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The saga of America’s east vs west coast rivalry

The market share of US west coast ports versus east and Gulf coast ports has fluctuated over recent years, swayed by Covid-era demand, fears of labour unrest on various coasts, the drought in the Panama Canal, and the Houthi attacks in the Red Sea

Ports and Logistics Containers

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
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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 due for a reality check which would trigger a rally in demolition sales, says Alphaliner

Ship Recycling Containers

The saga of America’s east vs west coast rivalry

The market share of US west coast ports versus east and Gulf coast ports has fluctuated over recent years, swayed by Covid-era demand, fears of labour unrest on various coasts, the drought in the Panama Canal, and the Houthi attacks in the Red Sea

Ports and Logistics Containers
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What could a second Trump presidency mean for shipping — and shipping stocks?

The US presidency of Donald Trump in 2017-2020 was a turbulent time for shipping, marked by tariffs and trade wars. The possibility of a second Trump term has increased, raising questions about how it could play out for container, tanker and dry bulk trades

Containers Dry Bulk

The week in newbuildings: More containerships and cruiseships

South Korean shipyard confirms new order for 12 neo-panamax containerships, while Germany’s Meyer Werft wins 4,000-passenger cruiseship from Japanese shipowner

Week in Newbuildings Shipbuilding

Shipping lines revise profit guidance ever higher as market booms

Hapag-Lloyd has hiked the midpoint of its 2024 ebit guidance range by $1.7bn since the beginning of this year. Maersk’s midpoint is up $4.5bn, and Zim’s is up $200m. The recent pattern of repeated guidance upgrades is reminiscent of the Covid years

Finance Containers

Shipbuilding stocks: From downtrodden to darling as investors chase gains

Is there still room for shipbuilding stocks to rise, or are they already at risk of overheating?

Shipbuilding Finance

Panama Canal transits jump in June as restrictions ease and ships return

The transits stats of the Panama Canal are beginning to match the rosy rhetoric on rising water levels. Transit numbers show a clear path to recovery, and for the all-important neopanamax containership trade between Asia and the US, that rebound is already complete

Panama Containers
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Bad weather hits alternative routing around Cape of Good Hope

Going south of Africa has become the default option for shipping avoiding the Red Sea. But even this comes with its own set of risks

Casualty Containers
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Containers Data Hub

 

The focal point for business-critical data on container shipping

Aggregating data sets from a wide range of sources, the data hub provides a one-stop shop for gaining an insight into the sector

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Port of Los Angeles volumes on the rise as future Trump tariff risk looms

The head of the association for footwear importers, a key client group of the Port of Los Angeles, says members are planning to pull imports forward if Donald Trump is elected and goes ahead with a large-scale increase in tariffs on Chinese-made goods

US States Containers

LNG carriers begin using the northern sea route

Rosatom, which oversees the northern sea route, has granted permits for several LNG carriers and four Gabon-flagged crude tankers to transit the route using icebreaker assistance

Ship operations Ports and Logistics

The saga of America’s east vs west coast rivalry

The market share of US west coast ports versus east and Gulf coast ports has fluctuated over recent years, swayed by Covid-era demand, fears of labour unrest on various coasts, the drought in the Panama Canal, and the Houthi attacks in the Red Sea

Ports and Logistics Containers
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Port of Los Angeles volumes on the rise as future Trump tariff risk looms

The head of the association for footwear importers, a key client group of the Port of Los Angeles, says members are planning to pull imports forward if Donald Trump is elected and goes ahead with a large-scale increase in tariffs on Chinese-made goods

US States Containers

LNG carriers begin using the northern sea route

Rosatom, which oversees the northern sea route, has granted permits for several LNG carriers and four Gabon-flagged crude tankers to transit the route using icebreaker assistance

Ship operations Ports and Logistics

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 due for a reality check which would trigger a rally in demolition sales, says Alphaliner

Ship Recycling Containers

Container manufacturers cashing in on Red Sea disruption and market frenzy

Replacement demand and potential new disruptions could help sustain the companies’ profitability

Red Sea Risk Containers

The saga of America’s east vs west coast rivalry

The market share of US west coast ports versus east and Gulf coast ports has fluctuated over recent years, swayed by Covid-era demand, fears of labour unrest on various coasts, the drought in the Panama Canal, and the Houthi attacks in the Red Sea

Ports and Logistics Containers

Port of Long Beach posts record June, topping Covid-era peak

Port of Long Beach says consumer spending, tariff fears and pullback of cargo and labour uncertainty on the east and Gulf coasts led to its strongest June figures on record. A clearer picture of the state of trade in southern California will come after the adjacent port of Los Angeles releases its figures Wednesday

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