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.
GTT has been chosen by its partner the Korean shipyard Samsung Heavy Industries (SHI) to design the cryogenic fuel tanks of six liquefied natural gas (LNG) fueled container vessels.
The Ever Ace, the world’s largest container ship, has made its maiden call at Hutchison Ports Port of Felixstowe. Operated by Taiwanese line Evergreen Marine, the 24,000TEU capacity vessel arrived at the UK’s largest container port from Hamburg.
Check out the list of largest container ships in the world in 2022 according to the cargo-carrying capacity.
On container ships, cargo is carried in standardized containers, which are placed one over the other and secured using lashing. Proper care must be taken for monitoring the cargo containers when the ship is at the sea. Find out how to take care of cargo on container ships in the article inside.
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.
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.
On January 8, the third 23000TEU dual-fuel container ship built by Hudong Zhonghua, a subsidiary of China Shipbuilding Corporation, was named at the Changxing Island Shipbuilding Base.
Ocean Network Express has signed a Letter of Intent (LoI) with Shoei Kisen Kaisha, Ltd. for the 15-year long-term charter of six new Ultra Large Container Ships (ULCS) with a capacity greater than 24,000 TEU each, the world’s largest class ever.