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Alphaliner raises fresh hopes for container shipping recovery 

Alphaliner: Containership giants to continue driving fleet growth

Over the last decade, overall containership fleet growth has been driven by demand for larger ships – a trend that is not expected to be reversed soon, according to...

Alphaliner raises fresh hopes for container shipping recovery 

Alphaliner slashes 2019 container throughput projection

Alphaliner has reduced its global container throughput growth estimate for 2019 from 3.6% to 2.5% due to weakening volumes in the year’s first quarter. The full-year...

Alphaliner raises fresh hopes for container shipping recovery 

Alphaliner cuts global container throughput forecast cut to 2.5%

  Weak container volumes in the first quarter have seen analyst Alphaliner cut its global container throughput growth forecast for 2019 to 2.5% from 3.6%. A survey...

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Debt owed by CMA CGM to hit $15bn in 2019 — Alphaliner

Top container carrier, CMA CGM is expected to see its debt surge to USD15 billion in 2019, according to Alphaliner. The debt of the French shipping company is expected...

US container imbalance worsening, says Alphaliner

US container imbalance worsening, says Alphaliner

The imbalance of US container imports over exports has worsened despite the implementation of protectionist trade policies by the US administration, according to...

Containership market witnessed contrast in 2018 — Alphaliner 

Containership market witnessed contrast in 2018 — Alphaliner 

Alphaliner said the containership market witnessed a year of contrast as overcapacity continued to pressure the boxship sector in 2018 despite some initial optimism....

Alphaliner blames container carriers for poor result 

Alphaliner blames container carriers for poor result 

Internet-based shipping information firm, Alphaliner has identified the inability of container shipping lines to control capacity over the last 12 months as the source...

Lines’ lack of capacity control have led to poor results - Alphaliner

Lines’ lack of capacity control have led to poor results – Alphaliner

Calling out the container shipping lines for being the source of their own misery, Alphaliner said in its weekly newsletter that an inability to control capacity over...

Maersk containership loses 70 containers overboard off U.S. East Coast

Alphaliner foresees major capacity boost for containerships 

Shipping research firm, Alphaliner has predicted an abundance of new service launches, which will help employ containership newbuildings and give a further boost to the...

Shipping container price spike points to global trade growth

Global container trade growth bounces back – Alphaliner 

By Jite Eriabie  Driven by strong volume growth across all main regions, the global container throughput growth is on track to exceed 6% in 2017, according to...

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Why containership surplus will persist – Alphaliner 

  With weaker demand in the fourth quarter and a steady stream of new vessel deliveries, the supply overhang of surplus containerships is not expected to end soon,...

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Supply-demand equilibrium for shipping still far away, says Alphaliner

By Jite Eriabie  Recent forecasts from ocean carriers that a supply-demand equilibrium will be reached next year are “optimistic”, says Alphaliner. It says newbuild...