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First Triple-E vessel calls at Shanghai, China

Maersk Line’s first Triple-E vessel “Maersk Mc-Kinney Moller” made its maiden call at Shanghai Yangshan port on 19 July. Dignitaries from local authorities, Shanghai International Port Group and Maersk Line gathered for a port call ceremony to celebrate the historic moment. Mr. David Williams, Managing Director of Maersk Line East & Central China commented on […]

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Maersk Line: Manning the World’s Largest Ship

The first Triple-E has commenced its maiden voyage in Busan, South Korea. At the helm, the crew of the Mærsk Mc-Kinney Møller whose members have been selected among Maersk Line’s finest. A selection of highly qualified crew members, specifically chosen because of their background and experience, will man the largest ship in the world. The […]

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Crowley’s Solutions to Expand Presence in Asia Pacific Market

Crowley’s Solutions Group to Expand Presence in Asia Pacific Market with New Office and Construction of up to Four Dedicated Heavy-Lift Deck Barges Because of changing market conditions and a commitment to proactively support customer needs, Crowley Maritime Corp.’s solutions group is expanding its presence in the Asia Pacific market by opening a new project […]

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CMA CGM, Maersk Line and MSC to Establish an Operational Alliance

CMA CGM, Maersk Line and MSC  to Establish an Operational Alliance CMA CGM, Maersk Line and MSC Mediterranean Shipping Company SA have agreed to establish a long-term operational alliance on East – West trades, called the P3 Network. The aim is to improve and optimize operations and service offerings. The P3 Network will operate a […]

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Crowley Vessels Honored with Jones F. Devlin Awards

73 Crowley Vessels Honored with Jones F. Devlin Awards for their Commitments to Operational Safety-Company Collectively Logs Nearly 400 Years of Safe Operations Seventy-three Crowley Maritime Corporation vessels received Jones F. Devlin Awards for their commitment to operational safety from the Chamber of Shipping of America (CSA) at the 2012 Annual Safety Awards Luncheon in […]

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Crowley’s S.S. Wright Master Receives Spirit Award

Crowley’s S.S. Wright Master Receives Spirit Award in Recognition of Hurricane Sandy Relief Efforts-Award was Given during Televised Event on National Maritime Day Crowley Maritime Corp.’s Master Fred Walley, of the S.S. Wright, a Crowley-managed, Maritime Administration (MARAD) Ready Reserve Force (RRF) ship, was presented with the Spirit Award at the Nationals Park during a […]

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New technology set to help old container ships save energy

New technology set to help old container ships save energy A new research project aims to reduce the energy consumption of container ships by 10-20 percent. This will result in considerable environmental and economic benefits. The Danish National Advanced Technology Foundation (Højteknologifonden) has just invested DKK 5 million in a project which is a collaboration […]

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Crowley closes out ATB New-Build Program worth $1Billion

Crowley closes out its Decade-Long, $1 Billion, U.S.-flag ATB New-Build Program with the Christening of the Liberty/750-3 Eleven years after the launch of its first Articulated Tug-Barge (ATB), Crowley Maritime Corporation christened its 17th ATB, the Liberty/750-3, yesterday at the VT Halter Marine Shipyard in Pascagoula, Miss. The tugboat and 330,000-barrel petroleum tank barge are […]

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Maersk handled Antarctic ice cores with care

Professor Jean-Louis Tison, who heads the science team in Antartica, is amazed with Maersk Line’s handling of the sensitive shipment.  A Magnum container carrying “white gold” from the icy depths of Antarctica has reached a European science laboratory in perfect condition this April. The sensitive shipment required global collaboration across several Maersk Line teams. Lissa […]

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Maersk Line: It floats!

A major milestone was reached on 23 February with the semi-launch of the first Triple-E at the shipyard in Okpo, Korea. In order to make room for completing the next ships, the drydock was filled with water and the partially completed hull towed into the bay. A bulkhead wall sealed off the end to keep […]