In December 2018, “K” Line placed an order for a car carrier vessel fueled by LNG with Imabari Shipbuilding Co., Ltd. as a next-generation car carrier vessel with a reduced environmental load.
Car carrier shipping is expected to continue its slow recovery, supported by improving utilisation and minimal vessel ordering.
Unsafe practices lead to grounding of a car carrier with 1,633 cars and various heavy equipment loaded. All 24 crew successfully evacuated from the ship.
RoRo or Roll on Roll off ship is a special type of vessel which is used for the transportation of cars and other automobiles. Find out about the different types of roll on roll off ships used in the shipping industry.
Ro-ro ships are specially types of ships that are designed to carry cars, trains, and even smaller ships. The shape of ro-ro is what make them unique.
MOL announced the introduction of the Vessel View VR, a virtual reality system that allows for virtual ship visits, based on technology developed by NURVE, Inc.
At About 9:40 a.m. it saw the first spark of fire, whose cause is allegedly said to be the over-heating of one of the vehicles onboard, according to the Officials.
MOL announced the delivery of the first car carrier of the next-generation “FLEXIE” series, the Beluga Ace, which was built at the Minaminippon Shipbuilding Co., Ltd.
In three separate decisions, the European Commission has fined four maritime car carriers €395 million in breach of EU antitrust rules.