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Starved shipbuilders offered ray of light

Owners are returning to yards fuelled by improved freight market sentiment and low ship prices. However, shipyards must be vigilant about the repercussion of loss-making orders that could be amplified by continued weakening of the US dollar

International Shipbuilding

 

 

 

Box analysis and comment

Europe’s box ports still suffering from lower volumes

While US ports have seen surging imports lead to record-breaking quarters, the picture in Europe is less rosy. Improvements in the most-recent quarter have left ports struggling to match last year’s figures

Europe Germany

Starved shipbuilders offered ray of light

Owners are returning to yards fuelled by improved freight market sentiment and low ship prices. However, shipyards must be vigilant about the repercussion of loss-making orders that could be amplified by continued weakening of the US dollar

International Shipbuilding

Container sector set for $14bn earnings after strong third quarter

Soaring demand and record-high freight rates have boosted carrier finances in the third quarter of the year. The outlook for the remainder of this year and into next year also looks positive

International Hapag Lloyd

The week in charts: Pandemic impact on secondhand bulker and recycling markets revealed

The coronavirus pandemic has impacted on transactions in both the secondhand bulker and the ship recycling markets, new data shows, with activity in these sectors substantially down year on year. Meanwhile, container freight rates have hit new highs, but tanker spot rates on transatlantic routes are below operating costs

Containers Dry Bulk

DP World close to ‘business as usual’ at UK terminals

DP World says its UK container terminals ‘are operating effectively despite unprecedented inbound traffic’, saying imports have peaked

Europe United Kingdom

US west coast ports report surging container traffic

But Port of Los Angeles executive director Gene Seroka noted the continuing trade imbalance, saying that for every three and a half containers that are imported into Los Angeles from abroad, only one container leaves filled with US exports

US States Containers

Weekly briefing: Cheer for box carriers but tanker earnings down

Third-quarter financial results for container lines have confirmed what many already expected — profits are soaring amid the coronavirus gloom. Meanwhile, tanker owners do not expect demand for seaborne oil and refined products to return to pre-pandemic levels over the next 12 months

International Containers

World boxship fleet update: A fresh look at newbuildings

After the overcapacity of the past decade, box shipping's supply and demand equation is coming back into balance, with lines now looking to go back to the yards to refresh their fleets

International COSCO

 

Containers Data Hub

The focal point for business-critical data on container shipping

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Stable showing

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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

Port data

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

Port rankings

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Ports and Logistics

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Europe’s box ports still suffering from lower volumes

While US ports have seen surging imports lead to record-breaking quarters, the picture in Europe is less rosy. Improvements in the most-recent quarter have left ports struggling to match last year’s figures

Europe Germany

Sino-Australia trade spat keeps bulk carriers stranded

Twenty-six bulk carriers laden with Australian coking coal remain at anchor off China

Australia China

Navios outlook improves on better third quarter

The company posted a third quarter of the year loss of $10.1m, compared with a loss of $39.1m for the same period a year ago

International Navios Group
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Latest From Containers

Europe’s box ports still suffering from lower volumes

While US ports have seen surging imports lead to record-breaking quarters, the picture in Europe is less rosy. Improvements in the most-recent quarter have left ports struggling to match last year’s figures

Europe Germany

Starved shipbuilders offered ray of light

Owners are returning to yards fuelled by improved freight market sentiment and low ship prices. However, shipyards must be vigilant about the repercussion of loss-making orders that could be amplified by continued weakening of the US dollar

International Shipbuilding

Containership runs aground in Singapore Strait

The cause of the incident and the reason why the wreck of the sanctioned Shahraz has been left in location since May is unknown. However, two casualties clogging up the narrow waterway will make navigation far trickier than normal

Singapore Containers

Container sector set for $14bn earnings after strong third quarter

Soaring demand and record-high freight rates have boosted carrier finances in the third quarter of the year. The outlook for the remainder of this year and into next year also looks positive

International Hapag Lloyd

Greek owners urge priority vaccination for ‘heroes of the sea’

Seafarers have been shunned by authorities in many ports as coronavirus fears have overridden the need for crew changes

Europe Greece

Energy efficiency costs are not the preserve of shipowners

There has been much discussion about future fuels and retrofitting energy efficiency technology can make a difference to the industry’s carbon footprint immediately. The question is: who should pay for it

Environment Technology and Innovation
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