Containers

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

Containers

drewry

March 27, 2020

Drewry’s container port throughput index remained stagnant with no monthly change in January 2020. However, the index was close to three points (2.1%) down when...
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CMA CGM

March 27, 2020

The CMA CGM Group, a world leader in shipping and logistics, announces today the first closing of its agreement with China Merchants Port (CMP), with...
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oocl

March 24, 2020

Orient Overseas (International) Limited (OOIL) saw a significant earnings growth at the end of 2019. (more…)
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containership

March 24, 2020

As the retail industry across Europe and North America begins to effectively shut down as governments enforce widespread social lockdown, there are increasing warnings that...
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Hapag-Lloyd

March 23, 2020

Hapag-Lloyd published its audited business results for 2019. The Group net result improved significantly to around USD 418 million (EUR 373 million). (more…)
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containers

March 23, 2020

Leading container shipping firm A.P. Moller-Maersk scrapped its 2020 earnings forecast on Friday, while rival Hapag-Lloyd warned of slowing growth until at least June, as...
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ZIM-containership

March 20, 2020

The container shipping industry is dynamic and volatile and has been marked in recent years by instability, characterized by volatility in freight rates and bunker...
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containers

March 19, 2020

A shipping container shortage that’s left everything from Thai curry to Canadian peas idling in ports may be about to get a whole lot worse...
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Ships Are Skipping China and It’s Causing Turmoil for Trade

March 16, 2020

Severe congestion at Chinese ports is easing, say officials and industry participants, although a logjam of refrigerated containers has disrupted supplies of fresh and frozen...
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Shipping containers sit stacked on board the upper deck of container ship Antoine de Saint Exupery, operated by CMA CGM SA, at the port of Le Harve, France, on Thursday, Sept. 6, 2018. France is benefiting from solid economic expansion in the euro zone after years of European Central Bank stimulus, and a trade dispute with the U.S. that could have led to higher tariffs seems to have subsided for now. Photographer: Christophe Morin/Bloomberg

March 9, 2020

French shipping group CMA CGM said its operations in China were returning to normal after the coronavirus outbreak crippled traffic last month, forecasting the global...
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China port operators

February 28, 2020

China’s top container ports are loosening the backlog of cargoes on their docks as workers return to their posts after coronavirus travel curbs that kept...
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seaspan

February 26, 2020

Seaspan announced that it has agreed to purchase a fleet of four containerships for approximately $367 million in cash. (more…)
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CMA CGM MARCO POLO

February 25, 2020

The coronavirus outbreak is threatening to scupper a debt refinancing for the world’s third-largest container shipping company. (more…)
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Seaspan

February 20, 2020

Seaspan announced its financial results for the quarter and year ended December 31, 2019. (more…)
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Hapag-Lloyd

February 20, 2020

On the basis of preliminary figures, Hapag-Lloyd’s earnings before interest and taxes (EBIT) for the 2019 financial year significantly increased to EUR 811 million (2018:...
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