Second Hand

Containers – MSC acquiring second hand boxships – February 2021

Container line Mediterranean Shipping Company (MSC) continues to snap up boxships in the second-hand market according to Alphaliner, acquiring eight vessels in the past three weeks as container shipping rates continue to surge. According to Alphaliner’s latest report, MSC has bought the 2001 built 2,764 TEU capacity WESTERMOOR from German owner Hans Peterson which is currently on …

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RoRo Vessels – SALERNO EXPRESS

One of the famous design built in Russia late 70’s and eighties were the 157 metre long multi type cargo ship with a bow roro ramp. Various ships were naming some of them – IVAN DERBENEV built in 1978 as yard no 826, TIMURA FRUNZE built in 1979, MARJAN built in 1980, KATYA ZELENKO built …

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Naval News – Chilean Navy with new ships – 15.04.2020

Australia officially transferred 2 former Adelaide Class frigates Melbourne (FFG 05) and Newcastle (FFG 06) to the Chilean Navy (Armada de Chile). A commissioning ceremony took place on Wednesday 15th April, 2020 at the HMAS Watson naval base in Sydney. Both ships, based on the USN Oliver Hazard Perry Class frigate were decommissioned in 2019 …

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