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Editor, Lloyd's List Containers


James Baker has been working as a business journalist for 25 years. He is editor of Lloyd's List Containers and writes containers news for Lloyd’s List, covering carriers, terminals, shippers and regulation.

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Pilot project seeks to prevent misdeclared cargoes with blockchain

With a quarter of incidents on board boxships caused by wrongly identified cargoes, a new initiative is hoping to reduce the incidence of misdeclared dangerous goods

International Containers

Contship Italia confirms Cagliari closure

Redundancy notices issued as Sardinian transhipment hub closes

Europe Italy

China slowdown could boost container trades

After initial disruption, a trade war between China and US could end up being positive for box trades as new trade links are established

Asia Pacific China

Ship operators face fuel compatibility questions

Fuel quality testing alone may not be enough to prevent engine damage from mixed blends

International Containers

Carriers head to yards for ULC orders

Mid-range carriers look to upsize their fleets to stay competitive

Asia Pacific Europe

The Interview: Cecilia Eckelmann-Battistello

Cecilia Eckelmann-Battistello has been working in container shipping for more than 45 years. But while she may be thinking of slowing down, retirement is still some way off
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