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#Ports&Shipping –The latest IMDO Weekly Shipping Market Review includes the following stories as detailed below.

Container Market: Box volumes at North European ports to maintain growth - Box traffic in Northern Europe's six largest ports will rise by 6.9% in the latter half of 2014, Lloyd's List has reported. According to the latest Global Port tracker report published by Hackett Associates and the Institute of Shipping Economics and Logistics, imports will increase 5.1% and exports 2.5% throughout Europe during the six-month period.

Tanker Market: US Shale to drive LPG market and tanker demand-  Record shipments of liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) from the US, resulting from increasing shale oil production, is set to cause rising tanker demand, Bloomberg has reported. US exports of LPG – used primarily for cooking, heating and in the petrochemicals industry as a feedstock – reached record levels of 506,000 bpd during April, according to the Energy Information Administration (EIA), as production has gradually risen in response to higher oil prices and improved techniques for extraction of gas trapped in shale rock.

Ports: Congestion at European ports set to continue -Rising congestions at North European ports is set to continue as vessel sharing alliances develop, the latest research from Drewry indicates. A number of factors have led to the current congestion, particularly at Rotterdam and Hamburg. Upgrading of existing facilities and larger volume surges resulting from the increased average size of box ships have both placed constraints on terminal capacity.

For more on each of the above and other stories click the PDF downloadable IMDO Weekly Markets Review (Week 27). In addition to coverage on's dedicated Ports & Shipping News section.

Published in Ports & Shipping

About boot Düsseldorf: With almost 250,000 visitors, boot Düsseldorf is the world's largest boat and water sports fair and every year in January the “meeting place" for the entire industry. From 18 to 26 January 2020, around 2,000 exhibitors will be presenting their interesting new products, attractive further developments and maritime equipment. This means that the complete market will be on site in Düsseldorf and will be inviting visitors on nine days of the fair to an exciting journey through the entire world of water sports in 17 exhibition halls covering 220,000 square meters. With a focus on boats and yachts, engines and engine technology, equipment and accessories, services, canoes, kayaks, kitesurfing, rowing, diving, surfing, wakeboarding, windsurfing, SUP, fishing, maritime art, marinas, water sports facilities as well as beach resorts and charter, there is something for every water sports enthusiast.

At A Glance – Boot Dusseldorf 

Messe Düsseldorf GmbH
40474 Düsseldorf
Tel: +49 211 4560-01
Fax: +49 211 4560-668

The first boats and yachts will once again be arriving in December via the Rhine.

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