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Friday, May 19, 2023

MSC’s New Megaships Face Longer Transit Times on 2M’s Asia-Europe Route

By Mike Wackett (The Loadstar) – Last week’s announcement by the 2M Alliance partners that they intend to inject nine additional vessels into

May 19, 2023
Total Views: 3077

Friday, May 12, 2023
Maersk ship entering the Port of Rotterdam. Photo: Shutterstock

2M Adding Capacity to Reduce Speed on Asia-Europe Network

By Mike Wackett (The Loadstar) – Next month, 2M partners MSC and Maersk will deploy nine extra vessels on their Asia-Europe services, an injection of

May 12, 2023
Total Views: 1504

Thursday, May 11, 2023

Clarksons Warns of CII Speed Misconceptions

Clarksons, a leading shipping consultancy, is urging its clients to reassess their decisions related to Carbon Intensity Indicator (CII) compliance and the

May 11, 2023
Total Views: 1897

Thursday, May 4, 2023
Aerial top view of a containership underway

Liner Shipping Reduces Sailing Speed Amid Environmental Concerns and Changing Market

As the COVID-19 pandemic recedes, global shipping is experiencing a shift in operations. According to the world’s largest shipping association, BIMCO,

May 4, 2023
Total Views: 1613

Thursday, April 27, 2023

Can Slow Steaming Offset Container Shipping’s Capacity Problem?

By Nick Savvides (The Loadstar) – Any recovery in the container shipping market will be overwhelmed by the flood of new vessels entering the market,

April 27, 2023
Total Views: 2980

Friday, August 5, 2022
container shipping

Containership Charter Market Could See New Spike as Ships Slow Down for New Emissions Regulations

By Mike Wackett (The Loadstar) – The containership charter market could see a new spike this year, as liner operators look to redesign their

August 5, 2022
Total Views: 1803

Monday, July 11, 2022
Slow Steaming May Be Surest Way For Aging Fleets To Meet Ever Changing Emissions Standards

Slow Steaming May Be Surest Way For Aging Fleets To Meet Ever Changing Emissions Standards

By Sarah McFarlane LONDON, July 11 (Reuters) – If shipping is the beating heart of global trade, its pulse is about to get slower.

July 11, 2022
Total Views: 3239

Saturday, May 28, 2022
Several Factors Point To Shipping Being A Leading Cause Of Whale Shark Deaths

Several Factors Point To Shipping Being A Leading Cause Of Whale Shark Deaths

Freya Womersley, David Sims (The Conversation)–Over 80% of international trade is carried by sea. Much of what we use and consume everyday either has

May 28, 2022
Total Views: 1250

Thursday, October 3, 2019
container shipping
Maritime News

BIMCO Proposes Slow-Steaming Alternative to IMO

By Mike Wackett (The Loadstar) – Shipping association Bimco has submitted a new proposal on regulating ships’ power to the International Maritime

October 3, 2019
Total Views: 67

Tuesday, August 27, 2019
container shipping
Maritime News

France’s Macron Says Slow-Steaming Needed to Tackle Climate Change

By Alexander Whiteman (The Loadstar) – President Emmanuel Macron chose this week’s G7 summit to reaffirm France’s commitment to slow-steaming as the

August 27, 2019
Total Views: 9

Thursday, June 6, 2019
container shipping
Maritime News

ABS In Favor of Reducing Speed to Achieve Low Carbon Targets

By Alexander Whiteman (The Loadstar) – Shipping must pay the price today for tomorrow’s sustainability as a push to cleaner supply chains is seeing

June 6, 2019
Total Views: 6

Wednesday, May 1, 2019
ship emissions
Maritime News

IMO Urged to Consider Mandatory Speed Limits for Ships

An open letter signed by more than 100 shipping companies and environmental organizations is urging the International Maritime Organization to impose mandatory

May 1, 2019
Total Views: 383

Monday, March 18, 2019
container ship
Maritime News

Warning to Shippers: Expect More Slow Steaming, Transshipment After IMO 2020

By Mike Wackett (The Loadstar) – Analysts predict that the impact of IMO 2020 will mean slower ships and more transhipment. This would be a further blow

March 18, 2019
Total Views: 99

Friday, October 26, 2018
container shipping
Maritime News

Environmental Group Proposes Speed Limits for Ships to IMO

By Alexander Whiteman (The Loadstar) – Mandatory speed limits could be shipping lines’ best hope of achieving the IMO’s 2030 emissions reduction

October 26, 2018
Total Views: 82

Friday, July 13, 2018
cargo ships underway

IMO’s 2020 Sulphur Cap Seen Ushering In New Era of Slow-Steaming

By Alex Longley, Firat Kayakiran and Irene García Pérez (Bloomberg) — If you happen to be at the beach this summer, make a mental note of any giant

July 13, 2018
Total Views: 76

Thursday, March 31, 2016
Slow-Steaming Still Cheaper Despite Record Low Bunker Prices

Slow-Steaming Still Cheaper Despite Record Low Bunker Prices

By Mike Wackett (The Loadstar) – Following Korean carrier Hanjin offering express container shipping services on two major tradelanes, industry analyst

March 31, 2016
Total Views: 66

Friday, October 9, 2015
containership at sea
Maritime News

Demand for Faster Transit Times Could Signal an End to Era of Slow-Steaming

  By Mike Wackett, The Loadstar The era of global slow-steaming by container lines could be about to end with the recent announcement of improved transit

October 9, 2015
Total Views: 29


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