Fuel Spills from Maersk Ship during Bunkering in Hong Kong 1

Fuel Spills from Maersk Ship during Bunkering in Hong Kong

“We can confirm that on January 6 our container vessel Maersk Gateshead had oil spilling during bunkering operations while at berth at Modern Terminal Limited in Hong Kong,” the statement read. The company said that bunkering...
Liner Industry Calls for Extension of Consortia Block Exemption 2

Liner Industry Calls for Extension of Consortia Block Exemption

The comments were submitted by the World Shipping Council (WSC), the European Community Shipowners’ Associations (ECSA), the International Chamber of Shipping (ICS), and the Asian Shipowners’ Association (ASA) within the public consultation being held by the...
Maersk reports cargo fire on U.S.-flag containership 3

Maersk reports cargo fire on U.S.-flag containership

Maersk Line reports that 20:50 EST yesterday, the Maersk Kensington, a vessel owned and operated by its U.S. flag subsidiary Maersk Line, Limited (MLL), reported a container on fire in a cargo hold while en route...
Maersk implements new guidelines for dangerous goods stowage 4

Maersk implements new guidelines for dangerous goods stowage

Following the tragic fire aboard the containership Maersk Honam in March this year, in which five crew members lost their lives (see earlier story), Maersk took measures and implemented additional preliminary guidelines for stowage of dangerous...
Maersk picks ABS to lead workshop on cargo hazards 5

Maersk picks ABS to lead workshop on cargo hazards

Maersk Line selected classification society ABS to lead a recent workshop to identify and evaluate potential hazards posed on containerships from stowage of dangerous cargoes. The workshop assembled industry stakeholders to conduct a comprehensive Hazard Identification...
Testing Begins On First Product Tanker Vessel Utilising Wind Propulsion Technology 6

Testing Begins On First Product Tanker Vessel Utilising Wind Propulsion Technology

Norsepower Oy Ltd., together with project partners Maersk Tankers, Energy Technologies Institute (ETI) and Shell Shipping & Maritime, announced the installation of two Norsepower Rotor Sails onboard Maersk Pelican, a Maersk Tankers Long Range 2 (LR2)...