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Tide turning in favour of the region's shipping sector, says Deutsche

SINGAPORE (Apr 24): Deutsche Bank is turning positive on Asia Pacific’s shipping sector with the strongest preference for the container sub-segment, followed by tanker and dry bulk.

This comes on the belief that industry conditions have now fundamentally turned, with the peak in deliveries of mega vessels and the recent acceleration of industry consolidation in recent years, which in turn means operators have the potential to achieve stronger price discipline.

Troubled Hanjin's fleet shrinks to a tenth of its size

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SINGAPORE (Nov 14): Hanjin Shipping Co.’s fleet has shrunk to about a tenth of its size after the South Korean container line returned most of its chartered vessels to owners in the weeks following its bankruptcy filing.

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