La ruta comercial del Mar Rojo aún está a meses de ser segura, dice el jefe de Maersk

 
Por  Indrabati Lahiri
Publicado el 01/12/2024 - 15:58  Actualizado 16:18
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El comercio en el Mar Rojo se ha reducido significativamente desde el inicio del conflicto hutí y aún podrían faltar varios meses para volver a niveles normales.

 

El comercio marítimo mundial se ha enfrentado a un importante revés por los crecientes ataques al Mar Rojo, que redujeron a la mitad el número de contenedores enviados en la zona en diciembre y dejaron un grave impacto en el comercio mundial en los últimos meses . 

El conflicto del Mar Rojo, impulsado principalmente por los rebeldes hutíes yemeníes respaldados por Irán que protestan por las acciones de Israel en Gaza, continúa calentándose, con varios ataques más a barcos comerciales de varios países.

Varias compañías navieras, como Maersk, MSC y Hapag-Lloyd,

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Tarifas continúan su ascenso

 

 

 

Tarifas continúan su ascenso debido a crisis en el Mar Rojo, pero no igualarán a las de la pandemiaIncluso si suben al rango de los US$8.000/FEU, estarían muy por debajo de lo observado a consecuencia del Covid

Pese a que la semana pasada un grupo de 12 países, incluidos Estados Unidos y el Reino Unido, emitieron una “advertencia final” para que los hutíes cesen sus ataques en el Mar Rojo, éstos no se dejaron intimidar, lanzado múltiples ataques desde entonces mediante drones, naves cargadas con explosivos, más un intento de secuestro a través de pequeñas embarcaciones.

Ante los continuos ataques, de acuerdo con Judah Levine, jefe de Investigación de Freightos, seis de las diez principales líneas navieras han optado por desviarse del Mar Rojo,

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Clarksons: 2023 a positive year for shipping as China delivers 50% of shipbuilding output

OFFSHORE ENERGY

Seaborne trade has witnessed a notable uptick in 2023, registering a 3% increase to a $12.4 billion, according to data from Clarksons Research.

Courtesy of Capital Ship Management

The global maritime landscape further unveils a 3% growth in the world fleet, reaching an 2.3 billion deadweight tons (dwt). Despite this expansion, the newbuilding orderbook demonstrates a measured 3% year-on-year increase, standing at 126 million compensated gross tons (CGT).

With shipbuilding production experiencing a substantial 10% year-on-year boost, reaching 35 million CGT, a noteworthy milestone has been achieved: China now contributes to over 50% of the total output for the first time in history.

Amidst this thriving industry, significant regulatory changes aimed at curbing emissions have been

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Why is Somalia so angry about Ethiopia’s new Red Sea port deal?

 

 

 

Al Jazeera

Ethiopia’s economy has struggled with no sea access, and an agreement to use a Somaliland port has upset its neighbour.

A ship is docked at Berbera, a port Somaliland has agreed to lease to Ethiopia [File: Feisal Omar/Reuters]

A deal under which Somaliland has agreed to lease a Red Sea naval port to Ethiopia has sparked anger in Somalia. Somaliland is a self-governing breakaway state that Somalia says is part of its own northern territory.

Mogadishu recalled its ambassador from Ethiopia on Tuesday to hold “deliberations” on the issue, stating that the port agreement signed a day earlier would increase tensions and endanger stability in the wider Horn of Africa region.

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CONTAINERS: Supply and demand balance reversed

 

 

 

 

https://market-insights.upply.com/en/container-shipping-in-2023

The collapse of freight rates in the container shipping sector was confirmed in 2023. For the top ten container shipping companies, the impact has been greater than expected and has been felt more rapidly.

In 2023, the container shipping market was marked by the return of freight rates to pre-pandemic levels on most routes. The slump in rates at the start of the year has given way to a more gradual but ongoing decline.

Source: Upply

Supply and demand balance reversed

The slowdown in demand, aggravated by a still high but gradually declining inflation rate in Western countries, contributed to a reversal of the balance between supply and demand. Shipping companies with a strong presence on east-west routes suffered most proportionately from the turnaround

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