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Box growth data lays bare impact of pandemic

Latest container volume figures show a 16% jump in February, when factories across China remained closed to contain the spread of coronavirus. The volumes were far from typical in a traditionally slow month, as Asian factories remained open and carriers blanked fewer sailings to cope with strong demand

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The week in charts: Tanker scrapping flatters to deceive | Box data highlights pandemic pain | Suez stoppage shoots up freight rates

Tanker demolition numbers through the first quarter did little to raise hopes of reducing oversupply weighing on rates, while the latest official container volume data lays bare the initial impact of coronavirus on the industry

Containers Tankers and Gas

Box growth data lays bare impact of pandemic

Latest container volume figures show a 16% jump in February, when factories across China remained closed to contain the spread of coronavirus. The volumes were far from typical in a traditionally slow month, as Asian factories remained open and carriers blanked fewer sailings to cope with strong demand

Containers Containers Data Hub

Court intervenes in US port crime watchdog dispute

New Jersey is seeking to withdraw from a bi-state commission that monitors corruption at New York’s port complex

United States US States

Florida’s Jaxport offers solution to US port congestion

‘Jacksonville is quickly emerging as an alternative port for shippers looking to avoid congestion,’ says chief executive. ‘We’re big enough to handle the business but we are not too big where we don’t pay attention to details’

United States US States

Controlling Southern California’s ship congestion is an ‘orderly process’

‘Our function is very much like an air traffic control tower to ensure safe, secure, efficient, reliable, and environmentally sound, maritime transportation so that people in the ports can then move the cargo to its destination,’ he says 

United States US States

Maritime Markets Outlook: Shipping’s game of snakes and ladders

The Suez shutdown exposed the fragility of global supply chains, but what about other black swan events that could potentially buoy or sink a market? This month’s market outlook offers a maritime edition of the classic board game snakes and ladders, where the team roll the dice and consider the long list of market ‘what ifs’ that will ultimately determine the fate of maritime markets more than any traditional notions of supply and demand forecasting

Maritime Markets Outlook Political Risk and Trade

Sometimes, no publicity really is bad publicity

A week-long shut down of the Suez Canal courtesy of a container giant exposed the fragility of global supply chains and the world’s reliance on shipping. It was not the attention the industry wanted, but it was a unique opportunity to explain shipping’s key role as the economic backbone of world trade. So why did the industry hide behind its crisis management flak?

Containers Political Risk and Trade

The week in charts: Suez relief and decarbonisation timeline

Shipping breathed a collective sigh of relief earlier this week as Ever Given was finally freed from the banks of the Suez Canal, while Lloyd’s List’s latest special report on the industry’s decarbonisation efforts included a timely timeline keeping reader abreast of the key dates on the agenda in navigating towards a carbon-free future

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First new US terminal in decade opens `at right time'

'This project is a momentous achievement,' said South Carolina governor Henry McMaster

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Suez fallout slows supply chain recovery

Box lines were already struggling with port congestion and inland haulage delays. The added disruption means any recovery will be pushed well into the third quarter

International Hapag Lloyd

Court intervenes in US port crime watchdog dispute

New Jersey is seeking to withdraw from a bi-state commission that monitors corruption at New York’s port complex

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First new US terminal in decade opens `at right time'

'This project is a momentous achievement,' said South Carolina governor Henry McMaster

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The week in charts: Tanker scrapping flatters to deceive | Box data highlights pandemic pain | Suez stoppage shoots up freight rates

Tanker demolition numbers through the first quarter did little to raise hopes of reducing oversupply weighing on rates, while the latest official container volume data lays bare the initial impact of coronavirus on the industry

Containers Tankers and Gas

Container spot freight rates see Suez impact

Freight rates usually slide following the Chinese New Year holiday. This year supply chain woe, high demand and the disruption of the canal closure have driven up rates on some routes to new records

International Containers

‘Extraordinary reduction’ in hull claims’ cost and frequency

Record lows attributed to reduced shipping activity and are unlikely to continue as world trade picks up, industry told

Sweden Norway

Trafigura opens carbon trading desk

Commodities trader joins growing carbon credit market, with its current head of crude oil for Europe taking leadership of the new business unit

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Box growth data lays bare impact of pandemic

Latest container volume figures show a 16% jump in February, when factories across China remained closed to contain the spread of coronavirus. The volumes were far from typical in a traditionally slow month, as Asian factories remained open and carriers blanked fewer sailings to cope with strong demand

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