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Diego Aponte confirms 22,000 teu ship order

Update: MSC ends newbuilding drought with an order for 11 mega boxships placed with DSME that could be worth in excess $1.5bn, based on indicative prices for similar-sized ships to be built for CMA CGM which signed a contract with Chinese yards a few hours earlier  
Europe Switzerland Mediterranean Shipping Co

Robert Uggla says strategy unchanged for Maersk Tankers under new ownership and dedicated board

In an exclusive interview, the head of AP Moller Holding says the sale of Maersk Tankers by the Danish conglomerate AP Moller-Maersk to its majority shareholder leaves the product tanker operator with the same ultimate parent company, but with the benefit of its own fully-focused board of directors 

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Orderly ordering - container shipping's big challenge

Janet Porter


Supply and demand is finally back in balance in thevolatile container trades, but could cheap money fuel another ordering bonanza that would de-rail the recovery?

Richard Clayton


Future of containerisation linked to generational change

Richard Clayton

Container ships are being ordered to meet the demands of the endless summer of Baby-Boomer consumption

Container shipping is enjoying a well-earned respite from bad news


Slowly does it

Linton Nightingale


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

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Lines battle to keep ocean freight rates buoyant

Little sign of pre-Golden Week spike in demand as lines prepare for a difficult Q4, but analysts believe a rates war for market share is unlikely on major trades

Europe Asia Pacific

Data Hub: World Fleet Update

The number of vessels in lay-up falls but carriers risk losing equilibrium if they return to the yards


Asia Pacific Europe

Demand for post-panamax tonnage lifts charter market

Rates strengthen in traditional slow summer months, but could soon come under pressure as peak cargo season draws to a close

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Ports and Logistics

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Yangtze River Delta ports to be shut for 18 days as China's national congress meets

Shipping market will  return to life once the holidays end 

Asia Pacific China

Marcura buys two IT firms in drive for maritime expansion

Dubai-based software firm seeks to improve online offerings for tramp shipping

Middle East and Africa United Arab Emirates

Further boxship consolidation to make alliances less relevant

Large shipping corporations, especially state-backed ones will become a dominant force on the industry landscape, says McKinsey Shanghai partner Steve Saxon

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Power play, politics and personalities

Container shipping is an industry driven by big personalities and fierce rivalries, where no one can be allowed to get the upper hand

Containers Maersk Group

Maersk Line and Minsheng Leasing strike $500m leaseback deal

Move comes as liner shipping carriers have been actively engaged with Chinese leasing houses to enhance cash position

Asia Pacific Europe

DSME to build five of MSC's 11 mega boxships

MSC may order six vessels from Samsung Heavy Industries, says source

Europe Asia Pacific

Aftermath of Hanjin collapse rocks South Korea university

Prosecutors are investigating Inha University's decision to buy corporate bonds issued by Hanjin Shipping before collapse

Asia Pacific South Korea

HSH Nordbank likely to keep core shipping portfolio even after any sale

Shipping assets are the bank's most profitable business, but still high risk, says Nordbank's Nieswandt

Europe Germany

CMA CGM 22,000 teu newbuilds worth $1.5bn, says ship designer

The bidding process started in April with CSSC finally clinching the order over five Japanese and Korean builders

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