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Posted: over 3 years ago

BIMCO: Supply-Side Crucial for Boxship Market Recovery

The demand for container shipping grew steadily in 2016 improving the fundamental balance in the mar...

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  • Business & Finance
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BIMCO: Carriers on SCFI Routes Earn 7 Pct Less in 2016

Due to the devastating low rates in the first half of 2016, container shipping lines earned an avera...

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  • Business & Finance
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Clarksons: Box Shipping Starts Addressing Its Problems

After 2016 brought a number of records, most of them of a gloomy nature, the year may well be seen a...

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  • Business & Finance
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Alphaliner: Fresh Hopes for Recovery in Container Shipping

Although the container shipping market remains fundamentally imbalanced, the new year brings with it...

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  • Business & Finance
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MSI: Container Shipping Industry Sailing in Uncharted Waters

The latest phase of mass consolidation continues to see the container shipping industry sailing in u...

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  • Business & Finance
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ESC, GSF to Tackle Consolidation in Container Shipping

Representatives of exporters and importers from around the world, the European Shippers’ Counc...

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  • Business & Finance
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MSI: Container Shipping Industry Still under Pressure

Whilst freight rates have improved marginally from the extreme lows seen over the middle of the year...

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  • Business & Finance
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Posted: over 4 years ago

Drewry: Carriers Could See Higher 2017 Contract Rates

The recent rally in Asia to Europe spot market rates has improved carriers’ chances of securing high...

Posted: over 4 years ago
Posted: over 4 years ago

Drewry: Gradual Recovery Expected in Container Shipping

Despite continuing concerns of weak trade growth and fleet oversupply in the container shipping mark...

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  • Business & Finance
Posted: over 4 years ago
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Alphaliner: Carrier Impairment Losses Could Reach USD 35 Bn

After it said that it expects an extraordinary loss of JPY 100 billion (USD 972 million) on its cont...

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  • Business & Finance
Posted: over 4 years ago
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Drewry: Container Shipping World Shrinks amid Mergers, Acquisitions

Shippers could face fewer choices and higher rates in the long run as the container shipping world c...

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  • Business & Finance
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CMA CGM Sees Larger Loss in 2Q, Pushes Delivery of Ships

French container shipping company CMA CGM has decided to postpone the delivery of certain vessels un...

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  • Business & Finance
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Posted: over 4 years ago

Drewry: Container Shipping Rates See Signs of Reversal

Volatility in container shipping freight rates is expected to remain very high as long as over-capac...

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  • Business & Finance
Posted: over 4 years ago
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Lackluster Freight Rates Push China COSCO Further into Loss

Dragged by lackluster freight rates in the container shipping market during the first half of 2016, ...

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  • Business & Finance
Posted: over 4 years ago
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Hanjin Shipping Sees Red Ink amid Falling Freight Rates

South Korean shipping company Hanjin Shipping has been further hit by falling freight rates in the c...

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  • Business & Finance
Posted: over 4 years ago
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Drewry: Pressure Mounts on Carriers to Cut Costs

As the container industry revenues are contracting faster than carriers can cut costs, the shipping ...

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  • Business & Finance
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APL Adds More Coverage to West Cost 5 Service

Singapore-based container shipping company APL plans to upgrade its West Coast 5 (WC5) service by ad...

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  • Business & Finance
Posted: over 4 years ago
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ESC: Price Fixing Issue Not Solved by Carriers’ Commitments

The adoption of a decision that renders legally binding the commitments offered by fourteen containe...

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  • Business & Finance
Posted: over 4 years ago
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Drewry: Capacity Cut Leads to Surge in Asia-ECSA Rates

Downsizing of capacity on the Asia-East Coast South America trade has paid dividends to carriers wit...

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  • Business & Finance
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MSI: Brexit to Hit Container Shipping Recovery Prospects

The UK Brexit vote will have far-reaching effects on the container shipping market, despite the coun...

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  • Business & Finance
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EU: No Breach of Competition Laws in GRI Probe

The European Commission has closed its formal investigation into fourteen container shipping compani...

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  • Business & Finance
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Posted: over 4 years ago

Drewry: Container Rates to Rise after Hitting Bottom

Container freight rates are forecast to rise modestly over the next 18 months from the all-time lows...

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  • Business & Finance
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Xeneta: Brexit Brings Gloomy Days for Container Shipping

The UK’s decision to leave the European Union will have a negative impact on all parties involved in...

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  • Business & Finance
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Drewry: Peak Season Volume to Stay on 2015 Level

The 2016 third-quarter peak season will not bring much respite to carriers as the period is not expe...

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  • Business & Finance
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Posted: over 4 years ago

Drewry: Container Shipping Rates Still Short of Previous Levels

Although container shipping spot rates should be more stable through the rest of the year, presuming...

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  • Business & Finance
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Posted: over 4 years ago

Xeneta: Price War Key Driver for Swapping Container Carriers

Price, risk management and loss of trust were identified as the main reasons why businesses end agre...

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  • Business & Finance
Posted: over 4 years ago