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Clock is ticking on IMO’s 2020 bunker deadline

Clock is ticking on IMO’s 2020 bunker deadline

Drewry survey finds that a large proportion of shippers are uneasy with carriers’ plans for fuel recovery post 2020 when new rules on sulphur content limits will come into force. Transparency will be key to carriers’ chances of cost recovery.

Latest Trade Routes

Not as good as first thought

Demand revisions suggest that demand from Asia to the Middle East and South Asia is in a steep decline.

30 Sep 2018

Trade Routes Asia-Mid East-South Asia
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Capacity management paying dividends

Asia to West Africa spot rates are inflating as a consequence of tighter capacity in a growing market.

16 Sep 2018

Trade Routes Asia-West Africa
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Industry at a glance

World Container Index

East-West composite (US$/feu)

IFO 380 Bunker Prices

Rotterdam (USD$ per tonne)

Global Port Throughput

Jan 2008 = 100

Idle Capacity

(teu)

Recent Feature Articles

Damage limitation

Damage limitation

The decision of 2M carriers Maersk Line and MSC to suspend the ULCV-deployed AE2 Asia-North Europe service won’t raise freight rates, but should temper the decline in the slow demand months ahead.
European lines are the reefer kings

European lines are the reefer kings

Why do Asian container shipping lines lag behind European carriers in the global reefer market?
Blurred lines

Blurred lines

Is global terminal operator DP World’s acquisition of European short-sea and feeder carrier Unifeeder another example of a company wanting to extend their reach in the supply chain, or simply a shrewd move to protect the core business?

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Not as good as first thought


30 Sep 2018 · Trade Route Asia-Mid East-South Asia


Demand revisions suggest that demand from Asia to the Middle East and South Asia is in a steep decline.
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Capacity management paying dividends


16 Sep 2018 · Trade Route Asia-West Africa


Asia to West Africa spot rates are inflating as a consequence of tighter capacity in a growing market.
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Rising up


02 Sep 2018 · Trade Route Asia-Oceania


Asia to Australasia container shipments were very strong in the first half, spot freight rates recovering after a steeper than usual seasonal decline.
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Turkey crisis puts Asia-Med growth in doubt


19 Aug 2018 · Trade Route Asia-Mediterranean


Soaring Asia to Mediterranean freight rates might not last long as economic turmoil engulfs Turkey, Europe’s fifth largest importer of goods from Asia.
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