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Writebacks help Cosco Pacific to 30% rise in 2015 profit to $382m

Major Chinese port operator Cosco Pacific saw 2015 full-year net profit rise by 30% to $381.6m on th...

Worst Case Scenario Could Bring About USD 23 Bn Loss for Carriers

“Blanking of sailings triggered by the demand drop from the coronavirus pandemic could result in a U...

Worldwide Terminals Fernandina Selects Octopi by Navis’ SaaS TOS

“Octopi by Navis, experts in TOS technology, and Cargotec Corporation have announced that Worldwide...

Worldwide innovation: CMA CGM introduces REEFLEX: a new and unique system for the transportation of liquids by container

**An ideal alternative to break bulk for the transportation of liquids which optimally preserves the...

World’s Major Shipping Bodies Sign MoU

“A Memorandum of Understanding has been signed by the International Chamber of Shipping (ICS), Asian...

World’s Largest Shipbuilder Ups the Ante for 2019

“South Korean shipbuilding giant Hyundai Heavy Industries Group has increased its appetite for 2019...

World’s largest LNG powered containership calls in Singapore

“The world’s largest LNG-powered containership – the 23,000 teu CMA CGM Jacques Saade – made its maiden call in Singapore on Monday.” See the original story at Seatrade Maritime News. Source: Seatrade Maritime News (JK)

World’s Largest Containership to Start Sailing at the End of April

“The delivery of 24,000 TEU containerships to South Korean shipping company HMM will not be delayed...

World’s largest containership makes its first crossing through Suez Canal

“The largest containership in the world, the 24,000 TEU Ever Ace, crossed the Suez Canal for the first time on 28 August 2021.” See the original story at Offshore Energy. Source: Offshore Energy (JK)

World’s largest containership HMM Algeciras transits the Suez Canal

“The world’s largest containership the 24,000 teu HMM Algeciras has transited the Suez Canal on her maiden voyage from Asia – Europe.” See the original story at Seatrade Maritime News. Source: Seatrade Maritime News (JK)

World’s Largest Containership Fleet Is Here

“Danish container shipping giant Maersk Line has cemented its spot as the global leader in the secto...

World’s largest container vessel calls on Colombo Port

“The world’s largest container vessel “Ever Ace” arrived at the Colombo Port in the Sri Lankan capital late on Tuesday, the Sri Lanka Ports Authority (SLPA) said.” See the original story at Xinhuanet. Source: Xinhuanet (JK)

World’s Largest Container Ship Completes First Voyage from Asia to Europe

The following release was published by MSC:

MSC Mediterranean Shipping Company today announced th...

World’s largest cargo ship arrives in UK port

“The world’s largest cargo ship has arrived in the UK. The vessel, called the Ever Ace, holds the record for the most containers loaded on to a single ship.” See the original story at Independent. Source: Independent (JK)

World’s largest boxship says hi to Hamburg

“On 8 September 2021, the Megamax container ship Ever Ace called at the Port of Hamburg for the first time with the evening‘s high tide.” See the original story at Offshore Energy. Source: Offshore Energy (JK)

World’s Largest Boxship Readies to Join THE Alliance

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World’s Largest Boxship Joins Maersk Line’s Fleet

**Danish container shipping major Maersk Line has taken delivery of Madrid Maersk, a 20,568 TEU boxs...

World’s largest boxship Ever Alot flagged with Panama

"The Panama Ship Registry has added Evergreen vessel the Ever Alot to its fleet - the world’s bigges...

World’s first use of SNG in commercial shipping cuts GHG emissions

“A 1,036 TEU containership has reduced its greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions by 27% by operating on a b...

World’s First Digital Shipping Company Revealed

“Loginno, a provider of Internet of Things (IoT) solutions, has announced Brazilian shipping company...

World’s Fastest Ship Design Cuts Fuel Consumption by 74 Pct

The 80-knot ship concept, introduced by Norway’s former Viking Ships, now InSvivia Technologies, has...

World’s biggest vessel begins maiden voyage

“The HMM Algeciras, the largest container ship in the world, has begun its maiden voyage, leaving from Qingdao Port, China, on its way to the Port of Busan, South Korea.” See the original story at Port Technology. Source: Port Technology (JK)

World’s biggest trade deal takes effect to boost global economy

“The world’s largest free trade pact forged by 15 Asia-Pacific countries entered into force Saturday...

World’s Biggest Shipping Company Already Feeling Pain from Trade War

“‘Maersk is the second-largest carrier in the Far East-North America trade lane, with 15 percent mar...

World’s Biggest Ship Propeller Heads for Korea to Join MSC’s 23,000 TEU Giant

” World’s largest ship propeller, weighing 110 tonnes, was loaded onto a containership in the Port o...

