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Carriers set to benefit well into next year

Box shipping is benefiting from high demand and constrained supply. But even if consumer spending patterns revert to type, the sector can expect the new normal of higher rates to remain in place

International Containers

Suez Canal compensation claim is simply outrageous

Egypt is wrong to use the crew of the now world famous ship Ever Given as bargaining chips in the insurance claim related to the vessel becoming stranded in the Suez Canal

Middle East and Africa Egypt

Combatting Covid-19 with containers

Container shipping can provide a cost-effective way of distributing vaccines to low-income countries. But it will take time to convince pharma companies that it is up to the job

International Containers

From the News Desk: Ever Given stuck again, in red tape

Freeing the Ever Given from the sandy banks of the Suez Canal was a relatively straightforward, if immensely difficult salvage task. Now comes the hard part for the white-collar side of shipping

International Middle East and Africa

US west coast ports and supply chains need 24/7 work week

Mr Cordero is highly aware that the 24/7 mentality cannot be limited to the dockworkers or even the port itself ‘because ultimately to have a robust 24/7 model, it has to move to the supply chain’ as a whole

US States United States

Surging imports show importance of global supply chains

Chinese manufacturing has stormed ahead while the US has yet to fully recover. That is causing higher levels of imports and rising freight costs

International Containers

Weekly Briefing: Containers deal with Suez domino effect | Tankers pin hopes on US driving season | Capes continue to surge

The shipping industry might be back to being ‘out of sight, out of mind’, but the domino effect of what happened on the Suez Canal at the end of March continues to dominate the markets’ agenda. While the dry bulk and container sectors are enjoying stellar earnings, spare a thought for the world’s tanker owners who have been steadfastly sifting through a plethora of economic and oil indicators over the past six months looking for any scrap of potential good news.

International Weekly Briefing

Ever Given casualty places crisis communications under the spotlight

When a major shipping casualty occurs that attracts the attention of the mainstream media and general public, top executives from the key companies involved should be prepared to personally comment, and appear on television or radio, rather than rely on press releases in this era of rolling news and social media, in order to show leadership to the outside world

Japan Taiwan

Containers Data Hub

 

The focal point for business-critical data on container shipping

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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Carriers set to benefit well into next year

Box shipping is benefiting from high demand and constrained supply. But even if consumer spending patterns revert to type, the sector can expect the new normal of higher rates to remain in place

International Containers

Singapore launches real-time vessel information platform

The platform provides shipping agents with estimates for times of unberthing and departure of vessels, which can shorten port stays by up to one day on average

Asia Pacific Containers

Evergreen blocked from offloading cargo from Ever Given

Cargo owners had hoped efforts to separate cargo and vessel would have allowed containers to be transhipped to other vessels. But hopes of that have now been dashed

Middle East and Africa Egypt
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More from Containers

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Latest From Containers

Cyprus launches debate on long-term maritime strategy

Cyprus is committed to maintaining a balance between green transformation of the industry and safeguarding competitiveness, but wants the widest possible input on issues such as environmental sustainability and digitalisation

Europe Cyprus

Standard Chartered signs up to Poseidon Principles

Announcement was made by Abhishek Pandey, the bank’s global head of shipping, during a marine money forum on Tuesday as part of the Singapore Maritime Week

International Containers

Carriers set to benefit well into next year

Box shipping is benefiting from high demand and constrained supply. But even if consumer spending patterns revert to type, the sector can expect the new normal of higher rates to remain in place

International Containers

Singapore launches real-time vessel information platform

The platform provides shipping agents with estimates for times of unberthing and departure of vessels, which can shorten port stays by up to one day on average

Asia Pacific Containers

Evergreen blocked from offloading cargo from Ever Given

Cargo owners had hoped efforts to separate cargo and vessel would have allowed containers to be transhipped to other vessels. But hopes of that have now been dashed

Middle East and Africa Egypt

Suez Canal compensation claim is simply outrageous

Egypt is wrong to use the crew of the now world famous ship Ever Given as bargaining chips in the insurance claim related to the vessel becoming stranded in the Suez Canal

Middle East and Africa Egypt
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