Container lines struggling against overcapacity got a glimmer of hope that overcapacity could be beaten back after it was announced container ship demolition has hit an all-time high.
07 Nov 2016
09 Mar 2015
Clarksons posted higher profit and revenue in 2014 but the world’s biggest maritime services company said it faces “extremely challenging” conditions in some shipping markets.
25 Nov 2014
Clarksons, the world’s largest shipbroker, is paying £281.2 million [US $440 million] for its Oslo-based rival RS Platou, in a record deal likely to accelerate consolidation in the sector.
14 Nov 2014
Clarksons, the world’s largest shipbroker, is in talks to acquire its Norwegian rival RS Platou as the consolidation of the maritime services sector gathers pace
20 Aug 2013
Clarksons, the world’s biggest shipbroker and shipping services group, posted stagnant profits and revenues for the first half of the year amid depressed markets in most shipping sectors.
06 Oct 2011
Container ship charter rates are in free fall as ocean carriers cut back on hired tonnage amid plunging freight rates, rising overcapacity and sluggish cargo growth on key trade routes.
04 Oct 2011
Slow steaming, a practice that ocean carriers adopted during the last four years to save on bunker fuel costs, is likely to becom
24 Aug 2011
Clarksons, the world’s largest shipbroker, saw its first half pretax profit fall 8 percent to $22.3 million from the same period a year ago, largely due to lower freight rates and an unfavourabl
30 Jun 2011
The Shanghai Shipping Exchange, which started trading container freight derivatives on June 28, is asking the Chinese government to relax regulations to allow China’s state-owned shipping lines
24 May 2011
Deliveries of container ships are set to hit a record high in 2013, driven by a surge of orders in the past year that has revived fears of overcapacity in container shipping markets, according to ship
05 May 2011
Drewry Shipping Consultants and Cleartrade Exchange on Thursday unveiled a global index of freight rates they said can be used by physical and derivative market participants to manage freight risk.&nb
29 Apr 2011
Container ship charter rates are retreating as a wave of newly-built ships entering the market dulls ocean carriers' appetite for hired vessels.
05 Apr 2011
Shipping research group Clarksons is forecasting worldwide container ship capacity will grow only 7 percent this year and 9 percent next year, a relatively low expansion despite large outstanding orde
28 Mar 2011
Container ship charter rates are still rallying even as freight rates are falling as ocean carriers seek additional tonnage to defend market share amid strong cargo volume ahead of the summer peak shi
10 Mar 2011
Clarksons, the world's largest ship broker, reported 2010 profit grew 44 percent from a year ago as shipping markets benefited from a "slow but emerging recovery" in global trade.
24 Jan 2011
Container ship charter rates are edging higher as ocean carriers compete for a limited volume of available tonnage to keep pace with strong cargo demand on key trade routes.
09 Dec 2010
Container ship charter rates are falling as ocean carriers sit out the seasonally slack fourth quarter and reassess their capacity requirements amid uncertainty over cargo volumes and freight rates go
14 Sep 2010
Container ship charter rates are edging higher despite slowing cargo volume and softening liner freight rates as some leading ocean carriers continue to add capacity in a bid to boost market share.
25 Aug 2010
Clarksons, the world’s biggest ship broker and shipping services company, boosted first half pre-tax profit 49 percent, driven by a recovery in shipping markets as a result of increased international
24 Aug 2010
Ocean carriers that were trying to delay deliveries of ships a year ago are now pushing shipyards to bring forward construction dates as confidence returns to container shipping, according to a leadin
23 Aug 2010
Container ship charter rates are still climbing through the summer as ocean carriers compete for increasingly scarce tonnage to keep pace with surging cargo volume on key routes from Asia to North Ame