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OOCL France is largest ship to transit expanded Panama Canal

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On May 24, the Panama Canal welcomed the Neopanamax container vessel "OOCL France", making it the largest capacity vessel to transit the Expanded Canal, since it was inaugurated, in June 2016. The containership, which measures 366.47 meters in length and 48.23 meters in beam, with 13,926 total TEU allowance, transited northbound from the Pacific to the Atlantic Ocean.

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OOCL names largest container vessel

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Orient Overseas Container Line announced the naming of its latest container ship, the OOCL Hong Kong, at a christening ceremony held at the Samsung Heavy Industries shipyard, on Geoje Island, on May 12. With a carrying capacity at 21,413 TEU, the OOCL Hong Kong is one of the largest container ships in the world.

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Panama updates requirements for CSS code implementation

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ClassNK informs on the updated Merchant Marine Circular, issued by Panama Maritime Authority, concerning the application of the new Annex 14 of the CSS Code for new and existing ships designed and fitted for the carriage of containers on deck, relating to the “Guidance on Providing Safe Working Conditions for Securing of Containers on Deck”.

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TOTE Maritime orders remote-monitoring reefer system

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ORBCOMM announced that TOTE Maritime Puerto Rico is currently using the company's VesselConnect, that enables visibility of refrigerated containers transporting temperature-sensitive, high-value cargo across water, filling the traceability gap on vessels at sea. Data as reefer status, temperature and slot location are displayed on an app aboard the ship.

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GCT Canada welcomes largest vessel

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On Friday, May 5th, Global Container Terminals Canada welcomed the largest container vessel to call the country at GCT Deltaport, located in the Port of Vancouver. GCT Deltaport is the Antwerpen Express’s first-port-of-call directly from the Far East (Hong Kong-Yantian-Ningbo- Shanghai-Pusan-Vancouver).

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UK Club offers checklist to avoid container damage

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The UK P&I Club issued a loss prevention guide, containing a quick reference breaking down of types of incidents that occur to containerised cargo, listing the incidents, the cause of incidents, identifying any documentation needed, and identifying any loss preventative steps that can be taken.

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