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Global Port Volume Growth Revised to 4.6 Pct

Driven by strong volume growth recorded across key container ports in the first quarter of 2017, the full year ...

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Sharp Decline in Idling Boxships

As of 3 April 2017, the idle container shipping fleet stood at 0.97 million TEU, according to Alphaliner’s ...

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Alphaliner: Vessel Demand Rises with New Alliances

With the launch of the new carrier alliances on the east-west trades on April 1, 2017, the demand for vessels and ...

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Alphaliner: Container Carrier Giants End 2016 in Red

Despite the freight rate improvements that followed the collapse of Hanjin Shipping in late August, the average ...

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SM Line to Enter the Market with Six Services

South Korea’s newly established SM Line is making a bold entry into the container shipping trades with an ...

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Global Box Volumes Prosper in Late 2016

Following a slow first half of 2016, port throughput rebounded in the second half of the year pushing the global ...

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Alphaliner: Last Hanjin Ship Sold for Demolition

The former South Korean shipping giant, the name Hanjin will disappear from the annals of container shipping as the ...

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Carriers Bolster Capacity on New 2017 Alliance Networks

Capacity has been added across the board on the main Asia-Europe and Asia-North America routes by main carriers as ...

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Alphaliner: Huge Debts Left after Hanjin Demise

Following Hanjin Shipping’s bankruptcy, the rate of debt recovery for unsecured creditors is expected to be ...

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Maersk Too Optimistic on Market Recovery?

The container market has seen an inflection point in late 2016, with demand rising above supply during the fourth ...

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Volumes Improve in Far East-Europe, Transpacific Lanes

Container volumes on the headhaul Far East-Europe and Far East-North America tradelanes recorded a mild recovery in ...

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A Hundred More Panamaxes Need to Be Scrapped

Despite a massive scrapping spree of classic Panamax containerships, the sector remains under pressure as up to one ...

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Boxship Additions Twice as High as Scrapping Forecast

The large number of very large container ships (VLCS) and ultra large container ships (ULCS) due to be delivered in ...

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Alphaliner: Number of Large-Scale Carriers Shrinks

The harsh conditions in the container shipping market during the 2016 have led to a drop of large-scale ...

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Alphaliner: Fresh Hopes for Recovery in Container Shipping

Although the container shipping market remains fundamentally imbalanced, the new year brings with it fresh hopes ...

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Alphaliner: HMM Eyes Unrealistic Target

South Korean container carrier Hyundai Merchant Marine (HMM) has unveiled its intentions to secure 5 percent of the ...

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Alphaliner: ZIM a Lone Wolf on the Transpacific Route

Israel’s shipping company Zim Integrated Shipping Services (ZIM) will operate as an independent carrier on the ...

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Alphaliner: 2M Deal Hurts HMM’s Chances of Growth

A ”strategic cooperation” agreement between Hyundai Merchant Marine (HMM) and the 2M vessel sharing ...

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Carriers in Operating Losses for 5th Successive Quarter

The main container carriers’ average operating margins remained in negative territory with minus 7.8% in the third ...

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Alphaliner: State Aid for Carriers to Delay Market Recovery

Increased government intervention to provide financial support to struggling carriers could ultimately delay a ...

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Alphaliner: Panamax Exodus Set to Continue

Over 100 more classic Panamaxes would need to be scrapped in the coming months to re-balance supply and demand, and ...

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