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Posted: 11 months ago

Drewry: Box Spot Rates Rise amid More Idle Ships, Bunker Surcharges

Drewry’s World Container Index swelled by USD 210 in the past two weeks. ...

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

Drewry: East-West Contract Rates Help Reduce Shippers’ Costs

Drewry: Ocean freight rates for cargoes moving under contracts on major East-West routes decreased b...

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  • Business & Finance
Posted: about 1 year ago
Posted: over 2 years ago

Drewry: Turkey Lira Crisis May Affect Asia-Med Growth

Rising Asia-Med freight rates might not last long as economic crisis engulfs Turkey. ...

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

SeaIntel: Vessel Utilisation, Freight Rates Drop in 4Q 2017

Vessel utilisation, rate levels decrease year-on-year on both Transpacific and Asia-Europe trades in...

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

Drewry: Shippers Should Keep an Eye on M&A Activity

With nearly 400 different vessel operators still active, there is plenty of room for M&A activi...

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

SeaIntel: ​Low Vessel Utilization Puts Pressure on Freight Rates

Decreased freight rates in the Transpacific Eastbound trades, which were hurt by low vessel utilizat...

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

BIMCO: Strong Demand in Oil Tanker Segment to Lift Rates

The loss making freight rate levels witnessed in the tanker market during October are expected to be...

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  • Business & Finance
Posted: over 2 years ago
Posted: over 3 years ago

Drewry: Asia to ECSA Trade Heading to Double-Digit Growth

The container market from Asia to East Coast South America (ECSA) is on course for double-digit grow...

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

Drewry: New Asia-West Africa Services Result in Weak Rates

A demand growth recovery in the Asia-West Africa container shipping trade inspired two new fortnight...

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

Drewry: Weak Freight Outlook to Affect VLGC Asset Values

Given the weak freight rate outlook for LPG shipping over the next twelve months, there is more down...

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

Drewry: Freight Rates Bounce Back from 2016 Levels

This year is one of huge correction after a disastrous 2016 for rates, buoyed at the same time by be...

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

McQuilling: Clean Tanker Rates Rise on US Gulf-Caribbean Route

Freight rates for clean tankers in the US Gulf-Caribbean are on the rise, underpinned by a conglomer...

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

Drewry: Fleet Oversupply Postpones Recovery of LNG Rates

The recovery of liquefied natural gas (LNG) freight rates is not expected to start before the latter...

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

Drewry: Bigger Ships to Continue Pressuring Freight Rates

Westbound Asia to Mediterranean volumes have been disappointing thus far in 2017, but shipments head...

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

Drewry: Box Rates on East-West Routes above 5-Year Average

Spot container freight rates on the major East-West routes reached a 20-month high this week and hav...

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

Drewry: Recovery of Multipurpose Shipping Rates in Sight

The multipurpose shipping market is expected to see the first signs of recovery by the end of 2017, ...

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

Drewry: Fleet Oversupply to Weaken Chemical Shipping Rates

Softening seaborne trade and rising fleet growth are expected to depress chemical shipping freight r...

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

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

Low Freight Rates Affect Maersk Group’s Profit

Danish shipping and energy conglomerate Maersk Group delivered a profit of USD 438 million in the th...

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  • Business & Finance
Posted: over 3 years ago
Posted: over 4 years ago

Tanker Supply – A Gift and a Curse

While tanker demand dictates trade volumes and tanker routes, the volatility of fleet growth on the ...

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  • Business & Finance
Posted: over 4 years ago
Posted: over 4 years ago

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

Moody’s: Hanjin’s Rivals to Benefit from Higher Freight Rates

The disruption to cargo services made by South Korea-based Hanjin Shipping has pushed up spot freigh...

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  • Business & Finance
Posted: over 4 years ago
Posted: over 4 years ago

Drewry: Spot Container Rates Surge after Hanjin Collapse

Spot container freight rates on the major routes from Asia soared by up to 42% on September 1 follow...

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  • Business & Finance
Posted: over 4 years ago
Posted: over 4 years ago

BIMCO: Dry Bulk Freight Rates Still Low Despite Demand Growth

The first half of 2016 has revealed that the dry bulk market is nowhere near balanced as there was a...

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  • Business & Finance
Posted: over 4 years ago
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
Posted: over 4 years ago

Alphaliner: Asia – Europe Carriers to Use New FAK Rates

Carriers in the Asia – Europe trade are expected to implement new ‘Freight All Kinds’ (FAK) ra...

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  • Business & Finance
Posted: over 4 years ago