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Putting the pieces together

James Baker 

The final pieces of the consolidation jigsaw are falling into place







Maersk aims to win over Hamburg sceptics

Janet Porter

Amid widespread local concern about the sale of Hamburg Süd, new owner Maersk will want to reassure Hamburg that it is serious about a light-touch approach to integration







Blockchain comes of age in shipping

James Baker

Industry behemoths’ backing will see blockchain enter the mainstream

Slowly does it

Linton Nightingale


Global box growth maintains moderate inclination and China remains the chief driver

Port data



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

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Market insight

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Latest From Charter rates, Freight rates, Between the lines & Containers

Transpacific rates surge on back of New Year GRIs

Rates are expected to maintain upward momentum as cargo volumes increase in the lead-up to the Chinese New Year
Asia Pacific Europe

Business brisk but charter rates stay unmoved

Owners struggle to agree fixtures above last done levels despite robust low season demand

International Containers

Between the Lines: CMA CGM outperforms generally lukewarm third-quarter carrier results

Operational returns underperform carrier expectations, despite healthy demand growth

International Containers
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Ports and Logistics

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Latest From Ports and Logistics

UK implements minimum wage rights for seafarers

Employers who fall foul of the regulation are liable for fines of up to 200% of the underpayment
Europe United Kingdom

Fire breaks out on oil tanker off Kandla port

All 26 crew members were safely evacuated from the burning vessel 

India Casualty

New EU waste strategy targets port reception rules

New proposed anti-waste rules oblige all owners to contribute

EU Environment
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More from Containers

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Latest From Containers

SM Line unveils new transpacific service

Move comes amid compatriot line HMM downplaying any potential partnerships on the transpacific trades
Asia Pacific South Korea

Gothenburg posts record fall in box volumes

Labour dispute continues to haunt Scandinavia’s largest port, as 2017 container throughput declines 19% and ACL halts calls

Sweden APM Terminals

Box shipping: The big get bigger

Rise in containership fleet capacity favours the large as leading lines tighten grip

International Maersk Group

Blockchain comes of age in shipping

Industry behemoths’ backing will see the world's leading software platform for digital assets enter the shipping mainstream

Maersk Group Containers

Maersk and IBM announce blockchain joint venture

Blockchain hits maritime mainstream as shipping and tech giants put support behind secure trading

Denmark United States

Containership rates boosted ahead of Asian holiday demand

But rising capacity growth of around 5.9% over the year could put a damper on rates and earnings

International Containers
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