The US Navy at the time said it was still investigating what happened and did not blame anyone or anything for the collision of the destroyer USS Fitzgerald and the container ship ACX Crystal.
Sayyari did not explain the logic of his charge that a US destroyer's collision with a Philippine-flagged container ship showed the US Navy's "hostile positions against the Islamic Republic,"
The container ship
was designed to load 6,500 standard containers.
Fourteen heavily armed pirates in two ships, a speedboat and a supply boat, attacked the container ship
Lu Feng-hai, chairman of Yangming, says the mega container ship
will be the second-largest of its kind globally, trailing those with capacity of 18,000 20-foot containers built by the Denmark-based Maersk Line.
Taipei, April 27, 2011 (CENS) -- In line with the trend in the global shipping market, Evergreen Marine and Yang Ming Marine, Taiwan's two leading shippers, have planned to build large-scale container ships
, according the Chinese-language Economic Daily News (EDN), sister publication of Taiwan Economic News (TEN).
The new container ships
are scheduled for delivery to the German owner and operator between October 2016 and May 2017.
Financing Container Ships
Gerhard Winklmeier is Head of Asset Finance of Helaba (Landesbank Hessen-Thuringen) New York Branch.
Hamre stated, "The future trend in shipping is now to ship containers through Central America due to the fact that many of the new Container Ships
are too large to pass through the Panama Canal.
has signed with Samsung Heavy Industries of South Korea to build a mega fleet of 100 vessels, including 10 8,000-TEU (twenty-foot-equivalent unit) all-cargo container ships
at a cost of US$1.
The Port of Los Angeles was the first port in the world to implement AMP on container ships
, and continues to be the only port in the world using AMP for container ships
P&O Nedlloyd is the fourth largest provider of container shipping services in the world by fleet capacity, and operates a modern fleet of 154 container ships
P&O Nedlloyd is operating a fleet of 112 container ships
(with a standing slot capacity of 224,000 TEU's) and a container fleet of 540,000 TEU's.