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Containers

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Boxship orders favour alternative fuel options

Container shipping lends itself most readily to adopting new fuels. More than two-thirds of newbuildings will be capable of using alternatives to HFO and LSFO

International Containers

US imports at near record levels last year amid eastward shift

East and US Gulf coast ports benefited at the expense of their west coast peers, handling growing imports volumes throughout most of the past 26 months

United States US States

Will box shipping’s big break-up bring heartbreak to the sector?

The latest iteration of alliance partnerships emerged during a period of strain. The demise of its largest power couple could cause more drama throughout container shipping

International Maersk Group

Boxship charter periods shorten as rates face pressure for larger tonnage

Charter periods have averaged six to seven months since the fourth quarter of 2022, compared to 26 months in the year-earlier period, says Braemar analyst

Containers Brokers

The week in charts: Boxship sales increase | Ship groundings mapped | Guinea bauxite shipments boost capesize trade

Throughput at major US west coast ports normalises after a record 2021; half of Ukraine’s exports transported by sea in 2022; Bosporus Strait traffic temporarily disrupted after rare ship grounding incident

International Containers

Changing lanes: UK box growth lags European neighbours post-Brexit

While trade with the EU has risen steadily, volumes in and out of the UK are down on pre-Brexit levels

Europe United Kingdom

Shipping banks on China for better Year of the Rabbit

Stock investors are looking at piling into the dry bulk sector. In addition to an attractive picture of tonnage supply, Beijing’s reopening policy has led to a silver lining on the demand side

Asia Pacific Containers

China shipbuilding association flags labour shortage amid economic challenges

Shipyards need to overcome a series of challenges as they prepare themselves for a considerable increase in newbuilding deliveries this year

Asia Pacific Containers
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Ports and Logistics

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FMC says charge complaint process proving a success

More than 200 charge complaints have been filed with the commission since the enactment of the Ocean Shipping Reform Act in June

United States Containers

US imports at near record levels last year amid eastward shift

East and US Gulf coast ports benefited at the expense of their west coast peers, handling growing imports volumes throughout most of the past 26 months

United States US States

Port of New York-New Jersey sees imports softening after a record year

Port director Bethann Rooney says volumes will remain soft in the next six months. She urges the supply chain to use the market slowdown to build capacity and increase efficiency

United States Containers
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More from Containers

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FMC says charge complaint process proving a success

More than 200 charge complaints have been filed with the commission since the enactment of the Ocean Shipping Reform Act in June

United States Containers

Boxship orders favour alternative fuel options

Container shipping lends itself most readily to adopting new fuels. More than two-thirds of newbuildings will be capable of using alternatives to HFO and LSFO

International Containers

Hamburg Süd to go as Clerc stamps mark on Maersk

Days after announcing the dissolution of the 2M alliance, Maersk is making more major changes. Move will see the removal of two key brands as Clerc seeks to streamline business

Europe Denmark

US imports at near record levels last year amid eastward shift

East and US Gulf coast ports benefited at the expense of their west coast peers, handling growing imports volumes throughout most of the past 26 months

United States US States

2M split driven by strategic differences between Maersk and MSC

Much has changed in the strategic direction of both companies since the 2M alliance was first discussed in 2014. Those differences could no longer be contained under the agreement

International Maersk Group

Maersk’s new business strategy ‘won’t work’, says Drewry

Maritime consultancy assesses Danish line’s new corporate strategy as a global integrator of container services

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