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

Irish Economy: Surge in Manufacturing - New export orders for Irish manufacturing companies grew in July for the first time in five months. The Investec Manufacturing Purchasing Managers' Index (PMI) increased from 50.3 in June 2013 to 51.0 in July, making it the first rise above the 50 mark dividing growth from contraction since February.

European Shipping: Weak Trade Prospects - The latest global port tracker for North Europe says that trade prospects are not improving despite there being a few short term hopeful signs. This is mainly due to the slowdown in China's growth rate. Experts are predicting that the Northern European market will remain on a downward slope as China's anaemic growth impacts the export scene as much as the recession, which will negate any hope of a peak season.

Container Market: Peak Season on the Wane - The peak season of the east-west trades no longer means a big surge in cargo volumes, ensuring big implications for carriers and shippers according to Drewry. The way that this year's peak season in the Northern Hemisphere is shaping up, ocean carriers should not count too much on a significant revenue boost in 3Q of 2013.

For more of the above and other stories visit the IMDO Weekly Markets Review (Week 31) and also 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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