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Containers

Opinion

Power play, politics, and prickly personalities

Janet Porter

 

Container shipping is an industry driven by big personalities and fierce rivalries, where no one can be allowed to get the upper hand

Richard Clayton

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Future of containerisation linked to generational change

Richard Clayton

Container ships are being ordered to meet the demands of the endless summer of Baby-Boomer consumption

Container shipping is enjoying a well-earned respite from bad news

 




Slowly does it

Linton Nightingale

 

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

Port data

Interactive

 


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

More spot rate sorrow for carriers

Latest SCFI shows transpacific and Asia-Europe rates losing ground

Europe Asia Pacific

Lines battle to keep ocean freight rates buoyant

Little sign of pre-Golden Week spike in demand as lines prepare for a difficult Q4, but analysts believe a rates war for market share is unlikely on major trades

Europe Asia Pacific

Data Hub: World Fleet Update

The number of vessels in lay-up falls but carriers risk losing equilibrium if they return to the yards

 

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Ports and Logistics

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

Latest From Ports and Logistics

Singapore seeks global talent to bolster maritime status

Authorities required to also continue to ramp up efforts to bring more Singaporeans into the maritime sector, says industry advisory committee

Asia Pacific Singapore

Pilot cutters at Australia's Jackson and Botany ports to be hit by strike next week

Industrial action related to ongoing negotiations over a replacement enterprise agreement for union workers in Sydney

Asia Pacific Australia

Rotterdam port and city authorities unveil blockchain field lab

Port and city officials will jointly finance BlockLab

Europe Netherlands
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More from Containers

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

Latest From Containers

More spot rate sorrow for carriers

Latest SCFI shows transpacific and Asia-Europe rates losing ground

Europe Asia Pacific

Samsung Heavy Industries in talks with MSC over 22,000 teu newbuilds

Shipyard source says SHI negotiating to build six of 11 ultra large boxships for MSC, with Greek shipping line confirming the deal

Asia Pacific Europe

China Merchants eyes port investments in UK

State conglomerate also looks for opportunities in highways and urban developments

Asia Pacific Europe

Power play, politics, and big personalities

Container shipping is an industry driven by big personalities and fierce rivalries, where no one can be allowed to get the upper hand

Containers Maersk Group

Maersk Line and Minsheng Leasing strike $500m leaseback deal

Liner shipping carriers have been engaged with Chinese leasing houses to enhance cash position

Asia Pacific Europe

DSME to build five of MSC's 11 mega boxships

Update: MSC has split the order between two South Korean yards, with Samsung Heavy Industries to build six 

Europe Asia Pacific
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