19 February 2019
European containerised imports look likely to be stuck with demand growth of no more than 2% for years to come. That means the long-hauls into northern and southern Europe, where Ultra Large Containerships are perfectly suited to reap the benefits of economies of scale, will suffer unless cascading is accelerated.
12 June 2019
As weak demand growth is forecasted for the coming quarters, the container shipping industry is set to return to negative margins.
14 January 2019
Container imports on both the US East Coast (USEC) and West Coast (USWC) had a strong year in 2018, growing 3.7% and 8% respectively in the first 11 months of the year compared to the same period in 2017.
15 October 2019
BIMCO’s Chief Shipping Analyst, Peter Sand, will be speaking and providing the audience with unique insights on the container market at the European Shipping Seminar on 27 November 2019 in Athens, Greece.
13 May 2016
BIMCO expects the container shipping fleet to break through the 20 million TEU barrier shortly.
30 June 2016
Demolition of containerships almost tripled in the first 5 months of the year 2016 in comparison to the same period of last year.
25 January 2016
Overall, container volumes being moved around the world have grown by an average GDP-to-trade multiplier of just 1.1 since 2010 and we expect this to continue in coming years. With IMF expecting GDP growth of 3.4% in 2016, this translates into container demand of 3.5-4%.
06 May 2016
The demand for container shipping is stalling at the moment. Indicators for growth in the first months of 2016 point to limited overall demand and huge variations from trade to trade.
17 February 2016
2015 was a busy year for container traffic on the eastern coast of the US. 7.9 million TEU of loaded containers entered the US East Coast in 2015, a 12.6% increase - compared to 7 million in 2014.
07 November 2016
Containership demolition reach all time high and provides a positive surprise for the struggling container shipping industry.