YORKTOWN EXPRESS

  • General
    • Vessel Name : YORKTOWN 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 : 1195522

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

WASHINGTON EXPRESS

  • Type : Containership
  • Construction : Steel

News

Congestion at Container Shipping Ports in Southern China Worsens on Anti-COVID-19 Measures

Congestion at Container Shipping Ports in Southern China Worsens on Anti-COVID-19 Measures

Congestion at container shipping ports in southern China is worsening as authorities step up disinfection measures amid a flare-up in COVID-19 cases, causing the biggest backlog since at least 2019.More than 150 coronavirus cases have been reported in Guangdong province, a key manufacturing and exporting hub in southern China, since the latest wave of cases struck in late May

World’s First Large Containership Converted to LNG Propulsion

World’s First Large Containership Converted to LNG Propulsion

The 15,000 TEU Brussels Express is the first large containership in the world to have been converted to liquefied natural gas (LNG) propulsion, German shipping company Hapag-Lloyd said on Monday, as operators look to LNG fuel to reduce their environmental footprint.In September 2020, the ship went into the Huarun Dadong Dockyard in Shanghai where the conversion was performed.

Traders Book Tankers in Europe to Ship Gasoline Across Atlantic After Colonial Shutdown

Traders Book Tankers in Europe to Ship Gasoline Across Atlantic After Colonial Shutdown

Traders provisionally booked at least six tankers to ship gasoline from Europe to U.S. destinations following a cyber attack that shut the United States' top fuel pipeline network, Refinitiv Eikon data showed on Monday.The attack forced the Colonial Pipeline to shut down its entire system on Friday, stoking expectations of gasoline shortages along the U.S. East Coast.

Egyptian Court Rejects Appeal Against Ever Given Detention in the Suez Canal

Egyptian Court Rejects Appeal Against Ever Given Detention in the Suez Canal

An Egyptian court on Tuesday ruled that the containership which blocked the Suez Canal in March could continue to be held in the waterway, rejecting an appeal by its Japanese owner against its detention, a judicial source said.The Ever Given, one of the world's largest container ships, got jammed across the canal on March 23 and remained stuck for six days, stopping traffic in both directions.

InterManager to Source Vaccinations for Seafarers

InterManager to Source Vaccinations for Seafarers

Frustrated by the lack of progress and slow pace of international efforts, ship management trade group InterManager said it will work separately to obtain COVID-19 vaccines to protect the world’s more than 1.5 million seafarers and thereby keep international trade routes open.InterManager president, Mark O’Neil, said

Singapore Launches $90 Million Shipping Decarbonization Fund

Singapore Launches $90 Million Shipping Decarbonization Fund

The Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA) announced two initiatives on Wednesday to reduce the shipping industry's greenhouse gas emissions, including a S$120 million ($90 million) fund for a decarbonization center."Maritime decarbonization is a global challenge requiring a collective responsibility from all stakeholders involved," MPA Chief Executive Quah Ley Hoon said in a statement.

Cruise Execs, Health Experts Meet to Discuss Restart Plans

Cruise Execs, Health Experts Meet to Discuss Restart Plans

Cruise industry executives met with health experts and White House staff earlier this week, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) said on Friday, following criticism of its guidelines on restarting voyages.The discussion, which centered around how the pandemic-battered industry could get back into business

NTSB Accident Report: Erratic Steering Led to 2019 Sabine Pass Collision

NTSB Accident Report: Erratic Steering Led to 2019 Sabine Pass Collision

The National Transportation Safety Board found that the erratic steering of a supply vessel led to a 2019 collision resulting in more than 6,000 gallons of diesel oil being dumped into the Sabine Pass, a busy waterway between Texas and Louisiana.On Thursday, April 8, 2021, NTSB released Marine Accident Brief 21/08 detailing its investigation of the collision between offshore supply vessel

Tanker Held Off Australia for COVID-19 Testing

Tanker Held Off Australia for COVID-19 Testing

An oil tanker is being held off the coast of Australia pending the results of crew COVID-19 tests.The Hong Kong-flagged Haruna Express was denied permission to enter Sydney's Port Botany and ordered to remain offshore following reports stating a number of crew members on board had been displaying coronavirus symptoms.

Asian Piracy Is on the Rise

Asian Piracy Is on the Rise

Piracy and armed robbery against ships is on the rise in Asia, ReCAAP ISC reveals in its latest monthly report. In October, nine incidents of armed robbery against ships and no piracy incidents were reported in Asia. With these, the total number of incidents from January to October was 84, a 35% increase from 62 over the same period in 2019, and the most reported since 2016.

Austal's Vietnam Yard Delivers Its First Newbuild

Austal's Vietnam Yard Delivers Its First Newbuild

Shipbuilding group Austal announced Friday that its Vietnam yard opened in 2018 has delivered its first vessel fully constructed at the Vung Tau shipyard.The 94-meter high-speed catamaran A.P.T James was officially handed over from Austal Vietnam to the National Infrastructure Development Company (NIDCo)

Tanker Approaches Listing FSO Nabarima to Load Crude

Tanker Approaches Listing FSO Nabarima to Load Crude

An oil tanker operated by Venezuelan state oil company Petroleos de Venezuela on Tuesday approached a floating oil facility where it is expected to receive crude via transfer at sea amid environmental concerns, Refinitiv Eikon data showed.Environmental groups have in the past two weeks expressed concern about a potential spill of the 1.