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The week in newbuildings: Cruise sector revival

Carnival and Royal Caribbean both confirmed orders following a pandemic-induced absence from the newbuilding market since 2020

Week in Newbuildings Dry Bulk

Week in charts: Russia’s Sea of Azov trade reconfigures | Houthi threat to shipping to remain | Scrubber-fitted boxship capacity climbs to new highs

Ukraine’s naval campaign forced Kerch Strait traffic offline and pushed the region’s main transhipment hub south; Houthis will continue to pose a risk to shipping even if Israel withdraws from Gaza and a ceasefire holds; and more than a third of the container shipping fleet now scrubber-fitted

Red Sea Risk Week in Charts

Houthi threat to shipping will remain whatever Gaza outcome, say analysts

Houthi attacks have successfully forced the reconfiguration of international trade flows with Bab el Mandeb transits halved, according to Lloyd’s List Intelligence data

Red Sea Risk Piracy and Security

The week in charts: Red Sea ripples hit Israeli box ports | Greek exodus from Russia oil trades | Suez boxship passings show stability

Mediterranean feeder services maintain Israeli port coverage as Red Sea blockade redirects trade, Greek shipowners leave lucrative Russian oil trades amid sanctions crackdown, and Suez containership passings stabilise despite low transit numbers

Red Sea Risk Sanctions

Netherlands’ law firms offer legal services in ‘ship arrest paradise’

AKD, NautaDutilh, Van Traa and Hoek Advocatuur are among local lawyers targeting maritime industries and marine insurers

Netherlands Law

Box shipping settles into the new ‘new normal’

The initial shock phase of the Red Sea crisis is coming to an end. With demand now set to ease the market has a chance to settle

Red Sea Risk Containers
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Plimsoll at 200: why it still matters to maritime safety

Samuel Plimsoll has featured in Lloyd’s List since the 1870s. The author of a book on the maritime safety reformer explains why his work is still relevant today

Containers Dry Bulk

Maersk: Red Sea is no bonanza for container lines

Maersk expects that diversions will help it avoid losses in the first quarter. But in the longer term, rerouting will not provide the same boost to finances the pandemic did

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SeaLead’s new Gulf India Express service boosts India-Middle East Gulf trade links

Saudi Arabia is India’s second-largest trading partner and there are plans to double bilateral trade to $100bn in the next few years. Negotiations for a free trade agreement between India and the Gulf Cooperation Council states are ongoing

Containers Ports and Logistics

Rail reappraised after Red Sea rerouting

Rail services lost ground following the Russian invasion of Ukraine. But for some cargoes, the increased speed is making it more attractive than the Cape of Good Hope rerouting

Red Sea Risk Containers

ACL targets US west coast-Europe traffic with land bridge to beat Panama delays

Chief executive Andrew Abbott has promised customers that ACL will neither blank sailings nor slow steam in 2024 as the global container trades struggle to manage capacity amid a surge of newbuilding deliveries

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SeaLead’s new Gulf India Express service boosts India-Middle East Gulf trade links

Saudi Arabia is India’s second-largest trading partner and there are plans to double bilateral trade to $100bn in the next few years. Negotiations for a free trade agreement between India and the Gulf Cooperation Council states are ongoing

Containers Ports and Logistics

Houthis claim to strike MSC ship in Gulf of Aden

Houthis claimed to have attacked an MSC vessel in the Gulf of Aden, dubbing it an ‘Israeli ship’, in what would be their sixth strike in five days

Red Sea Risk Piracy and Security

Rail reappraised after Red Sea rerouting

Rail services lost ground following the Russian invasion of Ukraine. But for some cargoes, the increased speed is making it more attractive than the Cape of Good Hope rerouting

Red Sea Risk Containers

Red Sea effect sees boom in secondhand boxship enquiries — but few owners are willing to sell

Geopolitics has increased inefficiencies of the global containership fleet and pushed up vessel values. But at some point a flurry of newbuilding containerships will cancel out vessel capacity mopped up by diversions

Red Sea Risk Containers

Regional line SeaLead bought over by investment funds

The new ownership aligns with SeaLead’s strategic objectives, aiming to leverage its growth trajectory through enhanced governance and access to global capital markets, the company said

Containers Consolidation

The week in newbuildings: Cruise sector revival

Carnival and Royal Caribbean both confirmed orders following a pandemic-induced absence from the newbuilding market since 2020

Week in Newbuildings Dry Bulk
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