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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 

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Container Lines: Back in Black?

Change on the horizon - Asbox shipping comesback into the black, competitive forces continue to drive the sector’s future


Maersk bets the farm on container transport logistics strategy

Danish carrier wants to become a full-service transport operator, but will its vision pay off?

Europe Denmark Maersk Group

Five Things to Watch: Containers

Recovery ground remains shaky on potential regulatory changes and continued newbuilding orders

Asia Pacific Europe North America

Carriers and forwarders chart a course through troubled waters

Container shipping is on the cusp of a transformation that is moving the dialogue from freight rates to one of value-added customer service

Maersk Group Containers Ports and Logistics

Slowly does it

Linton Nightingale


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

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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%

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Ports and Logistics

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Carriers turn to bunker surcharges to prop up rates as costs rise

Container carriers blame rising fuel costs and subsequent low freight rates on significant first-quarter losses

International Containers

Shipowners back call to boost Hong Kong’s maritime financing and leasing sector

Hong Kong came in seventh in the Menon Economics ranking of leading global maritime capitals last year, compared with Shanghai, which was fourth and Singapore, seen as its closest regional competitor, came in first

Asia Pacific Hong Kong

HMM pulls out of transatlantic trades

Weak market conditions lead to exit from North Atlantic services

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CMA CGM suffers on higher bunker costs

French carrier suffers from rising bunker costs even as transported volume remains high

Europe France

Rusal-induced supply chain shake-up put on hold

Russian aluminium giant is resuming bauxite, alumina and aluminium shipments, having taken steps to rid of Oleg Deripaska’s influence

Europe North America

Greek shipping faces ‘disproportionate’ environmental pressure, owners say

Greece should take advantage of developments in Europe in order to attract a big part of maritime and ancillary activities, says UGS president Theodore Veniamis

Europe Greece

Carriers turn to bunker surcharges to prop up rates as costs rise

Container carriers blame rising fuel costs and subsequent low freight rates on significant first-quarter losses

International Containers

Changing Lanes: The emerging picture on the Asia-South America trade lane

Mergers and acquisitions have required reshuffles to meet regulatory requirements

Asia Pacific South America

The Interview Yntze Buitenwerf

Seatrade’s chief executive has overseen an unconventional switch from the conventional operator to the liner business, but he insists the company is sticking to its roots

International Containers
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