ClassNK Adds ONE To Its Certification Registry Of ISO9001

Delivery of 14,000-TEU containership “ONE COLUMBA”

ClassNK has registered Ocean Network Express Pte. Ltd. (ONE) to its registry of ISO9001(Quality Management System/QMS):2015 certification. During the QMS construction of ONE for further safety of the fleet, ClassNK had been assigned as the certification body by ONE and completed the initial audit process in Mar. 2021.

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The certificate delivering ceremony was held at ONE’s headquarter, connected to ClassNK Tokyo on 13 Apr.

Speaking on the opportunity Mr. Hiroaki...

HMM Nuri slated to transit Suez Canal on maiden voyage

The HMM Nuri, a newbuild with a carrying capacity of 16,000 twenty-foot equivalent units (TEUs), is making its maiden voyage — a trip that includes two Suez Canal transits.

Although the 20,000-TEU Ever Given was freed from the Suez Canal on Monday, the backlog of ships waiting to transit will take time to clear. More than 320 vessels were reportedly at anchor waiting for the Ever Given, which had been stuck sideways since March 23, to be moved so they could make their way through the 119-mile...

Alabama State Port Authority’s growth story transcends geographical luck

If you’re looking for hopeful economic news, look toward the Southeastern ports ⁠— specifically the Port of Mobile in Alabama. 

2021 is looking to be another strong year for the port’s containerized cargo growth, and it’s partly because transit times between Asia and the U.S. inlands are comparable via the Port of Mobile⁠ — an alternative gateway for international shippers to reach four major population centers in one day: the U.S. Gulf, East Coast, Midwest and Canada. 

The unprecedented...

Ocean carriers take heat for profiting ‘so handsomely’ while service plunged

The Agriculture Transportation Coalition’s Peter Friedmann took exception to what Hapag-Lloyd’s CEO didn’t say during a recent videoconference with media from around the world. 

“It is one thing for ship schedule reliability to be at all-time low levels, but quite another for carriers to profit so handsomely by such collapse in dependable service,” Friedmann, executive director of the Washington-based AgTC, told American Shipper after reading about Rolf Habben Jansen’s press conference


ONE Decarbonizes Cargo Shipments And Accelerates Uptake Of Sustainable Marine Biofuel

ONE Becomes Goodshipping Pioneer, Decarbonising Cargo Shipments And Accelerating Uptake Of Sustainable Marine Biofuel

Sustainable cargo initiative GoodShipping has today announced that it has successfully collaborated with leading container shipping liner Ocean Network Express (ONE) to advance the uptake of biofuel-driven carbon reduction services across the container shipping segment.

In a recent trial with ONE on November 22, 2020, the 4,803 TEU MOL EXPERIENCE was refuelled with sustainable marine biofuel at the Port of Rotterdam while carrying cargo for GoodShipping pioneers Dopper, Blygold, Geelen...

ONE’s Biofuel Trial Hailed As Successful

Ocean Network Express (ONE) trials GoodFuels’s biofuel, says a press release published on their website.

The 2-month trial

The two-month trial was carried out on the 4,803 teu MOL Experience. Bunkering was carried out at the port of Rotterdam in November.

About the mixture

During this first trial, the sustainable biofuel was blended with conventional fossil fuels enabling the MOL Experience to make its Atlantic crossings between Europe and the US.

The liner stated, “The success of the trial proves...

ONE Conducts Successful Trial Use Of Sustainable Biofuel For Decarbonization

supplying bio fuel to MOL Experience

Ocean Network Express (ONE) announces the successful trial use of biofuel to power the M/V MOL Experience. The trial was completed on 7th February 2021, following bunkering at the port of Rotterdam, Netherlands in November 2020 and was performed in collaboration with shipowner Mitsui O.S.K. Lines and leading sustainable biofuel pioneer GoodFuels.

During this first trial, the sustainable biofuel was blended with conventional fossil fuels enabling the M/V MOL Experience to make its Atlantic...

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