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Alphaliner raises fresh hopes for container shipping recovery 

Container shipping majors boosted by positive credit ratings

Rating agency Moody’s has upgraded the outlook on the ratings of the world’s largest container shipping company Maersk from negative to positive....

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COVID-19 outbreak hits Hong Kong container shipping port

  Hong Kong’s biggest container port facility Kwai Tsing Container Terminals has been linked to around 65 coronavirus infection cases, Bloomberg reported....

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Container shipping industry hit hard by US lockdown 

  The coronavirus pandemic has shutdown much of the US economy for months and even as parts of it reopen, the data is beginning to reveal the extent of the damage...

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Drewry predicts challenging year ahead for container shipping 

  2020 will prove another challenging year for ocean carriers in terms of capacity management, according to Drewry. The maritime research consultancy firm, however,...

China’s export container shipping index drops in October

  China’s container transport for export purposes saw an overall decrease in October, according to the Shanghai Shipping Exchange (SSE). The average China...

Promoter pulls plug on container shipping blockchain project

Promoter pulls plug on container shipping blockchain project

  Hong Kong-based 300cubits, one of the pioneers in the application of blockchain solutions to the container shipping market, has decided to suspend the operation...

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Global container shipping fleet hits 23m TEU

    The global containership fleet has passed the 23 million TEU in capacity mark as ultra-large newbuilds continue to be delivered. According to analyst...

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‘Container shipping demand will outpace supply in 2019’

The global container shipping market is expected to stay on a recovery course this year with demand growth predicted to outpace supply growth, according to Yang Ming...

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3D printing could decimate container shipping, says Auckland port exec 

3D printing could decimate the container shipping industry over the next 20 years, warns a senior executive of the Port of Auckland. While many of the world’s largest...

Firm launches container shipping’s first cryptocurrency

Firm launches container shipping’s first cryptocurrency

Container shipping could see the first widespread use of a cryptocurrency this week. Hong Kong-based blockchain developer ETH Smart Contract Tech will today start...

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Maersk to lend $200m to Indian container shipping companies

With a view to facilitate its shipping customers to avail pre- and post-shipment credit, Maersk Trade Finance, which is a part of Denmark-based A.P. Moller-Maersk has...

Container shipping not facing a 'Kodak Moment' from disruption

Container shipping not facing a ‘Kodak Moment’ from disruption 

While there has been much talk of disruption to the liner shipping industry, executives and analysts do not believe it will face “Kodak Moment” where the sector is...