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The Pacific paradox:

Is the trade war finally about to hit transpacific carriers?


APL’s Sartini confronts the Pacific paradox

Next year’s contracting season will be a testing time for carriers with no compromise on surcharges, says APL’s Nicolas Sartini

Asia Pacific Singapore Containers

The Interview: Mark Montgomery

Going from being for sale to being able to grow our business in the US is a major change
Big Interview North America United States

Carriers cash in on reefers’ modal shift

According to Drewry, the conventional operators’ share of the seaborne perishable trade is anticipated to fall to as low as 14% by 2022, at the expense of box carriers

Asia Pacific Europe Containers

Back on track

Linton Nightingale


Strong growth returns to the upper echelons of the container port premier league, with China leading the way

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Rush to be ‘low-sulphur ready’ could trigger box charter rate surge

Analysts and brokers are forecasting a surge of up to 30% in some sectors

International Containers

Pressure on lines for Asia-Europe prices to fall

Drewry's World Container Index climbed last week, but gains were mostly made on transpacific lanes

Asia Pacific Europe

Asia-US west coast spot rates at five-year high

Spot rates on the Asia-US west coast trade surge to $2,503 per feu as rates to the US east coast from Asia track 50% above last year, but rate rot prolongs for Asia-Europe carriers

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Ports and Logistics

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UK ports warn of ‘anxiety’ over Brexit chaos

The UK’s two biggest port lobbies warn that time running is out — and reveal European counterparts are baffled by the political state of play

Europe United Kingdom

Utah coal merchants eye port in Mexico

There is a premium for finding new export outlets for US coal, and exporters are doing all they can to find them

Mexico Ports and Logistics

Moody’s lowers Maersk rating

The ratings agency said the financial flexibility offered by $5bn worth of Total shares is also positive, allowing Maersk to protect its balance sheet as it continues its transformation

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Global Ship Lease agrees double CMA CGM charter

Feedership owners continues streak of CMA CGM deals after merger with Poseidon Containers
CMA CGM Containers

CMA CGM backs Maersk’s zero-carbon plan

French carrier offers support for Danish rival’s efforts to remove fossil fuels from shipping by 2050


Moody’s lowers Maersk rating

The ratings agency said the financial flexibility offered by $5bn worth of Total shares is also positive, allowing Maersk to protect its balance sheet as it continues its transformation

Containers Finance

ADP inaugurates Cosco container terminal

Cosco Shipping Ports Abu Dhabi Terminal will be expanded next year to accommodate 2.5m teu per annum, hosting services both from affiliated carrier Cosco Shipping and its partners in the Ocean Alliance

Asia Pacific Middle East and Africa

Little return for carriers from Asia-Europe growth spurt

Demand has risen in the final quarter of the year but utilisation rates remain too low for a significant movement in rates

Asia Pacific Europe

APL will merge intra-Asia trades with CNC

APL takes over sister company CNC and consolidates intra-Asia business under CNC brand

Asia Pacific Singapore
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