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Box port throughput shows signs of stabilising - Updated

Box port throughput shows signs of stabilising - Updated

05/08/20

Container ports are showing signs that the worst impacts of the coronavirus pandemic are retreating, with the latest bi-weekly Port Economic Impact Barometer showing a progressive improvement in three of the four survey questions asked of the world’s ports.

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THE Alliance gets Asia/Europe service resumption underway.

THE Alliance gets Asia/Europe service resumption underway.

05/08/20

THE Alliance lines (Hapag-Lloyd/Ocean Network Express/Yang Ming/Hyundai), have confirmed intentions to operate at least seven sailings on their extra loader programme replacing the suspended Asia/Europe FE4 service from late July through September.

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Box port throughput shows signs of stabilising

Box port throughput shows signs of stabilising

29/07/20

First-half volume figures indicate declines may not be as bad as feared, with high numbers of blanked sailings compensated, to some extent, by larger vessels and higher load factors. And vessel call numbers are now returning to normal.

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Strong demand sees carriers pile back capacity into east – west trades

Strong demand sees carriers pile back capacity into east – west trades

29/07/20

Due to continued increased demand, THE Alliance is extending its Asia – North Europe ‘extra loader’ programme with an additional five weekly sailings through to the end of September.

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Floods in China disrupt Yangtze River cargo flow

Floods in China disrupt Yangtze River cargo flow

29/07/20

PORT operations at Shanghai and Ningbo have been severely disrupted by the nation's worst floods in decades which have led to port closures on the Yangtze River.

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THE Alliance to deploy extra sailings on Far East – Europe

THE Alliance to deploy extra sailings on Far East – Europe

22/07/20

The member carriers of THE Alliance (THEA) last week issued an updated capacity management program for the months of July and August.

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Asia-North Europe market share set to ebb and flow between the alliances

Asia-North Europe market share set to ebb and flow between the alliances

22/07/20

More evidence has emerged on how differently the three main container shipping alliances on the Asia-North Europe trade are to manage capacity for the remainder of the year.

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World's Largest Container Ship, 24,000-TEU HMM Gdansk, docks at Hong Kong.

World's Largest Container Ship, 24,000-TEU HMM Gdansk, docks at Hong Kong.

15/07/20

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