World’s biggest dual-fuel, low-speed engine is here!

“The world’s biggest dual-fuel, low-speed engine WinGD X92DF has been officially launched in China, China State Shipbuilding Corporation revealed.” See the original story at Offshore Energy. Source: Offshore Energy (JK)

World’s biggest container shipping line eyes Lamu Port

“KPA management has confirmed Maersk has committed to bring a ship to call at Lamu Port.” To learn more, see the original story at The Star Kenya. Source: The Star Kenya (JK)

World’s biggest container ship approaches Rotterdam

“The HMM Algeciras, the biggest container ship in the world, will arrive at the Port of Rotterdam on...

World’s 1st Fully Automated Container Terminal Now Equipped

“Kalmar and Navis, parts of Cargotec, have delivered the first OneTerminal automation solution to In...

World’s 1st Boxship Converted to LNG Launched

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World Shipping Council promises action on FMC concerns

“Facing heightened scrutiny from the US Federal Maritime Commission (FMC) into ocean carrier actions...

World Ports Sustainability Program Welcomes Baltic Ports Organization

” The Baltic Ports Organization (BPO) has joined the World Ports Sustainability Program following th...

World Ports Conference 2020 Canceled due to COVID-19 Fears

“The International Association of Ports and Harbors (IAPH) has canceled the IAPH 2020 World Ports Co...

World Innovation: CMA CGM is the first shipping company to choose liquefied natural gas for its biggest ships

On the occasion of the COP23 in Bonn (Germany), the CMA CGM Group, a world leader in maritime transp...

World First Autonomous Navigation Project Sets Sail

“Lloyd’s Register has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with ST Engineering Electronics Ltd...

World economic situation forces Freeport of Riga to invest cautiously

“The entrepreneurs and leaseholders of the Freeport of Riga land and berths, which form the basic cl...

World Economic Forum joins global calls for solution to crew changeover crisis

“The World Economic Forum has joined the list of institutions and maritime stakeholders urging governments to find a resolution to the crew changeover crisis.” See the original story at Port Technology. Source: Port Technology (JK)

World Direct Shipping buys its biggest ship

World Direct Shipping, a niche carrier focusing on the US – Mexico tradelane, has bought its largest ship to date, the 1,856 teu Viona from Peter Dohle Schiffahrt. See the original story at Splash247. Source: Splash247 (JK)

World Bank loans US$40m to Myanmar Industrial Port

Myanmar Industrial Port (MIP) is set to receive a US$40m loan from the International Finance Corpora...

World Bank calls for digitalisation in Port of Beirut redevelopment

“Digitalisation will be one of the key foundational stones for the reconstruction and mondernisation...

Workers down tools at world’s biggest shipbuilder

12,000 workers at Hyundai Heavy Industries downed their tools on Monday that will probably last thro...

Workers at Melbourne container terminal lock in pay increase in new enterprise deal

“Workers at the Victoria International Container Terminal at Melbourne’s Webb Dock have reached a de...

Workers at Haldia Port Suspend Dry Bulk Ops after COVID-19 Case

“Workers at India’s Haldia Port have suspended all dry bulk vessel operations at the port after learning a supervisor had tested positive for COVID-19.” See the original story at World Maritime News. Source: World Maritime News (JK)

Worker injured as OOCL Durban wipes out Kaohsiung gantry cranes

“In this YouTube video, the 8,540 teu OOCL Durban, appears to have started a sequence of events upon...

Worker Dies while Breaking Evergreen Marine Ship at Chittagong Yard

“One worker lost his life in an incident at a shipbreaking yard in Chittagong, Bangladesh, while scr...

Worker Dies after Accident at Copenhagen Container Terminal

“An employee at the container terminal in Copenhagen, Denmark, has passed away after a workplace accident on October 4” To learn more, see the original story at World Maritime News. Source: World Maritime News (JK)

Work stoppage at Canadian Pacific is over, CP and Teamsters union agree on final arbitration

“The Teamsters Canada Rail Conference (TCRC) Negotiating Committee and Canadian Pacific (CP) have agreed to enter into binding arbitration and return to work on 22 March.” See the original story at Container News. Source: Container News (JK)

Work starts on world’s 1st large containership LNG conversion

“China’s Huarun Dadong yard has started retrofitting Hapag-Lloyd’s ultra-large containership Sajir t...

Work on ‘Chinese military base’ in UAE abandoned after US intervenes – report

“US intelligence agencies found evidence this year of construction work on what they believed was a...

Work continues as planned on Port of Piraeus upgrading

“Work on the further development and upgrade of Port of Piraeus, the Greece’s largest harbour, to th...

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