Probe into S Korea ferry’s finances

Death toll from disaster rises to 157

Peel signs £100m Liverpool crane deal

Agreement is next step in construction of £300m deep water quay

S Korea arrests ferry captain

Two other crew members taken into custody

A worker walks past a Hapag-Lloyd container
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Hapag-Lloyd joins forces with CSAV

Deal will create world’s fourth-largest fleet of container ships

Nanjing Tanker to delist after losses

Shanghai stock exchange penalty seen as overdue step

Workers stand in front of a VLOC during a ship naming ceremony in Nantong

Shipbuilders: full steam ahead

Higher average new vessel prices suggest that the industry has at least bottomed

Workers stand in front of a VLOC during a ship naming ceremony in Nantong

China’s Rongsheng in debt talks after loss

Shipbuilder reaches deal with bank lenders

DRKGDR Swing bridge at Port of Tyne, Newcastle upon Tyne, England
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Rubbish at forefront of ports recovery

Refuse-derived fuel is bound for incinerators in mainland Europe

Shipping companies risk financial distress

Groups struggle with debts and depressed container rates

DP World revenues hit by weak Asia growth

Lower container volumes reported amid ‘economic headwinds’

Panama Canal settles row with consortium

Both sides to inject $100m to resume work

Li Ka-shing steps back from ports business

Contrasting move sees rival HK tycoon reacquire Chinese arm

Ross upbeat after IPO cancelled

Bankers fail to achieve Diamond S target price

Oil tankers: hull yes

After a horrendous period of oversupply, demand has turned buoyant

Hutchison Whampoa: structural change

Hong Kong conglomerate’s stock has undergone a re-rating

Retail group lifts Hutchison Whampoa

Maersk chief predicts ‘year of hard work’

Chief warns pressure on freight rates will hit container earnings

Shipping groups chart opposing courses

Threat of delisting prompts evasive action

UPS to invest to avoid delivery problems

Parcel service expects lift in 2014 earnings above 10%

UPS blames demand and weather for bad news

Holiday shopping surge forced delivery group to take on staff

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