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Lloyd's List Containers

The Pacific paradox:

Is the trade war finally about to hit transpacific carriers?


APL’s Sartini confronts the Pacific paradox

Next year’s contracting season will be a testing time for carriers with no compromise on surcharges, says APL’s Nicolas Sartini

Asia Pacific Singapore Containers

The Interview: Mark Montgomery

Going from being for sale to being able to grow our business in the US is a major change
Big Interview North America United States

Carriers cash in on reefers’ modal shift

According to Drewry, the conventional operators’ share of the seaborne perishable trade is anticipated to fall to as low as 14% by 2022, at the expense of box carriers

Asia Pacific Europe Containers

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

MSI sees ‘renewed upside’ for box charter market in 2019

MSI says a steady flow of returning tonnage from charter expiries will also keep a lid on charter rates in early 2019

International Containers

Rush to be ‘low-sulphur ready’ could trigger box charter rate surge

Analysts and brokers are forecasting a surge of up to 30% in some sectors

International 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
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Ports and Logistics

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Latest From Ports and Logistics

Shipping is facing safety challenges

Enforcement and education are key to enacting and maintaining safety rules

United Kingdom Ports and Logistics

MOL and Uniper to collaborate on first FSRU project for Germany

The two parties also signed a 20-year LNG transportation deal that will boost Uniper’s capacity

Europe Germany

Panama Canal widening creates opportunities for Port Tampa Bay

Port Tampa Bay has long been preparing for the arrival of larger ships bearing greater loads from Asia
China US States
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Ship Finance agrees lease deal for three boxships

The diverse fleet owner has amassed almost $700m in lease financing in just over a month

International Finance

East-west box demand growth to slow next year

Post-peak slowdown expected after pre-tariff boom sucks cargo out of the market

International Containers

Strack takes control at Zeaborn after Aden departs

Having consolidated the shipmanagement activities formerly owned by either side of the Rickmers family, Zeaborn is now placing management in the hands of Holger Stack

Europe Germany

MSI sees ‘renewed upside’ for box charter market in 2019

MSI says a steady flow of returning tonnage from charter expiries will also keep a lid on charter rates in early 2019

International Containers

The Alliance announces network shake-up

New pendulum service will link Europe, Asia and South America’s west coast as individual services are consolidated

International Hapag Lloyd

BIMCO issues warning on boxship fleet growth

Large pools of idle ships and ongoing deliveries of ultra-large tonnage threatens to rattle box shipping’s outlook for 2019

International Containers
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