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270 MILLION TEU

The Chinese seaports handled more than 270 million teu of containers from January to November last year, a growth of 4.2% compared to the same period in 2021, the Chinese Ministry of Transport has announced.

270 MILLION TEU

The Chinese seaports handled more than 270 million teu of containers from January to November last year, a growth of 4.2% compared to the same period in 2021, the Chinese Ministry of Transport has announced.

‘ONLY’ 7.5 BILLION DOLLAR PROFIT

ZIM has revised its full-year 2022 profit forecast downwards in response to the third-quarter financials. The Israeli container shipping company now expects a gross profit (EBITDA) of between 7.4 and 7.7 billion dollars. That is 6% less than in a previous forecast. Nevertheless, the expected profit would still make for a record year.

EXTENSION

DP World has initiated construction of its planned fourth berth for its London Gateway terminal. With the construction of the new berth, the capacity will grow by about a third.

AUTOLOGISTICS

In port terminals in Antwerp and Zeebrugge, some 100,000 vehicles are waiting for delivery to end customers. There is hardly any capacity to park more cars. The bottleneck is the transport to the car distributors.

‘ONLY’ 7.5 BILLION DOLLAR PROFIT

ZIM has revised its full-year 2022 profit forecast downwards in response to the third-quarter financials. The Israeli container shipping company now expects a gross profit (EBITDA) of between 7.4 and 7.7 billion dollars. That is 6% less than in a previous forecast. Nevertheless, the expected profit would still make for a record year.

Danish container shipping company and freight forwarder A.P. Møller-Maersk expects global demand for containers to decline this year. According to the group, which is seen as a barometer for world trade because of its activities, this is due to the deteriorated economic outlook. Still, the third quarter was better than expected with $9.5 billion in profit.

QUARTERLY FIGURES

Danish container shipping company and freight forwarder A.P. Møller-Maersk expects global demand for containers to decline this year. According to the group, which is seen as a barometer for world trade because of its activities, this is due to the deteriorated economic outlook. Still, the third quarter was better than expected with $9.5 billion in profit.

Danish container shipping company and freight forwarder A.P. Møller-Maersk expects global demand for containers to decline this year. According to the group, which is seen as a barometer for world trade because of its activities, this is due to the deteriorated economic outlook. Still, the third quarter was better than expected with $9.5 billion in profit.

EXTENSION

DP World has initiated construction of its planned fourth berth for its London Gateway terminal. With the construction of the new berth, the capacity will grow by about a third.

Dozens of ships that have sailed to Europe with cargoes of LNG to provide our continent with sufficient gas for the coming winter months, are waiting off the coast because there is insufficient capacity in European ports to unload the LNG. Reuters news agency reported this on Tuesday.

LACK OF TERMINAL CAPACITY

Dozens of ships that have sailed to Europe with cargoes of LNG to provide our continent with sufficient gas for the coming winter months, are waiting off the coast because there is insufficient capacity in European ports to unload the LNG. Reuters news agency reported this on Tuesda

EXTENSION

DP World has initiated construction of its planned fourth berth for its London Gateway terminal. With the construction of the new berth, the capacity will grow by about a third.

EXTENSION

DP World has initiated construction of its planned fourth berth for its London Gateway terminal. With the construction of the new berth, the capacity will grow by about a third.

LIMITED ENVIRONMENTAL BENEFIT

The fast-growing fleet of seagoing vessels with LNG propulsion threatens to run into an enormous loss of value around 2030 due to the emergence of zero-emission fuels.

LIMITED ENVIRONMENTAL BENEFIT

The fast-growing fleet of seagoing vessels with LNG propulsion threatens to run into an enormous loss of value around 2030 due to the emergence of zero-emission fuels.

CONTAINER CONNECTION

APM Terminals (APMT) has emerged as the winner for the bidding war for developing a new container terminal in Suape, Brazil. The terminal company of the Danish AP Moller group has announced that it will invest 500 million dollars in a terminal with an initial throughput capacity of 400,000 TEU per year. According to the company, the new facility should be operational as early as 2025.

CONTAINER CONNECTION

APM Terminals (APMT) has emerged as the winner for the bidding war for developing a new container terminal in Suape, Brazil. The terminal company of the Danish AP Moller group has announced that it will invest 500 million dollars in a terminal with an initial throughput capacity of 400,000 TEU per year. According to the company, the new facility should be operational as early as 2025.

