terminals in Asia
Rich pickings for container terminals in Asia
Container Shipping & Trade 2nd Quarter 2015
Container throughput is booming in Asia. Although there has been a slowdown in China’s economy, that country is still proving to be a powerhouse while areas of South East Asia continue to push ...
The limits of design
The limits of design
Container Shipping & Trade 2nd Quarter 2015
The expansion of the global cellular fleet over the past few years has been dominated by the increasing number of ultra large container vessels (ULCVs). They are the driving force behind the capacity ...
CMA CGM invests in VSAT to enhance crew welfare
CMA CGM invests in VSAT to enhance crew welfare
Container Shipping & Trade 2nd Quarter 2015
Satellite communications enables the tracking and monitoring of containers, as well as improving ship operations and enhancing crew welfare. Ship operators can use an increasing number of ...
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