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Lloyd's List Containers

Box shipping’s jigsaw falling into place



Schedule reliability plagues shippers and carriers

Clearer insight into shipper demand could benefit on-time deliveries, but major challenges remain

International Containers Ports and Logistics

Maersk navigates global challenges

Søren Skou charts a course between global tensions, slowing growth and volatile fuel prices

International Maersk Group Containers

Newbuilds breathe life into conventional reefer shipping

The conventional reefer fleet could fall to as low as 300 units by 2030, but reefers’ strength on niche trades suggests the sector still has a future despite dwindling numbers

International Containers Reefers

Back on track

Linton Nightingale


Strong growth returns to the upper echelons of the container port premier league, with China leading the way

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Market insight

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Trade war dims charter market sentiment

Owners will have to withdraw transpacific capacity if proposed tariffs come into effect, leaving chartered tonnage due for expiry in 2019 heavily exposed, according to MSI analysts Daniel Richards

Containers International

Transpacific rates feel weight of tariffs

US shippers are reportedly reluctant to commit to forward bookings with profit margins set to tighten

Asia Pacific North America

Costamare eyes surge in rates for larger boxships

Costamare’s latest earnings report highlights the lift-off in post-panamax boxship rates in recent weeks with several stand-out fixtures amid good fundamentals of low supply and strong demand

International Costamare
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Ports and Logistics

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Crude export bottlenecks see shift to ports from Permian

Additional pipelines bringing more oil to the coast could flood US port refineries that are already thought to be taking the maximum local oil they can handle. Refineries are mostly geared up for heavier crudes from overseas 

North America United States

DFDS targets growth in five-year plan

A third of the projected growth is expected to be generated from a new Mediterranean business unit

Ports and Logistics Europe

Financial risks increase at Antong Holdings

The amount of borrowing by Antong involved in litigation stood at $140m on June 13, accounting for 27.4% of its latest audited net asset value

Asia Pacific Containers
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Culture is the root of the safety problem

A series of safety leadership behaviours, which predict good performance and indicate poor practice, has been put forward by Propel, a Norwegian management consultancy

Norway Safety

Banks act to secure a future for shipping that’s bright — and green

The new rule blends ambitions outlined by the IMO with the Equator Principles, a risk management framework, adopted by financial institutions, for determining, assessing and managing environmental and social risk in projects. The IMO’s directive requires shippers to measure the CO₂ and cut emissions

International Containers

Zhongneng, AEI will team up for LNG business

The LNG partnership is subject to a definitive agreement between Zhongneng International Gas and AEI, which recently posted its third consecutive full-year pre-tax loss

China Singapore

Financial risks increase at Antong Holdings

The amount of borrowing by Antong involved in litigation stood at $140m on June 13, accounting for 27.4% of its latest audited net asset value

Asia Pacific Containers

Asia-Europe box rates continue to struggle

Fresh US tariffs on Chinese exports could further change the dynamics of the transpacific headhaul trade in the coming months

Asia Pacific Europe

Panama Canal proposes new toll structures

High-volume container users will receive an extra discount under a modified loyalty programme

North America Panama
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