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James Baker

Sowing the seeds of destruction

James Baker


Have carriers learned the lessons of the past, or will history repeat?

Should China's global port plans go unchecked?

Janet Porter


China may soon come under pressure for reciprocity as its global port interests grow

A landmark deal for LNG?

Linton Nightingale

CMA CGM's new LNG-fuelled ships could prove to be a turning point for green energy use in box shipping



Slowly does it

Linton Nightingale


Global box growth maintains moderate inclination and China remains the chief driver

Port data



The figures behind the rankings. Compare and contrast different ports across multiple years

Digital edition

2017 issue


Read the digital edition of 2017's One Hundred Container Ports



Market insight

Set Alert for Lloyd's List Containers :: Market Insight

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

Cautious optimism descends on boxships charter market

The issue of new big containerships will not go away, leaving owners on tenterhooks with no certainty which way the market will swing

International Charter rates

Between the Lines: Fourth-quarter capacity overhang

Expected blankings to reduce capacity after the peak season have yet to materialise

Asia Pacific North America

Slack season no-show puts paid to spot market recovery

Fourth quarter outlook looks dim for east-west trades with carriers not budging on supply

Asia Pacific Europe
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Ports and Logistics

Set Alert for Lloyd's List Containers :: Ports and Logistics

Latest From Ports and Logistics

UK maritime lobbies set out their stalls ahead of the government's budget

Industry associations’ funding demands focus on crew training, infrastructure and port connectivity ahead of Brexit

Europe United Kingdom

Trafigura to build another LNG terminal at Port Qasim

Project to comprise a new jetty, berth and a second floating storage and regasification facility

Europe Switzerland
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More from Containers

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

Latest From Containers

Preparation is the best defence to cyber threats

Shipping companies will be held accountable if they do not ready themselves for the inevitable attacks on their systems

International Maersk Group

Korea Line third-quarter profits surge 537%

Operating income soars 199% for the three months to September 30 while revenue rises 42%

Asia Pacific South Korea

Zim pilots electronic bills of lading on China to Canada voyage

System based on blockchain technology allows all participants to issue, transfer and receive original electronic documents

Middle East and Africa Israel

Beijing's cut in port box handling tariffs threatens Shanghai's credit status

But Moody's maintains SIPG ratings outlook at stable

Asia Pacific China

Follow the Money European shipowners could relocate to Asia as finance moves east

Industry leaders warn that Europe’s maritime clusters will be weakened by the loss of ship finance business to China and Japan

Asia Pacific Europe
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