Container Ships

Belgian innovator unveils autonomous short sea container ship concept

Belgian innovator unveils autonomous short sea container ship concept

Zulu Associates, an Antwerp-based maritime innovator, has published designs for a zero emission autonomous 200 TEU container vessel utilising an auxiliary wind assistance system. The Zulu MASS, which has been designed by Dutch naval architects Conoship International, is being developed with Zulu’s subsidiary the Anglo Belgian Shipping company. As the company’s name suggests it is […]

Lloyds Register, Zodiac Maritime join Korean nuclear JDP

Lloyds Register, Zodiac Maritime join Korean nuclear JDP

Class society Lloyd’s Register (LR) and UK-based operator Zodiac Maritime have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with South Korea’s HD Korea Shipbuilding & Offshore Engineering (KSOE) and KEPCO E&C for a joint development project (JDP) to research and develop nuclear-propelled designs for container ships and bulk carriers. According to the press release KSOE (the […]

Addressing the growing threat of cargo losses at sea

Addressing the growing threat of cargo losses at sea

With growing container ship capacity and increased numbers of container losses at sea coinciding, classification society ClassNK has published two sets of guidelines to help shipping companies improve cargo safety at sea The recent increase in container ship capacity – a response to the growing demand for freight container transport – has coincided with a […]

Viking steps up to the EV firefighting challenge

Viking steps up to the EV firefighting challenge

Special project on electric vehicle fires leads company to sign distribution agreements for innovations in marine fire safety Fires onboard vessels at sea have become increasingly common in recent times. Many of these are allegedly associated with the carrying of electric vehicles (EVs). The most recent and prominent incident made headlines in July when the […]

COSCO launches battery-powered container ship, with second in production

COSCO launches battery-powered container ship, with second in production

Chinese shipping company COSCO Shipping Development continued its move to invest in renewable technology with the launch of the first of two 700teu electric vessels. The first vessel, currently known as Hull N997, was launched at the COSCO Shipping Heavy Industry yard in Yangzhou, China, in July. Powered by portable container-sized batteries, the 10,000dwt NN997 […]

Seaspan Corp and MMMCZCS awarded AiP for ammonia boxship

Seaspan Corp and MMMCZCS awarded AiP for ammonia boxship

Ship operator Seaspan Corp and the Mærsk Mc-Kinney Møller Center for Zero Carbon Shipping (MMMCZCS) have granted an Approval in Principle (AiP) by class society ABS for a 15,000 TEU container ship design developed in collaboration with naval architects Foreship. Despite emerging as one of the frontrunners among alternative marine fuels there are currently no […]

Technology accelerator programme looks to cut fires at sea

Technology accelerator programme looks to cut fires at sea

Fires onboard ships are a major problem facing the maritime industry. A small blaze can quickly spread out of control and engulf a whole vessel without proper firefighting and detection. For shipping enterprises, a fire has the potential to destroy large quantities of cargo in a short space of time, leading to huge insurance costs. […]

Container freight rates continue to plummet

Container freight rates continue to plummet

Long-term ocean freight rates fall again, with almost 50% drop in key pricing benchmark across last three months The beleaguered carrier industry took another major hit in June, with the latest data from Xeneta’s Shipping Index (XSI) showing a decline of 9.4% in global long-term shipping rates. Following on the heels of a 27.5% collapse […]

Can anything thwart the boxship boom?

Can anything thwart the boxship boom?

While the Covid era brought huge changes to many of our lives, for the container ship sector it very quickly turned into a boom cycle that continues to show little sign of slowing down, at least not yet. Despite concerns when the pandemic first struck that demand for goods would slump and freight rates likewise, […]

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