On August 14th the CSCL JUPITER ran aground on the river Scheldt. She is to stuck to be pulled free by the tugboats at this moment.
Wärtsilä has been awarded the contract to supply newbuild Chinese container vessels with a total of 24 9-cylinder Wärtsilä 32 Auxpac generating sets.
CSCL Indian Ocean, one of the world´s largest containerships grounded since last week on the River Elbe, was re-floated in the early hours of Tuesday. The re-floating operation, led by Smit Salvage and local authorities, involved 12 tugs boats.
Watch the world’s biggest container ship – CSCL Globe in Hamburg.
Watch the world’s biggest container ship – CSCL Globe on its maiden call, coming alongside at the Port of Felixstowe.
Mediterranean Shipping Company (MSC) announced the launch of their newest cargo ship MSC Oscar, which when launched in January 2015, will be the largest containership in the world with the capacity of 19,224 TEU.
Bigger container ships are resulting in much greater peaks in container terminal activity. This, together with the ever larger combined volumes of bigger alliances, demands fewer, larger terminals in each port. Terminal operators are reacting by consolidating terminal layouts and ownership – and by working more closely together – but what are the consequences for their customers?