Computational Fluid Dynamics

Over just the past fifteen years, the use of Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) has become mainstream in ship design.

Ernst Russ Invests in Two Second-Hand Boxships

Germany’s ship manager Ernst Russ Group has acquired two second-hand containerships. The two fleet additions ...

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Carriers Sailing to a Golden Era of Profitability?

Driven by better market fundamentals and greater pricing discipline, carriers are now finally getting their ...

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North Europe-America Spot Rates to Remain Stable

In the first five months of this year, North European exports to North America registered a rise of 5.7%, according ...

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Japan's Trio Sets Up Container Shipping JV

Japan’s three major container shipping companies established a holding and operating company on July 7 as ...

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South Africa Rejects Japanese Trio's Merger Deal

The South African Competition Commission has decided to block the proposed merger between Japan’s big three ...

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Carrier Reliability Up in May

Carriers’ overall on-time schedule reliability improved 4.7%, increasing from 58.6% in April 2017 to 63.3% in ...

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Capacity Cuts Crucial in Container Shipping Recovery

Despite a modest increase in freight rates seen in 2017, a sustainable recovery in the container shipping market ...

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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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