UNCTAD – Market consolidation in container shipping: what next?

(http://www.MaritimeCyprus.com) The United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) issued a new policy brief. Over the past two years, a wave of market consolidation has transformed the global container shipping industry, leading to mergers and acquisitions between container lines, a reshuffling of shipping alliances and the expansion of shipping companies into port operations. There…

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UNCTAD – Maritime transport review 2018

(http://www.MaritimeCyprus.com)  The Review of Maritime Transport is a recurrent publication prepared by the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) secretariat since 1968 with the aim of fostering the transparency of maritime markets and analysing relevant developments. It remains the single, most important global review of the Maritime Industry. Growing seaborne trade Global seaborne trade…

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UNCTAD – Maritime transport review 2017

(http://www.MaritimeCyprus.com) The Review of Maritime Transport is a recurrent publication prepared by the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) secretariat since 1968 with the aim of fostering the transparency of maritime markets and analysing relevant developments. It remains the single, most important global review of the Maritime Industry. With over 80 per cent of…

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UNCTAD – world maritime fleet statistics

The United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) issued statistics regarding the world maritime fleet. UNCTAD this week uploaded 2017 maritime statistics on the world shipping fleet by flag and by country of ownership, as well as the 2016 tonnage for ship building and scrapping. Greece takes the top place of ship owning countries and outranks Japan,…

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UNCTAD – Maritime transport review 2016

The United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) posted the 2016 Review of Maritime Transport. The present edition of the Review of Maritime Transport takes the view that the long-term growth prospects for seaborne trade and maritime businesses are positive. There are ample opportunities for developing countries to generate income and employment and help…

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UNCTAD: Maritime Country Profile available

The United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) launched the Maritime Country Profile website. The site provides a maritime trade summary for almost every nation. This thematic profile provides a basic snapshot of a country’s situation on maritime transport and international trade, facilitating convenient cross-country comparisons. The Maritime Country Profiles can be accessed by clicking…

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UNCTAD – Maritime transport review 2015

The United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) posted the 2015 Review of Maritime Transport. Includes the latest trends in seaborne trade, fleet, freight costs, ports and the legal and regulatory framework. This year’s special chapter deals with sustainable transport. In this issue, you will also find articles on new trade facilitation projects in Africa and Central…

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