OOCL is pleased to announce that we have signed newbuilding contracts with shipyards NACKS and DACKS for five new container vessels, each at a cost of $155.68 million with a nominal capacity of 23000 TEU, and we expect to begin taking delivery of these vessels in the year 2023.
As the name suggests, a vessel structured specifically to hold huge quantities of cargo compacted in different types of containers is referred to as a container vessel (ship). The process of sending cargo in containers is known as containerization.
ABS will advise on compliance and safety considerations as MAN and the Shanghai Merchant Ship Design & Research Institute develop designs for a low-emission feeder container vessel.
PSA Singapore welcomed one of the largest-ever container vessel, MSC Isabella. MSC Isabella is about 400m long, 61m wide and can carry up to 23,656 standard twenty-foot containers.
VesselsValue has just added Containers to the list of vessels covered by their Trade module. This means that users can now analyse cargo mile demand and see underlying vessel journeys and stoppages for the global fleet of Containerships.
It is important for deck officers and crew on ships to have a sound knowledge about containers, including container markings, their standard dimensions and the means to identify their stowed position.
Design of container ships depends on type of cargo, the ports on route, the functionality of the ship, and also the economic trends in the market. Lets take a look at the important aspects considered for container ship design.
Two of the largest-capacity container ships to ever visit Australia are making calls to the Fremantle Inner Harbour this month.
Do you know which are the biggest container ships today? Check out the list of ten biggest container ships sailing the high seas in the year 2017.