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Between the lines: Carriers up third-quarter capacity in anticipation of volume recovery

In its latest analysis, Sea-Intelligence highlights how carriers are gearing up for a bounce back in container traffic in the third quarter of the year. Liner services on the key east-west trades are returning to near-full quotas, with blank sailings limited to a minimum. As it stands, capacity in the third quarter of 2020 will far outweigh last year

Europe Asia Pacific

Between the lines: Blank sailings extend into third quarter

Transpacific carriers are slated to take out 7% of slot space at the beginning of the third quarter, in addition to 15% of capacity on the Asia-Europe trade

Asia Pacific Europe

Between the lines: The extent of the coronavirus crisis

This worst-case scenario would be devastating for the industry, as the combined operating profits of the top 12 carriers during the past eight years was $20.9bn

Asia Pacific Europe

Between the lines: Cargo owners feel impact of coronavirus

The coronavirus outbreak and continued closure of various manufacturing entities has taken a significant bite out of container shipping demand in Asia

Coronavirus Containers

Between the lines: Information blackout

Carriers’ point-to-point online tools still leave much to be desired

International Containers

Between the lines: Blank sailing into the void

All but three of the major main lane service offerings have suffered from blank sailings since their inception

International Containers
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