Market gets tanked up

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The latest ITCO survey shows growth in the global tank container fleet, but fewer new units were built last year....

Tank half empty or half full?

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Tank container lessors have enjoyed strong growth this century, but the slowdown of the world economy has exposed overcapacity in the sector...

Will the good times last?

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After a period of steadily growing output, tank container manufacturers may have to be more cautious in the immediate future....

Competition heats up for operators

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After another year of strong growth for the global tank container operator sector, fierce competition and faltering economies could spark so...

Tank makers maintaining growth

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Tank container manufacturers are still reporting healthy increases in orders, particularly for special and niche units....

ITCO publishes tank sloshing report

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The International Tank Container Organisation (ITCO) has published a new report on the anti-slosh performance of baffles in tank containers....

ITCO publishes CR survey

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The International Tank Container Organisation (ITCO) has published a Corporate Responsibility Survey, the first time that the trade associat...

CIMC tank output set to hit 20,000 mark

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CIMC Enric Holdings reports that its output of tank containers in 2013 will hit a record-high level of 20,000 units. The Chinese manufacture...

Tank operators play the world market

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In the midst of a fleet growth phase, global tank container operators are offsetting business slowdowns in stumbling economies with increase...

Global tank container survey

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The global tank container fleet now totals around 338,260 units, according to a new report by the International Tank Container Organisation ...

People on the move

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Our regular round-up of new appointments and farewells in the global shipping and port industries...