APL AGATE

  • General
    • Vessel Name : APL AGATE
    • Operator : APL MARITIME LTD.
    • Ships Type (ICST) : Containership (Specialized)
    • Vessel Type : Containership
    • Construction : Steel
  • Engine
    • Horsepower rating : 66120
  • Location
    • City : ROCKVILLE
    • STATE : MD
  • Capacity
    • Net Tonnage : 28825
    • Full Load Capacity : 63693 Short ton
  • Size
    • Register length : 857.3 Feet
    • Regular Breadth : 131.2 Feet
    • Overall Length : 902.8 Feet
    • Overall Breadt : 131.2 Feet
    • Load draft : 41 Feet
    • Light Draft : 15.6 Feet
    • Height : 15.9 Feet
  • Other
    • Year : 1997
    • EQUIP1 : NONE
    • Coast Guard Number : 1219237

APL MARITIME LTD.

  • Area of Operation : U. S. EAST COAST TO PERSIAN GULF FAR EAST; AND U. S. WEST COAST TO FAR EAST
  • Principal Commodity : CONTAINERS

APL CHINA

  • Type : Containership
  • Construction : Steel

APL CORAL

  • Type : Containership
  • Construction : Steel

APL JAPAN

  • Type : Containership
  • Construction : Steel

APL KOREA

  • Type : Containership
  • Construction : Steel

APL PHILIPPINES

  • Type : Containership
  • Construction : Steel

APL SINGAPORE

  • Type : Containership
  • Construction : Steel

APL THAILAND

  • Type : Containership
  • Construction : Steel

News

MRS '19 Wraps Up @ SUNY Maritime

MRS '19 Wraps Up @ SUNY Maritime

“The decrease in state spending on higher education is what keeps me awake at night” is how RADM Michael Alfultis, President, SUNY Maritime College, neatly summarized the biggest challenge he faces as the leader of one of the U.S.’ leading maritime universities. “With a small student body (about 1700), the numbers simply don’t work

Maersk, Major Shippers Hike Gulf-bound Box Rates

Maersk, Major Shippers Hike Gulf-bound Box Rates

A.P. Moller-Maersk have joined other major container shipping companies in increasing prices for sending containers into the Persian Gulf in response to the heightened risk of military conflict in the area.Attacks on two oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman last month drove up oil prices and raised concerns about a U.S.-Iranian confrontation.

VT Halter Begins Building 3rd USN Berthing Barge

VT Halter Begins Building 3rd USN Berthing Barge

VT Halter Marine, a company of ST Engineering North America, has started construction on the third Auxiliary Personnel Lighter – Small (APL(S)), a new class of berthing barges commissioned by the U.S. Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA).VT Halter Marine received a $77.9 million contract to design and build two firm units of the new class of berthing barges in September 2018

VT Halter Commences Construction of USN Berthing Vessels

VT Halter Commences Construction of USN Berthing Vessels

VT Halter Marine Inc (VT Halter Marine), a company of ST Engineering North America, Inc. (STENA), laid the keel to signify the commencement of construction for two Auxiliary Personnel Lighter – Small (APL(S)) berthing barges it is building for the U.S. Navy.The U.S. Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA) awarded VT Halter Marine a $77.

APL Halves Fleet Carbon Emissions

APL Halves Fleet Carbon Emissions

APL announced a 47.4% reduction in carbon dioxide emissions per container transported per km in 2018, compared to 2009.The result follows the Environmental Performance Assessment (EPA) of APL’s 2018 carbon dioxide emission data by the global non-profit organization Business for Social Responsibility’s (BSR’s) Clean Cargo Working Group (CCWG).

APL, Cheng Lie Navigation to Merge Intra-Asia Service

APL, Cheng Lie Navigation to Merge Intra-Asia Service

The container transportation and shipping company American President Lines Ltd (APL) announced the proposed acquisition of the book of business of its sister company Cheng Lie Navigation (CNC), Taiwan's Intra-Asia carrier.With this, APL will consolidate all its Intra-Asia business under the CNC brand to be operated from Singapore, retaining both sales networks and all sales channels.

Boston’s Conley Terminal Receives Two New RTG Cranes

Boston’s Conley Terminal Receives Two New RTG Cranes

On Saturday, November 2nd, the Massachusetts Port Authority (Massport) received two new rubber-tired gantries (RTGs), increasing the number of RTGs at the Paul W. Conley Container Terminal to 16. Adding equipment is part of an $850 million investment to keep Conley Terminal competitive and efficient with truck turntimes averaging under 35 minutes. Another two RTGs were also delivered back in May.

Boxship Fires: Time for Action, says IUMI

Boxship Fires: Time for Action, says IUMI

This year has already seen an alarming number of container ship fires including Yantian Express, APL Vancouver, Grande America, E.R. Kobe and KMTC Hong Kong.The escalation is of growing concern to IUMI (International Union of Marine Insurance) who used a recent forum to call for an urgent improvement to onboard firefighting systems.

Andersen Appointed New CEO of StormGeo

Andersen Appointed New CEO of StormGeo

The Board of Directors of StormGeo has appointed Søren Andersen as the new CEO of StormGeo. Andersen will take up his new position on September 2, 2019. Interim CEO, Henrik Dahl, will reassume his role as Non-executive Director on the Board of Directors of StormGeo.Andersen has more than 20 years of leadership experience from companies such as A.P.

The Ocean Cleanup: APL Signs On

The Ocean Cleanup: APL Signs On

Ocean carrier APL announced Tuesday that it will provide free shipping to The Ocean Cleanup, a non-government, non-profit organization working to develop technologies to rid the world’s oceans of plastic.“We applaud The Ocean Cleanup’s course in cleaning up our oceans. In partnering with The Ocean Cleanup, APL seeks to step up our efforts in protecting marine biodiversity.

Svitzer Appoints Jeeninga, McKeating as Cluster Managers

Svitzer Appoints Jeeninga, McKeating as Cluster Managers

Svitzer, aprovider of harbor and terminal towage to the global shipping industry, has recently appointed Fred Jeeninga as Cluster Managing Director, Continental Europe (Netherlands, Belgium, Georgia) and Maurice McKeating as Cluster Managing Director, UK South.Fred Jeeninga holds nearly 20 years of experience from the marine service industry.

APL Vancouver En-route to Singapore

APL Vancouver En-route to Singapore

The fire-stricken 9,200 teu APL Vancouver is en route to a Singapore lay-by berth for inspection by surveyors, following the decision last week to declare general average (GA)."The vessel was cleared for departure on February 12th following inspections by the Salvage team and Class surveyor," said a press note from APL.