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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. ...

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  • Business & Finance
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Moody’s: Carriers’ Consolidation Will Continue into 2018

Consolidation will continue apace in the container shipping industry into 2018, Moody’s said. ...

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  • Business & Finance
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UNCTAD: Consolidation in Container Shipping May Lead to Oligopoly

Increased consolidation among carriers driven by a continued oversupply of vessels could bring some ...

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Posted: over 3 years ago

SeaIntel: Megaships Taking Over Asia-Europe Trade

With the current orderbook of 90 mega-vessels of more than 14,000 TEU to be delivered in the next th...

Posted: over 3 years ago
Posted: over 3 years ago

Alphaliner: Was Box Shipping’s Digital Fanfare in Vain?

Although various carriers are intensifying their efforts to digitise some of the transactional parts...

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  • Business & Finance
Posted: over 3 years ago
Posted: over 3 years ago

Drewry: Container Shipping Industry to Earn USD 6 Bn This Year

The container shipping industry is steaming its way toward making an operating profit in the region ...

Posted: over 3 years ago
Posted: over 3 years ago

Ernst Russ Invests in Two Second-Hand Boxships

Germany’s ship manager Ernst Russ Group has acquired two second-hand containerships. The two f...

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  • Business & Finance
Posted: over 3 years ago
Posted: over 3 years ago

Drewry: Carriers Sailing to a Golden Era of Profitability?

Driven by better market fundamentals and greater pricing discipline, carriers are now finally gettin...

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  • Business & Finance
Posted: over 3 years ago
Posted: over 3 years ago

Drewry: North Europe-America Spot Rates to Remain Stable

In the first five months of this year, North European exports to North America registered a rise of ...

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  • Business & Finance
Posted: over 3 years ago
Posted: over 3 years ago

Japan’s Trio Sets Up Container Shipping JV

Japan’s three major container shipping companies established a holding and operating company o...

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  • Business & Finance
Posted: over 3 years ago
Posted: over 3 years ago

South Africa Rejects Japanese Trio’s Merger Deal

The South African Competition Commission has decided to block the proposed merger between Japan̵...

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  • Business & Finance
Posted: over 3 years ago
Posted: over 3 years ago

Carrier Reliability Up in May

Carriers’ overall on-time schedule reliability improved 4.7%, increasing from 58.6% in April 2...

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  • Business & Finance
Posted: over 3 years ago
Posted: over 3 years ago

Fitch: Capacity Cuts Crucial in Container Shipping Recovery

Despite a modest increase in freight rates seen in 2017, a sustainable recovery in the container shi...

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  • Business & Finance
Posted: over 3 years ago
Posted: over 3 years ago

Drewry: Asia – Oceania Trade Growth Slowing Down

The trade growth from Asia to Australasia is starting to slow down in 2017 with exports from North A...

Posted: over 3 years ago
Posted: over 3 years ago

Clarksons: Boxships Sailing into More Positive Territory?

The container shipping market has seen a bit of a flop since the onset of the global financial crisi...

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  • Business & Finance
Posted: over 3 years ago
Posted: over 3 years ago

Sharp Decline in Idling Boxships

As of 3 April 2017, the idle container shipping fleet stood at 0.97 million TEU, according to Alphal...

Posted: over 3 years ago
Posted: over 3 years ago

18,000+ TEU Megaships: Will They Live Up to the Promise?

There are 56 container ships of 18,000 + TEU on order slated for delivery from April, 2017 till June...

Posted: over 3 years ago
Posted: over 3 years ago

Port of Rotterdam Off to a Good Start as It Predicts Favorable Container Year

Dutch Port of Rotterdam has seen a 8.8 percent increase by volume to 3.3 million TEU in its containe...

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  • Business & Finance
Posted: over 3 years ago
Posted: over 3 years ago

Survey: Carriers’ Service Rated as Poor to Average

The service provided by container shipping lines is rated as poor to average and has deteriorated in...

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  • Business & Finance
Posted: over 3 years ago
Posted: over 3 years ago

COSCO Shipping Holdings to Bounce Back to Profit in Q1

 COSCO Shipping Holdings, the container arm of China Cosco Shipping Group, said in a stock exchange ...

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  • Business & Finance
Posted: over 3 years ago
Posted: over 3 years ago

ESC: European Exporters to Monitor Current Developments in Container Shipping

The European Shippers’ Council (ESC) Board of Directors has decided to set up a temporary obse...

Posted: over 3 years ago
Posted: over 3 years ago

Drewry: 2017 a Year of Small Comeback for Container Carriers

2017 should be a year of small profits for most container carriers but there will be very little roo...

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  • Business & Finance
Posted: over 3 years ago
Posted: over 3 years ago

Alphaliner: Asia-Europe Trade to See Further Rate Turmoil

The Asia-Europe trade route is bound to experience further rate turmoil during 2017 as carriers from...

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  • Business & Finance
Posted: over 3 years ago
Posted: over 3 years ago

Drewry: Southern Africa Imports from Asia on Recovery Path

Ailing South Africa imports from Asia could see a small recovery in 2017, as improving demand and ca...

Posted: over 3 years ago
Posted: over 3 years ago

Drewry: Carriers Set Sail on a Long Road to Recovery

The container shipping trade will mark positive growth numbers alongside most months of 2017, howeve...

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  • Business & Finance
Posted: over 3 years ago
Posted: over 3 years ago

Clarksons: Liner Shipping among More Consolidated Sectors

Although the container shipping sector saw a huge amount of consolidation in 2016 driven by the pers...

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  • Business & Finance
Posted: over 3 years ago