Dry box output in the doldrums

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Dry freight container builders are facing further difficulties this year, with production having declined to a seven-year low and finished p...

Standards harmonised

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In a move the Container Owners Association (COA) is hailing as a “significant breakthrough”, the two container interchange inspection st...

Leasing sector heads into the doldrums

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The global box leasing industry suffered a significant setback during 2015, when it purchased proportionally fewer new dry freight container...

Box leasing still in the ascendency

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The container leasing sector enjoyed another strong year in 2013, although its pace of fleet growth now appears to be slowing, while rental ...

Box leasing growth comes at a price

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The container leasing industry enjoyed another year of strong growth in 2012, although per diem rates again fell faster than newbuild prices...

Reefer lessors still on an upward curve

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Leasing companies continued their aggressive purchase of reefer containers during 2012 despite experiencing weaker demand and renewed rate e...

Box leasing ups and downs

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Although demand for leased containers held strong into 2011 following the substantial upturn of 2010, it slumped sharply from the second hal...

Big turnout at Singapore reefer forum

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Over 125 participants attended the Container Owners Association (COA)’s second forum on contaminated refrigeration systems in Singapore th...

Reefer lessors ride a wave

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Reefer production soared in 2011, with leasing companies committing to record levels of investment and fleet expansion....

Reefer production holding steady

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Demand for standard dry freight containers may have hit the buffers last year in the wake of the global economic downturn, but reefer produc...

New players enter reefer leasing fray

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Reefer container demand held up strongly during 2007, prompting several high-profile lessors to dip their toes in the market for the first t...