Here we present you the most popular news and articles of iCI’s blog:
- What you don’t know about Hanjin Shipping bankruptcy insurance implications:
An estimated of 530,000 containers were caught up in Hanjin’s network with a total value of $14 billion after the South Korean carrier filed for bankruptcy. Hanjin’s financial difficulties could lead to hundreds of insurance claims that according to insurance law firm Rubin, Fiorella and Friedman (New York) might extend for more than a year. Read more.
- Container ships get bigger: Potential for catastrophe?
When talking about container ship size, the trend is “The bigger, the better”. That seems to be the thinking of the largest shipping lines, which nowadays count on their fleets with 19,000 TEU’s vessels. However, even if mega container ships are a big deal for the maritime transport, some experts assure that the benefits come with huge risks. Read more.
- Infographic: Top 10 container lines 2016
One ranking, one infographic! Alphaliner has recently release it´s ranking of the 100 largest container lines, based on existing fleet and orderbook. Once more, APM-Maersk has made it to the top, with a total fleet capacity of 3,016,253 TEU. Get a right overview with our original infographic. Read more.
- Which is the life expectancy of a shipping container?
Container’s life expectancy? Shipping containers are built to last. Their specific structure and materials allow them to resist an arduous life of frequent use traveling around the world without suffering major damages. Read more.
- ZIM rejects sale rumors
A spokesperson from Israel’s biggest shipping company, ZIM Integrated services Ltd, denied the story published by The Wall Street Journal that said the company was going to sell its global carrier network in order to become a regional Mediterranean carrier. Read more.
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