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Ocean Freight Market Update, March 2019

Asia - North Europe capacity set to surge this year. Vessel capacity on the Far East - North Europe trade lane remains a key...

Global Container Shipping Outlook

IMO 2020 weighs on an industry struggling to generate sustained profitability Source: Alix Partners

The Changing Global Economy – Impacts on Seaports and Trade

IMO 2020 has potential to cause short-term congestion challenges in West Coast. Longer-term macro fundamentals favour continuation of slow shift to East and Gulf...

Piracy and Sea Robbery in Asia

There was a 65% decrease in the number of incidents of piracy and armed robbery against ships in Asia during January-February 2019 compared to...

LNG infrastructure in Port of Wilhelmshaven

LNG-fueled vessels will continue to expand and the demand for low cost LNG marine fuel will increase. The Port of Wilhelmshaven offers advantages in...

IMO 2020: What Every Shipper Needs To Know

To navigate IMO 2020, carriers and shippers will need open dialogue. This report provides insight and a general overview of the issues in order...

Understanding the Economic Impacts of Greenhouse Gas Mitigation Policies on Shipping

The paper concludes that introducing greenhouse gas mitigation measures, such as carbon prices applied to bunker fuels in the range of 10 to 50...

The Infrastructure Investment Needs and Financing Challenge of European Ports

European seaports face substantial investment needs of around 48€billion (5€billion annually) for the period 2018-2027. As these investment needs are mostly driven by dynamic...

LNG as a Maritime Fuel: Prospects and Policy

The combination of growing liquefied natural gas (LNG) supplies and new requirements for less polluting fuels in the maritime shipping industry has heightened interest...

Global Shipping Index Ocean Freight February Update

The global XSI increased by 2.5% in Feb 2019 to 109.29, thereby reversing the month-on-month fall reported in Jan 2019. Year-on-year the global benchmark...

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Ocean Freight Market Update, March 2019

Asia - North Europe capacity set to surge this year. Vessel capacity on the Far East - North Europe trade lane remains a key...

Global Container Shipping Outlook

IMO 2020 weighs on an industry struggling to generate sustained profitability Source: Alix Partners

The Changing Global Economy – Impacts on Seaports and Trade

IMO 2020 has potential to cause short-term congestion challenges in West Coast. Longer-term macro fundamentals favour continuation of slow shift to East and Gulf...