Ships & Shipbuilding

Ships & Shipbuilding

Commentary

These are heady days for Hamburg, with its home carrier Hapag-Lloyd on the verge of acquiring the Chilean line CSAV’s container assets to leapfrog a couple of Asian rivals into fourth place in the global rankings just five years after it was rescued from a near-certain bankruptcy and a humiliating takeover by Singapore’s Neptune Orient Lines.

News & Analysis

25 Jul 2014
Costamare’s revenue and net income grew in the second quarter as the Greek container shipowner boosted its fleet of chartered vessels.
23 Jul 2014
German banks’ toxic shipping loans are a matter of concern ahead of the European Central Bank’s stress tests, the International Monetary Fund warned.
18 Jul 2014
The Port of Antwerp plans to build a bunkering station to encourage use of liquefied natural gas by self-propelled river barges.
08 Jul 2014
Industry professionals will study the ramifications of liquefied natural gas leaks to get a better handle on the scope of accidental incidents.
07 Jul 2014
Minsheng Financial Leasing will receive $295 million from the Korean and Chinese export-import banks to build three 18,400-TEU ships that will be leased to Mediterranean Shipping Co. in the second half of 2015.
CMA CGM’s new 9,400-TEU CMA CGM Danube is the first in a series of 28 ships.
27 Jun 2014
CMA CGM’s new container ship, the 9,400-TEU CMA CGM Danube, is slated to begin its maiden voyage next week
25 Jun 2014
Nautilus Holdings Ltd., which charters 16 container ships to ocean carriers, filed for bankruptcy protection, citing a “depressed” charter market.
10 Jun 2014
A Greek ship manager said it is working with Lloyd’s Register and Daewoo Shipbuilding to develop LNG-fueled ultra-large container ships of 14,000 TEUs.
04 Jun 2014
Greek shipowners are faced with a decision: increase investments in more efficient container ships to stay competitive, or return to their roots in bulk shipping.
28 May 2014
The world’s overcapacity in ocean container shipping is tied to growth in post-Panamax ships, according to Danish Ship Finance’s latest Shipping Market Review report.