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Containers Data Hub

Freight Rates

World Container Index assessed by Drewry

Drewry Shipping Consultants compiles the World Container Index, a composite of freight rates on eight major routes to/from the US, Europe and Asia

Freight Rates

The CTS Global Aggregated Price Index

Independent monthly price index. Information on all lines belonging to World Liner Data

Supply & Demand

Load Factors

Freight-rate forecasts for the coming quarters based on projections of estimated vessel utilisation on the major trade lanes

Trade Volumes

Global Container Trade Volumes

Container Trades Statistics is an independent company that collects and aggregates cargo volumes from container lines that belong to World Liner Data Ltd, and, using sources from Lines’ financial and other information to estimate 100% of the trades

Charter Rates

New ConTex

The Hamburg Shipbrokers Association publishes the New ConTex index of time charter rates for six selected ship types, which are representative of their size categories, based on information provided by 17 independent shipbroker panellists

Fleet Statistics

Carriers Containership Fleets

Alphaliner, the leading industry data provider, produces a constantly updated and consolidated ranking of the largest containership operators as well as global capacity figures

Opinion

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

An INTTRA for blockchain?

Carriers and shippers are looking for a blockchain solution that does not tie them to an IT supplier or allow a rival to set the standard

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Pricier fuel: look on the bright side

Higher bunkering bills are taking a toll on carriers’ bottom line, yet may introduce a few positive factors later, at least from the vessel supply side

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Results show dimming prospects for container trade growth

Rising bunker costs, slowing consumer demand and geo-political instability are putting a dampener on container shipping’s hopes for a better year

 

Slowly does it

Linton Nightingale

 

 
Global box growth maintains moderate inclination and China remains the chief driver

Port data

Interactive

 


The figures behind the rankings. Compare and contrast different ports across multiple years

Digital edition

2017 issue

 


Read the digital edition of 2017's One Hundred Container Ports

 

 



Market insight

Set Alert for Lloyd's List Containers :: Market Insight

Latest From Charter rates, Freight rates, Between the lines & Containers

Box spot rates to come under increasing downward pressure

No let-up in rate erosion as carriers latest capacity injection takes hold

Containers Asia Pacific

Charter market sentiment stays strong

Rates head north amid fixture frenzy as carriers rush to secure tonnage needs from a dwindling idle fleet

Containers Charter rates

Ocean freight rates stable on major east-west trades

Spot prices flat as lunar new year holiday period begins, with Asia-Europe prices up slightly compared with 2017 and transpacific prices down by around 15%

Asia Pacific Europe
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Ports and Logistics

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

Latest From Ports and Logistics

Container shipping sector shrugs off sanctions

Sanctioned countries’ contribution to container trade growth has been negligible and will have no significant effect on box shipping

Russian Federation Iran

European Commission backs simplified port reporting

Commission pushes ahead with a compromise proposal harmonising, but not centralising, reporting formalities in the EU

Europe EU

TBS gets new identity after Mitsubishi, LT Ugland investment

The dry bulk shipping company will continue to be headquartered in Scarsdale, New York, and will add a European presence 

US States Dry Bulk
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More from Containers

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

Latest From Containers

Diana Containerships latest sale cuts fleet to four

The Nasdaq-listed owner expects to use the proceeds to pre-pay existing indebtedness

Europe Greece

Tote appoints Tim Nolan as new CEO

The company plans to move its corporate headquarters to Jacksonville, Florida from Seattle, Washington

US States Puerto Rico

Container shipping sector shrugs off sanctions

Sanctioned countries’ contribution to container trade growth has been negligible and will have no significant effect on box shipping

Russian Federation Iran

Maersk expects to halt all Iran business

Line to terminate slot purchase agreements and remove Iran as a destination

Middle East and Africa Iran

Pricier fuel: look on the bright side

While the long-term picture remains anyone’s guess, near-future prospects are more optimistic

International US States

An INTTRA for blockchain?

Carriers and shippers are looking for a blockchain solution that does not tie them to an IT supplier or allow a rival to set the standard

International Containers
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