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Interview with Daniel Schäfer, Market Analyst at German DS Research.

Middle East Demand on the Rise

Container shipping

Drewry: Demand growth from Asia to the Middle East topped 26% in the first quarter of 2018.

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APM 2018 Launched amid Industry Anticipation for Upturn

Asia's exhibition and conference Asia Pacific Maritime (APM) was officially launched on March 14.

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Asia-Med Trade to Be among Better Performers in 2018

Despite a slump at the end of 2017, Asia to Med trade will be one of the better performers in 2018.

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Yang Ming to Spread Roots in Asia

Yang Ming Marine Transport Corporation (Yang Ming) has unveiled its plans to expand throughout Asia.

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Number of Asian Piracy Incidents Drops Further

A total of 60 incidents were reported in Asia during January-October 2017, representing the lowest number in the ...

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Asia to ECSA Trade Heading to Double-Digit Growth

The container market from Asia to East Coast South America (ECSA) is on course for double-digit growth this year, ...

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53 Pct More Cruise Ships Plying Asian Waters

In 2017, 66 cruise ships are being deployed in Asian waters, a 53 percent growth since 2013 when only 43 ships were ...

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New Asia-West Africa Services Result in Weak Rates

A demand growth recovery in the Asia-West Africa container shipping trade inspired two new fortnightly services, ...

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Asia to Australasia Container Traffic Heading South

Asia to Australasia container traffic experienced its first quarterly slump in at least five years, falling by 11 ...

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Drewry: Asia-Southern Africa Rates at 7-Year High

The Asia to Southern Africa market has witnessed a significant growth as spot rates reached their highest in seven ...

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Carriers Getting Busier on Asia-Middle East Route

Spot rates in the Asia to Middle East market are seeing the most traction as container shipments on the route ...

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HMM Sees Surge in Asia-US West Coast Volumes

South Korean shipping major Hyundai Merchant Marine (HMM) saw a 77 percent surge in its Asia-US west coast (USWC) ...

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Drewry: Asia-Med Prices to Remain Firm until Q4

The westbound Asia-Mediterranean trade will witness firm prices until the fourth quarter of the year when the ...

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OFE: MRs Are the Bright Spot of Asian Crude Market

As newbuilding deliveries would continue to keep a lid on product tanker rates in Asia over the third quarter of ...

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OFE: Asia Tanker Rates to Remain Weak in 3Q

Weak supply side fundamentals as well as a seasonal lull in demand are expected to plague the Asian crude tanker ...

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ReCAAP: Asian Maritime Crimes Halved in May

A total of six actual incidents of piracy and armed robbery against ships were reported in Asia in May 2017, ...

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HMM's Asia-US Volumes Surge by 67%

South Korean shipping company Hyundai Merchant Marine (HMM) has seen a 67% year-on-year rise in its Asia-US volume ...

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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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OFE: A Glimmer of Hope for Asian Tanker Market

Already at the start of the second quarter of 2017 Asia’s crude tanker market finds itself flooded with a flurry of ...

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Infographic: Actual Maritime Crimes in Asia Drop by 12 Pct

There was an overall drop in actual piracy and armed robbery incidents against ships in Asia during January-March ...

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Little Hope for Asia-West Africa Volume Recovery

Carriers in the Asia to West Africa container trade could be dragged through another woeful demand story as the ...

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