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Containers

A binding commitment

The pandemic has shown the weakness of box shipping’s laissez-faire relationship with contracts. Now both carriers and shippers can see the benefits of mutually assured commitments

International Hapag Lloyd

 


 


 


Box analysis and comment

The week in charts: Tanker earnings conundrum | China front and centre of global supply chains | Unrelenting box rates

A downtrodden tanker market could come under renewed pressure once US sanctions on Iran’s oil and shipping sector are lifted, while China container exports are on track to bounce back to pre-pandemic levels to ensure it holds on to to its ‘factory of the world’ crown

Asia Pacific China

A binding commitment

The pandemic has shown the weakness of box shipping’s laissez-faire relationship with contracts. Now both carriers and shippers can see the benefits of mutually assured commitments

International Hapag Lloyd

Chinese New Year fails to deliver rate respite

Spot rate resilience over the Chinese New Year indicates that factors propping up prices have still to be alleviated. Cargo backlogs, port congestion, equipment shortages and sustained high volumes mean shippers are still being charged premiums on the trunk trades

Asia Pacific Europe

Policy advisers press Beijing to ramp up greener shipping

Shipbuilding experts told the CPPCC conference in Beijing that the country is lagging behind its competitor nations in backing the development of future marine fuels and zero-emission vessel technologies

Asia Pacific Containers

Box shipping prepares for new upcycle in post-pandemic recovery

When the current chaos in the supply chain eases, shippers face dealing with higher rates and emerging environmental costs

International Containers

Charterers attacked as no crew-change clauses compound seafarer crisis

‘When the market is against the owner and you are bleeding, they kneel on your neck… and they impose things that are inhuman,’ says Safe Bulkers chief

International Containers

Maritime Markets Outlook: Why tankers need you to take a holiday

In this month's edition: Talk of the tanker recovery being kicked out to 2022 will come down to whether EU & US land and air transport demand is given a shot in the arm by allowing summer holidays. In the container sector, we examine whether Brexit is finally benefiting shortsea box trades

Maritime Markets Outlook Tankers and Gas

US port productivity hindering supply chain recovery

Asian factories and terminals are pushing goods across the Pacific around the clock. But when those containers reach their destination, they are forced to wait to be processed by inefficient terminal operations

Asia Pacific North America

 




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Stable showing


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Robust volume growth across China, backed by other strong regional performances, beefed up global throughput figures in 2018. However, it wasn’t all plain sailing for the elite box facilities





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Ports and Logistics

Set Alert for Lloyd's List Containers :: Ports and Logistics

Latest From Ports and Logistics

China removes port construction dues to boost growth

The government started to remove the dues from March 2020, in a bid to alleviate cost burdens for the country’s exporters and importers

Asia Pacific Containers

Box shipping prepares for new upcycle in post-pandemic recovery

When the current chaos in the supply chain eases, shippers face dealing with higher rates and emerging environmental costs

International Containers
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Set Alert for Lloyd's List Containers :: More From Containers

Latest From Containers

The week in charts: Tanker earnings conundrum | China front and centre of global supply chains | Unrelenting box rates

A downtrodden tanker market could come under renewed pressure once US sanctions on Iran’s oil and shipping sector are lifted, while China container exports are on track to bounce back to pre-pandemic levels to ensure it holds on to to its ‘factory of the world’ crown

Asia Pacific China

A binding commitment

The pandemic has shown the weakness of box shipping’s laissez-faire relationship with contracts. Now both carriers and shippers can see the benefits of mutually assured commitments

International Hapag Lloyd

Chinese New Year fails to deliver rate respite

Spot rate resilience over the Chinese New Year indicates that factors propping up prices have still to be alleviated. Cargo backlogs, port congestion, equipment shortages and sustained high volumes mean shippers are still being charged premiums on the trunk trades

Asia Pacific Europe

Policy advisers press Beijing to ramp up greener shipping

Shipbuilding experts told the CPPCC conference in Beijing that the country is lagging behind its competitor nations in backing the development of future marine fuels and zero-emission vessel technologies

Asia Pacific Containers
See All
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