Containers

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

Containers

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May 24, 2019

In March 2019, the global container port throughput index bounced back to a level of 130.2 points after experiencing more than 17 points decline in...
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May 23, 2019

Alphaliner has slashed its global container throughput growth estimate for this year to just 2.5% from 3.6%. (more…)
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ZIM-containership

May 23, 2019

Israeli container line Zim has reduced its first quarter loss. The company said the net deficit was $24.3m, compared to $34.1m the year before. Revenue...
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HMM

May 21, 2019

Hyundai Merchant Marine (HMM) is sinking deeper into trouble, as despite efforts to normalize operations, the shipper has continued to lose money over the past...
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Shipping containers belonging to Hamburg Sud and Maersk companies are seen stacked at La Guaira port, in La Guaira, Venezuela, January 27, 2016. REUTERS/Marco Bello

May 20, 2019

AP Moller – Maersk has ordered five 2,200 teu feederships with CSSC Jiangnan Shipyard. (more…)
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Triton_Containership_Panama Canal

May 16, 2019

The containership Triton has completed a trial transit in the Panama Canal. This is a new record transit in terms of size and container cargo...
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HMM

May 16, 2019

Hyundai Merchant Marine Co., South Korea’s biggest shipping company by sales, said Wednesday its net losses deepened in the first quarter from a year earlier...
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Hapag-Lloyd

May 10, 2019

Hapag-Lloyd is optimistic about the year ahead, despite global trade tensions, the German container shipping company’s chief executive said on Thursday after a first quarter...
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FILE PHOTO: A Cosco Shipping vessel is moored at PSA's Pasir Panjang container terminal in Singapore September 19, 2018.  REUTERS/Edgar Su/File Photo

May 8, 2019

The shipping container business of state-owned logistics leviathan China COSCO Shipping Co. Ltd. is set to gobble up five Chinese units of a Singaporean rival...
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GSL

May 7, 2019

Global Ship Lease, Inc., a containership charter owner, has agreed new five-year charters with MSC for 8,667 TEU GSL Tianjin (built 2005) and OOCL Qingdao...
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container

May 1, 2019

Drewry has urged containership owners planning to scrap older vessels this year to “get a move on”. (more…)
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oocl

April 29, 2019

Orient Overseas Container Line (OOCL) posted stronger revenues in the first quarter of 2019. (more…)
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Maersk

April 29, 2019

International trade is subjected to diverse and wide controls and customs regulations that need to be met to ensure that traded goods are entering and...
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HMM

April 25, 2019

The new head of South Korean flag carrier Hyundai Merchant Marine Co. is on a charm-offensive trip to Europe to cement the shipping line’s relations...
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containers

April 25, 2019

The Drewry Container Port Throughput Indices are a series of volume growth/decline indices based on monthly throughput data for a sample of over 220 ports...
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