G4 Blog

“Atlantic Sea”….see you soon!

ACL’s Vessel H1697 to be officially named Atlantic Sea! The 3rd vessel in a fleet of 5, the Generation 4 (G4) combination container & /roll-on roll-off (CONRO) vessels, will replace the Company’s existing G3 CONROs operating in their Transatlantic service.. Shown … Continue reading

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Stern Door & Ramp for Second G4

Preparation for assembling stern blocks, Atlantic Star  is being fitted with its iconic RORO (roll-on/roll-off) Stern Door & Ramp. There is less handing as RORO cargo is not lifted on & off the vessel, but driven on, parked and driven off!

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Coming Fall 2015! “Atlantic Star”

Progressing nicely, Atlantic Star is floated as construction continues at Hudong Zhonghua Shipyard in Shanghai, China. The G4 fleet of 5 will expand the Company’s capacity to handle containers, vehicles, oversized cargo, breakbulk & project cargo.

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Vessel two is progressing

What is known to the yard as H1696A is ACL’s soon to be Atlantic Sail. Progressing nicely! Seen here is forward position of the second vessel in a series of  5 builds.

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“Atlantic Star Floating”

After the launching to float ceremony, “Atlantic Star” on the water. Look at this long, sleek beauty! Notice ACL’s iconic colors of white and blue! Sitting still now, but soon RORO cargo slinking up the ramp and containers easing into … Continue reading

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Star Floating 11-18-14

As the progress of two of the five, G4 Containership/RORO vessels are under construction, the recently named Atlantic Star was floated during a ship building inspection.

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