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Last of MSC Megamax-24 series takes up commercial role
The last of the 11 x MSC Megamax-24 series, being built by Daewoo and Samsung for Mediterranean Shipping Co (MSC ), and named, MSC Ambra, phases into the 2M AE2/Swan service this week, completing the construction programme of the largest containerships yet built.
HMM to deploy 24,000 teus ‘ megamax ’ newbuildings for THE Alliance
Hyundai Merchant Marine (HMM) intends to deploy its twelve ‘megamax-24’ newbuildings under construction at Daewoo (DSME) and Samsung Heavy Industries on a revised version of the 'FE4' Far East - North Europe service of THE Alliance, which it will join on 1 April 2020.
Cosco boxship hit by blaze off India
A Cosco Shipping containership has caught fire on its way from Malaysia to India and this is expected to lead to a delay of schedule. While the cause of the incident is still being investigated, the carrier has cited the misdeclaration of dangerous goods as the main suspect.