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Troubled waters or calm seas?


Box carriers facing old challenges in new year

Fuel costs, trade tensions and the ongoing debate over how much capacity is enough will dominate container shipping this year

International Containers Shipbuilding

UAE tightens grip on Middle East Gulf transhipment business

Khalifa port expects to double its throughput levels in 2019 to about 3m teu, but provisions are in place to increase capacity to more than 9m teu over the next five years

Middle East and Africa United Arab Emirates Containers

US market fears tariff pinch

Retailers, shippers and carriers are on tenterhooks as the 90-day trade truce reaches its climax

Containers Asia Pacific North America

Back on track

Linton Nightingale


Strong growth returns to the upper echelons of the container port premier league, with China leading the way

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Drewry paints positive outlook for ocean freight rates

Drewry says, however, that rate sentiment could soon be dampened if the US-China trade war takes a turn for the worse

Europe Asia Pacific

ONE extends LSF surcharge from China

ONE implements pricing adjustments in line with Beijing’s schedule, which is a year ahead of the IMO in regulating sulphur in fuel

Asia Pacific China

Supply overhang lingers over charter market

With market ascendancy firmly with the charterers, a tendency for flexible and short-term fixtures remains a feature

International Containers
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Ports and Logistics

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DSV raises bid for Panalpina

The shake-up in the logistics world order continues as Panalpina looks for its own opportunities

Europe Denmark

Surge in box traffic waning at US west coast ports

Throughput could decline steeply, especially if the Trump tariffs are inceased to 25% on March 2, says consultant

Asia Pacific North America

Ports welcome European Maritime Single Window agreement

Shipowner and port lobbies support EU agreement on harmonised reporting roles for the bloc’s ports
EU Political and Trade
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Communication failures behind MSC Flaminia casualty

Judgment on liability for explosion and fire points to shipper’s failure to warn of dangerous condition of cargo ahead of voyage

North America United States

Surge in box traffic waning at US west coast ports

Throughput could decline steeply, especially if the Trump tariffs are inceased to 25% on March 2, says consultant

Asia Pacific North America

NYK to integrate research units

Japanese shipping giant is to integrate the management resources of each company to increase efficiencies and create value

Asia Pacific Dry Bulk

Maersk secures low-sulphur fuel deal in US

US supply deal will provide 10% of Maersk’s low-sulphur fuel requirement as world’s largest boxship operator secures refining capacity

North America United States

Lloyd's List Container Sector Outlook 2019 webinar

Webinars Containers

UK’s May defends Seaborne contract checks

Theresa May tells MPs it was ‘entirely right’ the majority of contracts went to ‘established’ companies, but defends trying to help a start-up business

EU United Kingdom
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