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Carriers Still Under Pressure Due to Boxshsip Overcapacity

Severe overcapacity in the container shipping market and recently agreed contract rates on the transpacific trade ...

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Japanese Shipyards' Orders Halved in May

Japanese shipbuilding woes continued in May as well, as the country’s shipyards secured just eight ...

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Container Lines in for Three Years of Overcapacity Pain

Slowing global trade and a bloated orderbook of large vessel capacity mean that container shipping is set for ...

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Low Idle Boxship Fleet Masks Global Overcapacity Issues

This year’s idle container ship fleet of above 500 TEUs has fallen to the lowest level recorded since 2011 ...

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Euro Dockworkers Tackling Overcapacity, Automation Threats

The combined unions of dockworkers in Germany, Netherlands, France, United Kingdom and Belgium as well as the ...

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Drewry: Ship Utilisation Hit by Overcapacity

The average containership load factor across the main headhaul East-West trade routes, adjusted for void ...

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Drewry: Ordering of Big Ships Starting to Backfire

A toxic mixture of overcapacity, weak demand and aggressive commercial pricing is threatening liner shipping ...

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CSG Responds to Overcapacity in Newbuilding Market

Responding to challenges in the newbuilding market plagued by overcapacity and decline in new orders, Chinese ...

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Nine More Shipyards Made It to China’s White List

Nine more shipbuilders have been added to China’s “White List” of shipyards that will enjoy ...

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Platts: Atlantic Supramax Market Plagued by Overcapacity

Platts: Atlantic Supramax Market Plagued by Overcapacity

The Atlantic Supramax market continued to deal with an oversupply of ships in all its key regions, with demand for ...

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Drewry: Slow Steaming Keeps Overcapacity at Bay

Drewry: Slow Steaming Keeps Overcapacity at Bay

Drewry Shipping Consultants says no matter how low the oil and bunker prices go, it is confident that ocean ...

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Overcapacity Likely to Persist in Container Shipping Market

“The industry saw a disappointing first half and a more encouraging second half in 2013. Moving into 2014, there ...

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Newbuilding Market Still Not Overbooked

Despite the overcapacity of ships on the market, which has been a hot topic recently, the newbuilding orders for ...

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IMDO: Overcapacity Still Causes Fleet Idleness

The idle containership fleet has edged below 2% of the overall fleet for the first time since last September. ...

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IMDO: Bigger Ships than Maersk’s Triple-E Fuel Market ...

The G6 liner alliance is planning to outdo P3, its main rival, by ordering even larger container ships than ...

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Overcapacity Remains Concern in Shipping

As the container shipping industry recuperates from a challenging market environment, concerns still abound over ...

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Drewry: Overcapacity to Ease Gradually after 2013

Drewry’s latest Tanker Forecaster report shows that another tough year is on the horizon for tanker owners as the ...

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Market monitor 2013: Overcapacity in the world fleet

The maritime sector has been hit hard in recent years. Increasing costs and decreasing earnings have squeezed cash ...

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Dutch Flatfish Fleet Hit by Overcapacity

  The Dutch flatfish fleet currently comprises too many ships to be able to make a profit under current conditions. ...

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