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SeaIntelligence founder: This is the container industry in 2025

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One of the leading observers and analysts of the international container industry, founder of SeaIntelligence Consulting, Lars Jensen, presents a qualified projection in his new book about what the sector will look like in 2025. ShippingWatch offers an excerpt from the book here.


BY DANIEL LOGAN BERG-MUNCH
Published 22.02.17 at 14:57

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CMA CGM achieved a profit in strong Q1

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EU tests possible effect of new container alliances

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The EU Commission is informally contacting stakeholders to determine if the prices between Europe and Asia have increased after April 1 this year as a consequence of the fact there are now only three major container alliances left operating.

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The world's first container ship with a capacity of a little over 20,000 teu has hit the water. The ship belongs to Japan's Mitsui OSK Lines, which could lose the record already this year.

Maersk Line's result is a concern for the entire industry

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Maersk Line's deficit is symbolic of continued struggles throughout the container industry, analyst Lars Jensen tells ShippingWatch. He thinks that two things in particular are worrying about the numbers. CEO Søren Skou on the other hand stand firm on the forecast for the full-year 2017.

Hamburg Süd lost revenue in 2016

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Lloyd Fonds: Endgame underway for shipping in Hamburg

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There are no real values of note in the German shipping sector right now, according to Lloyd Fonds. The company is scaling down its investments in the segment and would prefer to be on the sideline of what CEO Torsten Teichert describes as the endgame in Hamburg.

CMA CGM achieved a profit in strong Q1

Container:

Container carrier CMA CGM increased its net earnings in the first quarter 2017, which marked a big improvement compared to the same period last year. The acquisition of APL contributes positively to the business for the first time.

Monjasa confirms deficit of USD 26 million

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Danish bunker group Monjasa presented financial figures Tuesday showing a USD 26 million loss. "It's hard to protect yourself from a global shipping crisis," says CEO Anders Østergaard. First quarter 2017 saw a profit, informs the company.

Competitors overtake Maersk Line in 2017

Carriers:

2017 showed the first signs of improvement in the struggling container market, according to a comparison of first quarter results from the major carriers carried out by SeaIntel. It also shows that Maersk Line has fallen behind several of its competitors on the earnings front.

The Gothenburg port conflict enters a new stage of deadlock

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The Port of Gothenburg has now been hit by APM Terminals' lock-out in the intense conflict with port workers. For this reason, the port company has been forced to limit service throughout the rest of May and the month of June. Customers are leaving the port due to the conflict.

MPC Capital is now buying container ships

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German asset manager MPC Capital has now tapped into USD 100 million the company raised back in April. MPC has purchased seven container ships, while another six are headed for delivery. Hamburg Süd's CEO will join the board of directors at MPC Container Ship.

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