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When ONE is less than zero

ONE blames bunker price rises for its losses, but admits it has not been able to achieve its projected demand and utilisation figures

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

A United Nations for liner shipping?

Establishing an industry-wide body to develop and publish standards, where all can participate yet none has the controlling power, may go some way to alleviate the suspicion of smaller players that bigger players are up to no good

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Maersk prepares for further integration of business

Two years on from its radical shakeup of its business model, Maersk Group has successfully divested itself of most of its energy division. But deeper integration of its transport and logistics business line is still on the cards

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Calm seas or doldrums?

 

Five risks to check: Container shipping

Oversupply worries persists with large newbuilding tonnage, while high bunker bills erode earnings of carriers

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The Interview: Jeremy Nixon

Ocean Network Express, the container line forged from merging the box shipping operations of three fiercely competitive Japanese shipping companies, got off to a rather rough start earlier this year. Now, three months on from its April 1 operational launch, chief executive Jeremy Nixon tells Lloyd's List that the business has settled into its rhythm.
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MSC’s Diego Aponte warns of price dumping risks as container shipping recovery fizzles out

State-supported container lines may distort the market through unfair pricing practices, says MSC as it draws attention to the ambitious expansion plans of certain carriers

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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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Asia-US west coast spot rates at five-year high

Spot rates on the Asia-US west coast trade surge to $2,503 per feu as rates to the US east coast from Asia track 50% above last year, but rate rot prolongs for Asia-Europe carriers

Asia Pacific Europe

Ocean box rates set to fall

Spot rates on the transpacific are currently up by more than 50% over last year, while Asia-Europe rates sit 5%-10% above 2017 levels

Asia Pacific Europe

Supply overhang casts shadow over boxship charter market

Alphaliner estimates container shipping's idle fleet is set to swell to more than 3% of the total operable fleet by the end of the year

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Ports and Logistics

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Viewpoint: Scrubbing up nicely

BIMCO, along with paint and coating manufacturers, ship operators and companies engaged in hull cleaning hope that by the autumn of 2019 a standard for the underwater cleaning of ships’ hulls that is safe, efficient and environmentally sustainable will be in place

International Ship repair

BPA chairman Alec Don steps down

Mr Don is leaving the post of CEO of the Port of Milford Haven on good terms after eight years in the role

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Europe's shipping agencies say Brexit must minimise port disruption

‘We need to be able to provide certainty and stability to our businesses as soon as possible,’ the European Network of Maritime Clusters said in a statement on Brexit

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Yard Talk | State advances, private sector retreats

Its recent partnership with Mitsui to build large LNG carriers is an opportunity for Yangzijiang to once again demonstrate that it can do a better job than its state-owned peers

Asia Pacific Dry Bulk

Boxship time charters to soften through fourth quarter

Despite higher rates, low utilisation will keep time-charter rates subdued for the remainder of 2018

International Containers

China’s export growth ‘not sustainable’

An uptick in exports from China to the US ahead of the imposition of further tariffs looks likely to be short-lived

Asia Pacific North America

Viewpoint: Scrubbing up nicely

BIMCO, along with paint and coating manufacturers, ship operators and companies engaged in hull cleaning hope that by the autumn of 2019 a standard for the underwater cleaning of ships’ hulls that is safe, efficient and environmentally sustainable will be in place

International Ship repair

Benchmark transpacific freight rate at year-high

Demand growth and rates seen sliding back by end of the year however as tariffs finally kick in

Asia Pacific Containers

With a quick resolution unlikely, trade disputes may become trade blocs

The USMCA, the agreement replacing Nafta, gives the US the power to deem a third party a currency manipulator and veto the trade agreements of the agreements co-signers, Mexico and Canada

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