Bigger Ships on the Horizon for Fujairah

CEO of Fujairah Terminals

CEO of Fujairah Terminals updates on the progress with expansion plans at the port.

Drewry: 2019 Another Solid Year for Container Market

Containership

Drewry: The industry’s supply-demand balance will benefit from a reduced appetite for ULCVs among major carriers.

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Good News and Bad News for Container Ports in 2019

Container handling

The global container terminal industry is expected to remain a very profitable business in 2019.

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Drewry: Small LNG Projects the Next Big Thing

LNG Carriers

Drewry expects an increase in ordering of small LNG carriers in 2019 and beyond.

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Drewry: Asia to Mediterranean Trade Facing Choppy Waters?

containership

Drewry believes headhaul volumes may struggle to match this year’s growth rate.

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Drewry: East-West Contract Rates Help Reduce Shippers’ Costs

Containership

Drewry: Ocean freight rates for cargoes moving under contracts on major East-West routes decreased by 7% in the 4Q.

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Drewry: Liner Industry's Appetite for Scrubbers Grows

Containership

Adoption of exhaust scrubbers as a solution to the 2020 low-sulphur regulations is picking up, according to Drewry.

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Competitive Landscape Could Change Completely in Liner World

Maersk Lamanai, Monte Azul container ships

Global carriers are starting to distinguish themselves with new corporate strategies.

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Drewry: Ship Operating Costs Rise for the 2nd Year in a Row

Containership

Drewry: Vessel operating costs rose for the second year in a row following two years of marked declines.

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Transpacific Is the Most Unpredictable Trade at Present

Containership

Drewry: The Transpacific trade – sometimes stop, sometimes go – is currently the most unpredictable container trade.

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Drewry: Void Sailings for Nought or Not Enough?

MSC Containership

Drewry: the history of this year indicates that the success of this tactic is questionable.

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Drewry: Car Carriers on Recovery Path despite Uncertainty

Car carrier

Drewry: Car carrier shipping is to continue its recovery, supported by improving utilisation, but headwinds still exist.

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Drewry: Signs of Recovery Appear in North America-ECSA Trade

Containership

Drewry: North America-ECSA container trade is seeing signs of recovery in demand and freight rates.

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Drewry: Expansion of Container Terminals in the Doldrums

container terminal

Container terminal capacity expansion in the next five years has fallen to the lowest proportion ever.

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Drewry: Prospects Improve for Multipurpose Shipping

Shipping

Growth in renewable energy generation and Asian construction boom lifted prospects for multipurpose shipping fleet.

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Drewry: Tight Supply to Keep Oil Prices Up in Q4

tanker

Oil prices have already started to rise ahead of US sanctions against Iran.

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Container Demand Forecast Downgraded

Containership

Drewry: Forecast for container demand was downgraded for the next five years.

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2020 Rule Exposes Lack of Fuel Cost Transparency Concerns

Containership

Drewry: Unease among global shippers/BCOs and freight forwarders rising ahead of IMO's 2020 rule.

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Asia to Middle East, South Asia Trade Sees Weak Demand

Containership

Demand from Asia to the Middle East and South Asia is in a steep decline, according to Drewry.

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More Service Cuts Needed to Revive Asia-Europe Corridor

Containership

Drewry: Another service cut in Asia to North Europe corridor would help the spot market gain traction.

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Drewry: Turkey Lira Crisis May Affect Asia-Med Growth

Containership

Rising Asia-Med freight rates might not last long as economic crisis engulfs Turkey.

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LNG Spot Charter Rates Hit Peak despite Low Seasonal Demand

LNG carrier

LNG charter rates strengthened in the second quarter of 2018 and are at their peak since 2012.

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