Breakbulk freight rates are climbing, but uncertainty about new fuels, ship designs, and the long-term strength of the market are holding back orders for new ships.
06 May 2021
As cargo demand surges, multipurpose, container, and dry bulk carriers are all competing for tonnage and pushing up vessel charter rates.
22 Apr 2021
Retail brands are turning to niche logistics providers to help them fulfill growing direct-to-consumer sales both in their own stores and via online channels.
15 Apr 2021
Drewry’s multipurpose index bounced 15 percent and the inaugural Market Sentiment Index has revealed a wary optimism as the MPV sector benefits from container chaos.
05 Apr 2021
The MPV/HL market is on the upswing, but a lack of finance and lingering overcapacity will hold back investment in new ships.
18 Mar 2021
After announcing its highly profitable operating results in January, Hapag-Lloyd’s annual financial report only reinforced what was an incredibly successful 2020 for the carrier.
16 Mar 2021
Strongly growing volume on China-Europe rail is causing surprisingly few major delays as forwarders find new routes around potential choke points on the network.
09 Mar 2021
The DHL group has much of its business focused on a segment of the market that has enjoyed explosive growth through the COVID-19 pandemic.
04 Mar 2021
A new super-heavy-lift joint venture, if approved, will benefit from an offshore wind market poised to expand through 2050.
04 Mar 2021
The race for multimodal visibility is heating up as project44, fresh off a $100 million funding round, acquires container visibility specialist Ocean Insights for an undisclosed amount.
02 Mar 2021
Container market woes and a booming bulk market are cutting competition and boosting freight rates for the multipurpose/heavy-lift sector.
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