Yachting – 2017 built 110.01m yacht KAOS at Malta – September 2022

The largest yacht ever built at Oceanco and the largest yacht ever built in the Netherlands , KAOS was spotted in the Maltese Territorial Waters during the first days of September, 2022. She was built in 2017 to the Passenger Yacht Code standard, which added extra layers of requirements and complexity.  She was built for Sheikh […]

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 […]

Coronavirus – NYK Cruises cancels Cruises – 12.03.2020

NYK Cruises “will cancel all cruises on ASUKA II scheduled to sail in March, in addition to the 103-day world cruise scheduled to depart from Japan on April 2 and return in July,” the company said. ASUKA II is the largest cruise ship flying the Japanese flag, according to her operator. With a capacity for […]

Containers – XIN YAN TAI at Malta Freeport

One of the Chinese vessels calling at Malta Freeport is the 280 metre long container ship XIN YAN TAI with her COSCO Blue Livery after the merger of China’s two state shipping giants – China Ocean Shipping Co (Group) or Cosco Group and China Shipping group (CSCL). The merger involved combining Cosco and China Shipping’Container […]

World Largest Container Ship – OOCL HONG KONG in the Mediterranean Sea – 02.02.2018 The 399.87m (1, 311.9 ft) container ship OOCL HONG KONG was seen transitting the Malta-Sicily Channel bound to Felixstowe, UK from Singapore mostly fully loaded on Friday 2nd February, 2018. She was built at the Samsung Heavy Industries, Geoje Shipyard, South Korea with […]