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Containership overcapacity fears ‘over-hyped’

Subtle orderbook manoeuvres have had a positive effect on supply-demand equations, while the total of confirmed new capacity through 2022 has not changed, says Drewry
Containers Shipbuilding

Maersk Honam still burning one month on

Burning boxship heading for Jebel Ali to discharge cargo

Middle East and Africa Maersk Group

Shippers urge caution over trade war threats

Alliance calls on world leaders to solve disputes on import tariffs and work on cutting red tape in international trade

International China

Smaller boxships return to east-west trades

Cheap charter rates and relatively low bunker costs mean classic panamax boxships can make a profit in a trade mainly populated with ultra-large tonnage


Amazon is no threat to container lines

E-commerce giant is not going to operate a fleet of container ships, the challenge will be over who controls the end-to-end logistics chain

Containers Ports and Logistics

Maersk Honam ‘highlights importance of cargo insurance’

Unless shippers have purchased ‘general average’ coverage, they are liable to pay a proportion of the vessel’s damage, clean up and legal settlements, iContainers notes
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