CHARLESTON EXPRESS

  • General
    • Vessel Name : CHARLESTON EXPRESS
    • Operator : HAPA-LLOYD USA LLC
    • Ships Type (ICST) : Containership (Specialized)
    • Vessel Type : Containership
    • Construction : Steel
  • Engine
    • Horsepower rating : 39200
  • Location
    • City : TAMPA
    • STATE : FL
  • Capacity
    • Net Tonnage : 18097
    • Full Load Capacity : 40478 Short ton
  • Size
    • Register length : 787.6 Feet
    • Regular Breadth : 105.6 Feet
    • Overall Length : 798.4 Feet
    • Overall Breadt : 105.6 Feet
    • Load draft : 36.2 Feet
    • Light Draft : 13.1 Feet
    • Height : 166.7 Feet
  • Other
    • Year : 2002
    • EQUIP1 : CRANES
    • Coast Guard Number : 1195531

HAPA-LLOYD USA LLC

  • Area of Operation : GULF OF MEXICO & EAST COAST PORTS TO NORTH EUROPE & UK
  • Principal Commodity : GENERAL CARGO IN CONTAINERS

PHILADELPHIA EXPRESS

  • Type : Containership
  • Construction : Steel

ST. LOUIS EXPRESS

  • Type : Containership
  • Construction : Steel

WASHINGTON EXPRESS

  • Type : Containership
  • Construction : Steel

YORKTOWN EXPRESS

  • Type : Containership
  • Construction : Steel

News

Ukraine Hits Crimean Drilling Platforms

Ukraine Hits Crimean Drilling Platforms

Ukrainian forces attacked drilling platforms in the Black Sea owned by a Crimean oil and gas company, the pro-Russian head of the annexed peninsula said on Monday, giving no details of what weapons were used.Three people were wounded and a search was underway for seven workers from the Chernomorneftegaz energy company, Sergei Askyonov, the Russian-installed head of Crimea

Maersk Containership Grounds in the Savannah River

Maersk Containership Grounds in the Savannah River

A Maersk containership has been refloated after running aground in the Savannah River near Fort Jackson on Tuesday.The U.S. Coast Guard said it was notified at 6:09 p.m. via the vessel agent of Maersk Surabaya that the vessel had run aground.The 1,091-foot box ship was repositioned to the center of the shipping channel with the help of seven tugs.

North and Standard Club Members Approve Merger

North and Standard Club Members Approve Merger

Members of the North and Standard Clubs have voted to approve the merger between the two marine insurance firms, creating one of the largest providers of mutual cover in the maritime industries.The P&I clubs, which revealed plans to merge earlier this year, each held special general meetings on May 27 where members voted to greenlight the move to join forces as a single, larger mutual insurer.

Cerberus to Buy Philippine Shipyard at Ex US Navy Base

Cerberus to Buy Philippine Shipyard at Ex US Navy Base

U.S. private equity firm Cerberus will acquire for $300 million a debt-laden shipyard in the Philippines at a former U.S. navy base close to the South China Sea, the facility's trustee and two sources with knowledge of the deal said on Tuesday.The fate of the strategically located Subic Bay shipyard has been a national security concern for defense chiefs

Ørsted-Eversource JV Taps Nexans for  Revolution Offshore Wind Farm Export Cable

Ørsted-Eversource JV Taps Nexans for Revolution Offshore Wind Farm Export Cable

Paris-based offshore cable making and installation company Nexans has won a contract with Ørsted and Eversource to install and protect the export cable link for the Revolution offshore wind farm in the U.S.The project will connect the wind farm to the onshore grid and help Connecticut and Rhode Island states achieve ongoing commitments to develop offshore wind.

Containership LNG Conversion Concept Gets BV AIP

Containership LNG Conversion Concept Gets BV AIP

A group of maritime industry partners has received approval in principle (AIP) from the classification society Bureau Veritas (BV) for a new concept, combining liquefied natural gas (LNG) retrofit and jumboization, applied to large containershipsGTT, a technological expert in membrane containment systems

Maersk Suspends All Container Shipping to Russia

Maersk Suspends All Container Shipping to Russia

Shipping group Maersk will temporarily halt all container shipping to and from Russia in response to Western sanctions on Moscow following its invasion of Ukraine, the company said on Tuesday.The move follows similar decisions by Singapore-headquartered Ocean Network Express (ONE), Germany's Hapag Lloyd HLAG.DE and Swiss-based shipping group MSC.

FPSO Explodes Offshore Nigeria

FPSO Explodes Offshore Nigeria

An oil production and storage vessel exploded off the coast of Nigeria early on Wednesday with 10 crew members on board though it was not yet clear if there were any casualties or how much crude might have spilled into the sea.Nigeria's Shebah Exploration & Production Company Ltd (SEPCOL) said on Thursday that flames had engulfed the Trinity Spirit floating production, storage

Hafnia Grows Its Tanker Fleet by 44

Hafnia Grows Its Tanker Fleet by 44

Tanker shipping company Hafnia on Thursday announced it has completed its acquisition of 32 product/chemical tankers from Chemical Tankers and 12 LR1 tankers from Scorpio Tankers.Singapore-headquartered Hafnia, created through a merger between Hafnia Tankers and BW Tankers in 2019, now has an owned fleet of 152 vessels and commercially managed fleet of 242 vessels.

Maersk Suspends Five Crew Members as it Investigates Alleged Sexual Assault

Maersk Suspends Five Crew Members as it Investigates Alleged Sexual Assault

The world's largest shipping firm A.P. Moller-Maersk has suspended five employees as part of an investigation into an alleged sexual assault on one of its ships run by a U.S. subsidiary, and said it was working closely with American authorities."We do everything we can to ensure that all of our workplace environments, including vessels

Seacor Power Public Hearing Concludes

Seacor Power Public Hearing Concludes

The U.S. Coast Guard and National Transportation Safety Board on Friday wrapped up the formal public hearing proceedings into the sinking of the liftboat Seacor Power and the death of 13 of its 19 crewmembers in the Gulf of Mexico.The Seacor Power capsized in heavy winds and seas on April 13, 2021, about seven miles south of Port Fourchon, La.

Dredge Barge Capsizes in Charleston

Dredge Barge Capsizes in Charleston

A 120-foot dredge barge capsized in the Charleston Harbor Resort and Marina, Wednesday, the U.S. Coast Guard said.Coast Guard Sector Charleston watchstanders received a call at 3:34 a.m. from the Charleston Harbor Resort and Marina staff stating the dredge barge rolled over on its side in the marina.