Any Light at the End of the Tunnel for Tankers?

MSI's Tim Smith reveals when to expect the tanker market to recover.

US Container Imports to Hit Record despite Tariffs Debate

Containers

NRF: US container port imports are to set record numbers this summer despite the debate over trade and tariffs.

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Drewry: Leased Container Fleet Still Growing

Containers

Drewry: The leased container fleet now has a clear majority over that owned by transport operators.

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Asia-Oceania Trade to See Slight Rise in Volumes

Container shipping

Asia to Australasia trade is to see an increase in volumes in 2018, but it seems unlikely that it will be spectacular.

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Drewry: China's Waste Rules to Affect Container Shipping

Nearly 3% of world loaded container traffic at risk from becoming landfill as China introduces new waste rules.

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Gothenburg's Box Volumes Hit Record Low in 2017

Port of Gothenburg's container volumes drop by 19 percent in 2017 due to labour dispute.

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Canada Sends Its First LNG to China in Container

Canada has sent its first shipment of liquefied natural gas (LNG) to China by a containership as part of a pilot ...

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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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MAIB: Ever Smart Loses 42 Boxes off Japan

The UK Marine Accident Investigation Board (MAIB) has launched an investigation into the loss of over 40 containers ...

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13 Stowaways Arrive at Algeciras Port in Maersk Containers

A group of 13 stowaways was found hidden in two Maersk containers aboard a vessel which arrived at APM Terminals in ...

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Container Volumes Grow at King Abdullah Port

Saudi Arabia’s King Abdullah Port witnessed a surge of around 14% in its container volumes during the first ...

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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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370 Kg of Cocaine Seized in Port of Montreal

More than 370 kg of suspected cocaine were seized in Canada’s Port of Montreal, according to the Canada ...

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Alphaliner: Container Carrier Giants End 2016 in Red

Despite the freight rate improvements that followed the collapse of Hanjin Shipping in late August, the average ...

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DCT Gdansk Handles Record Container Volume

Polish Port of Gdansk’s Deepwater Container Terminal (DCT) concluded 2016 with an operational result at the level ...

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Cocaine Found in Container Carried by Maersk Ship

Mexican authorities have seized some 278 kilograms of cocaine from a container carried by the 63,200 dwt ...

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Drewry: Spot Container Rates Surge after Hanjin Collapse

Spot container freight rates on the major routes from Asia soared by up to 42% on September 1 following the ...

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BG Freight Line Charters Four Feeder Vessels

Dutch shipping company BG Freight Line, a fully owned subsidiary of Peel Ports Group, is to receive new tailor-made ...

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Alphaliner: Global Container Volumes Rise at Sluggish Pace

As the weak volume growth recorded in the first half of 2016 dragged full year volume projections down, Alphaliner ...

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Asia-Europe Spot Freight Rates Bounce Back

The downwards trend line in Asia-Europe spot freight rates has finally been reversed, data from World Container ...

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MSC, CMA CGM Back New Container Tracking System

Mediterranean Shipping Company (MSC) has joined forces with the French shipping giant CMA CGM in backing French ...

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Panama Canal Reclaims USEC Container Volume Lead

The Panama Canal this month regained the majority share in terms of overall container transport capacity on ...

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