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Containers Data Hub

Freight Rates

World Container Index assessed by Drewry

Drewry Shipping Consultants compiles the World Container Index, a composite of freight rates on eight major routes to/from the US, Europe and Asia

Freight Rates

The CTS Global Aggregated Price Index

Independent monthly price index. Information on all lines belonging to World Liner Data

Supply & Demand

Load Factors

Freight-rate forecasts for the coming quarters based on projections of estimated vessel utilisation on the major trade lanes

Trade Volumes

Global Container Trade Volumes

Container Trades Statistics is an independent company that collects and aggregates cargo volumes from container lines that belong to World Liner Data Ltd, and, using sources from Lines’ financial and other information to estimate 100% of the trades

Charter Rates

New ConTex

The Hamburg Shipbrokers Association publishes the New ConTex index of time charter rates for six selected ship types, which are representative of their size categories, based on information provided by 17 independent shipbroker panellists

Fleet Statistics

Carriers Containership Fleets

Alphaliner, the leading industry data provider, produces a constantly updated and consolidated ranking of the largest containership operators as well as global capacity figures

Opinion

 

 

 

 

 

 

APMT facing home truths over European terminals

Linton Nightingale

As Danish box port operator tidies up its house, could other facilities follow the same path as Zeebrugge?

 

 

 

 

 

 

Maersk pins its future on new asset-mix model

Janet Porter

Is Maersk taking a big risk by concentrating on just one business sector?

 

 

 

 

 

 

Maersk aims its firepower at extortion

Janet Porter

Group tries to stamp out unlawful payments and backhanders once and for all

Slowly does it

Linton Nightingale

 

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

Port data

Interactive

 


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

Digital edition

2017 issue

 


Read the digital edition of 2017's One Hundred Container Ports

 

 



Market insight

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Charter market starts 2018 on firm footing

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Ports and Logistics

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Maersk bets the farm on container transport logistics strategy

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Europe Denmark

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Spot prices flat as lunar new year holiday period begins, with Asia-Europe prices up slightly compared with 2017 and transpacific prices down by around 15%

Asia Pacific Europe

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Middle East and Africa Djibouti

Containership demand growth enough to improve market fundamentals

Overall demand growth however likely to be weaker than in 2017, says BIMCO

International Containers

Korea's shipping blockchain consortium gets more members

The number of members has jumped to 38 from 15 last May

Asia Pacific South Korea

PIL, PSA and IBM complete blockchain trial

Proof of concept for the blockchain-based supply chain platform was tested between August to December last year 

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