Containers – Hapag Lloyd scraps 3 more ships – June 2023

With a fleet of 241 modern container ships and a total transport capacity of 1.7 million TEU, Hapag-Lloyd is one of the world’s leading liner shipping companies. Hapag-Lloyd has sold three elderly ships for demolition, sticking to a plan outlined in last month’s earnings call. Singapore’s Wirana Shipping Corp, which acquires old vessels for recycling, […]

Cruise Liner News – Cruise Ship RCGS RESOLUTE to Be Sold at Auction – 17.06.2020

The 1991 built liner RCGS RESOLUTE will be sold at an auction in Curacao on 22nd June. Following the demise of One Ocean Expeditions, the ship was arrested in Buenos Aires late last year. Currently she’s berthed at Willemstad, Curacao. The shipowner, Bunnys Adventure and Cruise Shipping Company Limited, eventually paid to have the ship released. […]

Containers – HMM ALGECIRAS

The world’s largest container ship the HMM ALGECIRAS left Yantian, China carrying a record 19,621 TEUs on Sunday 10th May, 2020. She made a call at Busan Port on 28th April loading 7,156 TEU and left on 30th April. She can load up to 24,000 units of 6 meter long (one TEU) container boxes. In […]

Casualty – Hapag Lloyd container ship YANTIAN EXPRESS Fire – January 2019

One week on, the fire that has raged on the YANTIAN EXPRESS has finally been brought under control. The ship’s owner, Hapag-Lloyd, said that salvors are now towing the burnt ship to Halifax in Canada. Three tugs are being deployed to get the ship moved to its destination some 800 nautical miles away. Hapag-Lloyd has […]