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The Lloyd’s List Podcast: The regulators’ view of container chaos

Carriers may be following the letter of the law, but not necessarily the spirit of it, and are not behaving like good corporate citizens, according to our guest this week. Daniel Maffei is the chairman of the Federal Maritime Commission — the Washington agency responsible for regulating the US ocean shipping trades so when he tells liner bosses to ‘put on their commonsense caps’ they should probably listen

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Shipping is ‘sleepwalking into manning crisis’

Index reports on the yo-yo impact of the pandemic and the associated restrictions

Crewing Ship operations

Main lane trades suck capacity from regional services

The increase in capacity on the transpacific alone was larger than total fleet growth in 2021. To fill the gaps, carriers are moving tonnage, particularly from intra-Asia services

International Containers

Shipping tipped to outperform US stock market again this year

‘Shipping is the place to be in 2022,’ says Randy Giveans of Jefferies

International Containers

Bidders persist with Shipping Corporation of India’s protracted privatisation

The Indian government has yet again delayed the privatisation of state shipping giant SCI amid reports that the bidding process has been riddled with bureaucratic blockers and an ever-growing list of restrictions on the sale of the ageing fleet. And yet bidders eagerly await the opportunity to buy into the opportunity of Indian growth

India Finance

Cosco box shipping earnings fall short of expectations

Cosco Shipping Holdings has posted weaker-than-expected earnings as lifting volume dropped substantially in the fourth quarter of last year

Asia Pacific COSCO

Container lines to maintain capacity through Chinese New Year

Chinese New Year usually marks an increase in blankings. This year, carriers are deploying nearly all their available capacity

International China

The Lloyd’s List Podcast: Unwinding the supply chain crunch

Supply chain resilience is now a mainstream topic with headlines regularly featuring queues of ships backed up outside the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach and the car industry running short of semiconductors. But is this really a rupture in our global trading system or something altogether more temporary? This week we ask whether shipping will see a return to ‘normal’ after the current crunch unwinds

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Liner shipping needs to stay on the right side of regulators

The benefits of regulatory even-handedness should be apparent to all. But keeping things that way entails good behaviour — or at least not egregiously bad behaviour — on the part of the regulated

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Ports and Logistics

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Shippers face a decade of higher container freight rates

Even if congestion and delays are resolved, box shipping faces structural changes. Covid-19 and decarbonisation will maintain rates at an elevated level for years to come

International Containers

Port of Houston sets throughput record with 15% growth

The port’s import volume for last year as a whole is forecast at 1.63m teu, a 25.9% increase compared with 2020

North America United States

Suez Canal lays out expansion plans

The blockage of the Suez Canal last year showed the importance of the waterway to international trade. Now it hopes to avoid further incidents by expanding the southern section of the canal

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Zim updates agreement with 2M

Zim has always sat outside the large alliances and has had only a co-operation agreement with 2M. That is being extended, but not completely

United States Maersk Group

Shipping is ‘sleepwalking into manning crisis’

Index reports on the yo-yo impact of the pandemic and the associated restrictions

Crewing Ship operations

Shippers face a decade of higher container freight rates

Even if congestion and delays are resolved, box shipping faces structural changes. Covid-19 and decarbonisation will maintain rates at an elevated level for years to come

International Containers

Port of Houston sets throughput record with 15% growth

The port’s import volume for last year as a whole is forecast at 1.63m teu, a 25.9% increase compared with 2020

North America United States

X-Press Feeders sticks with China yard for 7,000 teu pair

Deal raises the total number of similar-sized newbuildings ordered by Sea Consortium at Waigaoqiao in the past year to 12

Asia Pacific Containers

Decarbonisation solutions ‘embryonic’, says Greek Committee leader

‘No real effort’ has yet been made to ensure any carbon tax revenues are ploughed into the hunt for solutions, says Greek Shipping Co-operation Committee chairman

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