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Evergreen Returns to Marseille Fos

Taiwanese container line Evergreen has resumed direct calls at Marseille Fos port in France for the ...

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Commodity Status – Solution for Container Shipping?

Oslo-based benchmarking and market intelligence platform for containerized ocean freight Xeneta is p...

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BIMCO: Container Shipping Fleet Nears 20 Mn TEU Mark

The container shipping fleet could break through the 20 million TEU barrier shortly and, with an est...

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Seven Carriers Joining Forces in New Alliance?

As the topic on the formation of the new global carrier alliance heats up, new details have emerged ...

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GE Enters Container Shipping in Style

Danish shipping giant Maersk Line has ordered auxiliary electric systems for its new Triple-E contai...

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  • Business & Finance
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BIMCO: First Quarter without Boxship Orders since 2009

The overcapacity in the container shipping sector seems to have finally struck a nerve as owners abs...

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Drewry: Shipowners Forced to Either Cut Rates or Fleet

The current container market downturn is forcing some independent shipowners to either reduce charte...

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  • Business & Finance
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Fitch: Mergers and Acquisitions Trump Alliances

Mergers and acquisitions (M&A), rather than more popular alliances, are inevitable to address ov...

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Xeneta: What’s in the Box No Longer Important

An oversupply in a declining container shipping market, coupled with better supply chain management ...

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Drewry: Orphaned Carriers Will Have to Find New Partners

The formation of the Ocean Alliance by CMA CGM, COSCO Container Lines, Evergreen Line and OOCL means...

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  • Business & Finance
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Costamare Finds Work for Nine Ships in 1st Quarter

Despite a challenging container shipping market, the Athens-based containership owner Costamare Inc....

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  • Business & Finance
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Dismal Prospects for Container Shipping

Further expected container shipping liner losses throughout the first half of 2016, exacerbated by t...

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Xeneta: Big Volume Shippers Not Enjoying Best Shipping Rates

Big volume shippers are not paying the best shipping rates, according to the findings of Xeneta, an ...

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  • Business & Finance
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Drewry: Liner Schedule Reliability Drops to 12-Month Low

Liner schedule reliability fell to its worst level in 12 months in February when the average on-time...

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GSF: Mega Ships and Alliances Still a Challenge for Shippers

Shippers continue to experience poor quality services and disruption to their supply chains since th...

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Container Shipping: Consolidate or Die?

Consolidation in the container shipping industry is happening for the first time in a decade and wil...

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Bad Year Start for Liner Reliability

Container service reliability started 2016 on a disappointing note as the average on-time performanc...

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No New Orders for COSCOCS, Existing Orders Enough to Reach 2Mln TEU Mark

China Ocean Shipping Corporation’s (Coscocs) plans to up the ante by reaching a 2 million TEUs...

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February Brings Flickers of Improvement for Boxships

There have been some ‘flickers of improvement’ in February in the container shipping industry after ...

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EC Confirms Deal with Maersk, Others on Price Hike Changes

The European Commission has confirmed today that the fifteen container lines suspected of a breach o...

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Report: Container Shipping Giants to Settle with EU Commission on Price Hikes

Container shipping companies that are being investigated by the European Commission over a suspected...

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Maersk Line Readies for Much Lower Results in 2016

Maersk Line expects a significantly lower underlying result for 2016 compared to 2015 as the contain...

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Colombo Wants a Spot Among World’s Top 20 Container Ports

Sri Lanka’s port of Colombo wants to secure a spot among the top 20 global container ports and...

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Idle Boxship Fleet Approaching New Record, Modest Rebound for Rates in 2016

The global containership fleet made idle this year is set to reach a new record, surpassing the 1.5m...

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Alphaliner: Worst Not Over for Container Shipping

Container shipping companies’ operating margins are forecast to worsen further in the fourth q...

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  • Business & Finance
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Freight Rate Erosion Plunges NOL Further into Red

Singapore-based Neptune Orient Lines (NOL) today reported a 3Q 2015 net loss of USD 96 million, comp...

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  • Business & Finance
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