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COSCO’s OOIL Takeover Threatened by China-US Tensions?

Alphaliner: The proposed takeover of OOIL by COSCO could be hindered by worsening China-US trade ties.

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Alphaliner: Total Volume at World's Busiest Ports Rises

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Alphaliner: Combined throughput at the world's 110 busiest container ports increased by 6.1% in 2017.

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Alphaliner: Major Capacity Boost Expected in April

Alphaliner: More than 60 vessels will be needed to populate the new loops from April.

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Alphaliner: Korean Carriers Suspend Another Service

Korea Shipping Partnership (KSP) unveils third round of service rationalizations, Alphaliner writes.

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New Service Line-Up to Boost Volume on Far East-WCSA

Weekly capacity on the Far East - WCSA route is to reach 84,000 TEU from April, rising by 18 percent yoy.

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Alphaliner: Transpacific Route to See 8 Pct Rise in Capacity

Alphaliner: Total capacity on the transpacific routes is expected to increase by at least 8% by July this year.

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Boxship Ordering Lull Is Over

Containership owners have broken the ordering silence.

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Alphaliner: Minimal Disruptions Expected in ONE Switch

Alphaliner: ONE to introduce only minor changes to existing service offerings of K Line, MOL and NYK.

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Carriers to Get First Blockchain System in Mid-2018

Alphaliner: 300cubits to be the first to launch an actual blockchain application for the container shipping market.

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Alphaliner: HMM's Vessel Capacity Shrinks by 24 Pct in 2017

HMM's vessel capacity drops by 23.9 percent as capacity operated by the top 15 carriers rises in 2017.

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COSCO, Yang Ming Delay 13 ULCV Deliveries

In order to curb the adverse effect of tonnage influx, shipping companies start delaying boxhip deliveries.

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January a Month of Leviathan Boxship Deliveries

Ten mega boxships are set to be handed over to their owners this month.

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Alphaliner: New Boxship Orders Surge by 140 Pct in 2017

Containership newbuilding orders jumped by 139.5 percent reaching 671,641 TEU in 2017, Alphaliner revealed.

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Top Carriers' Combined Capacity Hits New Record

Top 10 carriers' combined capacity share reached a record high of 77%, according to Alphaliner.

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Containership Fleet Breaks 21Mn TEU Mark

The cellular containership fleet has reached a new high of 21 million TEU in November, according to Alphaliner. ...

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Global Container Volumes Grow by 7.7% in Third Quarter

Port volumes recorded a 7.7% rise in aggregate throughput in the quarter ended September 30, growing at their ...

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Alphaliner: Global Container Trade Growth Bounces Back

Driven by strong volume growth across all main regions, the global container throughput growth is on track to ...

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Was Box Shipping's Digital Fanfare in Vain?

Although various carriers are intensifying their efforts to digitise some of the transactional parts of their ...

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Alphaliner: Boxship Oversupply Will Not End Soon

With weaker demand in the fourth quarter and a steady stream of new vessel deliveries, the supply overhang of ...

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The Post-Hanjin Era: Freight Rate Truce Is Over

It has taken a whole year for all of the idle ships of South Korean defunct shipping company Hanjin Shipping to be ...

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Alphaliner: The Fate of Classic Panamaxes

The fleet of classic Panamax containerships of 4,000-5,300 TEU dropped to 543 units, against its peak of 670 ...

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