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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

Data Hub: Load Factors

Supply pressures poised to put the squeeze on transatlantic load factors in 2018

Europe North America

Spot rates plateau ahead of Chinese New Year

Carriers unable to push through last minute rate hike before Chinese factories close for the holiday period
Containers Containers Data Hub

Global box traffic up nearly 5% in 2017

CTS data reveals biggest volume lift since 2014, but softening fourth-quarter volumes dampen full-year result

Asia Pacific Containers

Data Hub: World Fleet Update

Increasing demand and low levels of layup should prevent another bout of overcapacity, despite record deliveries in January

International Containers

Box spot rates maintain new year stability

SCFI shows growing market solidity in 2018, but concerns linger about post-Chinese New Year overcapacity

Asia Pacific Europe

Charter market starts 2018 on firm footing

High fixture activity drives unseasonal rate boost and lifts confidence for the year ahead

International Containers

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
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