WASHINGTON EXPRESS

  • General
    • Vessel Name : WASHINGTON 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 : 2003
    • EQUIP1 : CRANES
    • Coast Guard Number : 1191634

HAPA-LLOYD USA LLC

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

CHARLESTON EXPRESS

  • Type : Containership
  • Construction : Steel

PHILADELPHIA EXPRESS

  • Type : Containership
  • Construction : Steel

ST. LOUIS EXPRESS

  • Type : Containership
  • Construction : Steel

YORKTOWN EXPRESS

  • Type : Containership
  • Construction : Steel

News

Containership Ablaze Off Canada's East Coast

Containership Ablaze Off Canada's East Coast

German shipping line Hapag Lloyd said on Friday that it was trying to extinguish a fire on its Yantian Express container vessel off Canada's east coast but was being hampered by bad weather.A spokesman for Hapag Lloyd said the fire broke out on Thursday in a container on deck and spread to some other containers on the vessel, but the cause was not yet known.

Great Ships of 2018: #4 - Beluga Ace

Great Ships of 2018: #4 - Beluga Ace

Beluga Ace: New Design Car Carrier with Six Liftable DecksBeluga Ace, the first vessel of next-generation FLEXIE series car carrier built by the Minaminippon Shipbuilding Co., Ltd., was delivered to Japanese shipowner Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, Ltd. (MOL) in March 2018. The space onboard was rearchitected using the design concept.

EPA Funds Diesel Pollution Abatement Efforts in Mid-Atlantic Region

EPA Funds Diesel Pollution Abatement Efforts in Mid-Atlantic Region

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has announced funding for three clean diesel projects totaling $4.7 million to reduce air pollution from aging diesel engines in the Mid-Atlantic region.The funding will go to the Maryland Environmental Service (MES), the Mid-Atlantic Regional Air Management Association, (MARAMA) and the Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments (WashCOG).

Afghan Launches India-Iran Shipping

Afghan Launches India-Iran Shipping

Afghan Ministry of Transportation will soon launch a commercial shipping line with the assistance of the Islamic Republic of Iran to conduct business activities between Chabahar Free Trade Zone and India.IRNA reported quoted the Afghan Ministry of Transportation as saying that the shipping sector would soon be formed and the ships could operate commercial activities with the flag of Afghanistan

Ocean Express Network Incurs a USD600 mln Loss in First Year

Ocean Express Network Incurs a USD600 mln Loss in First Year

Japanese carrier Ocean Network Express (ONE) is set to see losses spiral to $600m in its first year, says its revised consolidated business forecast for FY2018 (April 1, 2018 to March 31, 2019).The integrated container shipping operating company,  which was established by Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha, Ltd., Mitsui O.S.K. Lines Ltd.

Washington State Ferries Looks to Go Greener

Washington State Ferries Looks to Go Greener

Washington State Ferries has begun a project to transition the largest vessels in its fleet to cleaner hybrid-electric power.The three ferries in the operator's Jumbo Mark II class, the Tacoma, Wenatchee and Puyallup, were built from 1997 to 1999 at Todd Pacific Shipyards in Seattle.

Peak Pegasus Finally Unloads US Soybeans in China

Peak Pegasus Finally Unloads US Soybeans in China

A vessel carrying U.S. soybeans was unloading its cargo worth at least $23 million at the Chinese port of Dalian on Monday, becoming one of the first shipments to incur hefty new import duties as the trade row deepens between Beijing and Washington.The docking of the vessel after five weeks anchored off China's coast ended long-running speculation over the fate of the cargo

Why is Saudi Arabia Halting Red Sea Oil Shipments?

Why is Saudi Arabia Halting Red Sea Oil Shipments?

Saudi Arabia announced last week it was suspending oil shipments through the Red Sea's Bab al-Mandeb strait after Yemen’s Iran-aligned Houthis attacked two ships in the waterway.To date, no other exporters have followed suit. A full blockage of the strategic waterway would virtually halt shipment to Europe and the United States of about 4.

China's Export Growth Steady, Import Growth Faster

China's Export Growth Steady, Import Growth Faster

China maintained solid export growth of 12.6 percent in May, slightly slower than in April, but still providing good news for Beijing's policymakers as they deal with tough trade negotiations with Washington.Imports also rose more than anticipated in May and at the fastest pace since January

Mattis Says US Will Continue Operations in South China Sea

Mattis Says US Will Continue Operations in South China Sea

U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said on Tuesday that the United States would continue to confront what Washington sees as China's militarization of islands in the South China Sea, despite drawing condemnation from Beijing for an operation in the region over the weekend.Reuters first reported that two U.S.

Container Shipping: ONE Begins

Container Shipping: ONE Begins

Japan's Ocean Network Express (ONE) announced the commencement of container shipping businesses on April 1, 2018. ONE is the result of an integration of the container operations of three Japanese shipping carriers, namely, Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha, Ltd ("K" Line), Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, Ltd (MOL) and Nippon Yusen Kabushiki Kaisha (NYK).

Trump Tariffs: EU Seeks Permanent Exemption

Trump Tariffs: EU Seeks Permanent Exemption

European Union leaders called on Friday for a temporary exemption from U.S. import duties on steel and aluminium to be made permanent, saying they reserved the right to respond in an "in a proportionate manner" to protect the bloc's interests.   The 40-day exemption granted by Washington was like U.S. President Donald Trump "putting a gun to our head", Belgium's prime minister complained.