Containers

This page features all the latest news regarding container freight, including TEUs, iso containers, container standards and relevant issues.

Containers

MV-Yantian-Express

March 22, 2019

Shippers with cargo stranded on the fire-stricken Yantian Express are still in the dark on when or where they might be likely to receive their...
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global-ship-lease

March 19, 2019

Global Ship Lease has agreed a three-year charter with Hapag-Lloyd for a 2015-built, high-specification boxship. (more…)
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container ship

March 14, 2019

Scrubbers installed on ultra-large large container vessels (ULCVs) could take up “at least 200 teu” of container slots, according to Alphaliner. (more…)
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CMA CGM MARCO POLO

March 13, 2019

IKEA Transport & Logistics Services, CMA CGM, the GoodShipping Program and the Port of Rotterdam will collaborate in a first of its kind partnership to...
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container

March 8, 2019

Songa Container has decided to equip its entire fleet with exhaust gas cleaning systems (scrubbers). (more…)
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yang ming

March 8, 2019

Two new 14,000 TEU full-container vessels built by Imabari Shipbuilding Co., Ltd. and chartered by Yang Ming, were named as YM Warranty and YM Wellspring...
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evergreen

March 7, 2019

The Ocean Alliance has announced plans to cancel 10 transpacific sailings in March and April, as the early signs of weak volumes on the trade...
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FILE PHOTO: A Hapag-Lloyd container is loaded from a container ship at the terminal Altenwerder in the harbour in Hamburg, Germany October 25, 2011. REUTERS/Fabian Bimmer/File Photo

March 6, 2019

Hapag-Lloyd is searching for a terminal where it could offload the undamaged containers from the fire-stricken Yantian Express. (more…)
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containers

March 5, 2019

High capacity and low demand will leave ocean carriers on Asia-North Europe routes in a tight spot, with analysts suggesting even mild growth would seem...
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CMA_CGM

March 4, 2019

French container shipping group CMA CGM booked record revenue in 2018 as trans-Pacific goods traffic remained buoyant despite U.S.-Chinese trade tensions, but soaring oil prices...
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containers

February 28, 2019

The imbalance of US container imports over exports has worsened despite the implementation of protectionist trade policies by the US administration, according to Alphaliner. (more…)
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containers

February 27, 2019

The world’s two biggest container shipping companies on Tuesday said they have been cleared in an investigation of the sector by the U.S. Department of...
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Diana-Containerships

February 26, 2019

The global shipping company specializing in the ownership of containerships has announced that it is changing its name to Performance Shipping with immediate effect. (more…)
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Diana-Containerships-MV-YM-Great

February 26, 2019

Diana Containerships reported a net loss of $0.4 million for the fourth quarter of 2018, compared to a net loss of $16.6 million for the...
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Hapag_Lloyd

February 26, 2019

Container shipping firm Hapag-Lloyd said volume growth and a modest recovery in freight rates in the second half of 2018 helped push operating profit 32...
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