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Maersk acts to clear empty boxes at clogged European ports

Service delays or ship diversions are not unusual, but container lines have never experienced such a prolonged period of disruption, according to AP Moller-Maersk head of network Lars Mikael Jensen

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The Lloyd’s List Podcast: The regulators’ view of container chaos

Carriers may be following the letter of the law, but not necessarily the spirit of it, and are not behaving like good corporate citizens, according to our guest this week. Daniel Maffei is the chairman of the Federal Maritime Commission — the Washington agency responsible for regulating the US ocean shipping trades so when he tells liner bosses to ‘put on their commonsense caps’ they should probably listen

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South Korean shipbuilders beat order targets amid boom

DSME and SHI expect new eco-friendly dual-fuel boxships to remain in demand and more orders to follow for vessels of 8,000-10,000 teu class as owners seek to replace older tonnage

Asia Pacific Containers

No relief in sight for struggling US supply chains

Carriers have laid on all available capacity to serve the US market. But congested terminals and shortages elsewhere in the system will take time to resolve

North America United States

Boxships ‘cheaper to buy than charter’

Two-year chartering rates equate to 73% of the price that container line CMA-CGM paid for its latest acquisition

International Mediterranean Shipping Co

Shippers warned to brace for bafs

The lower fuel prices in the early phases of the pandemic have been reversed. Shippers will now have further costs with which to contend

International Containers

Container rates suppressed, but not depressed

Whether freight rates continue to head south or find their way back, investors in container shipping stocks will need to think carefully about their next moves

Asia Pacific US States

Don’t scapegoat shipping for the world’s just-in-time jitters

Shipping — which usually moves more than 200m teu from A to B each year — is suddenly in the news because consumers may not get what they want for Christmas on time

International Containers

Is Maersk lining up a big-ticket logistics purchase?

Talk linking Maersk with US logistics group CH Robinson has resurfaced in industry circles, where speculation is rife about what container lines plan to do with their swollen bank balances after the bumper profits they are earning this year. The Danish group and CMA CGM are among those also said to be looking at Bollore Africa Logistics

Europe Denmark

US truckers link pay issues to Biden’s 24/7 ports plan

The difficulties that drayage drivers have in earning a living was shown on October 12 when XPO Logistics agreed to pay $30m to settle class-action lawsuits filed by hundreds of them

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No relief in sight for struggling US supply chains

Carriers have laid on all available capacity to serve the US market. But congested terminals and shortages elsewhere in the system will take time to resolve

North America United States

Maersk acts to clear empty boxes at clogged European ports

Service delays or ship diversions are not unusual, but container lines have never experienced such a prolonged period of disruption, according to AP Moller-Maersk head of network Lars Mikael Jensen

Europe Netherlands

Shippers warned to brace for bafs

The lower fuel prices in the early phases of the pandemic have been reversed. Shippers will now have further costs with which to contend

International Containers
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South Korean shipbuilders beat order targets amid boom

DSME and SHI expect new eco-friendly dual-fuel boxships to remain in demand and more orders to follow for vessels of 8,000-10,000 teu class as owners seek to replace older tonnage

Asia Pacific Containers

No relief in sight for struggling US supply chains

Carriers have laid on all available capacity to serve the US market. But congested terminals and shortages elsewhere in the system will take time to resolve

North America United States

Boxships ‘cheaper to buy than charter’

Two-year chartering rates equate to 73% of the price that container line CMA-CGM paid for its latest acquisition

International Mediterranean Shipping Co

Maersk acts to clear empty boxes at clogged European ports

Service delays or ship diversions are not unusual, but container lines have never experienced such a prolonged period of disruption, according to AP Moller-Maersk head of network Lars Mikael Jensen

Europe Netherlands

AAL orders four heavylift vessels as market improves

Project cargo specialist AAL is ordering four 32,000 dwt multipurpose vessels, having bought six secondhand ships in the past. They will run on fuel oil with capacity to be retrofitted to future fuels later

International Specialty

Shippers warned to brace for bafs

The lower fuel prices in the early phases of the pandemic have been reversed. Shippers will now have further costs with which to contend

International Containers
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