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Containers

Higher contract rates ahead as shippers seek security

Shippers who have successfully played the spot market in the past have been hit hard by the supply constraints in the container sector. Now they are looking at longer term commitments, pushing up contract rate levels

Containers Hapag Lloyd

 


 


 


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Maritime experts to examine seafarer exhaustion

Following on from ‘A Culture of Adjustment’, this webinar brings together maritime safety heavyweights who all believe it is time to stop kicking the safety can down the road

United Kingdom Crewing

Northwest Seaport Alliance offers uncongested alternative to Southern California

The 2010-built, 3,650 teu CMA CGM Africa Four called the NWSA’s Seattle Harbour for the first time on February 20 as part of the new Golden Gate Bridge service, which the French firm says would allow for ‘new capacity to Pacific Northwest customers’

US States CMA CGM

Higher contract rates ahead as shippers seek security

Shippers who have successfully played the spot market in the past have been hit hard by the supply constraints in the container sector. Now they are looking at longer term commitments, pushing up contract rate levels

Containers Hapag Lloyd

V.Group’s new chief builds success on data

V.Group has weathered storms and emerged with a client-centric vision. However, Kofod-Olsen’s bigger challenge is to build a deeper understanding of the role played by shipping in global trade

United Kingdom Ship Management

Is shipping ready to follow Maersk’s ‘carbon neutral’ lead?

Maersk’s decision over its future vessels adds pressure on its peers to do follow suit, and on regulators to be more aggressive in defining the industry’s decarbonisation ambitions

Maersk Group Containers

Between the Lines: Boom or bust — carriers hard-pressed to ignore rate rewards

Carriers’ pricing behaviour shows prioritisation of short-term profitability over customer relationships, a move that while questionable would have seen them otherwise forego the largest price boom in recent history

Europe Asia Pacific

Maersk Tankers steps up calls for regional carbon levies

The shipping industry needs to engage with Brussels as the European Union takes a closer interest in green shipping and clean fuel initiatives, says Mr Ingerslev, rather than insist that the International Maritime Organization should be the only body responsible for rule-making on urgent matters such as decarbonisation

Maersk Group Containers

World boxship fleet update: Tonnage providers return to yards

Carriers have been focusing on buying replacement tonnage as their fleets age, but it has mainly been for ultra-large vessels. The low orderbook and need for more capacity is drawing tonnage providers back to the market

International Containers

 




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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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Northwest Seaport Alliance offers uncongested alternative to Southern California

The 2010-built, 3,650 teu CMA CGM Africa Four called the NWSA’s Seattle Harbour for the first time on February 20 as part of the new Golden Gate Bridge service, which the French firm says would allow for ‘new capacity to Pacific Northwest customers’

US States CMA CGM

Higher contract rates ahead as shippers seek security

Shippers who have successfully played the spot market in the past have been hit hard by the supply constraints in the container sector. Now they are looking at longer term commitments, pushing up contract rate levels

Containers Hapag Lloyd

Forwarders failing on shipper-owned equipment bookings

Many shippers are struggling to access containers for export cargoes. But forwarders are providing little in the way of help by not accepting shippers’ own containers for bookings

International Containers
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Set Alert for Lloyd's List Containers :: More From Containers

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ESG survey confirms broad industry support for decarbonisation

The survey report concludes that the cost of upgrading fleets to clean technology is likely to overwhelm small, independent family shipowners. They will consolidate, go public or die

Environment Consolidation

Grimaldi orders $500m con-ro ships at Hyundai Mipo

Newbuildings will replace old vessels two years from now upon delivery and will be deployed on trades between northern Europe and West Africa

Asia Pacific Containers

Maersk turns away from Cosco crewing arm

Maersk: ‘It is always our priority to ensure the welfare and well-being of all our seafarers and provide them with the most optimal service as an employee’

China Containers

Box shipping’s bonanza masks regional variations

Container volumes fell by only 1.2% in 2020, despite the pandemic. But on many trades, the recovery in the second half of the year still failed to make up for earlier losses

International Containers

German owners optimistic for post-pandemic recovery

Germany’s shipowners are in a healthy position after the downturn that started in 2009. But several conditions need to be in place for a full recovery, particularly in crew changes and environmental regulation

Europe Germany

Maritime experts to examine seafarer exhaustion

Following on from ‘A Culture of Adjustment’, this webinar brings together maritime safety heavyweights who all believe it is time to stop kicking the safety can down the road

United Kingdom Crewing
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