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Drewry Sets Up Reefer Benchmarking Club

Shipping consultancy Drewry has launched a new Reefer Benchmarking Club to meet the growing concerns of shippers ...

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BCOs Need to Rethink Contract Negotiation Strategy

Contract freight rates paid by Beneficial Cargo Owners (BCOs) to move their products by container have increased ...

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Drewry: Freight Rates Entering Calmer Waters

Carriers’ lack of success implementing spot market freight rate increases in September is less worrying than ...

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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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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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Shipping's Recovery Not Enough to Lift Seafarer Wage Costs

Ship manning costs are set to remain suppressed despite a recovery in cargo shipping markets, as shipowners and ...

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Drewry: SM Line Soon to Join Top 20 Carriers

South Korea’s recently established SM Line is on the verge of joining the Top 20 of carriers by operated ...

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Container Leasing Rates under Pressure amid Competition

Leasing companies are tightening their stranglehold over container equipment ownership as ocean carriers cut back ...

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Hybrid Global Terminal Operators on the Rise

More international terminal portfolios are likely to move into the hybrid category in the coming years, as pure ...

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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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Drewry: Container Trade Outlook Rises with More Volumes

World container trade appears to be back on track after two lean years, right on time for carriers that are taking ...

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Weak Freight Outlook to Affect VLGC Asset Values

Given the weak freight rate outlook for LPG shipping over the next twelve months, there is more downside risk to ...

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Oversupply to Put More Pressure on Chemical Shipping Rates

The shipping fleet trading in chemical and vegoil markets is set to accelerate at a much faster pace than demand, ...

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Drewry: Is CMA CGM Playing Catch-Up with Carriers?

Having been dormant for over 18 months the containership orderbook could be about to jolt back to life with ...

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Drewry: Firm Demand to Drive Recovery in Dry Bulk Shipping

Dry bulk shipping charter rates are expected to continue to recover with firm demand and controlled fleet growth, ...

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Chinese Players Lead M&As in Port Sector

The outlook for global container port demand growth is now more optimistic and Chinese players are on the ...

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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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Drewry: FSRUs More Profitable than LNG Carriers

Despite falling freight rates for floating storage regasification units (FSRUs), investment returns at current ...

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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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Drewry: Vietnam, Indonesia Adding Direct Mainline Services

The assumption that the rise of mega-ships and alliances would limit the coverage of direct mainline container ...

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