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Editor, Lloyd's List Containers


James Baker has been working as a business journalist for 25 years. He is editor of Lloyd's List Containers and writes containers news for Lloyd’s List, covering carriers, terminals, shippers and regulation.

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Carriers take action as congestion looms

Major container shipping lines are urging shippers to hold on to their cargo or move it quickly off-terminal in an effort to protect the supply chain

International CMA CGM

World boxship fleet update: Fleet in stasis as pandemic curbs activity

Even with a slowdown in deliveries, a frozen demo market and backed-up scrubber retrofits are pushing up idle fleet capacity

International OOCL

US exporters hit out at punitive charges

Agricultural export organisations say detention and demurrage fees are ‘abusive’. But box lines say a politicisation of the debate will exacerbate congestion

North America United States

Box lines turn to airfreight to help fight pandemic

Carriers are using their logistics network skills to fly in medical equipment

International Maersk Group

Blanked sailings to increase equipment shortages

Network imbalances threaten to bring more misery for shippers trying to export

International Containers

Box lines face major losses if rates fall

Carriers risk losing eight years of profits in one year if rate discipline collapses

International Containers
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