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Port of Savannah stays ahead of the curve to increase throughput

Among efforts to increase capacity at GPA are the Savannah Harbor Expansion Project, now 75% complete and the Mason Mega Rail Terminal which is close to 50% complete

US States Containers

US west coast ports boosted by retail sales demand

The import figures reflect US retail sales growth, which accelerated in September. Retail sales increased 1.9% last month, the most in three months, after climbing 0.6% in August, according to the US Commerce Department

US States Containers

Weekly briefing: Peak season extension; pessimism for tanker rates

China’s Golden Week is the usual cut-off point for the boxship peak season but with the volumes exported continuing to hold steady and utilisation rates high, spot freight rates remain near record highs on some routes. Meanwhile, the uptick in global coronavirus cases and weak oil demand continue to weigh on tanker rates

Containers Dry Bulk

Yard Talk | Shipbuilders vie for MSC ultra large boxship order

It remains to be seen how China’s shipbuilders will collaborate with compatriot leasing lenders to consummate the deals

Yard Talk China

From the News Desk: Regionalisation row exposes shipping’s green divide

A surprising declaration by some shipping leaders backing the implementation of regional decarbonisation measures has further highlighted the divisions in the industry on the pace, scale and regulatory framework needed to achieve the aim of being carbon neutral by 2050

International EU

Lloyd’s List Asia Pacific forum panels available on demand

Two Lloyd’s List’s digital forums — focusing on shipping in the Asia Pacific region, the adoption and use of new technology and assessing what happens next — are now available to watch on demand

Digitalisation Technology

Clouds on the horizon for box shipping’s outlook

The pandemic was initially seen as an existential threat to container shipping, which has survived and thrived. But with economic and regulatory headwinds approaching, will carriers be able to repeat the trick in the future?

International Containers

The week in charts: Capesize index nosedives; ‘bad bet’ on scrubbers

After last week’s 13-month high, capesize spot rates have dropped sharply, largely because of the news of a ban on Australian coal imports by China. Meanwhile, new research shows scrubber installations are looking increasingly like a losing bet for investors

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Stable showing

Linton Nightingale

 

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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Port of Savannah stays ahead of the curve to increase throughput

Among efforts to increase capacity at GPA are the Savannah Harbor Expansion Project, now 75% complete and the Mason Mega Rail Terminal which is close to 50% complete

US States Containers

Complex reefer supply chain ‘suffers from miscommunication’

Cargo claims for losses in the temperature-controlled supply chain are increasing. The majority of the incidents could be remedied by better communication between stakeholders as cargoes change hands

International Containers

Shortage of empties pushing up container costs

High levels of exports from China and fewer imports have led to an imbalance in container equipment. Shippers are now having to pay record prices for pick-up fees to access boxes

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Port of Savannah stays ahead of the curve to increase throughput

Among efforts to increase capacity at GPA are the Savannah Harbor Expansion Project, now 75% complete and the Mason Mega Rail Terminal which is close to 50% complete

US States Containers

V.Group expands Costamare relationship to 41 vessels

Shanghai Costamare Management will be integrated into V.Group’s Shanghai office as part of the move

International Costamare

Complex reefer supply chain ‘suffers from miscommunication’

Cargo claims for losses in the temperature-controlled supply chain are increasing. The majority of the incidents could be remedied by better communication between stakeholders as cargoes change hands

International Containers

Shortage of empties pushing up container costs

High levels of exports from China and fewer imports have led to an imbalance in container equipment. Shippers are now having to pay record prices for pick-up fees to access boxes

Asia Pacific China

Queensland tests crew linked to New Zealand infection

The 2009-built, Liberia flagged Sofrana Surville had travelled from Papua New Guinea to New Zealand, where eight crew from the Philippines joined it in Auckland on October 13

International Asia Pacific

US west coast ports boosted by retail sales demand

The import figures reflect US retail sales growth, which accelerated in September. Retail sales increased 1.9% last month, the most in three months, after climbing 0.6% in August, according to the US Commerce Department

US States Containers
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