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Thursday, April 1, 2021
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Shipping

Fitch: Soaring Shipping Costs Add To Near-Term Global Inflationary Pressures

Supply chain bottlenecks in global shipping and semiconductor markets are adding to near-term pressures on inflation, says Fitch Ratings in a new report

April 1, 2021
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Wednesday, March 31, 2021
Port of Savannah Garden City Terminal
Ports

Port of Savannah Infrastructure Projects to Boost TEU Capacity Amid Unprecedented Growth

The Georgia Ports Authority has approved projects to increase annual capacity at the Port of Savannah beyond 6 million twenty-foot equivalent container units,

March 31, 2021
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Tuesday, March 30, 2021
maersk eureka
Accidents

Maersk Containership Broken Down in the Pacific Ocean – Update

Update – April 1, 2021: Maersk reports that repairs to Maersk Eureka have been completed and the ship is undergoing sea trials to ensure its safe

March 30, 2021
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containership underway
Shipbuilding

Seaspan Adds Six 15,500 TEU Containerships to Newbuild Orderbook

Seaspan Corporation, a leading owner and operator of containerships, is adding to its newbuild order book with an order for six 15,500 TEU containerships. The

March 30, 2021
Total Views: 2755

china port
Shipping

Carriers Warned Against Price Gouging Shippers with Suez Chaos

By Mike Wackett (The Loadstar) – Ocean carriers have been warned not to take advantage of the capacity crunch resulting from the Suez blockage to

March 30, 2021
Total Views: 2499

Friday, March 26, 2021
container ship at sea
Shipping

Shipping Lines Considering Cape Surcharge for Ships Re-Routed Around Africa

By Mike Wackett (The Loadstar) – Container spot rates from Asia to Europe look set to surge again, as carriers are obliged to blank sailings in

March 26, 2021
Total Views: 4936

maersk ship
Maritime News

Do Super-Sized Ships Create Super-Sized Problems?

This article was originally published in 2019. It has been reposted to provide context to the Ever Given situation in the Suez Canal. Also read Part 2:

March 26, 2021
Total Views: 4580

Tuesday, March 23, 2021
maersk tanker
Shipping

Maersk Can’t Get Enough Women to Chase Top Management Positions

By Christian Wienberg (Bloomberg) — The chairman of A.P. Moller-Maersk A/S, Jim Hagemann Snabe, says it’s proving difficult to get enough women to

March 23, 2021
Total Views: 8136

evergeen glory
Shipbuilding

Evergreen to Order Twenty 15,000 TEU Containerships

Taiwanese shipping company Evergreen Marine Corporation (EMC) has announced plans to build twenty containerships of 15,000 TEU capacity each. The order was

March 23, 2021
Total Views: 10239

Monday, March 22, 2021
zim containership
Shipping

‘Revitalized’ ZIM Posts Biggest Yearly Profit

By Mike Wackett (The Loadstar) – Israeli ocean carrier Zim has posted its first annual profit for three years – and the biggest in its 75-year

March 22, 2021
Total Views: 1378

Friday, March 19, 2021
port of rotterdam
Shipping

Carriers ‘Cherry-Picking’ as Rates Continue to Head North

By Mike Wackett (The Loadstar) – Container spot rates from Asia may have eased slightly from their record highs, post-Chinese new year, but rates for

March 19, 2021
Total Views: 1312

Thursday, March 18, 2021
hapag-lloyd ship
Shipping

Hapag-Lloyd Avoids Forecast Amid Coronavirus Uncertainty

RANKFURT, March 18 (Reuters) – German container shipper Hapag-Lloyd said on Thursday it almost tripled its net result in 2020 due to lower costs and

March 18, 2021
Total Views: 758

Wednesday, March 17, 2021
Port of Los Angeles Sets Latest Monthly Record
Ports

Port of Los Angeles Sets Latest Monthly Record

The United States’ top port for containerized imports from Asia reported its best February on record as the nation’s economy continues to bounce

March 17, 2021
Total Views: 3258

Containership Charter Market Has Gone ‘Bananas’
Shipping

Containership Charter Market Has Gone ‘Bananas’

By Mike Wackett (The Loadstar) Ocean carriers are becoming increasingly confident that freight rates will remain high for years and are still chartering

March 17, 2021
Total Views: 12077

Monday, March 15, 2021
CMA CGM Sees $2 Billion Turnaround in 2020
Shipping

CMA CGM Sees $2 Billion Turnaround in 2020

By Mike Wackett (The Loadstar) – CMA CGM has posted a net profit of $1.75bn for 2020, following a loss of $229m the year before, and said it was

March 15, 2021
Total Views: 3164

Friday, March 12, 2021
CMA CGM Sees Strong Shipping Market Continuing in First Half
Shipping

CMA CGM Sees Strong Shipping Market Continuing in First Half

PARIS, March 12 (Reuters) – Container shipping group CMA CGM said on Friday that it expected activity to remain strong in the first half of

March 12, 2021
Total Views: 3269

Thursday, March 11, 2021
containership
Shipping

Ocean Carriers Face Opportunity to Break ‘Boom-and-Bust’ Cycle

By Mike Wackett (The Loadstar) – Ocean carriers are enjoying a bull run of profitability, thanks to demand spikes and inflated freight rates, and now

March 11, 2021
Total Views: 1691

Wednesday, March 10, 2021
maersk freight cargo
Shipping

Maersk is Said to Weigh Sale of $1 Billion Reefer Container Unit

By Vinicy Chan, Christian Wienberg and Aaron Kirchfeld (Bloomberg) — A.P. Moller-Maersk A/S is considering a sale of its refrigerated container business

March 10, 2021
Total Views: 11259

Friday, March 5, 2021
port of los angeles
Ports

U.S. Trade Gap Widens to Near Record as Imports Surge

By Eric Martin (Bloomberg) — The U.S. trade deficit widened to the third-biggest on record in January as imports surged to the highest since mid-2019.

March 5, 2021
Total Views: 1462

Thursday, March 4, 2021
U.S. West Coast Port Congestion Could Last Until Summer Peak Season
Ports

U.S. West Coast Port Congestion Could Last Until Summer Peak Season

By Mike Wackett (The Loadstar) – Major port and landside congestion at US west coast ports could last until the summer peak season, according to ocean

March 4, 2021
Total Views: 4723
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