APL JAPAN

  • General
    • Vessel Name : APL JAPAN
    • Operator : APL MARITIME LTD.
    • Ships Type (ICST) : Containership (Specialized)
    • Vessel Type : Containership
    • Construction : Steel
  • Engine
    • Horsepower rating : 66385
  • Location
    • City : BETHESDA
    • STATE : MD
  • Capacity
    • Net Tonnage : 33003
    • Full Load Capacity : 66520 Short ton
  • Size
    • Register length : 865 Feet
    • Regular Breadth : 131.3 Feet
    • Overall Length : 906.5 Feet
    • Overall Breadt : 131.3 Feet
    • Load draft : 45.9 Feet
    • Light Draft : 16 Feet
    • Height : 16.2 Feet
  • Other
    • Year : 1995
    • EQUIP1 : NONE
    • Coast Guard Number : 1219236

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 AGATE

  • Type : Containership
  • Construction : Steel

APL CHINA

  • Type : Containership
  • Construction : Steel

APL CORAL

  • 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

'K' Line Takes Delivery of 210,000 DWT Bulk Carrier

'K' Line Takes Delivery of 210,000 DWT Bulk Carrier

The 210,000-dwt ton capesize bulker Cape Brolga has been delivered from Japan Marine United Corporation's Tsu shipyard to Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha, Ltd. (“K” Line).The newbuild will carry iron ore and coal for JFE Steel Corporation under a long-term consecutive voyage charter contract.

NYK Sends Employees to Help with Cleanup after Vessel Breaks Up Off Japan

NYK Sends Employees to Help with Cleanup after Vessel Breaks Up Off Japan

Japanese shipping firm NYK has sent ten employees to assist with the area clean-up after the NYK-chartered Crimson Polaris wood-chip carrier last week grounded and split up off the coast of Hachinohe, Japan, spilling oil into the sea.The 2008-built wood-chip carrier that ran aground off Japan last Thursday carried about 1

Wood-chip Carrier Runs Aground Off Japan. Hull Splits in Two, Oil Spills into Ocean

Wood-chip Carrier Runs Aground Off Japan. Hull Splits in Two, Oil Spills into Ocean

Crimson Polaris / Credit: Japanese Coast GuardPanama-flagged Crimson Polaris wood-chip carrier ran aground off Hachinohe in Aomori prefecture at around 7:35 am (JST) on August 11, after being swept away by a strong wind while anchored, NYK, the charterer of the vessel, said.The hull of the 199-meter vessel then split in two at 4:15 am on August 12

Japan's Power Plan to Rattle Australian Coal, LNG exporters

Japan's Power Plan to Rattle Australian Coal, LNG exporters

Japan has been largely forgotten as a source of demand for energy commodities, overshadowed by the rapid rise of China, but the country's new electricity generation targets will shake the market up.For many years Japan has been viewed as a largely steady source of demand for liquefied natural gas (LNG) and thermal coal used in power generation

Japanese Steelmaker to Charter Three 210,000-dwt LNG-fueled Bulk Carriers

Japanese Steelmaker to Charter Three 210,000-dwt LNG-fueled Bulk Carriers

Japanese steelmaker JFE Steel has signed long-charters shipping firms NYK Line, Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha and Mitsui O.S.K. Lines to charter three 210,000-ton LNG-fueled bulk carriers for transporting iron ore and coal from overseas locations to JFE Steel’s steelworks in Japan. JFE Steel said the charters would make it the first company in Japan to deploy LNG-fueled ships in the 210,000-ton class

Japan Luxury Cruise Halted After COVID-19 Case

Japan Luxury Cruise Halted After COVID-19 Case

Japan's Nippon Yusen subsidiary NYK Cruises Co said on Friday that its luxury cruise ship Asuka II was returning to port after a passenger tested positive for the coronavirus.The ship's 295 passengers and 425 crew members will reach Yokohama, just south of Tokyo, around Saturday noon, an NYK Cruises spokeswoman said.

Deployment of World's First Hydrogen Tanker Delayed

Deployment of World's First Hydrogen Tanker Delayed

Kawasaki Heavy Industries Ltd expects shipment of its first cargo of liquefied hydrogen from Australia to Japan could be delayed until the summer due to the pandemic, a company spokesman said on Wednesday.A A$500 million ($391 million) pilot project, led by Kawasaki Heavy and backed by the Japanese and Australian governments

Anastasia Crew Debarks in Japan After Six Months Stuck off China

Anastasia Crew Debarks in Japan After Six Months Stuck off China

The crew of bulk carrier Anastasia has debarked in Japan after six months stuck at anchorage off the coast of northern China.The vessel, its coal cargo and mostly Indian crew had been at a standstill since September amid the ongoing COVID-19 crew change crisis and a trade spat including a Chinese ban on Australian coal imports.

ONE to Charter World's Largest Containerships

ONE to Charter World's Largest Containerships

Singapore-headquartered container carrier Ocean Network Express Pte. Ltd. (ONE) said it has signed a letter of intent (LoI) with Japan's Shoei Kisen Kaisha, Ltd. for the 15-year charter of six new ultra large containerships (ULCS). The vessels, with capacity greater than 24,000 TEU each, are said to be the world's largest.

As the Seafarer Crisis Continues, MSC Calls for Bulk Carrier Anastasia Resolution

As the Seafarer Crisis Continues, MSC Calls for Bulk Carrier Anastasia Resolution

The bulk carrier Anastasia, stuck off the coast of China with crew change request unheeded since mid-2020, has become a rallying point for MSC in urging governments to work together to find a solution.MSC Mediterranean Shipping Company is calling for an urgent crew change solution for the bulk carrier Anastasia, which is stuck off the coast of northern China

Japan's Maritime Industry Powers Forward on "Green" Ships

Japan's Maritime Industry Powers Forward on "Green" Ships

Mitsubishi Shipbuilding Participating in "Planning and Design Center for Greener Ships" focussed on R&D toward Achieving Decarbonized Shipping, and on December 10, 2020, a presentation was held in Yokohama to announce the establishment of the Center.Mitsubishi Shipbuilding Co., Ltd.

EU Plan to Cut Shipping Emissions Draws Backlash

EU Plan to Cut Shipping Emissions Draws Backlash

Japan, South Korea and a fleet of international shipping groups have warned the European Union against its plan to add greenhouse gas emissions from the maritime sector to Europe’s carbon market.As the 27-country EU seeks to steer its economy towards “net zero” emissions by 2050, the executive European Commission wants to expand its carbon market to shipping.