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One of world's largest container ships docks in Saudi Arabia
One of a series of 11 vessels that MSC has ordered, MSC Mina not only sets a new benchmark in its size but incorporates a range of technology
Gulftainer handles GCC’s largest ever vessel call
Khorfakkan Container Terminal berths largest container ship ever to call in Middle East.
Fire ravaged Maersk Honam under tow for Jebel Ali Port
Maersk Line has said that Jebel Ali is the “most likely” destination for its ultra large container ship that was struck by a major fire earlier this month.
Evergreen orders eight new 11,000 TEU container ships
Evergreen Marine Corp. (EMC) has ordered eight 11,000 TEU containerships from Samsung Heavy Industries (SHI).
Hapag-Lloyd takes delivery of the last of UASC’s newbuilds
Hapag-Lloyd has taken delivery of the last of 17 ultra-large container ships ordered by UASC in 2013, bringing to a close one of the largest shipping line expansions of the decade.
Hapag-Lloyd to recycle three of UASC’s oldest container ships
As it seeks greater efficiencies and consolidation of the fleet following its acquisition of United Arab Shipping Company (UASC), Hapag-Lloyd has announced that it will send three of UASC’s oldest ships for ‘green scrapping’ in China and Turkey.
Gulftainer mark Evergreen maiden call at Saudi terminal
The 14,000 TEU Tampa Triumph container ship has made a maiden call at Gulftainer’s Northern Container Terminal in Saudi Arabia.
New shipping alliance schedules cause freight chaos
Massive disruption reported on Asia-Europe ocean shipping lanes as two major shipping alliances try to implement new schedules.
UASC mega container ship refloated after grounding
The UASC mega container ship Umm Salal has been refloated and is en-route to Khorfakkan Container Terminal after it ran aground in the Malacca Strait two nautical miles off Port Klang in Malaysia.
Hamad Port now a firm fixture for MSC Shipping
Mediterranean Shipping Company (MSC) has announced it will be providing a direct call at Hamad Port in Doha, Qatar in 2017.
Iraq accommodated mainliner for first time in history
The Jordanian investing company Aloreen For Investment has announced that Iraq received a 8,000-TEU container ship for the first time in its history, thanks to rehabilitation work on its main port.

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