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The multipurpose shipping market is expected to see the first signs of recovery by the end of 2017, following in the steps of the dry bulk and container shipping markets,...

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Softening seaborne trade and rising fleet growth are expected to depress chemical shipping freight rates over the next few years, according to shipping consultancy Drewry. Spot rates collapsed in the...

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Shippers could face fewer choices and higher rates in the long run as the container shipping world continues shrinking due to an increase in merger and acquisitions and carrier failures, according to...

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The disruption to cargo services made by South Korea-based Hanjin Shipping has pushed up spot freight rates temporarily creating better conditions for other container shipping companies which stepped in to plug the...

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The first half of 2016 has revealed that the dry bulk market is nowhere near balanced as there was a strong demand growth from China, while the devastating freight rate levels over...

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Volatility in container shipping freight rates is expected to remain very high as long as over-capacity and carrier industry instability continue, according to shipping consultancy Drewry. Drewry’s Global Freight Rate...

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Carriers in the Asia – Europe trade are expected to implement new ‘Freight All Kinds’ (FAK) rate structures, as part of a commitment to address the European Commission’s concerns over General Rate...

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