Art shipping

The art market counts the logistical cost of the Red Sea conflict

Houthi rebel attacks on cargo ships are creating headaches for dealers and auction houses who need to ship art

New rental scheme promises to reduce carbon footprint of art shipping by 90%

As record temperatures continue to be recorded, a new company has pledged to end the "make-use-destroy" system that museums and galleries use to ship art worldwide

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Global art market 'beginning to cool’, according to latest Art Basel/UBS report

Total sales grew just 3% in 2022, while China's zero-Covid policies saw UK overtake it as second-biggest market

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For US collectors buying in London, the dollar’s strength may be their only advantage

While the relative weakness of the pound this season has given Americans at Frieze more buying power, many other factors may prevent them from making major purchases

Chasing a booming East Asian art market, shipping company Crozier expands in Hong Kong

Organisation's chief still sees Hong Kong as "primary gateway to region" despite Beijing crackdown causing jitters for businesses

The art industry needs a genuine sea change—in the shipping sense

Transporting an artwork by ship can reduce its carbon impact by up to 95% compared to air freight

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New art sea shipping service promises 80% emissions reduction compared with air freight

Collaboration between art logistics company Crozier and Christie's will send shipping containers between London, New York and Hong Kong

Shipping costs are skyrocketing—and galleries are expected to be hit hard

Oil price increases and the inability to fly over Russian airspace has made sending art abroad, especially between East Asia and Europe, much more expensive

'The art in Spain stays mainly off the plane': grim Brexit news from the art buying frontline

I've learned the new political lessons about art shipping the hard way—so you don't have to

Art shipping sector consolidates as Crozier buys Martinspeed

With much-reduced travel and events, the pandemic has been tough on the logistics business and will have lasting effect, Crozier chief says

Art shippers face ‘teething problems’ transporting works to Europe after Brexit

Some air freight crates are being broken open by customs officials in EU, but UK lockdown is posing greater problems, members of the trade say


Brexit: what's next for the UK art market?

Leaving the EU will make business with its member states more difficult but is likely to offer opportunities further afield, says former MEP Daniel Dalton

'Challenging' art market hits Momart's revenue

Art logistics firm's results are down due to "Brexit related and global uncertainty", sharply reducing activity among commercial galleries and auction houses

'Outrageous coup': art world shocked as Boris Johnson suspends parliament

Trade condemns the move and prepares for mayhem of no-deal Brexit

Anna Brady and Anny Shaw. with additional reporting by Riah Pryor
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Momart dispute reveals hazards of shipping art

Call a specialist, you could get a commercial courier


Momart bought by Falkland Island Holdings

The shipping and storage company has been in hot water since the east London fire

Art Basel Miami Beach postponed for a year

It became apparent that hosting the imminent art fair would be unfeasible due to shipping and insurance issues