Drewry: Mega-Alliances Could Help Transhipment Hubs

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The world’s largest transhipment hubs are exposed to numerous risks, from poor underlying demand to increasing use ...

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Alphaliner: Boxship Orderbook Ratio Drops Like It's 1999

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The containership orderbook, measured as a percentage of the existing fleet, has fallen to its lowest level since ...

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Seaspan Corp Eyes Fresh Funding

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Hong Kong-based containership owner Seaspan Corporation revealed its plans to offer its Series H Preferred Shares ...

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Drewry: Idle Boxship Fleet Increases across All Ship Sizes

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Growing overcapacity is causing an increase in the idle containership fleet across all ship sizes and apparently in ...

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Costamare Secures Financing for Two New Boxships

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During the second quarter of 2016, the Athens-based containership owner Costamare Inc. secured USD 88 million of ...

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Seaspan Corp's Quarterly Earnings Halved, Revenue Up

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Despite the addition of a number of boxships during the second quarter, the Hong Kong-based containership owner ...

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Seaspan Buys Boxship Newbuilding Duo from GCI

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Hong Kong-based container ship owner and operator Seaspan Corporation has bought two newbuilding 11,000 TEU vessels ...

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Global Container Volumes Will See Little Impact from Brexit

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The United Kingdom’s decision to exit the European Union is expected to have little direct impact on the ...

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Report: EU Ready to Settle with Liner Giants on Price Hikes

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The European Commission is considering to accept the offer submitted by fifteen container shipping ...

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Brexit to Limit Capital for Dry Bulk and Boxship Sectors?

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Shipping executives and analysts are warning of negative implications for the dry bulk and containership sectors in ...

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OOCL Belgium Out of Action Due to Main Engine Issues

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The 1998-built containership OOCL Belgium is currently undergoing unscheduled maintenance in the port of Montreal, ...

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COSCON Cuts AAC Service Due to Weak Transpacific Demand

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Shanghai-based shipping company COSCO Container Lines Co. Ltd. (COSCON) has suspended the America – Asia ...

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Sulphur Cap to Push Boxship Operators' Costs Up to USD 30Bn

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Depending on the ship size, speed and fuel price, containership operators saw an increase of some USD 500 million ...

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Seaspan Corp Secures USD 540 Mn Worth of Financing

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In an effort to secure funding for its vessels currently under construction and finance general corporate ...

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Pirates Prevented from Boarding Boxship in Gulf of Aden

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A number of pirates were repelled from boarding a container ship as they approached the vessel in five skiffs while ...

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Drewry: Boxship Rate Erosion Worse than Expected

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The container shipping freight rates crashed harder than it was expected, according to Container Forecaster from ...

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Grounded Boxship Suspends Northbound Convoys in Suez

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Northbound convoys in the Suez Canal have been suspended following grounding of a 153,514 DWT containership ...

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Containership Scrapping to Pick Up in 2016

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Containership scrapping is expected to intensify in 2016 as charter market demand for Panamax ships is bound ...

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KDB, Partners Earmark USD 1.2 Bn to Fund Boxships

KDB, Partners Earmark USD 1.2 Bn to Fund Boxships

The Korea Development Bank (KDB) together with four other financial institutions have signed a Memorandum of ...

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Pirates Try to Hijack Maersk Line’s Containership

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The Nigerian Navy has prevented a group of pirates from hijacking the 28,844 dwt containership Safmarine Kuramo ...

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Alphaliner: Containership Growth to Hit Record Low

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This year’s global containership capacity is expected to grow at a pace of only 4.6%, the lowest ever ...

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