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Shipbuilders adrift as exports fall, orders remain elusive

Imabari Shipbuilding and Japan Marine United have delayed the start of their joint venture due to antitrust scrutiny of the shipbuilding sector. While the profitability of the container-line sector is improving and new orders may be on the way, potentially including an order from Hapag-Lloyd, ... Read more →


Global trade downturn slowed in June, Q3 shows signs of recovery

Global trade volumes increased by 7.6% sequentially in June according to CPB, leading the year over year change to drop to 10.0% after a 17.9% slide in May. A relaxation of industrial lockdowns linked to COVID-19 were a major driver, though exports from Japan and the U.S. remained weak. The tu... Read more →

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