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James Baker

Container Shipping Editor


James has been working as a business journalist for more than 25 years in his native New Zealand and the UK which he now calls home.

He is currently Container Shipping Editor for Lloyd’s List, covering container carriers, terminals, shippers and regulation, having been a specialist reporter and editor for Informa during the past two decades.

Outside of containerships, James also has an interest in smaller vessels, and is a member of the Wafi Yacht Club.


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The early peak season has caught carriers by surprise. Tonnage providers are reaping the benefits

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Ukraine comes in from the cold

Ukraine’s ports have been severely damaged by Russian attacks. But with post-war European integration on the cards, steps are being taken to prepare them for the future

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Higher charter rates boost MPC Container Ships’ outlook

Houthi attacks of shipping have inverted the supply and demand imbalance that was expected this year. Diversions and increased teu per mile demand have soaked up capacity

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Terminal congestion spreads through Asia

Red Sea rerouting continues to throw carrier schedules out of sync. This is now leading to increased congestion, further damaging reliability

Containers Ports and Logistics

ACL teams up with BG Freight for Irish service

BG Freight will feeder cargo from Dublin and Belfast to Liverpool. The service claims to cut up to two weeks off rival options

Ports and Logistics Containers

Container spot rates continue to surge

Carriers are struggling to move ships and equipment back to Asia. Shortages of space are pushing pricing to a premium

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