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CMA CGM results dip in second quarter vs first quarter despite spot-rate rise

Second-quarter results of CMA CGM highlight how changes in spot-rate indexes do not necessarily translate into carrier average rates and profits. The substantial increase in spot index levels in 2Q24 compared to 1Q24 is not apparent in CMA CGM’s results

Containers CMA CGM

Containers: Generation [bo]X — tales for an accelerated cycle

The container shipping sector entered the year on a downcycle. It looks likely to end the year in the black, as the old nemesis of congestion comes back to haunt

Mid-Year outlook Containers Political Risk and Trade
Box analysis and comment

Improving shipboard cuisine: A crucial ingredient in retaining seafarers

As fewer people are choosing a career at sea, as well as decent internet connectivity and higher standards of shipboard accommodation, improving the standard of dining on board cargoships can be a key element in improving shipboard life and help retain crew

Containers Crewing

Houthi threat leads to rise in dark transits across Indian Ocean and Arabian Sea

Navies and other maritime administrations recommend vessels disable or at least strongly consider disabling AIS when in the vicinity of the established threat area, but security analysts warn this does not guarantee protection against attacks

Red Sea Risk Containers

What does Ursula von der Leyen’s re-election mean for shipping?

European shipping, and shipping in general, should benefit from a strong EU policy focused on growth and securing competitiveness. But the delicate political coalition of forces Ursula von der Leyen secured to deliver her second five-year term are going to face headwinds and her promise to deliver comes with big caveats and even bigger question marks over the funding gap

Sustainability EU

Red Sea attacks set to boost liner profits in second and third quarters

Diversions around the Cape of Good Hope caused spot container freight rates to spike. While most of the carriers’ volume is on contract, not spot, financial data confirm that carriers are indeed capturing the upside

Red Sea Risk Containers
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Box rates still historically high, but more ‘cracks’ and peak signals emerge

Is this the top for container shipping spot rates? On one hand, supply and demand fundamentals argue it is. On the other, there are potential non-fundamental factors that could hypothetically push rates higher

Containers Europe

The week in newbuildings: Dry cargo carriers and containerships prevail

Six shipowners pen newbuilding contracts for bulk carriers, while in the containership sector Ocean Network Express adds methanol dual-fuel neo-panamaxes to its extensive orderbook

Week in Newbuildings Dry Bulk

Containership recycling plummets due to capacity deficit, but upturn expected from fourth quarter

With 1.4m teu of newbuilding capacity due for delivery between July and the end of the year, combined with a tapering off of peak season volumes, the container sector could be in for a reckoning that would trigger a rally in demolition sales, says Alphaliner

Ship Recycling Containers

Berenberg’s ship finance downturn play now vindicated, Wünschmann insists

Leveraged syndicated mortgage model seen as third way between bilateral lending and leasing deals

Finance Containers
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The focal point for business-critical data on container shipping

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Ports and Logistics

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Thessaloniki becomes first Greek port with RTE reefer monitoring gear

Move is another step in Thessaloniki port authority’s ‘smart port’ push and could open up opportunities in cold chain logistics

Containers Ports and Logistics

UK ports throughput down after two years of growth

UK ports throughput decreased in 2023 for the first time since 2020, driven by a decline in coal tonnage because of coal plants closing

Containers Dry Bulk

Containership fleet growth hits 15-year record

A combined 1.6m teu of containership newbuilding capacity was delivered in the first half of this year while only 51,000 teu was removed from service            

Containers Shipbuilding
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Latest From Containers

CMA CGM results dip in second quarter vs first quarter despite spot-rate rise

Second-quarter results of CMA CGM highlight how changes in spot-rate indexes do not necessarily translate into carrier average rates and profits. The substantial increase in spot index levels in 2Q24 compared to 1Q24 is not apparent in CMA CGM’s results

Containers CMA CGM

Vessel calls resume at Hodeidah after Israeli air strike

ITF demands repatriation of abandoned seafarers who witnessed bombing, while Galaxy Leader crew still held hostage

Red Sea Risk Risk and Compliance

Thessaloniki becomes first Greek port with RTE reefer monitoring gear

Move is another step in Thessaloniki port authority’s ‘smart port’ push and could open up opportunities in cold chain logistics

Containers Ports and Logistics

Maersk LNG shift created butterfly effect, Drewry says

LNG led alternative fuel vessel orders in the first half, as methanol loses momentum because of uncertainties about supply

Containers Sustainability

Palau-flagged ship detained in Haifa for ‘inhuman’ conditions released to undergo repairs

ITF inspector Assaf Hadar described broken sanitation facilities and stench of rotten meat on board the Palau-flagged general cargoship Serafina. ‘In four years of inspecting ships for the ITF in Israel, I have never seen anything this bad,’ he said. The ship has been allowed to depart Haifa to undergo repairs, according to the Palau registry

Containers Safety

Improving shipboard cuisine: A crucial ingredient in retaining seafarers

As fewer people are choosing a career at sea, as well as decent internet connectivity and higher standards of shipboard accommodation, improving the standard of dining on board cargoships can be a key element in improving shipboard life and help retain crew

Containers Crewing
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