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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 ...

Evergreen and Hanjin Shipping join to create a new intra-Asia service

Evergreen Line is partnering with Hanjin to create its New Ho Chi Minh Service (NHS). Providing a significant boost to the service offered to shippers in the region, NHS will ...

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 ...

P3 keeps foot on accelerator, says Drewry

Although most ocean carriers’ recent financial results suggests that more slow steaming should be on the way, P3’s members are not so disposed.

Maersk Line, MSC and CMA CGM ...

ITIC issues warning on forged documents

ITIC has warned shipping intermediaries to be on the look-out for cleverly forged documents which could result in them being held liable for substantial claims by cargo interests.

In the ...

Drewry: Reefer Shipping Market Annual Review

Drewry’s latest Reefer Shipping Market Annual Review and Forecast reports that worldwide perishable reefer trade increased by 52.1 million tonnes between 2002 and 2012, which represents by a ...

Port of Antwerp steps up fight against cybercrime

The Antwerp port community is to set up a taskforce before the end of this year to stiffen the port's defences against cybercrime. The initiative comes in response to ...

Drewry: Container Insight Weekly

Shipper demand for 40ft high-cube containers is still increasing, creating stowage problems for ocean carriers and analytical difficulties for trade forecasters using teu measurements.

The proportion of 40ft high-cube (9ft ...

CMA CGM and SAP have entered into a strategic partnership

CMA CGM, a global leader in container shipping, present in 150 countries with 650 agencies and 18,000 professionals worldwide, is investing in a new Information System at the forefront ...

G6 Alliance implements Asia-Europe Winter Program

Members of the G6 Alliance have announced the withdrawal of eight Asia-Europe sailings from late October 2013 to February 2014, in response to expected low demand over the winter season ...

Ocean carriers are doing some things right to secure profit

Drewry Maritime’s latest annual Container Market Annual Review and Forecast 2013/14 highlights that while there is a good deal of excessive market behaviour resulting in weak freight rates ...

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 ...

ITF urges action over container weights

The ITF is calling on governments and industry bodies to back a proposed amendment that will tackle the dangers posed by unweighed or mis-declared shipping containers. The amendment – to the ...

Container weight proposal ineffective, say shippers

From September 16th to September 21th the International Maritime Organization will discuss a draft amendment that will make the verification of the weight of every loaded container through a certified ...

New Hapag-Lloyd service for Italy, Turkey and Egypt

Hapag-Lloyd is launching the new Levante Express Service (LEX). First sailing of the weekly service which further enhances Hapag-Lloyd’s port coverage in the Tyrrhenian Sea and Levant will be ...

COSCON, Hanjin Shipping and Yang Ming to jointly launch Russia - Finland service

COSCON, Hanjin Shipping and Yang Ming will launch a jointly-operated Russia - Finland service from the middle of May. Named as RFS (Russia - Finland Service), this new service will be operated ...

CMA CGM launches service from Asia to South Red Sea

CMA CGM announces the launching of a new fixed day weekly service on the Asia – Red Sea route, the REX 3 service, on May 2nd, 2013.

Complementing the existing REX ...

Maersk Line to call Busan, South Korea

Maersk Line will now add Busan, South Korea, to the schedule of the Asia-Europe (AE10 service). South Korea’s Busan Port is one of the world’s leading container hubs ...

UASC to launch three Transpacific services

United Arab Shipping Company (UASC) announced its plan to launch 3 Transpacific services covering both Pacific South West (PSW) & Pacific North West (PNW).

In its continuous drive to meet the ...

Evergreen extends service network in the Indian Ocean

Evergreen Line is teaming up with United Africa Feeder Line (UAFL) to extend its service network in the Indian Ocean. The new ISC - Mauritius - Mozambique - Africa (IMMA) Service

linking the ...

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