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High box spot rates show little sign of weakening

With supply chain bottlenecks still to be alleviated and demand unrelenting, east-west rates continue to demand a premium. The post-Chinese New Year period has been pinpointed as a chance for the industry to catch its breath and ‘get stuff moved’

Asia Pacific Europe

 

 

 

Box analysis and comment

World boxship fleet update: New orders emerge at end of extraordinary year

While the world boxship fleet grew little in 2020, new orders in the final days of the year are unlikely to upset the supply and demand balance for now

International Mediterranean Shipping Co

The Lloyd’s List Podcast: What are the shipping market tipping points for 2021?

With the help of BIMCO’s chief shipping analyst Peter Sand we’re taking a quick run through the key tipping points that will shape the shipping markets in 2021 on the podcast this week. Peter and Lloyd’s List editor Richard Meade cast their eyes across box market buoyancy, tanker troubles and the bulk market’s optimistic expectations for the year that inevitably all hinge on China. The next 12 months of shipping markets — all in under 25 minutes!

Lloyd's List The Shipping Podcast Dry Bulk

Biden administration challenges global shipping to reduce emissions

Fortunately for the global shipping industry, Kerry believes that while governments have an important role to play in galvanising net-zero transitions, ‘they must partner intimately’ with the private sector

International US States

Supply chain chaos rooted in box shipping’s contract culture

There are few things new in container shipping. Today’s problems reflect a long history of both shippers and carriers being wrongly incentivised to commit to what they have agreed to

International Containers

Weekly Briefing: Box and bulk owners celebrate new year cheer; tankers content with negative earnings

Box bottlenecks look likely to fuel high rates for the foreseeable future and dry bulk owners have been rejoicing at the unusually positive start to the year. Tanker owners, however, are contending with a negative, pandemic-fuelled outlook — spot earnings on most benchmark routes are below operating costs

Weekly Briefing Containers

New guidance targets the persistent problem of boxes overboard

Casualties in which containers are lost overboard make up a significant proportion of cargo claims. Better adherence to lashing and stowage guidelines could help in prevention

International Containers

Is there still competition in liner shipping?

There is much less competition in liner shipping than commonly assumed, due to a proliferation of vessel sharing agreements or consortia which provide carriers with the knowledge and capabilities to adjust ship capacity rapidly in line with changing demand

Europe North America

Shipping must prepare for post-pandemic risks

Shipping should anticipate significant risks in its recovery from the pandemic, including the challenges of digitalisation and uneven technological competence of the workforce. Successful companies will invest in digital skills

Coronavirus Digitalisation

 

Containers Data Hub

The focal point for business-critical data on container shipping

Aggregating data sets from a wide range of sources, the data hub provides a one-stop shop for gaining an insight into the sector

 

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Stable showing

Linton Nightingale

 

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

Port data

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

Port rankings

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View the interactive grid setting out the risers and fallers across the one hundred ports

 

 



 

 

Ports and Logistics

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Latest From Ports and Logistics

Vale says no impact to monthly shipments after Ponta da Madeira fire

Shipping activities expected to resume in coming days using a second shiploader at the southern berth of pier 4 where the blaze took place, miner says

Dry Bulk Ports and Logistics

Shell, Mitsubishi and Vattenfall to produce green hydrogen

The partners hope the plant located next to Hamburg’s container terminal could be producing up 100 MW of green hydrogen in 2025 and could spur the development of a broader green energy hub

Environment Energy

Digital focus turns to data access

ABB Marine & Ports believes the industry needs to see the bigger picture — the focus on public health and protection of the environment. That will show which digital solutions should be prioritised

Digitalisation Ship operations
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More from Containers

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

Latest From Containers

The week in charts: Freight derivative trading at 12-year high and tanker scrapping rebound

The appetite for tanker and dry bulk forward freight agreements has risen significantly off the back of geopolitical uncertainty and the pandemic, while scrapping prices for tankers are tipped to rebound

Containers Dry Bulk

World boxship fleet update: New orders emerge at end of extraordinary year

While the world boxship fleet grew little in 2020, new orders in the final days of the year are unlikely to upset the supply and demand balance for now

International Mediterranean Shipping Co

High box spot rates show little sign of weakening

With supply chain bottlenecks still to be alleviated and demand unrelenting, east-west rates continue to demand a premium. The post-Chinese New Year period has been pinpointed as a chance for the industry to catch its breath and ‘get stuff moved’

Asia Pacific Europe

The Lloyd’s List Podcast: What are the shipping market tipping points for 2021?

With the help of BIMCO’s chief shipping analyst Peter Sand we’re taking a quick run through the key tipping points that will shape the shipping markets in 2021 on the podcast this week. Peter and Lloyd’s List editor Richard Meade cast their eyes across box market buoyancy, tanker troubles and the bulk market’s optimistic expectations for the year that inevitably all hinge on China. The next 12 months of shipping markets — all in under 25 minutes!

Lloyd's List The Shipping Podcast Dry Bulk

OOIL raises $120m to fund newbuilds and containers

OOIL says the proceeds will be used to fund vessels under construction, purchase containers or for other possible investments in the future. JP Morgan has been designated as both the deal manager and the seller’s agent

Asia Pacific Containers

Biden administration challenges global shipping to reduce emissions

Fortunately for the global shipping industry, Kerry believes that while governments have an important role to play in galvanising net-zero transitions, ‘they must partner intimately’ with the private sector

International US States
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