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Containers

US and Canada urged to update ocean shipping competition rules

With the US under pressure to update the way it regulates container lines, Federal Maritime Commissioner Rebecca Dye will be talking about international oversight of shipping at a conference in London later this month

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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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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

Europe Switzerland Mediterranean Shipping Co

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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Asia-US west coast spot rates at five-year high

Spot rates on the Asia-US west coast trade surge to $2,503 per feu as rates to the US east coast from Asia track 50% above last year, but rate rot prolongs for Asia-Europe carriers

Asia Pacific Europe

Ocean box rates set to fall

Spot rates on the transpacific are currently up by more than 50% over last year, while Asia-Europe rates sit 5%-10% above 2017 levels

Asia Pacific Europe

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

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Ports and Logistics

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Port of Los Angeles sees record September throughput of over 800,000 teu

POLA sees strong September, and is on track to handle its second-highest annual number of imported containers on record by year-end
North America United States

Singapore MPA appoints new chief executive

Quah Ley Hoon will replace Andrew Tan beginning in January

Singapore Ports and Logistics

MSC to equip up to 50,000 boxes with trackers

MSC’s Diego Aponte says real-time tracking of a container’s location and condition is the future for shipping

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Port of Los Angeles sees record September throughput of over 800,000 teu

POLA sees strong September, and is on track to handle its second-highest annual number of imported containers on record by year-end
North America United States

MOL launches vessel data collection to boost performance

The container carrier is partnering with Mitsui E&S Shipbuilding and Weathernews to develop condition based maintenance applications

Containers Technology and Innovation

Box carrier capacity cuts driving spot rate rises

Carriers blank record number of sailings on transpacific trade lane in third quarter in effort to keep spot rates afloat

Europe North America

Panama Canal expansion starts to pay dividends

The Panama Canal closed the year with record tonnage levels of 442.1 Panama Canal tonnes, according to the ACP

Panama North America

MSC to equip up to 50,000 boxes with trackers

MSC’s Diego Aponte says real-time tracking of a container’s location and condition is the future for shipping

Europe Italy

OOCL to introduce bunker recovery charge

Extra cost is expected to be well over $500m based on projected price differential for compliant fuel

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