S&P Global Platts CONTRIBUTOR
George covers the global container shipping market, pricing key head-haul and back-haul container freight rates around the world, alongside work spearheading the Platts Bunker Adjustment Factor (BAF) methodology and development.
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Sep 2020
  • Shipping
  • Containers

Shipping alliances help container industry boost freight rates in coronavirus pandemic

Container shipping has sailed through the coronavirus pandemic largely unscathed, as ship-sharing alliances and supply curbs to bolster freight rates have helped operators to offset tepid trade demand

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  • Blog
May 2020
  • Shipping
  • Containers
  • Coronavirus

Container shipping teaching OPEC lesson in market management: Fuel for Thought

If OPEC looks out to sea it will find a kindred spirit. Both the oil industry and global trade have been ransacked by a collapse in global demand, with oil producers and the shipping sector employing strategies to restore balance

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  • Blog
Jan 2019
  • Shipping

Brexit boosts container ship rates as public, businesses stockpile goods

As the UK’s self-imposed Brexit deadline of March 29 looms , some market participants in the container shipping industry are bracing themselves for a boost in rates

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