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Thursday, May 16, 2024

Red Sea Diversions Leave Asia-Europe Loops Short of Ships

By Gavin van Marle (The Loadstar) – Despite the large tranches of new container shipping capacity hitting the water in recent months, Asia-Europe

May 16, 2024
Total Views: 465

Wednesday, May 1, 2024
OOCL Spain

Record Month for Containership Newbuild Deliveries in April

Alphaliner reports a record month for containership newbuild deliveries in April, surpassing the previous record set in March. A staggering 50 new ships were

May 1, 2024
Total Views: 1349

Wednesday, April 17, 2024
Port of Hong Kong

Hong Kong Falls Out of Top 10 Busiest Port Rankings for First Time Ever

By Gavin van Marle (The Loadstar) – Hong Kong fell out of the world’s top 10 container ports last year, for the first time in the history of container

April 17, 2024
Total Views: 2213

Wednesday, April 10, 2024
ZIM Overtakes Yang Ming in Liner Rankings

ZIM Overtakes Yang Ming in Liner Rankings

A substantial newbuilding program along with recent vessel deliveries has propelled Israeli-based ZIM ahead of Taiwan’s Yang Ming in the liner rankings,

April 10, 2024
Total Views: 1501

Wednesday, January 3, 2024
An MSC containership passes a Maersk containership

MSC Widens Capacity Gap, Solidifying Position as the World’s Largest Shipping Line

MSC Mediterranean Shipping Company solidified its position as the world’s largest shipping line in 2023 with the addition of more than 1 million TEUs

January 3, 2024
Total Views: 3643

Wednesday, October 18, 2023
A stock image of a containership

Inactive Containership Fleet Surpasses 1 Million TEU, Alphaliner Reports

New data from Alphaliner shows the inactive containership fleet has once again surpassed 1 million TEU. The global fleet of inactive containerships has

October 18, 2023
Total Views: 3399

Wednesday, February 22, 2023
OOCL Spain

Wave of Megaships About to Hit the Water as Container Shipping Demand Falters

By Mike Wackett (The Loadstar) – The timing couldn’t be worse: with consumer demand lethargic and inventory stocks stubbornly high, ocean carriers are

February 22, 2023
Total Views: 6492

Wednesday, May 19, 2021
port of los angeles-long beach. photo REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson

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

May 19, 2021
Total Views: 2919

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

April 22, 2021
Total Views: 9357

Tuesday, June 23, 2020
container shipping
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

June 23, 2020
Total Views: 44

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

March 16, 2017
Total Views: 116

Thursday, August 18, 2016
Big Data – Top 20 Container Shipping Companies Visualized

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

August 18, 2016
Total Views: 276

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

November 11, 2013
Total Views: 12

Tuesday, June 26, 2012
Global Containership Fleet Hits 16 Million TEU Mark

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

June 26, 2012
Total Views: 24

Tuesday, January 10, 2012
Overcapacity in Liner Industry Expected to Accelerate [REPORT]

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

January 10, 2012
Total Views: 6

Tuesday, January 3, 2012
Maersk Line Tops Fleet Capacity Growth in 2011 [REPORT]

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

January 3, 2012
Total Views: 21


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