Wednesday, May 19, 2021
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Forecast Warns Link Between Container Traffic and Global Economic Growth Could Decline in Recovery

By Gavin van Marle (The Loadstar) – As economies continue to rebound, global container trade is expected to grow by 5.8% this year, according to a forecast today from Alphaliner. Recently, the...

May 19, 2021
Total Views: 2863

Thursday, April 22, 2021
port of los angeles

Containerships Wanted: Carriers ‘Scraping the Barrel’ for Tonnage

By Mike Wackett (The Loadstar) – Carriers are “scraping the bottom of the barrel” for available tonnage, as the percentage of the global containership fleet commercially idle and not in dry dock...

April 22, 2021
Total Views: 9321

Tuesday, June 23, 2020
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Maritime News

Reversal of Fortune for Box Carriers as Charter Rates Tumble

By Mike Wackett (The Loadstar) – Ocean carrier optimism is being driven by higher freight rates and cheaper fuel – but tumbling charter hire costs are proving to be the...

June 23, 2020
Total Views: 26

Thursday, March 16, 2017
MSC Containership docked in the port of Miami

Finally Some Good News For Containership Owners

By Mike Wackett (TheLoadstar) Brokers are reporting good news for embattled containership owners this week in the container charter market, with a big rise in enquiries and improving daily hire...

March 16, 2017
Total Views: 90

Thursday, August 18, 2016

Big Data – Top 20 Container Shipping Companies Visualized

Sometimes it's difficult to wrap our brains around large numbers generated by Big Data... like the relative size of shipping companies based on their total cargo capacity. Data visualizations (interactive charts) can help.

August 18, 2016
Total Views: 136

Monday, November 11, 2013
evergreen shipping container

Evergreen’s Alphaliner Rebuttal

By Gavin van Marle Taiwanese shipping line Evergreen has denied that its fleet modernisation programme will significantly affect the overall supply can demand balance in global liner shipping. The company...

November 11, 2013
Total Views: 5

Tuesday, June 26, 2012

Global Containership Fleet Hits 16 Million TEU Mark

The International Maritime Oranization yesterday asked us to celebrate the Day of The Seafarer by honoring the theme, “it came by sea, I can’t live without it!”. Now today, liner...

June 26, 2012
Total Views: 4

Tuesday, January 10, 2012

Overcapacity in Liner Industry Expected to Accelerate [REPORT]

Container shipping industry analyst Alphaliner said today that overcapacity in the liner industry will continue into 2012 as supply growth continues to accelerate. In their weekly report, Alphaliner projected that...

January 10, 2012
Total Views: 1

Tuesday, January 3, 2012

Maersk Line Tops Fleet Capacity Growth in 2011 [REPORT]

A.P. Moller – Maersk Group’s Maersk Line recorded the largest capacity growth by TEU’s in 2011 according to a report by liner industry data house Alphaliner.  In 2011, Maersk added...

January 3, 2012
Total Views: 3