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News & Analysis

17 Feb 2017
The legal salvo is the latest sign of how Hanjin containers continue to disrupt the global container shipping market.
17 Feb 2017
The Port of Gothenburg faces fresh strikes.
17 Feb 2017
Spot rates in eastbound Pacific dropping during post-Chinese New Year lull, but not as steeply as last year.
17 Feb 2017
Spot rates on the Shanghai-Europe trade have fallen for the seventh straight week.
16 Feb 2017
China reports solid January export growth to its biggest trading partners.
16 Feb 2017
"A container shortage is possible."
16 Feb 2017
The move furthers the South Korean carrier’s efforts to generate cost-reducing synergies.
16 Feb 2017
A senior source close the matter told JOC.com that the government of Hong Kong had made its concerns known over such changes to Beijing.
16 Feb 2017
Even though container volumes grew 4 percent in the fourth quarter of 2016, this did not lead to a corresponding increase in demand for container ships.
15 Feb 2017
US inventories are rising, but inventory-to-sales ratios are falling, a sign freight is moving inland faster and inventories turning over more rapidly.
14 Feb 2017
Aside from Hanjin Shipping, the Hanjin Group has a controlling share of Korean Air Lines, and its subsidiaries range from various logistics companies to universities.