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James Baker

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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Consortia block exemption battle heats up

Conflicting reports from the World Shipping Council and the ITF make differing claims over the benefits of alliances on service and competition

Europe Containers

Fuel and technology dominate box shipping conversation

Box carriers and their customers face tough negotiations this year about who will foot the bill for the IMO 2020 red tape

International Maersk Group

Schedule reliability plagues shippers and carriers

Clearer insight into shipper demand could benefit on-time deliveries, but major challenges remain

International Containers

Fire-stricken Grimaldi ship sinks

Grande America sank on Tuesday, 140 miles southwest from Brest in waters 4,600 m deep. Cargo loaded on board the vessel was blamed for the fire

Europe France

Blockchain faces hurdles before widespread adoption

As the salespeople for distributed ledger technologies try to make their case for adopting their products, they must convince other participants in the shipping market that they have their interests in mind as well

International Maersk Group

Box shipping should focus on real issues, says SeaIntelligence chief

Container lines should not be overly concerned with misguided challenges when there are enough real ones to go around

International Containers
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