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Wednesday, March 3, 2021
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Shipping

Seaspan Acquires Two Scrubber-Fitted 15,000 TEU Containerships On Long-Term Charters

Seaspan Corporation has announced plans to acquire a pair of 15,000 TEU scrubber-fitted containerships. Seaspan, a wholly owned subsidiary of global asset

March 3, 2021
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containership
Shipping

Hot Market Quadruples Prices for Used Containerships

By Alaric Nightingale (Bloomberg) — Flip this ship. A variation on that buy-low, sell-high strategy is exactly what some container shipowners are opting

March 3, 2021
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Tuesday, March 2, 2021
FILE PHOTO: MV Maersk Eindhoven. Credit: MarineTraffic.com/Hanners Von Rijn
Shipping

Maersk Eindhoven Sets Sail for Los Angeles After Last Month’s Cargo Loss

The Maersk Eindhoven has departed Japan for the U.S. West Coast after operations to remove damaged and dislodged containers after its cargo loss last month.

March 2, 2021
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containers at port of los angeles
Ports

Global Cargo Traffic Jam Could Last to 2022

By Thomas Black (Bloomberg) — A cargo traffic jam on the world’s roads, seas and air corridors could easily continue into next year, continuing to

March 2, 2021
Total Views: 3357

port of los angeles cma cgm
Ports

U.S. Imports at Full Speed Show Uneven Global Recovery Pace

By Brendan Murray (Bloomberg) — A surge of imports into the U.S. economy shows little sign of slowing down, clogging American ports and highlighting

March 2, 2021
Total Views: 1409

Monday, March 1, 2021
FILE PHOTO: Ships and shipping containers are pictured at the port of Long Beach in Long Beach, California, U.S., January 30, 2019. REUTERS/Mike Blake/File Photo
Shipping

U.S. Goods-Trade Deficit Widens in January as Imports Surge to a Record

By Eric Martin (Bloomberg) — The U.S. merchandise-trade deficit widened in January as imports climbed to a record high, signaling a continuing recovery

March 1, 2021
Total Views: 1035

port of rotterdam
Shipping

Shippers Face Increasing Bunker Surcharges Amid Rising Fuel Costs

By Mike Wackett (The Loadstar) – Higher fuel costs are triggering increases in ocean carrier bunker surcharges, adding more misery for shippers

March 1, 2021
Total Views: 1239

Friday, February 26, 2021
Containership docking Port of Long Beach
Ports

U.S. Retailers See Millions in Sales Delays Amid Shipping Logjam

By Kim Bhasin, Jordyn Holman and Henry Ren (Bloomberg) — Overwhelmed U.S. ports, elevated freight costs and accidents that sent goods plunging to the

February 26, 2021
Total Views: 3364

Thursday, February 25, 2021
Ship Owners Lock In Charter Rates at 13-Year Highs
Shipping

Ship Owners Lock In Charter Rates at 13-Year Highs

By Mike Wackett (The Loadstar) – Containership charter rates have hit 13-year highs and shipowners are locking these in with carriers on three- and

February 25, 2021
Total Views: 4114

CMA CGM to Deploy Six LNG-Powered Containerships on Transpacific
Shipping

CMA CGM to Deploy Six LNG-Powered Containerships on Transpacific

French shipping giant CMA CGM has announced plans to deploy six new LNG-powered containerships dedicated to the China-U.S. market. Group Chairman and CEO

February 25, 2021
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Tuesday, February 23, 2021
FILE PHOTO: Ships and shipping containers are pictured at the port of Long Beach in Long Beach, California, U.S., January 30, 2019. REUTERS/Mike Blake/File Photo
Ports

U.S. Imports Surge Set to Run Into Summer as West Coast Ports struggle

By Mike Wackett (The Loadstar) – Container freight and charter markets are continuing to boom post-Chinese New Year, and analysts expect favourable

February 23, 2021
Total Views: 2696

Monday, February 22, 2021
container terminal at port
Shipping

Shipping Snarls Force Global Trading to Look Outside the Box

By Enda Curran (Bloomberg) — An ongoing surge in the cost of shipping goods around the world is prompting manufacturers and their customers

February 22, 2021
Total Views: 2113

Friday, February 19, 2021
container ship
Shipping

Container Rates Buck Usual Post-Chinese New Year Slump

By Mike Wackett (The Loadstar) – Ocean carriers are determined to keep container spot rates at their highly elevated levels for as long as possible, as

February 19, 2021
Total Views: 4198

Thursday, February 18, 2021
Danaos Sees ‘Outstanding Turnaround’ as Liner Profitablity Boom Continues
Shipping

Danaos Sees ‘Outstanding Turnaround’ as Liner Profitablity Boom Continues

By Mike Wackett (The Loadstar) – Ocean carriers and containership owners are in the midst of the richest vein for the liner sector in over a

February 18, 2021
Total Views: 1821

Wednesday, February 17, 2021
port of long beach
Shipping

U.S. Federal Maritime Commission to Issue Demand Orders to Ocean Carriers and Terminal Operators on Detention & Demurrage Practices

The U.S. Federal Maritime Commission is ordering ocean carriers and marine terminal operators to supply information to determine if legal obligations related

February 17, 2021
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A Rarity Among U.S. Ports, Seattle Still Has Room for More Ships
Ports

A Rarity Among U.S. Ports, Seattle Still Has Room for More Ships

By Brendan Murray (Bloomberg) — The trade gateways in the U.S. Pacific Northwest that handle the flow of containers, cars and commodities are standing

February 17, 2021
Total Views: 2793

Cargo Boom Fuels $10 Billion Spree for New Containerships
Shipbuilding

Cargo Boom Fuels $10 Billion Spree for New Containerships

By Brendan Murray and Kyunghee Park (Bloomberg) — Some of the world’s largest container-shipping lines are ordering new vessels amid surging demand

February 17, 2021
Total Views: 2686

Tuesday, February 16, 2021
AFIF Hapag-Lloyd
Shipping

Hapag-Lloyd Forecasts ‘Very Strong’ First Quarter

Hapag-Lloyd expects operating profit to more than triple in the first quarter of 2021 on “exceptionally” strong demand for container transportation

February 16, 2021
Total Views: 1364

msc ship in port
Shipping

2M Blanks Asia-Europe Sailing at Last-Minute

By Mike Wackett (The Loadstar) – The 2M alliance has announced a further blank sailing this week from Asia to North Europe to use the vessel on another

February 16, 2021
Total Views: 2162

Friday, February 12, 2021
zim containership
Shipping

ZIM to Charter LNG Containerships for Asia-U.S. East Coast Trade

Israeli shipping company ZIM has announced a strategic chartering agreement with Seaspan for the long-term charter of ten 15,000 TEU-capacity containership

February 12, 2021
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