Asia - Oceania Trade Growth Slowing Down

The trade growth from Asia to Australasia is starting to slow down in 2017 with exports from North Asia taking the ...

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Clarksons: Boxships Sailing into More Positive Territory?

The container shipping market has seen a bit of a flop since the onset of the global financial crisis back in 2008, ...

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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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Megaships: Will They Live Up to the Promise?

There are 56 container ships of 18,000 + TEU on order slated for delivery from April, 2017 till June, 2020. The ...

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Port of Rotterdam Off to a Good Start

Dutch Port of Rotterdam has seen a 8.8 percent increase by volume to 3.3 million TEU in its container sector during ...

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Survey: Carriers' Service Rated as Poor to Average

The service provided by container shipping lines is rated as poor to average and has deteriorated in the past year, ...

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COSCO Shipping Holdings to Bounce Back to Profit in Q1

 COSCO Shipping Holdings, the container arm of China Cosco Shipping Group, said in a stock exchange filing that it ...

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ESC: Exporters to Monitor Situation in Container Shipping

The European Shippers’ Council (ESC) Board of Directors has decided to set up a temporary observer group ...

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Drewry: 2017 a Year of Small Comeback for Container Carriers

2017 should be a year of small profits for most container carriers but there will be very little room for error, ...

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Asia-Europe Trade to See Further Rate Turmoil

The Asia-Europe trade route is bound to experience further rate turmoil during 2017 as carriers from three new ...

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Drewry: Southern Africa Imports from Asia on Recovery Path

Ailing South Africa imports from Asia could see a small recovery in 2017, as improving demand and capacity ...

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Drewry: Carriers Set Sail on a Long Road to Recovery

The container shipping trade will mark positive growth numbers alongside most months of 2017, however, as long as ...

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Liner Shipping among More Consolidated Sectors

Although the container shipping sector saw a huge amount of consolidation in 2016 driven by the persistent pressure ...

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Supply-Side Crucial for Boxship Market Recovery

The demand for container shipping grew steadily in 2016 improving the fundamental balance in the market in the ...

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Carriers on SCFI Routes Earn 7 Pct Less in 2016

Due to the devastating low rates in the first half of 2016, container shipping lines earned an average of 7% less, ...

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Clarksons: Box Shipping Starts Addressing Its Problems

After 2016 brought a number of records, most of them of a gloomy nature, the year may well be seen as one in which ...

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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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Container Shipping Industry Sailing in Uncharted Waters

The latest phase of mass consolidation continues to see the container shipping industry sailing in uncharted waters ...

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ESC, GSF to Tackle Consolidation in Container Shipping

Representatives of exporters and importers from around the world, the European Shippers’ Council and the ...

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Container Shipping Industry Still under Pressure

Whilst freight rates have improved marginally from the extreme lows seen over the middle of the year, the entire ...

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Drewry: Carriers Could See Higher 2017 Contract Rates

The recent rally in Asia to Europe spot market rates has improved carriers’ chances of securing higher 2017 ...

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