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Lloyd’s List Containers’ data hub is 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.

With historical and current figures on freight rates, trade volumes, fleet size, and charter rates, the data hub provides an instant snapshot of the state of the industry at any point in the business cycle.

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

Latest From Containers Data Hub

Asia-Europe box traffic sees strong quarter

Positive trade numbers on both the Asia-Europe and transpacific routes contributed to a 4.2% increase in global box traffic, according to the latest CTS figures
Asia Pacific Europe

Global box growth brakes sharply in second quarter

Volume growth for the first half of 2018 came in at a moderate 3.2%, according to CTS

Containers Ports and Logistics

Spot market offers little relief for carriers bidding to recoup fuel costs

The latest SCFI and WCI data show only sideward rate movement on the two major east-west trade lanes

Containers Asia Pacific

Carrier woes weigh on charter market

The idle boxship pool has continued to rise as carriers scale back on capacity

Containers Containers Data Hub

Changing Lanes: The rise of the ultra large containership

ULCs accounted for 31% of deployed containership capacity in the second quarter of 2018

International Containers

Transatlantic load factors unmoved

Average transatlantic utilisation in the second quarter of 2018 mirrored that of last year at 79%, according to MDST

North America Asia Pacific

Rosy charter market clouded by carrier woes

Box lines dealing with a significant rise in operating costs while freight rates offer little support in terms of revenues

Containers Data Hub Containers

Global box volume growth brakes sharply in March

SeaIntel says figures also suggest that carriers may not be at fault for faltering freight rates in the struggle to maintain utilisation

Asia Pacific Europe

Improving load factors could trigger Asia-Europe rate revival

Asia-northern Europe and Asia-Mediterranean utilisation will climb to around 96% and 87% respectively in the second quarter

Asia Pacific Europe
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