The same trend is observed for slightly smaller units of 2,700 teu, where the new benchmark for similar periods is now close to $50,000 for standard units, up from $42,000 at the beginning of the year.
The Ever Ace, the unofficial new title holder for the rank of the world’s largest container ship, has made its maiden call in the United Kingdom.
The International Chamber of Shipping has worked with a coalition of industry partners to produce the new and updated guidance, which aims to empower seafarers and shipowners in order to protect and support themselves through the next stage of the pandemic.
Maersk CEO Soren Skou says the International Maritime Organization should take a tip from the European auto industry by banning the construction of fossil fueled ships.
Boxship charter rates hit unprecedented $200,000 a day $200,000 a day for a boxship charter; $125m for a six-year-old, 6,865 teu vessel – the scorching container shipping sector has entered supernova territory.
Members of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), a body of scientists and others from 195 countries, will launch the first of four reports on Monday, which is expected to highlight the growing influence of methane in the warming of the atmosphere.
For full year 2021, Maersk expects an underlying EBITDA of $18-$19.5 billion with free cash flow expected to be a “minimum” $11.5 billion, Maersk said.
According to VesselsValue data, the New York-listed firm is paying $1m less than the market value of the Japanese-built vessel, expected for delivery by the end of February 2022.
The European Commission on Wednesday proposed adding shipping to the bloc’s carbon market for the first time, a move international shipping has been bracing for for a number of years.
The Kobe Express, a container ship owned by Hapag-Lloyd and managed by Anglo-Eastern, completed what has been described as the ‘world’s first digitally controlled port arrival.’
Clarksons is reporting that MSC has bought Borealis Maritime’s 2005-built 2,474 teu Bomar Resolve for an undisclosed price, and Temas Line’s 2002-built 2,475 teu boxship Spring Mas for $29m.
New York-listed Greek dry bulk owner Diana Shipping has landed a time charter deal with Viterra Chartering for its 2005-built panamax Melia.
The vessels charters with Cosco were set to end for two vessels in 2021, 13 vessels in 2022, and two vessels in 2023. All have now been extended for a three-year term from the end of their current charter period.
Hong Kong-based Seaspan Corporation today announced that it has entered into agreements for the construction of two new 12,000 TEU containerships, bringing its newbuild orderbook to 39 ships.
Neoline, a French shipowner offering carbon-free shipping services, has signed a letter of intent (LOI) with compatriot company Neopolia Mobility for the construction of Neoline’s first 136-meter sailing cargo ship.
The ship is to undergo inspection, and repairs if necessary.
Mediterranean Shipping Co (MSC) has joined other liners to support the call for global carbon taxation for shipping and an initiative to set up a worldwide fund for decarbonisation research.
Sabrina Chao takes over as the 45th President of BIMCO, the world’s largest direct entry shipping organization with 1,900 members in 120 countries representing 60% of the world cargo fleet.
The shipping trade group has warned that lack of access to vaccinations for the world’s seafarers puts shipping in a ‘legal minefield’, while leaving global supply chains vulnerable.