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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.
Drewry Shipping Consultants compiles the World Container Index, a composite of freight rates on eight major routes to/from the US, Europe and Asia
Independent monthly price index. Information on all lines belonging to World Liner Data
Supply & Demand
Freight-rate forecasts for the coming quarters based on projections of estimated vessel utilisation on the major trade lanes
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
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
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
Latest CTS figures show global volume growth at 1.3% in the first six months of 2019 against 4.5% at the halfway mark last year
With larger tonnage in demand to cover scrubber retrofits, a two-tier charter market has been created, with vessels in excess of 6,000 teu commanding increasing rates as smaller ships lose ground
Asia-Europe carriers are facing a capacity glut in the third quarter of the year, as transpacific carriers look to other trade partners to pick-up the slack of weakening China cargoes
Owners will have to withdraw transpacific capacity if proposed tariffs come into effect, leaving chartered tonnage due for expiry in 2019 heavily exposed, according to MSI analysts Daniel Richards
America’s newfound determination to trade on a level playing field has led to a reconfiguration of some marine trafic and Brazil’s soya farm industry has been one of the benefactors of the US-Sino trade spat
Transpacific box numbers for February hit by frontloading in the latter stages of last year, with volumes down more than 16%
A quiet month for containership fleet expansion comes as a relief as carriers take up tonnage to prepare for new services launching this month
Transpacific carriers could restrict capacity additions altogether in an attempt to balance the market, analysts suggest
Headhaul load factors on the Asia-Europe trade improved circa 4% to 78% in the fourth quarter of 2018
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