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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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Container shipping’s hunger games

Economics is pretty straight forward. So why can’t container lines figure out supply and demand?

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Ransomware: yes, you’re at risk too

Maersk and Cosco incidents show that industry must make things as hard as possible for the hackers
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Maersk prepares for further integration of business

Two years on from its radical shakeup of its business model, Maersk Group has successfully divested itself of most of its energy division. But deeper integration of its transport and logistics business line is still on the cards

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Aggregating data sets from a wide range of sources, the data hub provides a one-stop shop for gaining an insight into the sector

 

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Lloyd's List Containers

Summer forecast:

Calm seas or doldrums?

 

Five risks to check: Container shipping

Oversupply worries persists with large newbuilding tonnage, while high bunker bills erode earnings of carriers

Containers Mid-Year outlook Bunkers

The Interview: Jeremy Nixon

Ocean Network Express, the container line forged from merging the box shipping operations of three fiercely competitive Japanese shipping companies, got off to a rather rough start earlier this year. Now, three months on from its April 1 operational launch, chief executive Jeremy Nixon tells Lloyd's List that the business has settled into its rhythm.
International Asia Pacific Singapore

MSC’s Diego Aponte warns of price dumping risks as container shipping recovery fizzles out

State-supported container lines may distort the market through unfair pricing practices, says MSC as it draws attention to the ambitious expansion plans of certain carriers

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Supply overhang casts shadow over boxship charter market

Alphaliner estimates container shipping's idle fleet is set to swell to more than 3% of the total operable fleet by the end of the year

International Containers

Carriers deserve credit for surge in transpacific rates, says SeaIntel

Carriers restricted increases to slot capacity to just 3.6% in August compared to the 9% added during the previous two months, according to SeaIntel

North America Asia Pacific

Transpacific ocean freight capacity remains tight

Space on transpacific container shipping loops remains full, with cargo rollovers still an issue for shippers, according to Flexport

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Ports and Logistics

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The Interview: Charles Hammond

Forth Ports chief executive likes Munro climbing, golf and Led Zeppelin, but insists he is anything but dazed and confused
Europe United Kingdom

US ports join campaign against Trump's tariffs

American companies are already feeling the impact of earlier tariffs in the form of rising costs and operational disruptions

North America Asia Pacific

Antwerp problems cleared after strikes cause vessel backlog

Pilots return to work after strike called off following compromise between union and government

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Maersk vessel held in Tunisia over Maersk Honam claims

Feedership arrested in Tunisia is expected to be released next week after claims are made in relation to Maersk Honam cargoes

Europe Middle East and Africa

US ports join campaign against Trump's tariffs

American companies are already feeling the impact of earlier tariffs in the form of rising costs and operational disruptions

North America Asia Pacific

Yang Ming expands Vietnam and Thailand services

Yang Ming has teamed up with Cosco, OOCL, Wan Hai and RCL to expand its intra-Asia services

Asia Pacific Containers

Analysts place bets on different shipping sectors amid trade conflicts

Drewry warns that the secondary impact of Sino-US tariff conflict should not be underestimated

Asia Pacific Dry Bulk

Antwerp problems cleared after strikes cause vessel backlog

Pilots return to work after strike called off following compromise between union and government

Europe Belgium

Maersk to keep Hamburg Süd and Safmarine brands

Rebranding of Sealand, Seago and MCC Transport will make it easier to promote Maersk’s deepsea and regional business, says Vincent Clerc

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