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The week in charts: Floating storage passes peak; car carriers face crisis

Despite a week on week upturn, the market fundamentals suggest the rapidly built floating storage of crude has peaked, while the outlook for car carriers is weak with global vehicle demand plummeting

Containers Tankers and Gas

James Sherwood, containerisation pioneer and entrepreneur, dies at 86

James Sherwood has been described as a genuine entrepreneur, full of enthusiasm and ideas, and who can justly claim to have been the father of container leasing

United Kingdom Europe

Yard Talk | A bet on a nation’s fortune

The merger of China’s two largest state shipbuilding groups has gained the combined entity more weight in the eyes of Beijing’s policymakers, enabling it to win more support from state-owned shipowners and leasing houses amid the market downturn

Asia Pacific Containers

Weekly briefing: Container results show early pandemic toll; tanker rates pressure

Blanked sailings and cost cuts have lessened the impact of the coronavirus pandemic on container company finances so far, but a much weaker second quarter is expected. Meanwhile, floating storage may have peaked but the longer term outlook for tankers is positive

Containers Dry Bulk

Shippers concerned over service availability amid capacity cuts

Shipper survey results show that cargo availability improved marginally last year but has decreased sharply during the pandemic

Containers Ports and Logistics

Larger fleets do not always yield savings, says survey

The Moore Maritime Index report also suggests that larger companies tend to achieve better charter rates and there may be an ‘optimal’ fleet size for each sector

International Tankers and Gas

Landmark moment for US east coast ports investment

After Wilmington, Hyundai Hope will call at Charleston, South Carolina and Savannah, Georgia, two other east coast ports that have invested heavily to attract discretionary cargo now pouring through the Panama Canal

Containers Ports and Logistics

Lloyd’s List Ask the Analysts webinar: APAC markets outlook and credit risk

When Lloyd’s List launched a regular Ask the Analyst webinar last month we were bombarded with questions on everything from coronavirus to consolidation. This month we will be focused on Asia where the conversation will focus on the market outlook via our team of editorial experts based in Hong Kong and Singapore. We will also be joined this month by our credit team to answer your questions on counterparty risk.

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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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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

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

Port rankings

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The week in charts: Floating storage passes peak; car carriers face crisis

Despite a week on week upturn, the market fundamentals suggest the rapidly built floating storage of crude has peaked, while the outlook for car carriers is weak with global vehicle demand plummeting

Containers Tankers and Gas

Collapse of demand for new vehicles bodes ill for shipping

A slight recovery in car sales is forecast for 2021, but not enough to compensate for the shock to the market this year

International Norway

Idle tonnage in deepsea auto trades soars as demand slumps

The PCTC trades have struggled with poor market conditions since the 2009 financial crisis, but the coronavirus backdrop has made matters much worse. However, a small orderbook and the prospect of more ship recycling should limit fleet growth

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The week in charts: Floating storage passes peak; car carriers face crisis

Despite a week on week upturn, the market fundamentals suggest the rapidly built floating storage of crude has peaked, while the outlook for car carriers is weak with global vehicle demand plummeting

Containers Tankers and Gas

Container freight rates remain resilient

Container lines’ swift capacity management during the pandemic has so far kept rates well above those achieved last year

International Containers

New UK terminal completes trial ahead of opening

New terminal will become largest in the UK for unaccompanied ro-ro freight

Europe United Kingdom

James Sherwood, containerisation pioneer and entrepreneur, dies at 86

James Sherwood has been described as a genuine entrepreneur, full of enthusiasm and ideas, and who can justly claim to have been the father of container leasing

United Kingdom Europe

Yard Talk | A bet on a nation’s fortune

The merger of China’s two largest state shipbuilding groups has gained the combined entity more weight in the eyes of Beijing’s policymakers, enabling it to win more support from state-owned shipowners and leasing houses amid the market downturn

Asia Pacific Containers

Weekly briefing: Container results show early pandemic toll; tanker rates pressure

Blanked sailings and cost cuts have lessened the impact of the coronavirus pandemic on container company finances so far, but a much weaker second quarter is expected. Meanwhile, floating storage may have peaked but the longer term outlook for tankers is positive

Containers Dry Bulk
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