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

Mitsubishi Christens Cargo-Passenger Ship

Mitsubishi Christens Cargo-Passenger Ship

Yokohama-based Mitsubishi Shipbuilding Co has launched a cargo-passenger ship currently under construction for Tokai Kisen Co., Ltd.The new vessel will inherit the name Salvia Maru, replacing the second ship bearing the name that is currently operated by the company.The formal christening was conducted by Tokai Kisen President Junichi Yamazaki

China Establishes World's Largest Shipbuilding Group

China Establishes World's Largest Shipbuilding Group

China on Tuesday formally established China Shipbuilding Group, which the country's government-run broadcaster described as the world's largest shipbuilder.The group's establishment, reported by China Central Television (CCTV), comes after Beijing last month approved the merger of the country's two largest shipbuilders, China State Shipbuilding Corp and China Shipbuilding Industry Co.

MOL Orders Japan's 1st LNG-Fueled Ferries

MOL Orders Japan's 1st LNG-Fueled Ferries

Japanese shipping giant Mitsui O.S.K. Lines (MOL) and its subsidiary Ferry Sunflower Limited have unveiled plans to construct Japan’s first two LNG-fueled ferries.Mitsubishi Shipbuilding will receive the order for the newbuild ferries that are designated to serve the Japanese market.

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

VLGC for Astomos Energy Named

VLGC for Astomos Energy Named

A naming ceremony was held in Kumamoto Prefecture at the Ariake Shipyard of Japan Marine United Corporation for a new VLGC (very large gas carrier) that NYK will charter under a long-term contract to Astomos Energy Corporation,  pre-eminent liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) company.The ship was named “Lily Promenade” by Kazuhisa Otsuka, senior operating officer of Astomos Energy Corporation

Tsuneishi Wins First Order for TESS42

Tsuneishi Wins First Order for TESS42

Tsuneishi Shipbuilding Co, ship repair and manufacturing company in Japan, has received its first order from a shipowner in Japan for several 42,000-metric-ton log and bulk carriers Tsuneishi Economical Standard Ship (TESS) 42.The newly developed TESS42 follows the design concept of the TESS38 while improving transportation efficiency, with deadweight capacity increased by approximately 2

Shipbuilding: Cable Layer Delivered to Japan

Shipbuilding: Cable Layer Delivered to Japan

Colombo Dockyard PLC (CDPLC) delivered the first ever modern Cable Laying Vessel built for Kokusai Cable Ship Co. Ltd. (KCS) Japan, on June 21, 2019. This is the biggest vessel, both in terms of length and price, ever built by Colombo Dockyard in its history, and the first ever ship built ‘in its class’ from Sri Lanka to Japan.This ship measures 113.1 x 21.5m with an 8.

Survey Vessel Joins Hunt for Lost F-35

Survey Vessel Joins Hunt for Lost F-35

Japan expanded its search for a missing F-35 stealth fighter on  with a maritime survey vessel joining a navy ship and a U.S. Navy salvage team is expected in the area in coming days, a Japanese air force spokesman said.Only small pieces of the Japanese Air Self Defense Force aircraft's tail have been found since the advanced jet disappeared from radar screens during an exercise with three other

Naval Group inks $36B Submarine Contract

Naval Group inks $36B Submarine Contract

Australia signed a production contract with French shipbuilder Naval Group for a fleet of 12 new submarines, worth $35.5 billion, ending a two-year wrangle that cast doubt over one of the world's most lucrative defense deals.Australia selected the French builder as its preferred bidder for the fleet of submarines in 2016 ahead of other offers from Japan and Germany.

Ship Design: Meet the e5 Pure Electric Tanker

Ship Design: Meet the e5 Pure Electric Tanker

Innovative Electric Tanker design from Japan coming to local waterways by 2020The global push to dramatically reduce emissions from the world’s fleet of ships continues to drive innovation across the sector, including the introduction of a new Pure Electric Tanker concept released today from Japan.

MOL LNG Carrier Rescues Castaway

MOL LNG Carrier Rescues Castaway

Japan’s Mitsui O.S.K. Lines (MOL) revealed that its liquefied natural gas (LNG) carrier LNG Fukurokuju has safely rescued a castaway  330km off New Ireland, Papua New Guinea.According to MOL, the crew onboard the 165,134-cbm LNG Fukurokuju, while underway northeast of New Ireland, Papua New Guinea, spotted a castaway who was calling for help at 16:30 (all times in local time) on November 26.

Interview: Shuichi Iwanami, Commandant, Japan Coast Guard

Interview: Shuichi Iwanami, Commandant, Japan Coast Guard

As the Japan Coast Guard celebrates its 70th anniversary, Maritime Reporter & Engineering News offers insights on the current status and future direction of the JCG courtesy of an interview with Shuichi Iwanami, Commandant, Japan Coast Guard.*Note: At the time this interview was conducted, Shuichi Iwanami was still Vice Commandant for Operations.