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News & Analysis

24 Jan 2017
Eimskip’s acquisition spree continued this week with the purchase of a Belgian refrigerated freight forwarder.
23 Jan 2017
Beneficial cargo owners that book through non-vessel-operating common carriers should be aware that spot rates can vary dramatically and those that seek the lowest rates have the highest risk.
23 Jan 2017
The trans-Atlantic continues to slide down the container route rankings.
22 Jan 2017
Taiwanese carrier Yang Ming Line tells customers of plans to improve its liquidity and stem the tide of losses.
20 Jan 2017
Vehicle buyers and dealers sought treble damages.
20 Jan 2017
Spot rates in eastbound Pacific stabilize at a high level as Chinese New Year approaches.
20 Jan 2017
Largest container terminal in Oakland falls victim to ILWU Trump protest.
20 Jan 2017
The deployment of larger ships and economic weakness in some eastern markets will weigh on spot rates, according to Drewry Shipping Consultants.
20 Jan 2017
The group at the Danish Maritime Forum called for the establishment of an industry taskforce to come up with a plan to reduce the emissions in a unified and global context.
20 Jan 2017
The spot rates on Asia-Europe are slowly losing their gains made in late December, but have been surprisingly resilient into January.
20 Jan 2017
After the share price of OOCL's parent soared by 30 percent in two weeks on speculation that it is for sale, the company has said no bid for the carrier has been received.