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décembre 1, 2023

China Floats Idea of Mega Port to Rival Singapore

Beijing is considering a proposal to construct a massive integrated super port across islands south of Hong Kong, consolidating regional port resources to challenge Singapore’s shipping hub status. The infrastructure project, potentially costing over $20bn, is also envisaged as a…


novembre 29, 2023

Carriers Set Course for New Shores in Search of Profitable Growth

Ocean carriers are refocusing their strategies away from the traditional, but oversupplied, east-west routes, seeking growth in north-south trades – although the burgeoning Indian export market is an outlier. According to a survey by Alphaliner, African trades recorded the highest…


novembre 20, 2023

US East Coast Ports See Imports Turn West

The US west coast ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach reported strong import container throughput in October, as some holiday season cargo owners shied away from routing via the east coast gateways (source: the Loadstar).


novembre 17, 2023

Panama Canal Crisis Detours US Farm Exports Through Suez

As a record-setting drought throttles transits through the Panama Canal, most of the focus has been on higher-capacity ships: the container vessels, liquefied natural gas carriers and liquefied petroleum gas carriers that use the larger Neopanamax locks. But there’s another shipping…