Topic: Container ships

‘Shady complaint about Dockers’ Clause’

The Dockers’ Clause, which regulates that the lashing of containers on ships moored in the port must be done by dock workers, complies with all European regulations. The International Transport Workers’ Federation (ITF) states this...Read more
|Comment|author: Mariska Buitendijk

Container ships caught at violating safety rules

Despite the MSC Zoe disaster in the Dutch Wadden Sea at the beginning of last year, shipping companies still massively violate international rules on safety for large container ships. This follows from a major inspection...Read more
|Comment|author: Mariska Buitendijk

Suspected cyber attack shuts down network MSC

Shipping company MSC may have become the victim of a cyber attack. The website and customer platform of the second largest container carrier in the world has been offline since Thursday. In a statement, MSC states...Read more
|Comment|author: Mariska Buitendijk

Is the Bar Being Raised to 26,000 TEU?

The design for an LNG-powered container ship of the Chinese shipbuilder Hudong-Zhonghua (HZ) of 25,000 TEU could in reality yield a ship of 26,000 TEU. German analyst Jan Tiedemann of Alphaliner came to this conclusion...Read more
|Comment|author: Mariska Buitendijk