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Container shipping

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Posted: 5 days ago

Five organisations join forces on container safety improvements

In an effort to help reduce container-related incidents aboard ships, five international freight tra...

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  • Safety
Posted: 5 days ago
Posted: 2 months ago

Green target met ahead of schedule: Yang Ming cuts CO2 emissions by 51 pct

Eleven years ahead of schedule, Taiwanese shipping company Yang Ming Marine Transport Corporation m...

Categories:
  • Transition
Posted: 2 months ago
Posted: 2 months ago

Hapag-Lloyd won’t need state aid to survive COVID-19 crisis

German container shipping major Hapag-Lloyd intends to navigate through the coronavirus crisis witho...

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  • Business & Finance
Posted: 2 months ago
Posted: 3 months ago

CMA CGM remains optimistic despite coronavirus

Despite challenges caused by the coronavirus pandemic, French container shipping major CMA CGM close...

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  • Business & Finance
Posted: 3 months ago
Posted: 3 months ago

DCSA introduces first IoT standards for smart containers

Digital Container Shipping Association (DCSA), a non-profit group established to further digitalis...

Categories:
  • Collaboration
Posted: 3 months ago
Posted: 4 months ago

Cost-cutting measures, stronger freight rates help HMM narrow loss in first quarter

South Korea’s shipping major HMM closed the first quarter of this year with a significantly n...

Categories:
  • Business & Finance
Posted: 4 months ago
Posted: 5 months ago

Diana Shipping’s CEO has COVID-19

Simeon Palios, chairman and CEO of Greek shipowner Diana Shipping, has tested positive for the coron...

Categories:
  • Business & Finance
Posted: 5 months ago
Posted: 6 months ago

Container Lines May Lose 17 Mn TEU in 2020 due to Coronavirus

The container shipping industry might be looking at developments similar to the financial crisis of ...

Posted: 6 months ago
Posted: 9 months ago

European Commission to Extend Liner Consortia Block Exemption

The EC has proposed to extend the regulation exempting liner shipping consortia from EU antitrust ru...

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  • Rules & Regulation
Posted: 9 months ago
Posted: 11 months ago

300cubits: Blockchain Project in Container Shipping Fails due to Lack of Interest

Hong Kong-based 300cubits suspends the operation of its Booking Deposit Module. ...

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  • Business & Finance
Posted: 11 months ago
Posted: about 1 year ago

US Ports See Retail Imports Growth as Tariffs on Chinese Goods Are Delayed

The tariff increase has been put on hold while U.S.-China negotiations continue. ...

Posted: about 1 year ago
Posted: about 1 year ago

Drewry: Container Shipping Heading to a Better Tomorrow

Drewry: Degree of uncertainty in the container shipping industry is probably the highest in a decade...

Categories:
  • Business & Finance
Posted: about 1 year ago
Posted: about 1 year ago

Alphaliner: Tariffs Intensify US Container Imbalance

Alphaliner: Imbalance of US container imports over exports worsened despite protectionist trade poli...

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  • Business & Finance
Posted: about 1 year ago
Posted: about 1 year ago

BIMCO: Container Shipping May Face Bankruptcies if It Fails to Recover Extra Fuel Costs

A failure to recover the extra fuel costs in full may result in bankruptcies in the container shippi...

Posted: about 1 year ago
Posted: about 1 year ago

Drewry: 2019 Another Solid Year for Container Market

Drewry: The industry’s supply-demand balance will benefit from a reduced appetite for ULCVs among ma...

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  • Business & Finance
Posted: about 1 year ago
Posted: about 1 year ago

Alphaliner: 2018 a Year of Contrast for Boxship Market

Alphaliner: 2018 was a year of contrast for the containership market. ...

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  • Business & Finance
Posted: about 1 year ago
Posted: about 1 year ago

Report: Global Alliances in Container Shipping Could Raise Competition Concerns

Alliances could raise competition concerns in what has become a concentrated market, according to IT...

Posted: about 1 year ago
Posted: over 2 years ago

Matson Resumes Hawaii Cargo Ops

Matson resumes full cargo operations to all of its Hawaii terminals. ...

Categories:
  • Business & Finance
Posted: over 2 years ago
Posted: over 2 years ago

Report: Shipping Emissions Declining but More Innovation Needed to Meet IMO Goals

CO2 emissions from 22 top ocean container carriers continued to fall in 2017. ...

Posted: over 2 years ago
Posted: over 2 years ago

Baltic Exchange, Freightos Unveil Container Freight Index

Baltic Exchange, Freightos unveiled an independent, audited benchmark for the global container shipp...

Categories:
  • Business & Finance
Posted: over 2 years ago
Posted: over 2 years ago

AlixPartners: Carriers Need to Shrink Appetite for Newbuilds

Container carriers should curb their “voracious appetite” for new ships and increase scr...

Posted: over 2 years ago
Posted: over 2 years ago

Drewry: Container Shipping in Slow but Steady Recovery

Drewry: Container shipping would see a healthy demand growth that will outpace the fleet in 2018 and...

Categories:
  • Business & Finance
Posted: over 2 years ago
Posted: over 2 years ago

BIMCO: Around 40 Boxship Giants Set for Delivery in 2018

BIMCO: Around 40 ultra large container vessels are expected to join the fleet in 2018. ...

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  • Business & Finance
Posted: over 2 years ago
Posted: over 2 years ago

BIMCO: Global Economic Growth Beneficial for Shipping

If it materializes, global economic growth in 2018 and 2019 will be highly beneficial for container ...

Posted: over 2 years ago
Posted: over 2 years ago

Container Shipping Drives Maersk Group’s Earnings

A.P. Møller – Maersk A/S narrowed its loss for 2017 to USD 1.16 billion, from a loss of USD 1....

Categories:
  • Business & Finance
Posted: over 2 years ago
Posted: over 2 years ago

Drewry: Final Months of 2017 See Weak Box Rates

Market share aggression among carriers saw spot rates collapse in the final months of 2017. ...

Categories:
  • Business & Finance
Posted: over 2 years ago