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Containers Data Hub

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

The CTS Global Aggregated Price Index

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

Trade Volumes

Regional 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

Data Hub: Trade Statistics

Improved global trade boosts Asian exports

Asia Pacific Middle East and Africa

Data Hub: World Fleet Update

Influx of orders is leading carriers to defer delivery to avoid overcapacity

Asia Pacific COSCO

Global box traffic picked up in November

Latest CTS figures show 3.7% volume jump during penultimate month of 2017, while full-year growth remains on course to come in above 4%

Europe Asia Pacific

Ocean freight rates flat as January 1 rises are sustained

Container lines continue to maintain spot prices this week following partially successful New Year GRIs, with further rises expected later this month

Asia Pacific Europe

Data Hub: Load Factors

Surge in pre-Chinese New Year cargo to lift Asia-Europe utilisation

Asia Pacific Europe

Transpacific rates surge on back of New Year GRIs

Rates are expected to maintain upward momentum as cargo volumes increase in the lead-up to the Chinese New Year
Asia Pacific Europe

Money committed to new boxship orders stays subdued

Clarksons data shows that ordering restraint continues despite contracts for 22,000 teu ships

Europe Containers

Slack season takes toll on transpacific rates

Spot freight rates slump to yearly lows as supply/demand gap widens

Asia Pacific Europe

Data Hub: World Fleet Update

New orders remain limited but deliveries push fleet size to record highs

Containers Data Hub International
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