Tag archives: container lines

G6 Alliance announces port rotations for Transpacific West Coast and Trans-Atlantic services

Members of the G6 Alliance released details on port rotations for the proposed service expansion to the Asia-North America West Coast and Trans-Atlantic trade lanes, announced in early December last ...

Liner reliability set to decline in 1Q14, says Drewry

Liner shipping is becoming less and less reliable as operators ignore service standards in the rush to cut costs. The bad news for shippers is that the situation is only ...

Top 25 (2013) Container Liner Operators - Trading Profiles

Review of the publication “Top 25 Container Liner Operators” (2013/2014 edition) author: Darron Wadey, issued by Dynamar B.V., Alkmaar, The Netherlands

Publication headlines:

-          Dynamar’s Car/Cap Ratio ...

Time for action on unsubstantiated shipping surcharges says GSF

Shippers in Africa, Asia, the Indian sub-continent and South America are calling for urgent action on unsubstantiated shipping charges and surcharges.

Shippers are demanding greater transparency in shipping charges, including ...

Drewry: Price fixing case will not be resolved quickly

The outcome of the European Commission’s latest accusation of price fixing against ocean carriers is far from clear based on the information circulated to date.

Although the European Commission ...

Big carriers gain market share, says Drewry

Analysis of ocean carriers’ latest financial results shows significant changes in cargo market shares, but how much of it is due to service differentiation is unclear.  

Ocean carriers’ third quarter ...

Port of Los Angeles to reward carriers for moving more containers

The Los Angeles Board of Harbor Commissioners approved a new incentive program to reward shipping lines that bring new container business to the Port of Los Angeles in 2014.

The ...

Drewry: P3 leaves door open for competitors

Competitors of the budding P3 alliance will heave a sigh of relief that only moderate capacity growth is planned in its forthcoming schedules between Asia/Europe and Asia/North America ...

Transpacific Lines keep up the pressure for added revenue

Container shipping lines operating from Asia to the U.S. are continuing their efforts to restore baseline freight rates for holiday shipments and the 2014 contract negotiating season beyond.

Member ...

Drewry: Sailing cancellations to increase due to P3 wait

More sailing cancellations are on the way as the P3 alliance has yet to spell out its intentions in any detail, and competitors will be loath to risk losing market ...

UASC challenges top players, says Drewry

Although the top 12 ocean carriers in the world today look set to continue dominating the market up to at least the end of 2014, UASC’s recent newbuild order ...

Leading container lines reinitiate piracy meetings to keep focus on piracy

CMA CGM, MSC, Maersk Line and Hamburg Süd representing 40 percent of the world container shipping industry have met to discuss the piracy threat towards international shipping. The meeting ...

MSC gets serious about Asia-ECSA

Mediterranean Shipping Company (MSC) clearly has no intention of being left behind in the race to acquire greater economies of scale between Asia and East Coast South America. By launching ...

TSA lines welcome signs of market recovery and general rate increases

Transpacific container shipping lines say a combination of leading market indicators and forward bookings suggest the beginnings of a gradual upturn in cargo volumes, and that is helping to support ...

G6 Alliance announces port rotations of new service product for Trans-Pacific trade

After agreeing to expand the successful G6 Alliance to the Trans-Pacific trade earlier this year, the six member lines announced the port rotations of their new comprehensive and competitive service ...


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