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ZIM Shipping, Maersk plot greener course for shipbuilders

The shipping industry is starting to get serious about reducing greenhouse gas emissions. The International Maritime Organization is set to apply a five-tier rating system for vessels from Oct. 2022 that could start to phase out the dirtiest ships. The use of liquefied natural gas as a fuel fo... Read more →


South Korean shipyards win in December as China suffers setbacks

South Korea’s shipyards reportedly won 42.6% of new orders globally in 2020, beating Chinese yards’ 41.2%. A recovery in industry orders hasn’t obviated the need for consolidation though with the merger of Hyundai Heavy Industries and Daewoo Shipbuilding still on track for late H1’21. South Ko... Read more →


2021 Outlook: Time to pay the pipers – Logistics issues

The logistics industry enters 2021 in a state of imbalance that has led global benchmark container rates to reach $3,561 per FEU on Dec. 18 from $1,660 per FEU on Sept. 30. Existing system congestion could take months to clear while the specter of regulatory intervention hangs over the sector ... Read more →


Deals, demand and orders – what you missed over the holidays

Panjiva Research’s motto is that “supply chains never sleep” and that’s certainly been true during the 2020 holiday season. This report provides an overview of key events since Dec. 24 covering policy, trade economics, the logistics sector and supply chain operations. The EU and U.K. signed a ... Read more →


Shipbuilding continues to sink with orders at 32-year low

The recent surge in global shipping volumes and container rates has yet to drive improved demand for new ships. According to Capital Product Partners CEO, “today’s order book of around 8% (of existing vessels at sea) is one of the lowest we have seen” while Danish Shipping has stated global or... Read more →


Shipbuilders adrift as exports fall, orders remain elusive

Imabari Shipbuilding and Japan Marine United have delayed the start of their joint venture due to antitrust scrutiny of the shipbuilding sector. While the profitability of the container-line sector is improving and new orders may be on the way, potentially including an order from Hapag-Lloyd, ... Read more →

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