Taicang Container Lines places order for feeder boxship trio at Tsuneishi Zhoushan

Taicang Container Lines, the shipping unit of Taicang Port, has entered into shipbuilding contracts with Tsuneishi Zhoushan Shipbuilding for the construction of three 1,091 teu boxships. The vessels will be used for feeder shipping services between China and Japan, and deliveries are scheduled in...


Polar vortex drives gas and coal prices to new highs, freight rates leap

An extraordinarily cold winter across East Asia is sending prices for coal and LNG through the roof, and sparking sensational growth in freight rates for LNG carriers and capesizes as utilities scramble to keep their customers warm. The cold snap – widely tipped as being down to the polar vortex, a...


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