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Containers Data Hub

Freight Rates

World Container Index assessed by Drewry

Drewry Shipping Consultants compiles the World Container Index, a composite of freight rates on eight major routes to/from the US, Europe and Asia

Freight Rates

The CTS Global Aggregated Price Index

Independent monthly price index. Information on all lines belonging to World Liner Data

Supply & Demand

Load Factors

Freight-rate forecasts for the coming quarters based on projections of estimated vessel utilisation on the major trade lanes

Trade Volumes

Global Container Trade Volumes

Container Trades Statistics is an independent company that collects and aggregates cargo volumes from container lines that belong to World Liner Data Ltd, and, using sources from Lines’ financial and other information to estimate 100% of the trades

Charter Rates

New ConTex

The Hamburg Shipbrokers Association publishes the New ConTex index of time charter rates for six selected ship types, which are representative of their size categories, based on information provided by 17 independent shipbroker panellists

Fleet Statistics

Carriers Containership Fleets

Alphaliner, the leading industry data provider, produces a constantly updated and consolidated ranking of the largest containership operators as well as global capacity figures

Opinion

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Will Li Ka-shing's retirement give Chinese ports giants a chance to buy?

Price might be the only issue but timing is everything 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Why counter-intuitive boxship ordering makes sense

Asia-Europe trade success means reducing slot costs through the operation of ultra large 20,000 teu-class containerships 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The price of going green

Shippers and BCOs should prepare to pay more as the costs of environmental regulation are passed on by container carriers 

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

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Ocean freight rates stable on major east-west trades

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Ports and Logistics

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

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The disposal of LBCT, even if it materialises, will not change the purchase price for OOIL

Asia Pacific North America

Singapore Maritime Week looks to the future of shipping

More effort may be needed to attract shipping companies to list in the city state and to keep its market share in bunkering

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Port of Piraeus at centre of tax fraud probe

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Clarksons issues profit warning

Shipbroking giant suffers from weak sale and purchase activity, dollar depreciation and low tanker rates

United Kingdom Tankers and Gas

Box carrier profitability on the horizon

Growing world trade to boost carrier fortunes, with stronger consolidated lines set to benefit

International Containers

General cargo vessel attacked off Nigeria

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Middle East and Africa Nigeria

Singapore targets talent to operate next generation of ships

The MPA’s Maritime Cluster Fund, which was recently topped up by S$100m ($76m), can be tapped for funding

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SSA and Ports America linked to OOIL’s Long Beach terminal sale

The disposal of LBCT, even if it materialises, will not change the purchase price for OOIL

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