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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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Summer forecast:

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

Containers Mid-Year outlook Bunkers

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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Market insight

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Latest From Charter rates, Freight rates, Between the lines & Containers

Pressure on lines for Asia-Europe prices to fall

Drewry's World Container Index climbed last week, but gains were mostly made on transpacific lanes

Asia Pacific Europe

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
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Ports and Logistics

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Latest From Ports and Logistics

US supply chain company acquires INTTRA

Deal to take over online freight booker will give INTTRA’s carrier and freight forwarder customers visibility of supply chain requirements

North America United States

Transpacific rates driven by capacity cuts rather than demand

Little evidence of cargo front-loading on transpacific ahead of tariff rises, but fourth quarter could still give room for growth

Asia Pacific North America

Abu Dhabi Ports partners MSC for blockchain pilot project

The system was developed internally, compared to others who have pulled in major IT partners

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Pressure on lines for Asia-Europe prices to fall

Drewry's World Container Index climbed last week, but gains were mostly made on transpacific lanes

Asia Pacific Europe

ENN orders LNG bunkers ship at Dalian Shipbuilding

Deal comes two months after government in Beijing made a proposal to promote the use of liquefied natural gas as marine fuel and to establish LNG bunkering centres in China

Asia Pacific Containers

US supply chain company acquires INTTRA

Deal to take over online freight booker will give INTTRA’s carrier and freight forwarder customers visibility of supply chain requirements

North America United States

Transpacific rates driven by capacity cuts rather than demand

Little evidence of cargo front-loading on transpacific ahead of tariff rises, but fourth quarter could still give room for growth

Asia Pacific North America

Abu Dhabi Ports partners MSC for blockchain pilot project

The system was developed internally, compared to others who have pulled in major IT partners

Middle East and Africa United Arab Emirates

Seattle and Tacoma see progress on federal funding for dredging projects

The bill authorises the design and construction to deepen Seattle’s East and West Waterways, $29m in matching federal funds to complete the work, and expedited completion of a $3m study to dredge Tacoma's Blair and Sitcum waterways

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