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Containers

Stay informed with the latest news, analysis, and market insight from the container shipping industry through our expert coverage

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More big boxship orders in the pipeline

Should all the newbuildings under discussion become firm contracts then the boxship orderbook will comfortably exceed 30% of slot capacity in service         

Containers Shipbuilding

Ukraine’s Danube supply chain gets logistics upgrades

The ports of the River Danube are busier than ever, but operational capacity has been limited by infrastructure not designed for the influx of goods and vessels calling at the ports. New policies and projects are improving the efficiency of this critical supply route

Ukraine Containers

Russia fails to offset boxship trade with Türkiye and China

Moscow is doubling down on trade with its allies, but this is not enough to counteract the loss of trade with Europe and other western countries, according to experts

Containers Russian Federation

The week in charts: Shipping disruptions mapped | Russia’s crude transport challenge | Container spot freight rates keep tumbling

At least 30 incidents this year have blocked or significantly restricted maritime traffic and logistics, average daily queues outside the Bosporus are 20% higher than last year and boxship charter rates stabilise

Week in Charts Asia Pacific

The Lloyd’s List Podcast: The challenges shaping shipping according to MSC chief Søren Toft

This week’s edition of the podcast features a very special guest; Søren Toft, chief executive of Mediterranean Shipping Co, the world’s largest container line operator, talks to Lloyd’s List editor Richard Meade about the challenges facing shipping and where he sees the industry heading

Lloyd's List The Shipping Podcast Containers

Green rules must be more than a tax on shipping, says Toft

As the operator of the world’s largest fleet of containerships, MSC has invested heavily in new and secondhand tonnage. But new rules on carbon emissions are creating a difficult reality to navigate

Europe Mediterranean Shipping Co

Queues to pass through Bosporus Strait worse than past year

The backlog is a result of the recovery of activity lost to the lockdowns imposed on key global economies, new trade patterns and the Black Sea grain deal

Europe Turkey

Lloyd’s List annual Top 100 finds shipping struggling with transition

Individual actions still matter in shipping, even as shipowners’ power is waning. Yet this year’s defining moment has come from the EU, which has overtaken the IMO as the most influential force in the industry, by taking tangible action to address climate change

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Ports and Logistics

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CULines and Antong set to reach settlement on charter agreement

CULines said it will deploy four newbuilding boxships, which are on order, on to the Asia-US West Coast trade next year to enhance its competitiveness, and it is exploring possibilities of forming alliance with other smaller carriers

Asia Pacific Containers

Ukraine’s Danube supply chain gets logistics upgrades

The ports of the River Danube are busier than ever, but operational capacity has been limited by infrastructure not designed for the influx of goods and vessels calling at the ports. New policies and projects are improving the efficiency of this critical supply route

Ukraine Containers

Singapore updates port dues rebates scheme for vehicle carrier operators

The port dues rebate scheme for vehicle carrier operators was introduced in 2005 to encourage growth in the vehicle transhipment business in Singapore

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Latest From Containers

More big boxship orders in the pipeline

Should all the newbuildings under discussion become firm contracts then the boxship orderbook will comfortably exceed 30% of slot capacity in service         

Containers Shipbuilding

CULines and Antong set to reach settlement on charter agreement

CULines said it will deploy four newbuilding boxships, which are on order, on to the Asia-US West Coast trade next year to enhance its competitiveness, and it is exploring possibilities of forming alliance with other smaller carriers

Asia Pacific Containers

Ningbo Ocean Shipping raises $143m from IPO in Shanghai

The shortsea container shipping carrier operates a fleet of 50 boxships with a combined capacity of 43,340 teu

Asia Pacific Containers

Ukraine’s Danube supply chain gets logistics upgrades

The ports of the River Danube are busier than ever, but operational capacity has been limited by infrastructure not designed for the influx of goods and vessels calling at the ports. New policies and projects are improving the efficiency of this critical supply route

Ukraine Containers

Ever Forward grounding was due to pilot error

US Coast Guard investigation into grounding of Evergreen boxship recommends that shipowners “ensure crew awareness of policies regarding the duties and obligations of officers on watch for the safety of the ship, even when a pilot is embarked”

Containers Safety

Asia-Europe rate collapse squeezes out emerging carriers

Alpahliner says it remains to be seen whether the other emerging lines with 1,400-5,500 teu ships can stay competitive on a trade where vessels of up to 24,000 teu are now only 70% laden

Asia Pacific Containers
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