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CMA CGM launch world’s first 23 000 TEU container ship powered by LNG

Container ship.

PortandTerminal.com, September 22, 2020 MARSEILLE – Shipping line CMA CGM announced today that the JACQUES SAADE has joined its fleet. The company’s new flagship vessel is the first 23,000 TEU  container vessel in the world to be powered by liquefied natural gas (LNG). It is also the first of a series of nine LNG powered 23,000 TEU container ships that …

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One of world’s largest container ships knocks over crane in Spain. Video

Screen grab. Toppled gantry crane at port

PortandTerminal.com, September 14, 2020 VALENCIA, SPAIN – The MSC Mia, one of the largest container ships in the world hit a gantry crane at while leaving the container terminal at Valencia, Spain, on September 13th in the morning. The crane collapsed injuring its operator who required hospitalization. Able to carry 23,756 containers (TEU), MSC Mia has a record-size capacity for …

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Mega madness? Hapag-Lloyd plans to order six 23,000-teu container ships

Hapag-Lloyd container ship viewed from stern at sea with city skyline visible off starboard

PortandTerminal.com, February 12, 2020 In order to match both alliance partners and competitors, Hapag-Lloyd plans to order six new 23,000-teu container ships. Some say that it makes no sense. HAMBURG, GERMANY – A Hapag-Lloyd spokesperson confirmed on the Danish website ShippingWatch today that the shipping line plans to order 23,000-teu container ships. READ: Introducing the world’s largest container ship. Does …

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Evergreen signs up for four 23,000 TEU boxships in China

PortandTerminal.com, November 29, 2019 TAIPEI, TAIWAN – Taiwanese shipping major Evergreen has signed contracts with Jiangnan Shipyard and Hudong Zhonghua Shipbuilding for the construction of four 23,000 TEU containerships. The contract signing coincided with the establishment of China Shipbuilding Corporation, “the world’s largest shipbuilding group” which was formed through the merger of China State Shipbuilding Corporation (CSSC) and China Shipbuilding Industry …

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Port of Hamburg gets ready for 23,000+ TEU Boxships

PortandTerminal.com, November 7, 2019 HAMBURG, GERMANY – Germany’s Port of Hamburg has received three new gantry cranes that would provide the port with additional capacities for handling 23,000+ TEU ultra large container vessels (ULCVs). The three cranes for the Container Terminal Burchardkai (CTB) of the Hamburg Port and Logistics AG (HHLA) arrived on November 5, 2019. They reached the provisional …

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