Record high rates have pushed freight forwarder DSV to mount its first self operated sailing on the Asia-Europe route using chartered MPP ships.
17 ships were delivered in December in a strong finish to the year, including 2 more LNG powered ULCS for CMA CGM and a pair of F-type neo-panamax VLCS for Evergreen. List of containerships delivered in December 2020EVER FOREVER and EVER FAR are the 6th and 7th unit of Evergreen's F-type ships. A total of 20 ships are due, 8 from Samsung and 12 from Imabari.CMA CGM SCANDOLA is the second unit of EP Shipping's LNG powered 14,812 teu ships chartered to CMA CGMWAN HAI 323 and WAN HAI 325 were deli
14 ships were delivered, led by the 3rd unit of CMA CGM's LNG-powered ULCS. List of containerships delivered in November 2020CMA CGM PALAIS ROYALHUI DA 9 is part of an original order of 14 ships of 2,444 teu ordered by Quanzhou Ansheng at Xiamen Shipyard and Taizhou Sanfu. The last 5 units were abandoned by the financially troubled Ansheng and taken over by various owners.The 653 teu XIANG SHUI YUN 26 is China's first domestic dual-fuel (LNG/diesel) containership. It is operated by Hunan Ocean
12 new ships were delivered in October, lead by the 23,112 teu CMA CGM CHAMPS ELYSEE, the second unit of CMA CGM's series of 9 LNG powered ultra-large containerships. List of containerships delivered in October 2020Jiangnan Shipyard delivered the second 23,112 teu LNG powered CMA CGM CHAMPS ELYSEESThe EVER FORTUNE is the 5th unit in Evergreen's F-class series, of which eight are built by Samsung HI and a further 12 will be built by ImabariThe 3,055 teu WAN HAI 322 is the second unit of a serie
2020 turned into the strongest year ever for container shipping, with soaring freight rates breaking all previous records.
3Q20 may go down in the history as the record earning quarter for the container shipping industry, which may beat even the most bullish estimate that we have seen so far. Matson, who’s 2Q preliminary report set the stage for industry’s 2Q earning season, may do so again for 3Q.
ZIM returns to the Australia market with the launch of the CAX in mid-October.
The first ultra-large LNG powered containerships of 23,100 teu and 14,800 teu were delivered in September.
Two more of HMM's 24k teu ships were delivered in August but the long awaited CMA CGM 23k teu ships were further delayed.
PACC will continue with its breakbulk/project cargo business after exit of feeder arm