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Containers

Yangzijiang secures $226m in new shipbuilding orders

An increase in the demand for smaller containerships has been seen as the shipping industry adapts to emerging trends and seeks to meet the heightened demand for intra-regional shipping and more flexible services

China Containers

 

 

 

Box analysis and comment

Colombo container congestion crisis eases

Severe box backlogs at key South Asian transhipment port appear to be improving, following several weeks of difficulties that have led to service cancellations, cargo rollovers and disruption to supply chains

Asia Pacific Sri Lanka

Maritime Markets Outlook: The best of times, the worst of times

The divide in fortunes between the global tanker fleet and containerships is widening, according analysis presented by Lloyd’s List and Lloyd’s List Intelligence in our regular monthly markets outlook

Maritime Markets Outlook Containers

Box freight rates to rise further on equipment shortages

High demand has disrupted the flow of containers back to Asia leaving shortages at export locations. Shippers are having to pay more to secure cargoes as a result and higher rates are now moving to other trade lanes

International Containers

The week in charts: Libya offers tanker support as crude tonne-mile demand slumps

The rapid growth in Libya’s oil exports since the resumption in October has provided some support for suezmax tankers in recent weeks, but crude tonne-mile demand from the Middle East Gulf is lagging behind the year-ago level. Meanwhile, the impact of the pandemic on vessel deliveries has not been as marked as once envisaged

Containers Tankers and Gas

Urgent consensus needed over decarbonisation

The slow pace of regulation and a working status quo mean the transition to zero-carbon shipping will be challenging. But shipping has a duty to continue the work it has already achieved

International Containers

Support the seafarers making Black Friday a reality

Seafarers have transported retail goods needed to satisfy the demand generated by platforms such as Amazon ‘throughout some of the most difficult conditions in living memory’, the shipping trade groups tell Jeff Bezos

Containers Crewing

Regulators investigate congestion at key US ports

Federal Maritime Commissioner Dan Maffei said the formation of shipping alliances has created ‘more efficiency on the ocean side of the supply chain, but that in turn has caused much more inefficiency and congestion on the land side and that is something that we might need to tackle directly’

US States International

Carriers unlikely to repeat this year’s success in 2021

Even with the switch from services to goods, container volumes have remained down this year. The outlook for next year depends on further stimulus and the progress of the pandemic

International Containers

 

Containers Data Hub

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

 

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Stable showing

Linton Nightingale

 

Robust volume growth across China, backed by other strong regional performances, beefed up global throughput figures in 2018. However, it wasn’t all plain sailing for the elite box facilities

Port data

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The figures behind the rankings. Compare and contrast different ports across multiple years

Port rankings

Interactive

 

View the interactive grid setting out the risers and fallers across the one hundred ports

 

 



 

 

Ports and Logistics

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Latest From Ports and Logistics

Colombo container congestion crisis eases

Severe box backlogs at key South Asian transhipment port appear to be improving, following several weeks of difficulties that have led to service cancellations, cargo rollovers and disruption to supply chains

Asia Pacific Sri Lanka

Plea to remember stranded seafarers during holiday season

Officers’ union Nautilus International says the plight of seafarers should not be forgotten as the crew change crisis drags on. A survey has shown the toll on Nautilus’ members, with half of the 350 respondents considering leaving the industry

International Asia Pacific

Container shortages exacerbated by slow turnaround times

Shippers seeking exports from Asia are finding it difficult to secure equipment, pushing up freight rates. But elsewhere, port congestion is meaning empties sit idle for up to two months

Asia Pacific North America
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Latest From Containers

Colombo container congestion crisis eases

Severe box backlogs at key South Asian transhipment port appear to be improving, following several weeks of difficulties that have led to service cancellations, cargo rollovers and disruption to supply chains

Asia Pacific Sri Lanka

Container shortages exacerbated by slow turnaround times

Shippers seeking exports from Asia are finding it difficult to secure equipment, pushing up freight rates. But elsewhere, port congestion is meaning empties sit idle for up to two months

Asia Pacific North America

Yangzijiang secures $226m in new shipbuilding orders

An increase in the demand for smaller containerships has been seen as the shipping industry adapts to emerging trends and seeks to meet the heightened demand for intra-regional shipping and more flexible services

China Containers

Shippers and forwarders demand change to failing ocean freight market

European shipper and forwarder representatives urge carriers to review their current operational and business practices and return to ‘respecting schedule reliability and service quality, in accordance with contractual terms’

Europe Containers

Maritime Markets Outlook: The best of times, the worst of times

The divide in fortunes between the global tanker fleet and containerships is widening, according analysis presented by Lloyd’s List and Lloyd’s List Intelligence in our regular monthly markets outlook

Maritime Markets Outlook Containers
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