Readers’ Picks of the Week (12th – 16th of Jan)

first_imgDSME Christens World’s Biggest Containership One of the two tugs attached to Hoegh Osaka moved from her position on Saturday afternoon and collided with the listing car carrier, UK Maritime and Coastguard Agency (MCA) informed.…Read more Tug Collides with Hoegh Osaka Magellan Spirit May Shed Cargo to Break Free zoom MOL Express Breaks Free MOL-operated containership MOL Express that ran aground in shallow water in Tateyama Harbor, Chiba Prefecture on January 11, 2015 has been refloated with the assistance of tugs, Mitsui O.S.K. Lines informed.…Read more The Libyan National Army (LNA) has bombed another tanker in the vicinity of the Benghazi Port, which according to the spokesperson for the LNA Chief of Staff attempted to deliver petrol to a radical Islamist group A…Read more Korean shipbuilder Daewoo Shipbuilding and Marine Engineering (DSME) has named the MSC Oscar, which with the nominal capacity of 19,224 TEU has claimed the title of the world’s biggest containership.…Read more Libyan Army Bombs Second Tanker A fully loaded 165,000 cbm liquefied natural gas (LNG) tanker Magellan Spirit, which ran aground off Nigeria on January 5, might siphon its cargo to another vessel after tugs were unsuccessful in pulling it free fro…Read morelast_img read more