Container Shipping & Trade
A quarter in box shipping
A quarter in box shipping
Container Shipping & Trade 1st Quarter 2015
December 2014 • Evergreen Line joined up with Cheng Lie Navigation to launch a new China-Philippines service. Operating two 1,000 teu vessels, one from each carrier, the weekly service has the ...
The rise and fall of emerging markets
The rise and fall of emerging markets
Container Shipping & Trade 1st Quarter 2015
In recent times container shipping lines have placed increasing amounts of hope in the notion that the trading growth being experienced in emerging markets would provide the cargo to fill the ever ...
What’s in the box?
What’s in the box?
Container Shipping & Trade 1st Quarter 2015
The overall value of the transatlantic trade in monetary terms is quite extraordinary. According to data collected by US analyst Zepol, the USA imported around US$400 billion worth of goods from ...
Confused seas
Confused seas
Container Shipping & Trade 1st Quarter 2015
The formation of the four major container shipping alliances is set to dominate the main east-west transpacific and Asia-Europe trade lanes, but the homogenisation of services has not been so rushed ...
CEVA’s new world of logistics
CEVA’s new world of logistics
Container Shipping & Trade 1st Quarter 2015
Of all the world’s largest freight service providers CEVA Logistics has had the most troubled recent history, struggling with a huge debt burden which, combined with the economic headwinds of ...
Nordic Hamburg to use LNG to meet Europe ECA rules
Nordic Hamburg to use LNG to meet Europe ECA rules
Container Shipping & Trade 1st Quarter 2015
Ship owner and manager Nordic Hamburg is building four LNG-powered feeder ships to serve wholly in the European Emissions Control Area (ECA) - and its managing director Dr Rowil Ponta hailed them as ...
Size and energy efficiency pave the way
Size and energy efficiency pave the way
Container Shipping & Trade 1st Quarter 2015
CSCL Globe is the first of a series of five 19,100 teu container ships ordered by China Shipping Container Lines Co (CSCL) in 2013. The vessels are being built by Hyundai Heavy Industries Co (HHI) in ...
All together now
All together now
Container Shipping & Trade 1st Quarter 2015
It is perhaps ironic, given the continuing economic crunch being felt across Europe, that it is the region’s carriers that have most firmly entrenched their positions at the top of the carrier ...
European ports up the ante on ULCVs and hinterland
European ports up the ante on ULCVs and hinterland
Container Shipping & Trade 1st Quarter 2015
One of the top priorities for terminal operator Hamburger Hafen und Logistik (HHLA) is the dredging of the River Elbe. A final decision about whether this can go ahead will be taken by ...
Class societies home in on the ultra large sector
Class societies home in on the ultra large sector
Container Shipping & Trade 1st Quarter 2015
The inexorable drive towards ultra large container vessels (ulcvs) continues and this trend is a major focus for class societies. DNV GL believes that the industry will see container ships of up to ...
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