Cosco reveals $1.1bn first-half loss

Company blames loss on slowdown in the global shipping industry

Bulk shipping: waiting for Santa

The industry remains heavily laden by vessel oversupply

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Pirate attacks fall to 21-year low

Focus turns to violent kidnappings off Nigerian coast

Maersk must find way back to sales growth

Danish conglomerate may break up to weather ‘perfect storm’

NordLB to sell $1.5bn shipping loans

Lender cuts its exposure to struggling industry with KKR deal

Maersk: Ship shape

Energy business weighs down Danish group’s prospects

Maersk profits plunge on weak trade

Shares rise in Danish conglomerate on successful cost cutting

New Maersk CEO prioritises revenue growth

Soren Skou says Danish conglomerate's strategic review will look at all options for group’s future

Clarkson: choppy seas

Ship broker should weather a period of difficult trading

Shipbroker Clarkson warns on profits

Group highlights sharp decline in ship charter rates

Panama Canal banks on $5.3bn locks

Gates swing open to bigger ships riding out storm in container sector

Maersk floats break up

Danish conglomerate’s main divisions under pressure

AP Møller-Maersk considers break-up

New chief executive Soren Skou to lead strategic review

Tradepoint seeks to shake up US ports

Company aims to become main trade hub on eastern seaboard

Brazil woes provide export silver lining

Rise in container traffic fuelled by currency weakness

Container shipping lines mired in crisis

Companies led by Maersk face freight rates at record lows

Mega-cargo ship pulled from US-Asia route

Move comes amid trade slowdown and doubts over ability of US ports to handle world’s biggest vessels

Maersk profits hit by low freight rates

Shares still rise as group maintains full-year guidance

Container shipping: all at sea

Too many vessels and many more on the slipway

Hanjin Shipping sinks 30% on debt woes

South Korea’s biggest container carrier moves toward creditor-led debt restructuring

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