A 142 m, Cameroon-flagged car carrier dubbed Lider Bulut was reportedly grounded in the Black Sea off the coast of a Russian town named Tuapse. This happened after it developed a starboard list over the weekend owing to a hull breach, which caused flooding of its engine room.
Using VesselsValue data, Dan Nash, Head of RoRo, explores the current landscape of the Car Carrier sector after long term recovery from Covid-19, looking at record high rates and a surge in demand. This article highlights China taking the lead in the Car Carrier market.
MOL and its group company MOL Information Systems, announced the success of a demonstration test of automated space management for car carriers, using mathematical optimization, a technology both companies have been working on since 2019.
MOL Ship Management (Singapore) updates the situation regarding the ‘Felicity Ace’ car carrier. The vessel sank on March 1 around 9AM local time around 220nm off the Azores after having suffered a list to the starboard side.
On 1st March, early morning, the fire which had begun on February 24, the ship “Felicity Ace” lost stability as it sank at about 25 nautical miles, outside the limit of the Economic Zone a and Exclusive from Portugal.
Washington reportedly says that it was linked to the son of an ex-spy chief of Russia, in the first of several most evident displays of the West enforcing its sanctions on Moscow.
On January 17, Jiangnan Shipbuilding, a subsidiary of China State Shipbuilding Corporation, joined hands with CSSC Trading and Anji Logistics, a subsidiary of SAIC Group, to sign a construction contract for two 7,600-space LNG dual-fuel ocean-going vehicle carriers. Lei Fanpei, Secretary of the Party Group and Chairman of China Shipbuilding Corporation, and Chen Hong, Secretary…
Newbuild spend for Vehicle Carriers (LCTCs / PCTCs / PCCs) smashed past $3.2 billion last week, following big volume orders from Eastern Pacific and Zodiac.
Fujitsu Limited and NYK announced the introduction of Fujitsu’s quantum-inspired Digital Annealer technology to significantly streamline complex stowage planning for car carriers, leveraging the technology’s world-class combinatorial optimization capabilities.