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Analysts: There’s Brighter Days Ahead For Container Shipping

May 29, 2017 12:05 am Published by Comments Off on Analysts: There’s Brighter Days Ahead For Container Shipping

Although some of 2016’s dark clouds remain, analysts believe there are brighter days ahead for ocean container carriers and container ship leasing companies. For one, Seaspan's CEO Gerry Wang is optimistic about 2017, citing “very encouraging signs of improving market …


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Maersk Line: Staying Competitive Means Going For Best Value

May 23, 2017 12:05 am Published by Comments Off on Maersk Line: Staying Competitive Means Going For Best Value

According to a top executive at Maersk Line, staying competitive in the container shipping industry means going for the "best value proposition" when it comes to moving ships.

Trans-shipment cargo goes to where the most cost-effective solution is


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USA Revives South and Southeast Asia Infrastructure Projects

May 22, 2017 12:05 am Published by Comments Off on USA Revives South and Southeast Asia Infrastructure Projects

The United States has revived two major infrastructure projects in South and Southeast Asia, the ‘New Silk Road’ project, and the Indo-Pacific Economic Corridor. Both projects could potentially counter China’s Belt and Road initiative and involve India as a major …


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The OOCL Hong Kong Will be a Titan Among Container Ships

May 15, 2017 12:05 am Published by Comments Off on The OOCL Hong Kong Will be a Titan Among Container Ships

Christened at Samsung Heavy Industries in mid-May 2017, the OOCL Hong Kong will be a titan among container ships with a carrying capacity at 21,413 TEU.

Although the TEU OOCL Hong Kong has more slots available for containers than any …


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Maersk Reported 16 Percent Increase in First Quarter Profit

May 12, 2017 12:05 am Published by Comments Off on Maersk Reported 16 Percent Increase in First Quarter Profit

A.P. Moller-Maersk A/S shares soared as much as 5.5 percent and traded 4.4 percent higher, as the company pointed to an improvement in its transport business that is not reflected in first-quarter results.

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KAMCO Take Possession of 20 Ships Worth US$344 Million

May 11, 2017 12:05 am Published by Comments Off on KAMCO Take Possession of 20 Ships Worth US$344 Million

South Korea’s debt clearing house – Korea Asset Management Corp. (KAMCO), is set to take possession of 20 shipping vessels worth 390 billion won ($344 million). The vessels are currently owned by six Korean shipping firms, including SM Line Corp., …


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Kongsberg Will Build Autonomous, Electric Container Ship

May 10, 2017 12:05 am Published by Comments Off on Kongsberg Will Build Autonomous, Electric Container Ship

Kongsberg Maritime (Norway) has announced plans to build the world’s first autonomous, electric container ship. The vessel, which is being developed in collaboration with Yara international, will be used as a feeder vessel to transport products to nearby container shipping …


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APM Terminals Gothenburg Opens New Container Freight Station

May 8, 2017 12:05 am Published by Comments Off on APM Terminals Gothenburg Opens New Container Freight Station

On May 1, 2017, APM Terminals Gothenburg opened the new container freight station to speed transport of forestry products and steel. The new container freight station is part of the APM Terminals’ US$28 million container terminal investment plan.

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UK Factories Saw Their Strongest Export Orders in Six Years

May 3, 2017 12:05 am Published by Comments Off on UK Factories Saw Their Strongest Export Orders in Six Years

The Confederation of British Industry's (CBI) quarterly measure of manufacturing showed UK factories saw their strongest export orders in six years in early 2017.

UK manufacturers are enjoying strong growth in demand from customers in the UK and overseas, and


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Cosco Shipping Posted a Profit For The First Quarter of 2017

May 2, 2017 12:05 am Published by Comments Off on Cosco Shipping Posted a Profit For The First Quarter of 2017

Thanks to an improved container shipping market, Cosco Shipping Holdings has reversed its loss-making position a year ago, to post a profit for the first quarter of 2017. The company's net profit was recorded at RMB270.14 million ($39.17 million), against …