Drewry: Container Carriers Heading to Profit

The majority of container shipping lines lost money in the first three months of 2017, but higher rates and ...

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Carriers Not Cashing In on Intra-Asia Container Trade Surge

Container traffic within Asia is flying according to trade statistics, but carriers are yet to feel the benefit, ...

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Rates for Small LPG Vessels to Strengthen Further

Vessel oversupply will persist in the LPG shipping market for the next two years, keeping freight rates under ...

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China Sparks World Container Traffic Boom

Preliminary data from Drewry’s Container Trades Statistics (CTS) indicates that world container traffic ...

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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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Drewry: Crude Tanker Market to See Recovery in 2020

Recovery in the crude tanker shipping market is not expected until 2020 as weak trade growth and a bloated ...

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Drewry: Chemical Tanker Fleet Set to Outpace CPP Fleet

The shipping fleet trading in chemicals and vegoils is heading for an expansion moderately driven by a demand for ...

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Drewry: Europe-ECSA Trade in Momentum Shift

As the southbound leg in the topsy-turvy Europe-East Coast South America (ECSA) trade regained supremacy in the ...

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Dry Bulk Shipping Market to Stay on Growth Path

The outlook for dry bulk shipping remains positive as the gap between supply and demand is set to continue ...

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Growing Inbound Trade Drives China’s Port Congestion

Chinese ports are encountering major congestion brought on by bad weather, the restructuring of alliance networks, ...

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Drewry: Fleet Oversupply Postpones Recovery of LNG Rates

The recovery of liquefied natural gas (LNG) freight rates is not expected to start before the latter part of next ...

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Megaships: Will They Live Up to the Promise?

There are 56 container ships of 18,000 + TEU on order slated for delivery from April, 2017 till June, 2020. The ...

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Drewry: Bigger Ships to Continue Pressuring Freight Rates

Westbound Asia to Mediterranean volumes have been disappointing thus far in 2017, but shipments heading in the ...

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Survey: Carriers' Service Rated as Poor to Average

The service provided by container shipping lines is rated as poor to average and has deteriorated in the past year, ...

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Drewry: Charter Market in Unexpected Revival

The charter market has found a new lease of life in the recent weeks driven in part by carriers’ poor network ...

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Drewry: 2017 a Year of Small Comeback for Container Carriers

2017 should be a year of small profits for most container carriers but there will be very little room for error, ...

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No Significant Recovery for MPV Rates before 2018

Rates in the multipurpose shipping sector seem to have bottomed out as signs of market recovery emerge after ten ...

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Drewry: Alliance Reshuffle Comes amid Weaker Demand

The new alliance set-up coincides with a weak start to the year for headhaul volumes from Asia to West Coast North ...

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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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Drewry: New Alliance Networks-Winners and Losers

The Ocean Alliance has the most services at its disposal with a total of 40 loops spread across seven East-West ...

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Rate Levels Surge from North Europe to Asia

Spot container freight rates from North Europe to China have reached a four-year high as they jumped by 45% this ...

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