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Commentary

Cleaning up shipping and its emissions is a hot topic, pushing the whole industry and its regulators towards a greener future. Since January, the latest regulations require shipowners to use low-sulphur fuel oils in emission control areas or to retrofit their vessels with scrubbers or use alternative energy sources.

News & Analysis

30 Sep 2016
Hanjin Shipping has set up a yard to accept and store its empty containers in central New Jersey.
29 Sep 2016
With chassis shortages in Los Angeles-Long Beach reaching a crisis level, a Southern California warehouseman is ready to accept and store empty and leased Hanjin Shipping containers.
The challenges of the Hanjin Shipping collapse are often unique to the position of actors in the supply chain.
28 Sep 2016
Trucking companies that regularly hauled containers for Hanjin Shipping may end up losing tens of thousands of dollars.
Hapag-Lloyd ordered 5,750 new refrigerated containers in mid-September.
28 Sep 2016
The refrigerated trade is a lone bright spot in a global liner shipping industry that is struggling to find profitability.
27 Sep 2016
Container owners have released a list aimed at making it easier for shippers and transportation providers to return containers leased to Hanjin Shipping.
27 Sep 2016
There are no negative consequences to the shipper for its container missing a ship. For the ocean carrier, the costs are huge.
The unique local manifestations of climate change present challenges for international terminal operators.
27 Sep 2016
"In certain cases the costs of upgrading will not be worth it, and you will likely see some facilities abandoned.”
East and Southeast Asia, home to many of the world's largest ports, showed little improvement in productivity from 2014 to 2016.
26 Sep 2016
Productivity levels at the world’s top 30 container ports have shown little sign of improvement over the past two years, and ports in several regions are showing worrying levels of decline.
The costs and liability for Hanjin Shipping containers have been some of the biggest concerns for members of the supply chain since the world's seventh-largest container line went bankrupt.
23 Sep 2016
Hanjin Shipping told a US District Bankruptcy Court on Friday how it would handle the late return of containers.
Although the Hanjin Shipping crisis has challenged the global supply chain, it also provides lessons for shippers unique to national and regional industry dynamics.
21 Sep 2016
Hanjin Shipping’s bankruptcy filing has once again exposed how fragile the new chassis regime is in the United States.