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  • 9 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    The window of opportunity for carriers to order 18-20,000 teu mega ships is closing and those that do not make the leap will struggle to compete on slot costs, UK shipping consultant Drewry believes. According to Drewry’s Container Insight,  there is not enough cargo for everyone to have ULCVs so future orders will be dictated […]

  • 23 January 2018
    Business & Finance

    CargoSmart: Mega vessels did not have a major impact on port performance in 2017.

  • 7 October 2013
    Business & Finance

      Samsung Heavy Industries shipyard based in Geoje Island, South Korea today held a christening ceremony for the eighth of ten 13,208 TEU containerships, ordered by OOCL. The vessel, leased to NYK Line of Japan, was named MV NYK Hyperion by its Sponsor Mrs. Harriet Tung, wife of Mr. C. C. Tung, Chairman of Orient […]

  • 2 July 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Ecuadorian Ministry of Transport and Public Works gave its green light recently for the International Container Terminal Services’ largest port concession in the Americas – Contecon Guayaquil SA (CGSA) – to accommodate mega vessels of up to 305 meters in length at the Port of Guayaquil’s Berths 2 and 3. International Container Terminal Services said […]

  • 14 March 2016
    Business & Finance

    Oman-based Sohar Port and Freezone’s container terminal received four new post-Panamax quay cranes, marking the port’s next stage of expansion. The cranes have an outreach to serve the latest 10,000 TEU containerships as well as 20,000 TEU future mega boxships. The new cranes arrived by sea from Shangai, where they were manufactured by Shanghai Zhenhua Heavy […]

  • 7 October 2013

    In celebrating the delivery of the eighth 13,208 TEU containership to OOCL, a christening ceremony to commemorate the unveiling of the new mega vessel was held today at Samsung Heavy Industries’ (SHI) Geoje shipyard, South Korea. Leased to NYK Line of Japan, it was named by Sponsor Mrs. Harriet Tung, wife of Mr. C. C. Tung, Chairman […]

  • 12 April 2005

    Europe’s fifth-largest shipping line, Hapag-Lloyd, expects Asia’s double-digit economic growth to support demand for cargo space. Its chief executive, Adolf Adrion, said this in Singapore as the company took delivery of a new ship, Colombo Express. The ship is one of the largest container ships in the world, measuring about three football fields.

  • 21 June 2016
    Business & Finance

    Queensland Treasurer Curtis Pitt has confirmed that the Cairns Shipping Development Project will now target mega cruise ships up to 300 meters in length, to take advantage of the strong growth forecast for these impressive vessels. “I’d like to commend Ports North for focusing the project on capturing the strong growth in mid-to-large Mega Ships […]

  • 26 July 2007

    DP World-UAE has announced the completion of construction work in the first phase of stage 1 of its Mega Max container terminal in Jebel Ali Port and the start of work on the rest of the project. The new terminal has a quay of 1,200 metres long, with a handling capacity of 2.5 million TEU’s. […]

  • 20 April 2011

    Orders for 18,000teu megaships and the recovery of the world’s economy have persuaded the port of Hamburg to push ahead with restructuring… By Katerina Kerr (ifw-net) [mappress] Source: ifw-net, April 20, 2011  

  • 20 March 2013

    At a christening ceremony held today at Samsung Heavy Industries ‘Geoje Island Shipyarde Island in Korea, OOCL marked the naming of the second 13,208 TEU mega vessel to join its fleet this year. The m.v. OOCL Berlin was named by Sponsor Mrs. Sachiko Sano and was joined by the Guest of Honor, Ms. Makiko Sano, both […]

  • 2 July 2018
    Business & Finance

    ICTSI has received government approval to service mega vessels at its largest port concession in the Americas.

  • 18 January 2019
    Business & Finance

    COSCO Shipping Ports, PSA finalize deal on two new berths at COSCO-PSA Terminal in Singapore.

  • 20 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    At a christening ceremony held on Geoje Island in Korea today, OOCL marked the naming of the second 13,208 TEU mega vessel to join its fleet this year. The m.v. OOCL Berlin was named by Sponsor Mrs. Sachiko Sano and was joined by their Guest of Honor, Ms. Makiko Sano, both from the Yamasa Co., […]

  • 6 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    Colombo International Container Terminal Plc, (CICT) a unit of China Merchant Holdings (International) will begin discussions with potential customers shortly with the first berth due to open in July. “The port of Colombo can accommodate mega vessels,” CICT chief executive Yunshu Liu said on the sidelines of ports and logistics conference organized by Seatrade a […]

  • 7 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    Colombo International Container Terminal Plc, (CICT) a unit of China Merchant Holdings (International) will begin discussions with potential customers shortly with the first berth due to open in July. “The port of Colombo can accommodate mega vessels,” CICT chief executive Yunshu Liu said on the sidelines of ports and logistics conference organized by Seatrade a […]

  • 21 January 2013

    Orient Overseas Container Line (OOCL) announced the christening of two 13,208-TEU mega vessels at a ceremonial event held at the Geoje Island Shipyard in Korea on January 18, the first time the company is taking delivery of newbuilds of this size. The first vessel that to be christened was the m.v. OOCL Brussels by Sponsor […]

  • 30 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    COSCO SHIPPING Ports and PSA Corporation (PSA) signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to mark the launch of a new mega berth at COSCO-PSA Terminal (CPT) in Singapore. Established in 2003, CPT has served as a hub for container shipping in the Southeast Asia region. The launch of the third berth follows the CSP supplemental […]

  • 13 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    Singapore-based port operator PSA International marked an increase in both annual container volumes and revenue, but saw a dip in net profit in 2014, the year which the operator’s CEO Tan Chong Meng described as ”business unusual.” PSA International handled 65.44 million Twenty-foot Equivalent Units (TEUs) of containers at its port projects around the world […]

  • 8 May 2018
    Business & Finance

    The marine construction works for the Tema Port Expansion Project are moving forward according to schedule, with over 53% of works complete at the moment, the Ghana News Agency (GNA) reports.  The development operations, forming one of the three components of the expansion project, consist of the construction of a breakwater, quay walls, deep water […]

  • 30 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    HMM targets building up its capacity to 1 million TEUs and posting USD 10 billion in annual revenue by 2022.

  • 26 February 2010

    THE BAHAMIAN cruise industry is set for another boost this year with the introduction of two mega vessels commissioned by Norwegian Cruise Lines (NCL) and Royal Caribbean Cruise Lines (RCCL), Tribune Business was told yesterday, while the Oasis of the Seas’ Bahamas sailing itinerary will drop to two days per month.