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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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MSC listed among Europe's top 10 polluters

UPDATED: MSC hits back at criticism of its environmental performance. It argues that its ratio of CO2 emissions per tonne of cargo moved is among the lowest in the industry

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Low-sulphur surcharges help boost spot rates

Rates rise on major trade lanes but still remain below last year’s levels

International Containers

World boxship fleet update: Scrubbing out capacity

Idle fleet hits new highs as ships return to yards for scrubbers, but supply still outweighs demand

Containers Shipbuilding

Box shipping outlook remains challenging

After an ‘extremely dull’ year, container carriers have little to look forward to in the new year, BIMCO says

International Containers

Bunker tool seeks to standardise low-sulphur charges

Confusion and concern remain about the timing and transparency of carriers’ low-sulphur cost recovery mechanisms

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