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Orderly ordering - container shipping's big challenge

Janet Porter


Supply and demand is finally back in balance in the volatile container trades, but could cheap money fuel another ordering bonanza that would de-rail the recovery?

Is this the end of the independent operator?

Linton Nightingale


Noatum’s decision to hand over power to Chinese carrier Cosco is another sign that small box port operators cannot run the risk of going solo

The proposed joint venture between Döhle and Costamare shows size does count for non-operating owners


Market insight

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

Asia-Europe spot prices fall unexpectedly

Average rates down 9% despite a peak season cargo surge, but rates expected to rise from August

Containers Europe

Charter rates fizzle as summer hits home

Market sentiment remains strong with an encouraging low idle fleet and fixture negotiations bubbling in the background
Containers Charter rates

Rates rise as GRIs take hold

Transpacific demand leads to largest increase
Asia Pacific Europe
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Ports and Logistics

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Latest From Ports and Logistics

Vopak's Malaysia terminal expansion to boost tanker traffic

MR and LR clean product tankers to benefit

Asia Pacific Singapore

China Merchants Port issues $150m loan to develop Djibouti facilities

Loan with one-year maturity will be made to Djibouti Asset Company
Asia Pacific Hong Kong

Manufacturers press US government to curb LNG exports

Industrial Energy Consumers of America seeks to halt further LNG export approvals to non-free trade agreement countries

North America United States
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More from Containers

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Latest From Containers

Consolidation comes to containership owners

The proposed joint venture between Döhle and Costamare shows size does count for non-operating owners

Germany Greece

Döhle and Costamare want thumbs-up for million-slot boxship giant

Hamburg-based joint venture plan awaits regulatory approval

Europe Greece

Intra-Asia carrier SITC posts 20% rise in net profit to $85m

Volume has substantially improved but freight rate has declined slightly during the first half

Asia Pacific Containers

Ansheng Shipping revises $105m box buying programme to boost reefers

Chinese shipping line wants to expand into the Southeast Asian market

Asia Pacific China

US Treasury settles Iran sanctions violations with freight forwarder

American Export Lines agrees to pay $518,063 for transhipping used cars and car parts via Iran

North America United States

Maersk presses ahead with digitalisation plans after malware attack

Final work to recover from the cyber attack in June continues, but Maersk says it has has not been discouraged from digitalising as many processes as possible

Europe Denmark
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