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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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Low rates undercut booming transpacific volumes

APL’s Nicolas Sartini forecasts a good year on the transpacific, but low rates and hinterland issues still dominate US trades

Asia Pacific United States

Maritime sector urged to snuff out counterfeit goods

Call for carriers and forwarders to sign up to best practices on knowing customers in order to identify shippers of pirated products

Containers Ports and Logistics

Container shipping faces further shake-ups over next four years

Flurry of recent orders means supply-demand balance could wobble when new capacity comes online in 2020

COSCO Containers

More carrier consolidation still to come

While the top seven container lines are now stable, attention is turning to smaller players for consolidation

HMM Consolidation

Box shipping down in the dumps over looming trade war

Carriers concerned at the threat of a stand-off that could slow global trade growth

International North America

Shippers warned greenhouse gas rules could see speed limits for ships

Costs likely to rise if environmental concerns force ultra-slow steaming on to box shipping sector

International Containers
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