COSCO launches Transpacific BCO Express Lines

COSCO Shipping Lines (CSL) has launched two new express lines, the Prince Rupert Express Line (CEN-Express), and the Los Angeles Express Line (CEN-Plus). The new Prince Rupert Express Line calls at Qingdao (China) – Shanghai (China) – Prince Rupert (Canada), while the Los Angeles express calls at Tianjin (China) – Qingdao (China) – Shanghai (China) […]

MV Ever Ace

World’s largest container ship docks in Colombo

Evergreen’s 23,995 TEU MV Ever Ace made its inaugural call at the Port of Colombo on 5 October 2021. The A-Type vessel is now the largest ship in the world at 400 meters in length, 61.5 meters wide and nominal capacity of 23,992 TEU. MV Ever Ace commenced sailing on 28 July 2021 on Evergreen […]

China’s CIMC to acquire Maersk reefer firm

China International Marine Containers Ltd. (CIMC), an operator in logistics and energy equipment, will acquire the A.P. Moller – Maersk (Maersk) owned Maersk Container Industry (MCI) reefer manufacturer. The agreement, valued at $987.3 million, was signed on 27 September 2021. CIMC will take over MCI’s entire organisation and assets which include the reefer factory in […]

Felixstowe welcomes mega vessel Ever Ace to port

The Port of Felixstowe has welcomed the world’s largest container ship to its port. The 24,000 TEU Ever Ace, operated by Taiwanese line Evergreen Marine arrived at the UK’s largest container port on 13 September from Hamburg, having commenced its voyage at Qingdao, China in July. The A-type vessel is 400m in length and 61.5m […]

Yang Ming receives new 11,000 TEU vessel to revamp Pacific service

Yang Ming Transport Corp. (Yang Ming) has announced it will add one new 11,000 TEU container vessel, the ‘YM Travel’ as part of efforts to upgrade its Trans-Pacific service. In a statement the carrier said the vessel will “further strengthen its “mid- to long-term operational efficiency”, and it is part of a 14-strong fleet of […]