 

BUNKERING

Rotterdam and Singapore will work together to realize the first sustainable shipping on the route between the two ports by 2027.That is the most concrete goal in a statement of principle by both port authorities to develop the world’s longest ‘Green and Digital Corridor’. The collaboration covers, among other things, marine fuel. The Port of Rotterdam Authority points out that more and more alternatives to bunker oil are available, such as biofuels.

DECREASE ACCIDENTS

The number of accidents in Dutch inland shipping has decreased for the third year in a row, Rijkswaterstaat reports. The number of serious accidents has also decreased compared to 2020.

CMA CGM opposes a plan by the French government for a super tax, a so-called windfall tax, which should skim the profits of successful French companies and then use the money raised to support French households that are hit hard by inflation.

CMA CGM opposes a plan by the French government for a super tax, a so-called windfall tax, which should skim the profits of successful French companies and then use the money raised to support French households that are hit hard by inflation.

DECREASE ACCIDENTS

The number of accidents in Dutch inland shipping has decreased for the third year in a row, Rijkswaterstaat reports. The number of serious accidents has also decreased compared to 2020.

DECREASE ACCIDENTS

The number of accidents in Dutch inland shipping has decreased for the third year in a row, Rijkswaterstaat reports. The number of serious accidents has also decreased compared to 2020.

The container ship that makes the latest claim to the title of ´largest container ship in the world´ is ready to go to work in China. The Chinese news channel CGTN made a video public in which drone images show the sailing ‘Ever Alot’ of the Taiwanese shipping company Evergreen (capacity 24,004 teu), still ‘naked’ without containers.

DECREASE ACCIDENTS

The number of accidents in Dutch inland shipping has decreased for the third year in a row, Rijkswaterstaat reports. The number of serious accidents has also decreased compared to 2020.

LOCKDOWNS

Chinese exports grew by 16.9% in May compared to the previous year. Analysts originally expected only 8% growth for May.This is reported by Reuters news agency. It is the fastest increase since January this year. In April there was an export growth of 3.9%. The Chinese were also able to record an import growth of 4.1% in May compared to last year. It is the first time since January that imports have increased again.

LOCKDOWNS

Chinese exports grew by 16.9% in May compared to the previous year. Analysts originally expected only 8% growth for May.This is reported by Reuters news agency. It is the fastest increase since January this year. In April there was an export growth of 3.9%. The Chinese were also able to record an import growth of 4.1% in May compared to last year. It is the first time since January that imports have increased again.

FERRIES

P&O Ferries is allowed to use the ‘Pride of Kent’ again on the Calais-Dover route. The British Coast Guard has now released the ro-ro vessel this after three rejections. This means that P&O Ferries once again has two of its four ships for the Channel crossing at its disposal. The ‘Spirit of Britain’ already passed the British Maritime and Coastguard Agency (MCA) inspection at the end of April.

FERRIES

P&O Ferries is allowed to use the ‘Pride of Kent’ again on the Calais-Dover route. The British Coast Guard has now released the ro-ro vessel this after three rejections. This means that P&O Ferries once again has two of its four ships for the Channel crossing at its disposal. The ‘Spirit of Britain’ already passed the British Maritime and Coastguard Agency (MCA) inspection at the end of April.

300 TEU

China claims a first with the first autonomously sailing, electric container ship. After a year of testing, the vessel was put into commercial use. The ‘Zhi Fei’ has a capacity of 300 TEU.

300 TEU

China claims a first with the first autonomously sailing, electric container ship. After a year of testing, the vessel was put into commercial use. The ‘Zhi Fei’ has a capacity of 300 TEU.

More than 1800 CONTAINER SHIPS are WAITING for handling. Last week, about a fifth of the global container fleet at sea was waiting for handling at ports of call. This is reported by Windward, the Israeli leading predictive intelligence company. In the middle of this month, the agency counted 1,826 container ships that were forced to wait until they could enter. More than 500 of these were at the entrance of Chinese ports.

More than 1800 CONTAINER SHIPS are WAITING for handling. Last week, about a fifth of the global container fleet at sea was waiting for handling at ports of call. This is reported by Windward, the Israeli leading predictive intelligence company. In the middle of this month, the agency counted 1,826 container ships that were forced to wait until they could enter. More than 500 of these were at the entrance of Chinese ports.

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Are you looking for a container? Dutch Containers Merchants B.V. has a large stock of containers for leasing, trading and renting. Please contact us for more information.

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Are you looking for a container? Dutch Containers Merchants B.V. has a large stock of containers for leasing, trading and renting. Please contact us for more information.