Containers

Cargo aboard a container ship
A significant proportion of fixtures seems to be speculative, prompted by reduced rate levels and the anticipation of continued cargo volume growth next year.

The Wan Hai logo on the side of a ship

Year-to-date feeder ship newbuilding tally exceeds 100 with Wan Hai orders.


Ship scrapping in the Asian sub-contentinent

A high number of ships have been sold in recent months, weakening fundamentals impact on market.


HMM CEO Yoo Chang-keun

Liner operator’s main shareholder appears to be losing patience with poor earnings.


Hapag-Lloyd logo on the side of a container ship

Before the peak-season profit boost, its financial performance had been lagging far behind that of the previous year.


Tanzania’s Dar es Salaam

Continuing question marks over Tanzania’s mega-port project have given local rivals the chance to join the race to dominate the container trade in east Africa.


Andy Tung

Latest initiative to tap blockchain includes CMA CGM, COSCO, Evergreen, Yang Ming, DP World, PSA International, and CargoSmart.


Close-up of side of Namsung Shipping container ship

South Korean feeder operator places order after obtaining financing through Korea Ocean Business Corporation.


SITC Hebei

Orders add to growing trend in feeder vessel newbuildings amid rising charter rates.