Merchant ships are broadly classified on the basis of their sizes and areas of operation. Ship sizes chiefly vary on their load carrying capacitance. Learn about ship size classification inside the article.
PhilaPort received its first two super post-Panamax cranes at the Packer Avenue Marine Terminal after a ninety-day journey from Shanghai, China.
A huge ship carrying four of the West Coast’s largest container cranes is scheduled to travel through Puget Sound Feb. 23 to Tacoma.
Three towering new ship-to-shore cranes were delivered to the Barbours Cut Container Terminal today after a three-month journey from China, where they were manufactured.
Diana Shipping announced that the employment of one of its Panamax bulk carriers, m/v Melite, has been temporarily disrupted due to a grounding incident at Pulau Laut, Indonesia.
Knowing which trade routes are growing in demand and which are shrinking is key for optimising which sectors ship owners should specialise in.
Demolition of containerships almost tripled in the first five months of 2016 in comparison to the same period of 2015.
Freight rates for capesize bulk carriers could bottom next week as owners resist charterers’ attempts to force rates lower on the expectation of an end-of-year cargo flurry, brokers said on Thursday.